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Eggs Up Grill Recognized on Franchise Times’ Top 200+ List for 2019

October 21, 2019
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The neighbor-oriented grill serves itself at #489.

Eggs Up Grill has been named to Franchise Times’ Top 200+ List for 2019, locking in the 489th spot. The Franchise Times Top 200+ annually ranks 500 of the largest franchise systems in the United States according to global systemwide sales, based on last year’s performance. The Top 200+ ranks using a combination of data and processes including companies’ voluntary reports and publicly available data, as well as the franchises’ most recent franchise disclosure documents and SEC filings. 

For more than 20 years, Eggs Up Grill has been dedicated to gathering friends and family for a friendly meal. It now boasts 36 locations, and with the same serving-the-community values that it did back in 1997, it has now egged on more franchisees to contribute to their communities through local store marketing programs. Franchisees are urged to understand this brand’s wholesome values by being enthusiastic and result-driven.

"It's is an honor and a very exciting time to be recognized on Franchise Times’ Top 200+ List for 2019," said Ricky Richardson, CEO. "We're in growth-mode with plans underway to reach the 100-location mark by mid-2022 and are looking for franchisees to join our team as we continue to develop throughout the Southeast."

See the full list of rankings here.

About Eggs Up Grill:

Eggs Up Grill is home to the whole neighborhood, serving smiles from sunup through lunch. The aromas of freshly brewed coffee, savory bacon and hand-cracked, farm-fresh eggs on the griddle, and warm, attentive team members will make you feel right at home. We are “neighbors serving neighbors” daily from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Recently ranked as the no. 1 breakfast franchise by Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500® for its outstanding performance in areas including unit growth, financial strength and stability, and brand power, Eggs Up Grill is experiencing record growth across the Southeast. Originally founded in Pawleys Island, S.C., by restaurateur Chris Skodras, Eggs Up Grill now has 47 locations and is headquartered in Spartanburg, S.C.  In 2018, private equity firm WJ Partners acquired Eggs Up Grill, building the team and priming the brand to rapidly grow in more communities across the U.S. with plans underway to reach the 100 restaurant mark by 2023. For more information, visit

The current initial investment for a location ranges from $462,330 to $653,680, with a franchise fee of $39,000. To learn more about franchising with Eggs Up Grill, click here