Big Boy Restaurants Int’l.
Arnold Peterson and Bob Wian started the very first Big Boy Restaurant in 1936 in Glendale, California. The popular family diner has seen a number of buyouts and subsequent ownership changes through the years, and has remained a well-known name in the restaurant franchise industry. Currently, the chain operates under the name Big Boy International and is comprised of some 130 U.S. locations.
Start-up Cost:$1.15M - 3.1M