Why Hansel 'n Griddle? 


Since 1999 when Hansel n’ Griddle first opened it’s doors in New Brunswick, New Jersey it quickly become synonymous with the Rutgers University way of life.  Word spread very quickly that Hansel ‘n Griddle was the place to go for good food at good prices with good service. By providing our customers with these three critical components of the customer experience, Hansel n’ Griddle’s loyal customer base has grown into a cult like following.


Hansel n’ Griddle’s owner Nicholas Komandis has worked tirelessly to refine the blueprint operations of the restaurant to support long term sustainability and growth through franchising.  In 2013 the original Hansel n’ Griddle moved to the flagship location on Easton Avenue in the heart of Rutgers University. To date, Hansel n’ Griddle has grown to five locations, four of which are franchise locations owned and operated by former Hansel employees.


Through this phase of expansion Hansel n’ Griddle established an efficient and systematic process for opening franchise locations while successfully translating the brand’s core values and maintaining a “mom and pop” feel.  While these key components have helped make each Hansel n’ Griddle so successful, the strong foundational knowledge obtained from operating in a variety of unique markets is critical for continued growth.


Thanks to unwavering customer loyalty and compelling demand for our delicious menu items Hansel n’ Griddle is now expanding even further – perhaps into a college town near you.  Owning a Hansel n’ Griddle will not only give you the chance to become part of a company that is rapidly expanding, it will give you the chance to take your future into your own hands by owning a restaurant unlike any other.


If you are interested in joining the Hansel n’ Griddle family please continue reading and complete our confidential information request.


Thank you for your interest in the Hansel n’ Griddle franchise opportunity!