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Angry Crab Shack franchise owners are special. They’re passionate food lovers with a desire to give guests a unique experience. As an Angry Crab Shack franchise owner, you’re the backbone of our operations, the face of your location and an ambassador of our beloved brand.

It takes just eight simple steps for you to become our next Angry Crab Shack franchise owner. Here they are.

1. Start By Completing the Contact Form on our Website

The first step in your journey towards becoming an Angry Crab Shack franchise owner is simply getting in touch with us. By filling out our contact form, you’ll be in touch with a member of our franchise development team, who will help you decide whether or not Angry Crab Shack franchise ownership is the right business decision for you.

2. Complete the Personal Profile Form

Completing the Personal Profile Form provides our franchise development team with crucial information about your goals, experience and financial wherewithal.

Angry Crab Shack Happy Valley

3. Attend Our Webinar

Once you decide Angry Crab Shack franchise ownership is for you, you’ll be invited to attend our webinar. Here, you’ll receive a comprehensive overview of the franchise opportunity itself, the market, financial performance of existing locations, support services and our one-of-a-kind Angry Crab Shack culture.

4. Learn the Details

Next, we will share our Franchise Disclosure Document with you, which contains important details about our company, business and investment opportunity. You’ll learn the ins-and-outs of how being an Angry Crab Shack franchise owner looks.

After going through the document, we’ll schedule a time to discuss any questions you may have about the opportunity, your preferred market, the number of locations you’re interested in owning, financing, organizational structure and more.

Simple Operations at Angry Crab Shack

5. Complete the Franchise Application

Now it’s time to submit your official franchise application. This includes a personal financial statement and supporting documentation for each franchise owner.

Completing our franchise application is a free and easy next step in becoming an Angry Crab Shack franchise owner.

6. Come to Discovery Day and an Operations Tour

Perhaps the most fun step in the journey, you’ll be invited to attend one of our Discovery Days and experience an operations tour.

You’ll be given a thorough presentation from members of our corporate ownership and management. Here, you can ask any remaining questions about the franchise opportunity with Angry Crab Shack. After that, you’ll break for lunch at a local Angry Crab Shack, where you’ll meet existing franchise owners, learn about our operations and taste our delicious food.

Angry Crab Shack Founder, Ron Lou and President, Andy Diamond

7. Sign the Franchise Development Agreement

Once all parties confirm your Discovery Day was a success, you’ll be given our Franchise Development Agreement. This will outline the restaurant development schedule, as agreed upon by Angry Crab Shack corporate.

After this, there’s only one step left.

8. Welcome to the Team!

Upon receipt of your signed and approved franchise development agreement, it’s time to celebrate!

You’ll be welcomed into our tight-knit Angry Crab Shack family and begin the real estate searching process in preparation for your exciting grand opening.

Are you interested in starting your journey towards becoming an Angry Crab Shack franchise owner? Get started today!


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