Why Franchise with Zoup! Eatery? | Top Fast Casual Restaurant to Own



As leader of the soup and broth restaurant category, we offer franchise owners:

  • More than 20 years of experience.
  • An innovative, healthful menu with something for everyone.
  • Best-in-class systems and support.
  • Proprietary technology, including digital menu boards and POP.
  • An online ordering app.
  • Family-friendly/lifestyle hours.
  • System-wide delivery.


Gross Sales



Top 25% of Locations


Top 50% of Locations

79 locations
open entire year



While we started with a single restaurant and only 12 rotating daily soups, today’s Zoup! Eateries offer an enticing, innovative menu that pays homage to our rich soup and broth heritage. From salads and sandwiches to mac, Sustain-a-Bowls, craft beverages and more, we’ve evolved our menu, but that’s not all. Robust ordering and delivery technology and a sweeping, polished restaurant redesign give guests the experience they want whether they’re on the go or looking to sit and savor their meal.


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Brand Fund


Simmering Markets

Target Growth Markets
Single & Multiple Units Available
Area Development Only (8+ units)
Not Currently Available

Are You a Zoupie?

Ideal Candidate Qualifications
Management or Business Experience
Enjoys Interacting with People
$150,000 Liquid Cash
$500,000 Net Worth

Become Your Own Boss

8 Steps to Own a Zoup! Franchise

Download Our Free Franchise Guide

Complete the form at the bottom of the page to receive our Free Franchise Guide. It has essential information you can use to determine if a Zoup! Eatery franchise is right for you.

Chat With Us!

Schedule a call with our Director of Franchise Development & Real Estate, Richard Zimmer.

Brush up on your Zoup! Knowledge

Learn about all things Zoup! with our digital webinars, including a message from our founder and details about marketing, training and the real estate/construction process.

The Legal Stuff

Receive and review Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD).

Biz Plan

Use the template we provide to prepare your individual Zoup! Business Plan.

Meet the Team Day

Visit our Support Center in Farmington Hills, MI for a two-day team Meet and Greet and to complete your in-store training experience.

Sign on the Dotted Line

Receive Zoup!’s approval and sign the Franchise Agreement.

Find the Perfect Location

Begin site selection process with our Real Estate team. Your store will open with our Support Center Team to guide you every step of the way.