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Restaurant Franchise: Pros and Cons of Opening a Franchise

If you’re in the market to open a restaurant, franchising offers many advantages over going the independent route. Knowing exactly what you want out of an ownership experience will help you assess which path is…


Niche Concept: Why Finding Your Niche is Key to Your Business’ Success

By Roger David, CEO & President, GSR Brands There’s a pretty common belief that it’s bad for business to have a specific focus, that having too narrow a concentration pigeon-holes you, not allowing your brand…


Roger David named CEO Communicator of the Year

Roger David, president and CEO of GSR Brands – the parent organization of Gold Star and Tom & Chee, was named CEO Communicator of the year at the 2020 Cincinnati PRSA Blacksmith Awards Ceremony. This…


Franchise Opportunities in Cincinnati: Open a Gold Star Chili

When narrowing their search for restaurant franchises, entrepreneurs engage in extensive research. In doing so, they may come across accolades for Gold Star Chili, such as Food & Wine naming the brand one of the…


Gold Star Chili Celebrates National Chili Day by Fighting Child Hunger

The popular chili franchise will partner with a local food bank and brewery in an effort to fight childhood hunger in the Greater Cincinnati area Gold Star Chili owners love their communities just as much…


Gold Star Chili Franchise Review: Meet President and CEO Roger David

Core values, consistency and proven concept position well-loved regional brand for growth and scalability Gold Star Chili is a rising regional brand with a deep history founded on hospitality and family. Today, the QSR concept…


Gold Star Franchise Review: Meet Tim Gayhart

Why an experienced restaurant operator who grew up loving Gold Star Chili decided to become a franchise owner Restaurant operator Tim Gayhart grew up eating and loving Gold Star, so when the opportunity arose to…


Gold Star Franchise Review: Meet Wafa David

After 20 years in business, multi-unit owner says ease of operation, quality product and great training have helped his restaurants become top performers Gold Star franchise owner Wafa David has seen the brand grow and…


Gold Star Chili Franchise Review: Meet Sam Daoud, Franchise Director

Commitment to core values and culture combined with amazing food has resulted in a proven business model and loyal customers for 50-plus years If you think you know Gold Star franchise, you might need to…


Gold Star Chili Picks Up Momentum in Regional Franchise Expansion

Newest restaurant in Alexandria, Kentucky, features modern restaurant design and new burger, comfort food menu Gold Star Chili, the iconic Cincinnati chili franchise, is ramping up for a rapid franchise expansion across the Midwest. The…