We Sell Restaurants, the nation’s leading and only business broker franchise focused on restaurants, announced it has signed a franchise agreement with local entrepreneurs, Mike McCown, Ted Tallman, Bill Krassner and Tamara Hamilton for the Houston area.

The group brings nearly 100 years of restaurant experience running and operating some of the most recognizable brands in the industry. Hamilton and McCown worked together with Papa Johns and McCown, Tallman and Krassner all served as area representatives for Firehouse Subs. The opportunity to franchise with We Sell Restaurants allowed all four of them to use their expertise in the restaurant industry to help more people to become business owners of their own. They know firsthand the demand for restaurant brokers who truly understand the food industry. Together they plan to help business owners sell and buy some of the best brands in the area.

“We are so excited to be able to work with potential entrepreneurs to help them achieve their goals of owning their own businesses here in one of the most business-rich areas of the country,” says Hamilton. “The restaurant industry is continuing to boom post-pandemic here in Houston, which allows us to help fill the void and connect these entrepreneurs to the right opportunities.”

We Sell Restaurants was founded by Robin and Eric Gagnon, who together have decades of experience selling restaurants. With deep financial, branding and marketing experience in restaurants, across small and big businesses, We Sell Restaurants’ leadership took the fragmented brokerage market and built a specialized practice for selling only restaurants with a systemic approach never before seen in the industry. Today, We Sell Restaurants is a vibrant and innovative company that operates in 45 states nationwide and delivers on the founder’s vision to Sell More Restaurants Than Anyone Else. PERIOD.

We Sell Restaurants and its franchise partners have sold hundreds of restaurants across the country ranging from a single unit for an owner-operator to a ten-store chain of franchise restaurants for sale. The company maintains a listing inventory of more than $230 million online at their powerhouse restaurant for sale marketplace, including independent and restaurant franchises for sale.

We Sell Restaurants’ franchise partners are Certified Restaurant Brokers, who help advise in how to buy a restaurant, the steps in buying a business, financing a business, and even the valuation of a restaurant for sale. They can also serve as an independent consultant, providing unique value in negotiation or assisting in site locations and leasing, and have access to lending resources and prequalify its listings so financing a restaurant is never a problem.

“Having Mike, Ted, Bill and Tamara join the We Sell Restaurants network continues our growth momentum as we look to further expand throughout the country to meet rising industry demand for restaurant brokerage and resources,” says Robin Gagnon, CEO & Co-Founder of We Sell Restaurants. “We continue to attract entrepreneurs, like this Houston team, who are passionate by the idea of helping others realize the American Dream of restaurant ownership, who love people, want to support their communities and create a great lifestyle for themselves and their families. We look forward to seeing them experience success with the brand by providing this great service in the Houston community.”

New franchise partners work directly with We Sell Restaurants leadership over a 30-day onboarding and training process, including a practicum and webinar series on its developed, proprietary software tool and the nation’s most advanced web platform for business brokerage. Additional support includes access to propriety technology, traditional and digital marketing initiatives, and ongoing training with Mastermind sessions for brainstorming, education, peer accountability and support to sharpen business and personal skills and help achieve success.

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