Frisch’s Big Boy Announces Refranchising Plan for the Iconic Burger Brand

Frisch's Big Boy Announces Refranchising Plan for the Iconic Burger Brand

Frisch's Big Boy Announces Refranchising Plan for the Iconic Burger BrandFrisch’s Big Boy announced today that it is partnering with National Franchise Sales (NFS), a leading franchise business broker, to manage a new refranchising program with the goal to increase franchise opportunities within this iconic brand.

There are currently 87 company-owned restaurants and 15 franchised locations in the Frisch’s Big Boy restaurant group, which is the home of burgers, the unlimited weekend breakfast bar, and the beloved Big Boy mascot, who has been serving up good fun, great times, and family memories for more than 75 years. Additional information on the franchises available for sale is listed here.

“Frisch’s has been an iconic brand in Cincinnati and surrounding markets for decades, we have been well-positioned in the restaurant industry for over 75 years and continue to provide our franchisees strategic scale to support the brand’s long-term growth”, said Darrin White, COO & President of Frisch’s Big Boy. “We want to share the joy of being an owner of a Frisch’s with qualified operators in Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky.  Franchising a proven method of being in business for yourself but not by yourself – and what’s better than owning a Frisch’s Big Boy in your neighborhood?

“NFS has successfully executed numerous refranchising campaigns for other brands,” said Jerry Thissen, CEO of National Franchise Sales. “We have outlined the company’s goals for the program, which will reduce the expansive ownership of company restaurants and engage new franchise owners.”

The partnership will continue to accelerate the company’s plans of franchise development in the tri-state and surrounding areas over the next year.

For more details on the franchising, please visit our franchising website.

Founded in 1947, Frisch’s Big Boy restaurants have always served scratch-made food, prepared to order from their own kitchens at a reasonable price. The signature double-decker burger the “Big Boy” is made with fresh, never frozen beef patties, a double decker bun, and the Frisch’s Original Tartar Sauce that guests have come to crave. An unlimited soup and salad bar as well as scratch-made soups and salad dressings, hand-breaded onion rings, house-made pies and desserts and fresh baked biscuits are also served daily. The brand consists of over 80 company-owned and franchise partner locations across Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana. For more information, visit

National Franchise Sales is celebrating 45 years as an industry leader in franchise business brokerage, successfully assisting franchisees and franchisors in the acquisition and sale of their businesses since 1978. NFS has facilitated numerous transactions from the sale of a single unit franchise to multi-unit sales of 100+ units.