Rascal House

The Rascal House franchise is an Ohio-based fast-casual restaurant concept. The brand was founded in 1980 by Mike and Fouly Frangos. Franchisees benefit from the emerging franchisor's 40 years of success. Guests can enjoy everything from pizza, burgers, subs, fries, and more. Ideal franchisees have restaurant experience and are proficient in all aspects of management, team building, and have a strong track record of success that's obvious and verifiable. The brand is franchising in 29 states across the country with targeted areas in Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Missouri. In terms of the initial investment, it ranges between $498,200 - $695,100, which includes a one-time initial franchise fee of $39,500. 



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Rascal House

Rascal House Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2024


Restaurant franchises are some of the most popular and profitable businesses in the U.S. An emerging concept to consider is Rascal House. The brand was founded in 1980 by Mike and Fouly Frangos. Their parents were looking for a restaurant location near a college town, which inspired the name Rascal House. Customers appreciate the brand's quality of ingredients and attention to customer service. The brand is unique because it covers a wide variety of food (pizza, burgers, fries, salads, ect.) at a fast casual pace. Franchisees benefit from a proven business model, in-demand products, and 40 years of experience from the franchisor. The brand has several proprietary products, like barbecue sauce, dough, pizza sauce, and more. Ideal candidates have business experience and are proficient in all aspects of management, team building, and have a strong track record of success that's obvious and verifiable. The brand is franchising in 29 states across the country with targeted areas in Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Missouri.
In terms support and training, franchisees can expect an initial training program that details everything that they need to know about running the business. Training includes two weeks of remote sessions that cover financial, administrative and POS instruction. Additionally, there will be 3-4 weeks of onsite in our training store and 2 weeks in your store with you and your team. In terms of the initial investment, it ranges between $498,200 - $695,100, which includes a one-time initial franchise fee of $39,500. To incentivize veteran ownership, military personnel receive 20% off the initial franchise fee. 

Company Details

Headquarters: Cleveland, OH 44115
Canada: No
International: No
Home-based/mobile: No
Founded: 1980
First franchise: 2003 
B2B: No
Exclusive territory: Yes

Support and Training Offered By Rascal House

Training includes two weeks of remote sessions that cover financial, administrative and POS instruction. Additionally, there will be 3-4 weeks of onsite in our training store and 2 weeks in your store with you and your team.

2024 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Rascal House Franchise.

What does a Rascal House Franchise Cost?

Rascal House franchise fees for 2024:

Initial Investment: $498,200 – $695,100
Initial franchise fee: 39,500
Cash requirement: $100,000
Net worth requirement: $700,000
Veteran Incentives: 20% off first-store franchise fee
Royalty Fee: 5%

Is Rascal House a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. Rascal House is not a semi absentee franchise. The owner of the franchise (the franchisee) is expected to be involved in all aspects of day-to-day operations.

Is Rascal House a Home Based franchise?

No. Rascal House is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Rascal House Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much Rascal House franchisees make. Rascal House offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Does Rascal House Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. Rascal House franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Is Rascal House Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. Rascal House franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Rascal House Looking for International franchisees?

No. Rascal House franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Where can I see Rascal House's FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document)?

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Additional Information

Additional Categories

Food & Restaurants

Number of Units Open


Cash Required

$100,000 - $250,000

Passive Franchise


Home Based Franchise


Item 19 Franchise


Veteran Discount




Franchise Opportunities in Canada


International Franchise Opportunities


Rascal House Franchises for Sale

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