Press Release about our new multi-unit deal in the Panhandle!

Wilmington, NC(  Charlie Graingers World Famous Hot Dogs based out of Wilmington, NC continues their expansion in Florida with the addition of a multi-unit operator in the Florida Panhandle.

Charlie Graingers now has secured commitments for over 145 franchising agreements for their restaurants throughout the southeast. Florida in particular has become a very attractive place for Charlie Graingers. Already having established commitments in Pensacola and Panama City, the new commitments in Okaloosa County connect the dots to allow Charlie Graingers to raise brand awareness in the Panhandle.

Charlie Graingers is a unique concept with a “Classic Americana” restaurant atmosphere; specializing in hot dogs, brisket, bbq, and chicken salad. Charlie Graingers is a revamp of the original Peacock Alley restaurant founded in 1939 in downtown Wilmington, NC. Keeping in the tradition of the original Peacock Alley, Charlie Graingers serves homemade food in a fast­-paced atmosphere.

Charlie Graingers franchisees Trent and Nancee Moore

Trent Moore comes to Charlie Graingers with a background in Sales and Marketing and says “Great customer service has been the keystone of my success.” Chief Executive Officer, Jason Nista, added: “This is an amazing opportunity for Charlie Graingers and we are excited to partner with someone with as much experience as Trent has. He and his wife, Nancee are going to be great for Charlie Graingers and even better for their community”. Moore has plans to open the first location in Destin, Fla in the 2nd quarter of 2016. Moore added “Charlie Graingers has provided an opportunity for a great lifestyle and a great place to come eat. Everyone should eat at least one hot dog a week, I love southern comfort food and that’s what we serve.”

Charlie Graingers plans to continue their expansion in the Southeast through 2016 and begin to grow into the neighboring states in 2016 and 2017. They continue to actively recruit Area Representatives, Multi-Unit Operators, and Individual Store-Owners alike. For more information on new locations visit our website