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Diggers Barbeque Franchise Systems

We build, grow, market, manage, & sell the nation’s 1st and most unique Barbeque QSR Franchise with the intent to Brand ourselves Globally.

Company Summary

Our Brand is represented by our Quality food, Exceptional customer Service, and selling The Best Value Food Franchise in the Industry. We are ground breakers in the food franchise Industry offering the ONLY Flat Fee Royalty Structure as well as The Only Turn key "Equipment Included" Food Franchise for Under $150k Total Investment and in this economy We Stand Apart!! We are turning Southern BBQ into a Nationwide Craze One Restaurant at a Time!


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    Nick Ruiz

    Mr. Ruiz has been in the restaurant business for over 15 years, and has been in the barbeque business for over 10 years. He has started many successful business ventures, but his main area of expertise is in the QSR food Industry. Before acquiring Digger's Barbeque in 2000 Mr. Ruiz was the general manager of this mom and pop style restaurant. Mr. Ruiz saw the potential of the Last un-tapped market of Barbeque to be Franchised Nationwide.

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    Cathy Callaham

    Ms. Callaham has managed many successful restaurants, and has worked with Mr. Ruiz for several years. Ms. Callaham is a crucial component to Digger's current success due to her expertise in the field.

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    Elena A. Cardoza

    Ms. Cardoza provides over 25 years of financial expertise and management including over 20 years as the CFO of emerging companies. Mrs. Cardoza has helped many companies succeed at their ventures both before and after Acquisitions, so she understands the ins and outs during these processes.

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    Ruben Ruiz
    Director of Operations & Sales

    Mr. Ruben Ruiz has been in the restaurant business for over 15 years, and with Digger's for the past two years. His main objective is to support the ongoing growth of the individual stores and future franchisees by being the main problem solver for the franchisees. With over 20 years of sales and marketing expertise including directing sales managing channels, and developing alliances with major suppliers.


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    Outsourced at this Stage
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    Ms. Elena Cardoza

Previous Investors

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    First Savers Bank, Greenville First, Bobby Callaham, Jose Cardoza, & former partners/friends