Below is our recent interview with Samantha Rincione, The Founder and CEO at Crave:
Q: Could you provide our readers with a brief introduction to your company?
A: At Crave, we have made it our mission to deliver a menu where there is something for everyone and you leave happy, not hungry! We strive to give our customers not only excellent food but a great experience they will remember. Our self serve beer wall is perfect for those local craft and IPA drinkers. There is also wine and sometimes cocktails on tap too! You can join us on our beautiful patios for some games and live entertainment, or inside the restaurant in our lounge area, dining room or bar tops.
Crave is a unique BBQ and Hot Dog Restaurant, that offers smoked brisket, pulled chicken and pulled pork. From BBQ sandwiches to BBQ tacos and Mac N’ Brisket sandwiches, we have it all! You will also find 100% All Beef Hot Dogs, Brats, and hot/mild Sausages, grilled to perfection. Our delicious favorites include BBQ Tacos, Mac N’ Brisket Sandwiches, Jumbo Chicken Wings, Loaded Tater Tots, brisket bowls and More! You can top your dogs and brats any way you like, with our array of 20+ toppings. Add one of our delicious sides, such as baked fries, Mac n’ cheese, beans, or coleslaw. Finish your meal with a pineapple upside-down cake or a cookie!
At Crave you will find a fun family environment. With the self serve beer wall and fun games such as corn hole, giant connect four, and board games for the kids, there is truly something for everyone. TV’s can be found throughout the restaurants for sports and entertainment. Crave also hosts many events, such as tap takeovers, princess parties, trivia nights, and most locations feature a patio with a lounge area and fire pits. Some locations have drive thru’s where possible too!
Crave has many ways to order while making it safe and easy for guests to enjoy some of their classic favorites from anywhere, anytime. Download our app “Crave Hot Dogs and BBQ” for updates, loyalty points, order ahead, curbside pickup, delivery and more. #BEATTHECRAVING with us!
Q: Any highlights on your recent announcement?
A: Crave in a few short years has 43 units across America. They have received numerous awards and accolades throughout the years.
Q: Can you give us more insights into your offering?
A: Hot Dogs, BBQ, Self pour local Crafts
Q: What can we expect from your company in next 6 months?
A: Additional 20 units and 5 trucks
Q: What are your plans?
A: To have a minimum of 100 units and 20 trucks on the road in the next 2 years
Q: What is the best thing about your company that people might not know about?
A: We are family oriented and handpick our franchisees and want all people associated with our franchise system to encompass the family friendly and team environment. Crave also assists with real estate, marketing and operation.