Partner with Schnitz

Join our family and become a franchisee

Dedicated to Your Success

With an impressive legacy of over 15 years marked by consistent growth, Schnitz proudly stands as a national brand with a proven and reliable franchise model. Our rock-solid foundations have led to remarkable expansion, catapulting us from 30 restaurants to 73 within the last seven years. As we set our sights on a new chapter of growth, our footprint is rapidly expanding across VIC, Greater Sydney, and South-East QLD.

While our Founder Roman’s original mission of serving real, comforting food that brings joy remains at our core, it is our unwavering dedication to our people and our unparalleled culinary offerings that truly set us apart from the competition. At Schnitz, we are committed to your success, embracing your journey as you embark on an exciting venture with a nationally acclaimed brand.

Our Store Formats

Our stores are designed to cater to different real estate opportunities. Whether on a high street or in a shopping precinct, our Property Team are continuously looking for locations that prioritise accessibility and convenience for our guests.

Counter Front

Up to 90 sgm

Small Format Restaurant

Up to 90-150 sgm

Large Format Restaurant

150+ sgm

We’ve Got Your Back

As a true partnership, we recognise that the success of our franchise partners is the cornerstone of our brand’s achievements. We provide comprehensive support and guidance to ensure that our franchise partners thrive in their businesses.

From training programs to ongoing assistance in operations and marketing, we work hand in hand with our partners to help them reach their full potential. Our franchise partners success is our success, and we are invested in their growth every step of the way.

People Support

At Schnitz, our restaurant teams are more than just employees; they are brand ambassadors embodying our values and commitment to exceptional customer experiences. Whether they are the welcoming faces at the front of the house or the skilled hands in the back of the house, attention to detail and customer-centricity are at the heart of everything they do. We understand the importance of building a strong team, and we’ll assist you in finding and gathering the best talents to create your restaurant family. Rest assured, we are here to offer ongoing support whenever you need it, ensuring your team thrives and your restaurant flourishes.

Research & Development

At Schnitz, we place a strong emphasis on Research & Development to continuously enhance our franchised restaurants’ performance and exceed customer expectations. Our dedicated R&D team is committed to exploring new flavours, refining recipes, and introducing innovative menu items to cater to evolving consumer tastes. We embrace the latest technologies to optimize operational efficiency and provide a seamless customer experience. By staying ahead of market trends and incorporating customer & franchise partner feedback, our R&D efforts ensure that each Schnitz restaurant remains a vibrant and sought-after dining destination.


Training Support

At Schnitz, our comprehensive training program goes beyond mastering the art of crafting the best schnitzels; it equips you to lead and manage your team and restaurant with excellence. During your initial weeks, we’ll be by your side, ensuring a smooth start. But rest assured, our support doesn’t end there. Throughout your journey, our operations team and a dedicated business coach will be there to guide and assist you every step of the way, ensuring you’re never alone in your pursuit of success.


Restaurant Design

Schnitz restaurants offer versatile floor plans tailored to each location, ranging up to 200 square meters, with an intentional focus on the kitchen, occupying approximately 60% of the space. Our meticulously equipped kitchens provide ample storage and preparation areas with efficiency and safety as top priorities. Seating options cater to diverse needs, from shared spaces in food courts to bespoke indoor and alfresco areas, accommodating up to 120 customers. Embracing authenticity and homeliness, our restaurants décor feature natural woods, stones, and a soothing colour palette, complemented by wall graphics and brand messaging, creating a warm and inviting ambiance.

Marketing Support

At Schnitz, we believe in spreading the joy of our delicious, handmade food far and wide. That’s why we provide extensive marketing support on both national and local levels to ensure everyone gets to savour the goodness of traditional, pan-cooked schnitzel. Our comprehensive promotional calendar drives sales and showcases our core products, maximizing cross-selling opportunities and expanding our customer base. Seasonal promotions and exciting new product launches keep the excitement going year-round. Moreover, our loyalty program allows us to engage with our valued customers through personalised offers and direct communications, further nurturing our ever-growing community of schnitzel enthusiasts.


The Schnitz property team has identified key suburbs to support our expansion plans, below is a list of suburbs of interest along with secured sites and restaurant resales.


Suburb of Interest


Suburb of Interest

Interested to know more?

We’re always happy to have a chat as it’s an opportunity to get to know each other better and explore the possibilities.

To start the conversation, please complete the form below, and our team will be in touch.

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