Fransmart Brand Leaders to Share Secrets to Their Success at Restaurant Finance & Development Conference

Fransmart Brand Leaders to Share Secrets to Their Success at Restaurant Finance & Development Conference
Jon Taffer, founder of Taffer’s Tavern

The global leader in franchise development is highlighting its impressive roster of restaurant industry experts at the premier financial event

Fransmart Brand Leaders to Share Secrets to Their Success at Restaurant Finance & Development ConferenceLas Vegas, NV  (RestaurantNews.comFransmart, the global franchise development company behind the explosive growth of brands like Five Guys Burgers and Fries, QDOBA Mexican Grill and The Halal Guys, is highlighting its franchise brand leaders speaking at Restaurant Finance Monitor’s annual Restaurant Finance & Development Conference (RFDC) taking place November 8-10 at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas.

The premier financial conference brings together restaurant owners, operators, financial executives, and board members of public, private, franchised, non-franchised and independent multi-unit restaurant companies. Attendees are given the opportunity to network with lenders and investors, buy and sell restaurants and real estate and learn from industry experts. Attendees gain key insight by attending expert educational sessions covering a wide variety of financial, economic, accounting, technology, strategy and restaurant operations topics.

“Fransmart is proud to work with brands and restaurateurs who are not only developing amazing new concepts but are also serving as thought leaders in the restaurant industry,” said Dan Rowe, CEO of Fransmart. “Each of the brands we help grow through franchising have something special about them, ranging from contactless concepts to hoodless and ventless models, and the franchisors have unique perspectives and game-changing ideas that can make an incredible impact on the restaurant business and the consumer dining experience.”

The following Fransmart powerhouse brands are presenting at the event:

  • Jon Taffer, founder of Taffer’s Tavern (Keynote Speaker): Most people know Jon Taffer as a larger-than-life television personality who takes a no-holds-barred approach to helping hotels, restaurants, bars and businesses reach their full potential. He is also a New York Times best-selling author, a highly sought-after hospitality and general business consultant and is the creator, executive producer and star of Paramount Network’s number-one show, Bar Rescue. For more than four decades, Taffer has been at the forefront of the business management industry, offering his expertise to hundreds of thousands of properties and Fortune 500 companies. Taffer’s presentation topic for the conference’s opening general sessions is titled, “Get Ready for a 2022 Restaurant and Bar Boom!”
  • Stratis Morfogen, founder of Brooklyn Dumpling Shop (Panelist): Morfogen is an established restaurateur who handcrafted 32 unique flavors of dumplings to be served in a 24-hour automat-style restaurant, Brooklyn Dumpling Shop. Brooklyn Dumpling Shop is a one of a kind zero human interaction quick-service restaurant that opened its flagship location in the East Village in May 2021. During the conference, Morfogen is serving as a panelist for the “Franchising in Your Future? – Strategies for Emerging Brands” breakout session.

Fransmart is casting its net across the country, attracting new franchisees, opening new franchise locations and setting its sights on continuing its franchises’ rapid growth into the next calendar year. Taffer’s Tavern is now open in Alpharetta, Georgia, and FedEx Field in Maryland, with plans to bring its outstanding signature drinks, innovative kitchen operations, excellent customer service and the highest safety standards to the Atlanta, Washington, D.C., Boston, Las Vegas and Orlando areas with more markets to follow. Brooklyn Dumpling Shop has signed franchise deals for more than 40 units of its fast-growing dumpling automat in five months, expanding throughout New York, Atlanta, Dallas and other key markets.

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About Fransmart

Fransmart is the global leader in franchise development, selling over 5,000 franchises worldwide and turning emerging restaurant concepts into national and global brands for 20 years. Company Founder Dan Rowe identified and grew brands like Five Guys Burgers & Fries, QDOBA Mexican Grill, and The Halal Guys from 1-5 unit businesses to the powerhouse chains they are today. Fransmart’s current and past franchise development portfolio brands have opened thousands of restaurants globally. Fransmart and their partner brands are committed to franchise development growth. Follow Fransmart on Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube. For more information, visit

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