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Opening New Restaurants in 2022

Upcoming additions to the A&W family.

New Openings

Prescott Valley, AZ

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Opening in 2022

Addison, IL

Opening in 2022

Arnold, MO

Opening in 2022

Rock Hill, SC (Wal-Mart)

Opening in 2022

Carencro, LA

Opening in 2022

Ellis, KS


Opening in 2022

Howard Lake, MN


Opening in 2022

Oakridge, OR


Opening in 2022

Castle Rock, WA


Opening in 2022

Aiken, SC


Opening in 2022

Cody, WY


Where We Are Growing

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We have availability throughout the U.S. for entrepreneurs looking to open A&W locations in prime markets

Part of what makes our franchise opportunity such a great investment is the flexibility we offer in where A&W Restaurants can operate. We currently have over 900 restaurants domestically and in Southeast Asia, with plenty of open territories still available.

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Our Support & Leadership Team

Tenured team committed to protecting the business.

Dale Mulder

Chairman of A&W Restaurants, Inc.

Kevin Bazner


Paul Martino

President & Chief Operating Officer

Bill Fry

VP of Restaurant Support Services

John Palumbo

Sr. Director of Franchise Development

Ron Lewis

Director of Design & Construction

Liz Bazner

Senior Director of Marketing

Jodi Shepherd

VP of Finance & Human Resources

We’re focused on growth one store at a time,

one operator at a time.

– CEO Kevin Bazner

Investment Ranges

A&W offers unparalleled flexibility with several business model options. Availability will depend
on timing, location and real estate.


$276,000 to $704,000*


$401,000 to $1,051,088*

(own the land)

$871,000 to $1,469,554*

* Does not include real estate costs

How Much Can I Make?

Same Store Sales Growth on Average Since 2011

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Meet our Franchisees

The A&W franchise family is a group of diverse, experienced and multigenerational entrepreneurs dedicated to growing our legacy brand.

Frequently Asked Questions

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