These are the steps you can expect in the application process!


When you contact us, we will get back to you within 1-2 business days. Then, if we’re both keen to get to know each other further, we will invite you to apply for a Franchise!


Submit your form and we will review your application. If you meet our criteria, we will then arrange a mutually suitable time for a first meeting.

Video Interview

This is your chance to meet the team and discover exactly what’s involved in owning your own Crust store. From here, we will discuss, review and assess the fit of the Franchisee Partnership. We’re all about teamwork.


Spend 2 days getting to know Crust. This is where you can really see if this is the right business for you.

Business Plan

Dot the I’s and cross the T’s on making it happen, with a full business plan that shows you the ins and outs.


Here’s where we weigh everything up.


Here’s where we do our final checks.


This is the stage where we give you Formal Franchisee Approval before you set up shop, so you have the full support of the RFG business.

the decision

Taking into account your application, interviews and our assessment, we now make a final decision on whether to offer you this franchise opportunity and whether or not we go to the next step.

academy training

We send you off to Crust’s School, learning about our system for successfully operating your local Crust.

store build

This is where it gets really exciting, watching your dream come together.


You’ve been frothing for the opportunity to create the perfect business, and your Crust store is ready to roll.

Your click below is your first step to becoming Crust-worthy.