Graze Craze, Charcuterie Board Franchise Open in Centennial, Colorado

Graze Craze, Charcuterie Board Franchise Open in Centennial, Colorado
Lisa Collins

Innovative brand offers unique grazing boards to the Denver-area in time for the holidays.

Graze Craze, Charcuterie Board Franchise Open in Centennial, ColoradoGraze Craze, the newest food brand to join the community of award-winning franchises affiliated with United Franchise Group is excited to announce the opening of the first Denver-area location at 5730 E. Otero Avenue, #800, in Centennial’s Foxridge Plaza. The booming new concept, specializes in charcuterie boards and boxes for healthy meals and snacks on the go, office catering and special events.

Lisa Collins and Mark Hessling are the franchise owners of Graze Craze’s new Centennial store. They were looking for an entrepreneurial venture that would be a perfect fit for their family when they discovered the charcuterie franchise. Collins’ passion for cooking and family background in the restaurant industry perfectly aligned with Graze Craze’s vision to make every day a special occasion. As an active member of the community for over 40 years, Hessling is excited to use his extensive knowledge of photography, videography, and social media marketing to introduce the Graze Craze experience to locals, just in time for the holidays.

“Being from a large, Italian-American family, grazing tables have been a staple throughout my life,” said Collins. “We’re excited to use our expertise to bring this unique concept to our community and provide delicious charcuterie served in the most beautiful way to help families celebrate this special time of year.”

Graze Craze, Charcuterie Board Franchise Open in Centennial, Colorado

At Graze Craze, each charcuterie board is hand-crafted and artfully designed by a Grazologist — a meticulously trained charcuterie concierge — with several different size options from single boxes for the lone grazer, to multiple grazing boards with enough fresh food to feed large parties. Experts at beautifully curating high-quality food displays, perfect for nibbling, Graze Craze has a menu that features premium meats, fresh fruit and vegetables, gourmet cheeses, delectable sweets and more. The unique concept has several grazing options fit for any occasion and lifestyle. Whether it’s brunch for a weekend excursion, a wedding reception or a Thursday night wine tasting, Graze Craze has something to offer everyone.

“We are excited about the growth happening in Colorado,” said Cory Hibbard, President of Graze Craze. “The Denver community is known for supporting family businesses and appreciates our unique menu items. They also love the convenience of ordering online and local delivery. A Graze Craze board is not only delicious, it also creates an opportunity to socialize, whether you choose the single serve Char “Cutie” Cup or a large Gone Grazey, it’s a great way to celebrate.”

Graze Craze Centennial offers free local delivery any day of the week, and the storefront is open for pick- ups from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Sunday.

Graze Craze is the leading franchise within the graze-style food category, offering an alternative experience to traditional dining options. At Graze Craze, in-store Grazologists curate hand-crafted, impeccably designed, sweet and savory picnic boxes and charcuterie boards, made with the highest quality ingredients and customized with perfection for every occasion. Originally founded in Oklahoma by US Air Force veteran, Kerry Sylvester, Graze Craze is now part of the United Franchise Group (UFG) family of award-winning affiliated brands and global leader for entrepreneurs. For more information about Graze Craze in Centennial, Colorado, visit 5730 E. Otero Avenue, #800, in Centennial’s Foxridge Plaza (near the intersection of S. Holly St. and E. County Line Road) or go to For more information about locations, menu, and commercial accounts visit For information on franchising opportunities, visit

Led by CEO Ray Titus, United Franchise Group (UFG) is home to an affiliated family of brands and consultants including Accurate Franchising Inc., Exit Factor, FranchiseMart, Fully Promoted, Signarama, Transworld Business Advisors, and the Coworks division consisting of Franchise Real Estate, Network Lead Exchange (NLX), Office Evolution (OE) and Venture X as well as a food division featuring Graze Craze and The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill. UFG affiliated brands include over 1600 franchises in more than 60 countries, with consultants that have helped develop over 350 brands into franchises, in over 80 countries with more than 2500 franchisees. With over three decades in the franchising industry United Franchise Group offers unprecedented leadership and solid business opportunities for entrepreneurs.