We do things a little differently  at Glacier Restaurant Group. In 2007 we set out to provide a distinctive and memorable experience for our guests.  Our unique culture means you’ll always find a true sense of caring – from our people, our partners and our restaurants in the communities we serve. This includes our franchise family.

Franchisees and operators understand that GRG is a genuine family experience. Over the years this shared value has led to prospering relationships for our franchisees and GRG alike.

Our superior concepts, attested commitment to excellence, integrity and personal touch drives us to consistently deliver industry leading margins.  This uncompromising standard that we have set and live each and every day is what allows us to grow profitable and fun businesses.

Glacier Restaurant Group is leading the way in our communities.  If you are interested in a quality of life approach to running the restaurants, delivering a unique experience for our guests and an operational and financial model that really works we invite you to join us!


Quality lives, quality businesses and quality partners…­­­

Why do so many ambitious people consider becoming a MacKenzie River Pizza Franchisee?  Because the concept is rock solid, delivers industry leading margins, appeals to a broad range of guests, and features a creative menu that offers something to suit just about everyone’s taste. With multiple day-parts, multiple revenue streams, and multiple unit ownership options, our franchise program has consistently exceeded our franchisee’s expectations.

It’s backed by the depth of our experience and the many years we’ve dedicated to developing and managing restaurants. From guidance throughout the site selection and development process, to training on our procedures and systems, we are passionate about delivering the services, support and knowledge needed. We offer the advantage of an established operating system, a quality of life approach to the running restaurants, a unique experience for our patrons and an operational and financial model that really works.



Submit the online Inquiry form below. After reviewing your information, we will contact you to discuss whether you qualify and, if so, further review the next phase of the process.


There is more to becoming part of the GRG family or a franchisee than being able to meet certain financial requirements.  In our phone interview, we will review your inquiry, discuss your goals and share a little of our vision.  We also discuss our process in depth including the required financial documents and the sharing of our Franchise Disclosure Document.  This FDD will help you to understand our organization and the opportunities we offer.


This is your opportunity to understand and find out what it is like to be a MacKenzie River Pizza franchisee and decide if Glacier Restaurant Group is the right franchisor for you.  You will have the opportunity to work in our restaurants and get a feel for our unique culture and offerings.  This will also allow you the opportunity to meet members of our executive team and various support staff.  Furthermore, this will allow us to evaluate your vigor for becoming a MacKenzie River Franchisee.  We are looking for candidates that share our values and are committed to our standards.


If you have been approved to continue the process, you enter into a franchise agreement and officially become a MacKenzie River Franchisee.  Your initial franchisee fee puts you in possession of very valuable assets and then it’s time to  roll up our sleeves and help you get your restaurant up and running


Every situation is unique and we will work with you in reviewing your proposed site, demographics, placement and specific characteristics of the trade area.


Glacier Restaurant Group offers an extensive hands-on training program that includes both classroom and in-restaurant learning.  By the end of training, you and your management team will be fully immersed in the MacKenzie River Pizza brand culture, standards and operational procedures.


Our project management team will be able assist as you work with your architect on site plans.  In addition, the team is available to offer advice in the bidding process and provide products and services from designated and approved suppliers whose items meet our standard and specifications.


Our support team will assist with your restaurant’s opening.  This cross functional support will include (but is not limited to) marketing, operations, training, IT and purchasing to ensure your opening is a success.

More questions? Take a look at our FAQ

Franchise Inquiry Form

Upon receipt you will be contacted by a representative of Glacier Restaurant Group. If you have any questions while completing this form, please call 1 (866) 601-4474 to speak to someone on our franchising team.

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This information is not intended as an offer to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to buy, a franchise. It is for information purposes only. If you are a resident of a U.S. state or a country that regulates the offer and sale of franchises, are receiving this message in one of those states or countries, or intend to operate a franchise in any of those states or countries, we will not offer you a franchise unless and until we have complied with any applicable pre-sale registration and/or disclosure requirements in the applicable jurisdiction. Our website has not been reviewed or approved by any other federal or state governmental or regulatory agency (domestic or international).


Residents of NY: This information is not an offering of a franchise. In New York (USA), an offering of a franchise can only be made by a prospectus that has been previously filed and registered with the Department of Law of the State of New York. The application for registration of an offering prospectus or the acceptance and filing thereof by the Department of Law as required by the New York law does not constitute approval of the offering or the sale of such franchise by the Department of Law or the attorney general of New York.


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