Interested in bringing the best dang biscuits and donuts possible to the people?

Rise is the fastest growing biscuit and donut concept in the nation and we are offering franchise opportunities to folks who are as passionate as we are about serving scratch-made breakfast and lunch daily.


Rise Biscuits Donuts is an award-winning, innovative fast casual concept providing fresh, premium quality food at an affordable price point. Founded by a CIA trained chef, we serve homemade biscuits, hand rolled yeast and cake donuts filled and topped with bold flavors, gourmet ingredients and lots of love. Rise has been named a Fast Casual Magazine Top 100 Mover & Shaker and our biscuits have been written about in Food & Wine Magazine. To find out more about Rise, surf through this website, check out any of our stores on social media, and visit a Rise to taste what we’re all about.

  • Founded: 2012
  • Headquarters: Durham, NC
  • Segment: Fast Casual
  • Dayparts: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Hours: 7:00am to 2:00pm
  • Square Footage: 1,000-1,500 sq. ft.

The Rise franchise opportunity provides a business platform with simple operations, premium products, a crave-worthy menu and strong consumer demand. Our best practices, systems and procedures and solid, well documented unit economics attract sophisticated multi-unit franchisees. We are currently targeting the top 40 media markets–please check the map below for availability.


We have partnered with franchise development leader Fransmart for the management of our restaurant franchise recruitment across North America and in high growth international markets. For more information on franchise opportunities, please fill this out and we’ll be in touch!

Top 100 Mover & Shaker
— Fast Casual Magazine