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Crisp & Green

Crisp & Green Franchise

Crisp & Green is a wellness-driven restaurant franchise featuring a selection of healthy food options made in-house with premium ingredients. They also offer free community fitness and wellness events to promote a healthy lifestyle beyond the kitchen.

Facts & Figures

Liquid capital required
$860,400 - $1,393,000
Franchise fee
Units in operation
Franchising Since

Own a Crisp & Green Franchise - Questions & Answers

What is it?

  • Crisp & Green is a health-focused fast-casual restaurant franchise known for its nutritious and delicious menu options that provides high-quality, nutrient-dense options that appeal to a broad audience seeking healthier food choices.
  • A franchise tapping into a lucrative market segment, capitalizing on the increasing demand for healthier food options in various locations
  • A franchise with a proven business model, comprehensive training programs, and ongoing support to ensure the success of their Crisp & Green franchise

How does it make money?

  • In-store sales
  • Local events
  • Gifting and gift card options

Who is it for?

  • Entrepreneurs interested in joining the health and wellness food sector to partner with a rapidly expanding brand
  • Multi-unit foodservice operators with a diverse portfolio of brands
  • Experienced franchisees with excellent management and operational skills

What would you do as a franchisee?

  • Manage the operations of multiple locations
  • Hire managers and staff to run each restaurant day-to-day
  • Ensure proper training and leadership is provided to staff
  • Engage in and host local community events and opportunities
  • Manage inventory and supplies


Crisp & Green

Live Crisp. Eat Green.

About Us

Crisp & Green, a vibrant and health-focused restaurant chain, has a history rooted in a commitment to wellness and delicious, nutritious food. Founded by Steele Smiley and inspired by his personal journey towards a healthier lifestyle, Crisp & Green emerged in 2016 with a vision to redefine fast-casual dining. The brand's story is a testament to Smiley's passion for clean eating and his belief in the transformative power of food. Since its inception, Crisp & Green has rapidly grown, establishing a strong presence in the Midwest.

The restaurant is celebrated for its menu that seamlessly combines fresh, scratch-made ingredients with innovative flavors, offering a diverse range of salads, grain bowls, and wraps. With a dedication to wellness and community, Crisp & Green continues to evolve, providing a refreshing and health-conscious dining experience for its patrons. Since opening our flagship store in downtown Wayzata, Minnesota in November 2016, we have embarked on a journey of national expansion, venturing into various locations across the country. Now, with over 200+ locations open or in development, we’re looking for experienced multi-unit operators to further our mission to give every community a chance to live better.

Why Franchise with Crisp & Green?

Joining the Crisp & Green network means receiving unparalleled world-class support from our expert team, setting us apart from other franchising systems. This support includes:

  • Real estate site selection and guidance with boots on the ground
  • Buildout and construction management with a network of trusted vendors
  • Comprehensive operations training provided pre and post opening
  • On-site Grand Opening assistance
  • On-going operations guidance and training to help you best manage your business
  • Marketing management for both national and local channels
  • Assistance with hiring and people development
  • Management of all technology assets

Our Ideal Candidate

We're looking for franchisees with experience in operating multiple units in the food-service industry who are as passionate about healthy living and eating as we are. This background will equip you with the skills and understanding necessary to run a successful Crisp & Green franchise.