On today's episode of All in the Industry®, Shari Bayer's guest is Dan Rowe, Founder & CEO of Fransmart, one of the largest restaurant franchise development firms in the world, and the Co-Managing Partner at Kitchen Fund and FranInvest. Dan specializes in finding the next big thing and for over 20 years has identified and grown brands like Five Guys Burgers & Fries, QDOBA Mexican Grill and The Halal Guys from small unit businesses to the powerhouse chains they are today. Under Dan Rowe’s direction, Fransmart’s current and past franchise development portfolio brands have opened more than 5,000 restaurants worldwide, and facilitated franchise investments that have cumulatively generated over 1-billion in revenues to date. With FranInvest, he has invested in Sweetgreen, Cava, by Chloe, Inday, eegee’s, to name just a few, and is an active board member of YPO and the National Restaurant Association.  Today's show also features Shari's PR tip to create and follow a good business plan; Industry News discussion; and outdoor Solo Dining experience from Wayan in Nolita, NYC. Listen at Heritage Radio Network; subscribe/rate/review our show at iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. Follow us @allindustry. Thanks for being a part of All in the Industry®. 

Dan Rowe

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