Who are we?
NEW YORK IS ALWAYS A GOOD IDEA, which is why - after over 100 years as one of New York's most famous restaurant brands - anyone can walk into a Nathan's Famous Restaurant anywhere in the world and experience the best of the New York Casual Food scene. Universally regarded as the 'Flavour of New York'!
Our restaurant system includes over 250 restaurants worldwide, with adaptable, locally sourced menus and prototypes. Nathan's Famous branded products are currently distributed globally, including packaged hot dogs, hamburgers, french fries, onion rings and more. Our world-famous hot dogs are served in a multitude of outlets, including movie theatres, bowling centres, cruise ships, and casinos. And with more than 28 billion views worldwide of our cult-favourite Hot Dog Eating contest last Fourth of July, Nathan's Famous` claim to the cuisine and culture of New York isn't just authentic, it's proprietary.
Why Nathan's Famous?
Nathan’s Famous is an American tradition serving New York favourites for more than 100 years, from its world-famous hot dogs to its burgers, shakes, and fries. In 2019, Nathan’s Famous restaurants division began an evolution, intending to innovate the brand with a brand new menu, new store design, cutting-edge technology and more.
For 2020, we’ve added culinary consultants, operational veterans, marketing gurus, and design experts to our team to rejuvenate the brand and rally ourselves around innovation with the goal to create a brand evolution.
- Complete an application
- Introductory call with Franchise Development Team
- Receive and review the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD)
- Perform due diligence
- Attend Discovery Day – Meet the Nathan’s Famous Executive Team
- Review and approval by Nathan’s Famous
- Execute Franchise Agreement
- Preliminary site selection
- Finalize site selection & submit package for approvals
- Construction and build-out
- Nathans Famous 11 Day Training Program
- Grand Opening