BBQ served with passion.
A franchise filled with purpose.
Award-winning pit-to-plate BBQ. Real Pitmasters at every location.
Positive growth, even during challenging times. And a genuine passion for giving back to the community and being kind every chance we get. Becoming a Sonny’s BBQ franchisee is not only a great financial opportunity, it’s a chance to join an organization dedicated to using the goodness of BBQ to do more good in the world.
Key Sales Metrics
- Lunch & Dinner
- Third-Party Delivery
- Online Ordering
- Curbside Pick-Up
- In-Store Merchandise
Your journey begins here
The Path to the Pit
We have an 8-step process to take you from your initial inquiry about becoming a franchisee all the way through your restaurant’s grand opening.
01. Initial Inquiry
Submit a short Initial Inquiry Form and show us you’re interested
Help us get to know you and your business background
Get an introduction to the culture of our brand and business model
04. Send Franchise Disclosure Document
Complete required paperwork, background check and get to know our brand
05. Site Analysis
Participate in a site visit and develop a business plan
06. Discovery Day
Visit BBQ HQ and meet our Leadership Team
This is the final step in our approval process to become a Sonny’s franchisee
08. Grand Opening
Celebrate joining our team and opening your restaurant
Feed Good Deeds
Whether it’s through our ‘Q the Kindness efforts or Random Acts of BBQ, we constantly look for ways to put our values in action outside the walls of our restaurants and spread the spirit of BBQ every chance we get—the food, the culture, the generosity and the kind-heartedness.