Our Famous Story

Best friends since they were eight years old, Brian Burchill and Robert Maynard share a passion for good times, good food, and the performing arts. Turns out that’s a pretty good combination for the restaurant business.

In 2005, they opened their first Toastery in Huntersville, NC with three more to follow. By 2013, they turned their big idea into a thriving franchise system. Today, nearly 30 Famous Toasteries have popped up along the East Coast with more on the way.

Why We’re Famous

The Numbers

Scalable, Wealth Building Business Model

Supportive team

We Are Here to Serve You

Famously Fresh

Best-in-Class Dining Experience

Brand Expansion

One Flapjack at a Time

what we’re famous for

  1. Every server is your server. We make you feel famous by catering to your needs and serving every dish with excellence.
  2. A famous experience starts with famously fresh ingredients. From our fresh squeezed orange juice to our pure maple syrup, you won’t find OUR ingredients in a can.
  3. We make you feel famous by creating inclusive recipes expertly crafted with the freshest ingredients. 

Famously Ranked

Investing in Famous Toastery

Grab some of the spotlight for yourself by investing in an innovative and experienced brand in a booming industry. As we aim to take the national stage by storm, we’re looking for qualified and dedicated entrepreneurs to join the Famous Toastery family.

Famous Support Team

Robert Maynard


Brian Burchill


Mike Sebazco


Joe Gillie

Vice President Operations

Eric Gustaffson

VP Franchise Development

Lorna Martinez

Director of Marketing

Our Real Estate

We have engineered a landlord friendly restaurant model, where landlords request us in their spaces.

Here’s where we are growing
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Steps to becoming a franchise owner with Famous Toastery

  • Complete online form
  • Speak with the Famous Team to see if you're a fit
  • Complete franchise application form
  • Meet the Famous team
  • Sign the franchise agreement
  • Begin onboarding

What Makes Us Famous?

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Franchisee Interview: Stacy White

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