Franchise Info

Franchise Info

Go to Franchise Application Form Hi Folks,

My name is Raymond Griffin, founder of the "The Lost Cajun Restaurants®” where we feature southern style home cooking, like Fried catfish, shrimp, and oysters. REAL Louisiana Gumbo, Po-Boys and our signature dessert, Beignets! We are a full service, family friendly restaurant. We provide, in our opinion, the best service in the industry and it is our goal to make all of our guests feel like they are having dinner at a friends house. From our open kitchens to our handmade wooden tables and our New Orleans atmosphere, you will think that you stepped off of the street into a New Orleans bistro!

I am from the little island town of Barataria, Louisiana, just south of New Orleans, Louisiana. I used to own and operate a successful fishing lodge there for 15 years and that's where I learned how to cook authentic Cajun food. My guests kept telling me that the food was so good that I should open a restaurant!

The original Lost Cajun® was founded in October of 2010 in Frisco, Colorado with my late wife Belinda. Then in 2012, my best friend and fishing buddy Jon Espey joined me and we opened The Lost Cajun® in Breckenridge, Colorado. Since then we have grown The Lost Cajun® brand to more than 14 stores nationwide and counting!

Our customers have been driving our growth, with people from all over the country wanting to open a Lost Cajun® restaurant in their hometown. We believe that it is our unique culture and atmosphere, friendly staff, and of course great consistent food that makes us such a popular destination. We offer a unique brand that is not just another sandwich shop, pizza store or another burger joint." It's food that you can taste" not too spicy and full of flavors that you have yet to experience!

Exclusive developmental markets now available in key cities across the United States.

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Why choose
The Lost Cajun® Franchise?

"Let’s Pass a Good Time"

Our concept is simple... great food, great service and a unique atmosphere!

The Lost Cajun® is a family- friendly restaurant that has a loyal customer base. There is little to no competition in most market with systems that are easy and fast to learn. Owning a Lost Cajun® is not just another "Like me" sandwich shop or pizza place, we serve a segment of the market that is not currently addressed.

The Lost Cajun®
Restaurant Origin

Both owners are Cajun Connoisseurs, but one of the owners grew up as a Louisiana native. They brought his Cajun heritage, Cajun recipes, unique atmosphere and culture to Colorado using the New Orleans philosophy... "Let's Pass a Good Time".

The Lost Cajun® Franchise Concept

A unique restaurant offering a one of a kind market opportunity that provokes thoughts of cajun country by offering seafood and gumbos made from Louisiana recipes.
Proven Restaurant Success
14 Nationwide operating locations with multiple stores to open soon

Operationally Sound
Simple operation runs smoothly with a reasonable number of employees and a very manageable workload.

Simple to Learn
Our comprehensive operations manual makes our systems easy to learn.

Adaptable Nationally
Major metropolitan areas and tourist destinations are a great fit for the franchise.

Training, Operational & Marketing Support.

Phase I
The Lost Cajun® will provide franchisees with approximately two full weeks of initial training at the franchisor’s headquarters in Colorado (or a designated franchise location) and will include the following: Administrative, Operational and Sales/Marketing Matters, On the job training including: Cooking, cleaning, inventory control, installing culture, and point of sale training.
Phase II
Several Experienced trainers from The Lost Cajun® will provide on-site training for a period of two weeks to assist the franchisee in the commencement of operations.

The onsite training will begin a week prior to the opening of the restaurant and carry through the grand opening week.
Additional Support
Refresh/Update Training
Visitations From The Lost Cajun® Field Staff
Operational Support
Marketing Support
Purchasing Discounts
Ongoing training on research of new product and business practices

Get Started on Passing a Good Time

The Lost Cajun® has a reasonable investment franchise concept that fits into one of the most traditional franchise segments in the history of the industry.

Restaurant franchises have been successfully replicated and sold through franchising for over fifty years and have dominated the franchise market during much of that time.
The Lost Cajun® concept is set to define the category of Cajun restaurant franchises.
Contact one of The Lost Cajun® Franchise specialists to discover more about the exciting opportunity for the right candidates.
Phone: (970) 485-6123

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