A Classic american brand with a bright future

For more than 89 years, Steak ‘n Shake’s name has been symbolic of its heritage. We are seeking franchisees with vision, passion and an unwavering desire to achieve the American Dream. If becoming a part of this American Classic brand sparks excitement in you, you’re in the right place.


Franchise Partnership

  • $10,000 total investment
  • Earn 50% net profits
  • Unlimited earning potential

Traditional Franchising

  • Single-unit and multi-unit options
  • Most restaurant investments $1.34 – 2.34M
  • Non-traditional as low as $316K

“Paying the best, attracting the best, retaining the best, and giving the best to our customers is our formula. And the right people are Steak ‘n Shake’s most important asset.”

Sardar Biglari, CEO

What makes us a Classic american franchise?

At Steak ‘n Shake, we are a people-first company that aims to serve every patron the highest quality service, while encouraging our franchisees to give back to their local communities. With over 89 years of experience, we continue to evolve while also paying homage to the nostalgia the brand brings our customers. With a new prototype and technology innovation, Steak ‘n Shake continues to modernize while remaining the brand customers know and love.

Brand Strength

Advanced Technology

Unmatched Systems & Support

Striking New Designs

Are You Ready to Join this Classic American Brand?

Steak ‘n Shake is an American classic, known for our world class steakburgers and milkshakes. We are looking for single and multi-unit operators who are looking to join our legacy and build their own.

Join the Steak ‘n Shake family.