A HOT Restaurant Franchise

That’s Perfect for Your Local Community

A franchise opportunity that’s really HOT. Our signature menu item, known as the HOT Plate, is an incredible combination of flavors that has become legendary across upstate New York and beyond. Now you can open a legendary HOTS in your local community!

Your customers will love being able to create custom plates piled high with any of our menu options. Of course, your HOTS will offer more than just HOT Plates. Our menu satisfies just about every craving and includes burgers, hot dogs, subs, sandwiches, soups and salads. This is the perfect opportunity to join the booming fast-casual restaurant industry and serve up a great dining experience in your community.

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  • We offer hands-on support at every stage of your restaurant’s operations, so you can run your HOTS with confidence and ease.

  • We will help you find the perfect location for your new restaurant and offer guidance on construction, decor, equipment and more.

  • We offer classroom and on-the-job training.

  • You will receive a confidential operations manual that details our established standards and procedures for both front and back of house.

  • We offer marketing support and guidelines to help you create successful campaigns and promotions that grow your business.


  • Create your own local HOTS that offers creative menu options and convenience.

  • Never miss out on a sale with our flexible service options. We offer lunch, dinner and late-night in addition to carry-out, delivery and catering.

  • You can be part of the booming fast-casual restaurant business, where demand for customization, convenience and flavor has created a $233.7 billion industry.


Experience in the restaurant industry is helpful, but it is not required. We look for dedication, passion and managerial experience in our partners. If you are a pro at building and leading strong teams, we want to hear from you! You get bonus points for being able to open and manage multiple restaurants.

We will be on-site to assist you and your team as you prepare for your Grand Opening. Binghamton HOTS provides a training program that consists of classroom sessions and on-the-job training, and you will receive a copy of our confidential operations manual that will help you run your daily operations smoothly.

The projected initial investment range for a single unit franchise is between $122,850 and $213,450. This amount includes an initial franchise fee of $25,000. As with any new business venture, it is important that you have the capital needed to adequately fund your new business.

Unfortunately, we cannot offer direct financing to franchisees. We are able to provide references to financers and lenders on a case-by-case basis.

Franchisees pay a royalty fee equal to 5% of gross sales. These fees allow us to grow with you by funding our support services, marketing tools, training programs, and systems upgrades.

Franchisees must spend a minimum of 1% of gross sales each month on local marketing.

Franchisees will also contribute up to 2% of gross revenue to our greater marketing efforts. This funds the development and execution of marketing materials and campaigns that elevate the Binghamton HOTS brand.

The initial term of your agreement is ten years, with two successor agreement options of five years each.

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Please fill out the form to request a copy of our brochure and learn more about our uniquely appealing food franchise.

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