A powerful brand identity, proprietary menu offerings, competitively priced start up costs, comprehensive training programs, innovative marketing and hands-on operational support are just a few of the reasons BIG SMOKE BURGER franchise holds a dominant position in the artisan “better burger” segment.


is on a mission to deliver the very best quality burger experience imaginable – exceeding guest expectations at every location, every visit, every single day! From its humble beginnings at a single sixteen seat restaurant location opened at King Street, Toronto in 2007, BIG SMOKE BURGER has taken the gourmet burger industry by storm. Today, the Big Smoke Burger brand is undeniably and powerfully differentiated from the rest of the burger pack – consistently exceeding guest expectations by delivering truly exceptional and distinctive burgers using only the freshest, highest quality ingredients. Recognizing the evolution of the Big Smoke Burger experience requires like-minded individuals who share our commitment to quality, we are now offering Big Smoke Burger franchise ownership opportunities in select Ontario and national markets.


Thank you for your interest in owning and operating a BIG SMOKE BURGER franchise. Please note that we have tremendous respect for the entrepreneurial spirit and while previous restaurant experience has certain advantages, it is not absolute or mandatory. Also, the total cost to develop a location depends on a variety of factors and varies from restaurant to restaurant and so the minimum amount for a down payment will vary. Generally, we require a minimum of $200,000 CAD of non-borrowed personal resources and great credit rating to consider you for a franchise. Individuals with additional financial resources may qualify for multiple unit franchise opportunities. Please complete your franchise application form: