Tom Traina

Tom Traina



Creating Possibilities in the Restaurant Industry

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EatZ & Associates is a National Business Brokering Firm specializing exclusively in the restaurant industry.

With over 28 years of franchise and independent restaurant experience, EatZ & Associates works with both national & local franchises, as well as, established independent restaurants offering you the best new and resale opportunities in the industry.

We are one of the nations largest brokers of existing franchise and independent resale opportunities, representing many franchisors that have corporate units, franchisees, in addition to, individuals with single eating & drinking establishments.

What Sets Us Apart:

We only talk restaurants - that's what we know!

28+ Years of Experience in the Restaurant Industry

17 Years of Experience in Restaurant Operations

12+ Years of Experience Restaurant Brokering/Sales

Strong Relationships with Various Restaurant Lenders

National Database of Prospective Buyers

Over 25,000 Potential Buyers in Our Database

Services Offered:
BUYER SERVICES: Business Selection by Identifying Opportunities that Meet Specific Criteria and Cash Flow Objectives - Schedule Showings - Help Reviewing and Understanding Financial Records - Offer, Terms and Conditions Guidance - Contract Negotiations with Sellers - Landlord Assistance - Assist with Franchisor Approval - Aid with Finding Financing SELLER SERVICES: Selling Price Valuation - Promote Your Business to Our Substantial Database - List your Business on Our Site and Other Top Business Brokering Sites - Advertise Your Business to Our Extensive Partner Network - Market Your Business Across the Internet - Screen, Qualify and Educate Potential Buyers - Contract Negotiations with Buyers - Support Throughout the Closing Process  
Areas Served:
Cook County, IL
Kane County, IL
DuPage County, IL
Lake County, IL
Will County, IL
Our goal at EatZ & Associates is to offer you unsurpassed guidance while looking for the right restaurant opportunity or helping you sell your restaurant. Our staff with countless years of restaurant related experience in operations, brokering & sales is passionate about helping you find the right opportunity or buyer.  
Purdue University Graduate - Restaurant Hotel Management - Subway Franchisee 5 Locations 1987-1991 (4 Years) - Owner/Operator Full Service Restaurant/Bar 1991-2004 (13 Years) - Owner/Operator Fast Casual Restaurant 1998-2000 (2 Years) - Owner/Recruiter National Hospitality Recruiting Company 2004-2010 (6 Years) - Owner/Broker EatZ & Associates 2003 - Present (Currently 12+ Years)  
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Established Businesses For Sale


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High Volume Pizzeria Southwest Sub...



Oak Lawn, IL (Cook County)

Great Corner Spot At Busy Intersection

Serving delicious pizza, pasta, burgers, sandwiches, subs, soups, salads, wings, wraps and more. Everything is prepared freshly daily. Dine-in, take-out, delivery, plus catering. Turn-key. Simple menu and operation. 8,000 names & addresses, plus 5,000 email addresses in their POS System. Licensing agreement only 2.5% or rebrand to your own concept! (Can review POS & Expense Reports plus...

Brand New Fully Equipped Pizzeria...



Fox River Grove, IL (McHenry County)

Bring Your Pizza Concept Here! Three months Free Rent

Unbelievable opportunity to purchase a new pizzeria for less than a quarter of the price to build it out! Fully equipped: double deck conveyor XLT pizza oven, dough mixer, dough sheeter, 3 door pizza prep table, pizza warmers, large walk-in cooler, single door freezer, 2 cash registers, racks, shelving, stainless steel tables, 3 compartment sink and more. Very simple operation - carryout only. ...

Neighborhood Bar & Grill Affluent ...



Lake County, IL

2105 Owner cash flow $132k

Featuring a full bar with 10 beers on tap and a large selection of local craft beers including cask, bottles and cans. Also a small, but full kitchen with 7ft hood, Blodgett pizza oven, 18” grill, 12” flat top, 2 door prep table, 2 door refrigerator, 2 door freezer and more. Currently selling a delicious, yet limited food menu. Cozy interior. Four large screen TV’s to watch your favorite...

Property With Bar, Live Music & Ga...



Wauconda, IL (Lake County)

Keep The Current Concept Or Make It Your Own In This Ideal Location!!

A very unique opportunity. Currently offering bike sales, service & rentals and other outdoor equipment rentals, as well as cold drinks, beer, wine, pizza, sandwiches, plus video poker & slots and live music. Five beers on tap and eight bar stools. Limited food menu - can be converted to a full bar & restaurant. Features a stage set up for local musical artists on Friday nights. Ideal place...

Well Established Pizzeria Affluent...



Highland Park, IL (Lake County)

And Owner Financing Available

Serving the best pizza around for over 30 years! Offering delicious thin crust and double decker pizzas, along with a variety of sides, salads and sandwiches. Plus canned soft drinks. Simple operation – dine in, carryout and delivery. Fully equipped kitchen includes Blodgett 6 deck oven, 19ft hood, 2 fryers, 1 grill, dough mixer, walk-in cooler, 1dr & 2 dr freezer, 5ft pizza prep table, ice...

Very Popular Cupcake Shop & Bakery...



Winnebago County, IL

Price Reduced - Now Asking $70,000

A baking business specializing in delicious cupcakes. Also scrumptious cakes, cookies, brownies, bars, plus other baked confections and tasty treats for all occasions. Boasts over 100 cupcake flavors. Some of their signature flavors: chai latte, pistachio, chocolate chip cookie, almond, espresso brownie, oreo and much more! Full menu includes: cupcakes, birthday cakes, wedding cakes, party...

High Volume Fast Food Restaurant G...



Aurora, IL (DuPage County)

2015 Sales $600k - Owner Financing With $225k Down

Serving classic American food such as homemade gyros, char-broiled burgers, Italian beef & sausage and Chicago style hot dogs & polish. Also chicken, seafood, fresh salads, grilled panni’s, sandwiches and wraps. As well as pastas, tacos, burritos, quesadillas, nachos and more. Ice cream for dessert. Kids menu. Simple operation. Dine-in, carryout and catering. No transfer/royalty/ad fees! ...

High Volume & Well Established Piz...



Cook County, IL

Established 30 Years - Annual Net Sales $1.5MM+

A family pizzeria serving authentic Chicago-style pizza in a warm and inviting atmosphere. Offering delicious thin, signature, stuffed and thick curst pizzas, along with a wide variety of appetizers, fresh salads, toasted sandwiches and homemade pastas plus dessert. Full bar. Beautiful brick fireplace. Fully equipped kitchen. Dine in, carryout and delivery plus catering. Franchise requires...

Gyros, Hot Dog & Burger Joint Nort...



North Aurora, IL (Kane County)

Plus Outside Patio!!

Serving delicious gyros, classic Chicago Style hot dogs & polish, burgers, chicken pitas and more. Also fresh salads and fresh hand cut fries. Fountain drinks, iced tea and milk shakes. Light, bright and spotless interior. Simple operation. Dine-in and carry-out. Fenced in patio. Great corner spot with its own drive thru! Fully equipped kitchen includes 26ft hood, 6ft steam table, 4ft flat...

Well Established Rosati’s Pizzeria...



Lake County, IL

Possible Owner Financing With $75,000 Down

Well-known Chicagoland pizza franchise. Serving delicious Italian food including Chicago style deep dish, thin-crust and double-dough pizzas, along with a variety of pastas, calzones, ribs, chicken, seafood, sandwiches, salads, sides, appetizers and more. House made sauce, beef, dough, and lasagna made on site daily. This location features a Middleby Marshall 6 pan rotating pizza oven, large...

Fast Food Restaurant – Metra Ogilv...



Chicago, IL (Cook County)

RARE Opportunity In Ogilvie Train Station Food Court - A+ Location!

Currently offering salads, paninis, wraps, pita & flatbread sandwiches, soups and more. Rare resale opportunity – sought after location! Keep the current concept or make it your own (the lease is restricted to certain food items - no cooking/no black iron). Perfect opportunity to add your franchise to the other premium franchises in this food court! Prime retail space in the busy food court...

Browns Chicken & Pasta S Suburb – ...



Bridgeview, IL (Cook County)

Price Dropped To $99k - Keep Franchise Or Re-Brand At This Prime Location

Specializing in pump Grade A fried chicken, batter-dipped fresh whole mushrooms, fluffy corn fritters and homemade biscuits. Plus delicious pastas with all the trimmings and authentic Chicago style sandwiches. In addition to the largest side selection in the business which includes baked beans, cole slaw, French fries, mashed potatoes, as well as, corn on the cob, broccoli & cheese, mac &...

Dogs, Beef, Gyros, Italian Beef & ...



Gurnee, IL (Lake County)

Across From Great America!

Serving delicious classic Chicago Style hot dogs, polish, burgers, Italian beef & sausage, gyros and chicken. Offering sandwiches, salads, soups, wings, fresh hand cut fries and more. Kids menu. Fountain drinks, fresh brewed iced tea and shakes. Light, bright and spacious interior. Corner spot with lots of windows. Simple operation. Dine-in, carry-out and catering with their popular party...

High Volume Independent Pizzeria S...



Batavia, IL (Kane County)

Averaging $10k Per Week & No Royalties!!

Serving delicious Italian food including Chicago style deep dish, stuffed and thin crust pizzas, along with a variety of salads, sandwiches, calzones, wings, ribs, fried chicken, shrimp, fish, pasta dinners, sides and desserts. Simple operation - carryout and delivery only. Plus huge catering business. Prime retail space in a beautiful new strip center at a busy intersection in the high...

High Vol National Smoothie Franchi...



Madison, WI (Dane County)

On The U of W Madison Campus - 2015 Sales Up Over 13%!!

Specializing in healthy smoothies made with 100% fruit juice, dairy-free sherbet and nonfat frozen yogurt. Their frosty delights range from all-fruit smoothies to more indulgent creamy treats all derived from nutritious natural ingredients. Also offering fresh squeezed & cold pressed juices, iced & hot teas, as well as, energy bowls & seasonal creations. In addition to kids smoothies and...

Stewarts Express Grill Danbury, CT...



Danbury, CT (Fairfield County)

A classic 1950s style quick-service restaurant famous for its Stewart's Fountain Classics - root beer & hot dogs. Also serving homestyle burgers, delicious sandwiches, garden salads, fries, funnel cakes and more. Plus ” The Worlds Creamiest Fountain Beverages” as well as soft-serve ice cream, milk shakes & floats plus storms. Kids menu too. American décor. Simple operation – counter service. ...

Local Deli Franchise Inside Office...



Oakbrook Terrace, IL (DuPage County)

A highly successful local deli franchise offering a wide selection of fresh breads, hand-sliced meats & cheeses combined with unique ingredients & condiments to create over 50 incredible sandwiches/wraps/bagels for breakfast and lunch along with Chicago-style hotdogs. Plus freshly made chili, soups and salads. As well as coffee, juice, ice tea, fountain drinks and a variety of beverages. Also...

Cold Stone Creamery Farmington, MI...



Farmington, MI (Oakland County)

Using only the finest ingredients, offering freshly made creamy ice cream, yogurt & sorbet blended on a frozen granite stone with endless combinations of fruits, nuts, candy and more. Their proprietary sweet & creamy yogurt comes in low-fat/calorie flavors and includes probiotics. Every creation is made to order available in cups, waffle bowls, cones, shakes and smoothies plus mix & go. And...

Espresso Bar & Cupcake Shop Afflue...



Wilmette, IL (Cook County)

Currently serving a multitude of espresso drinks made with freshly roasted Intelligentsia coffee and a wide variety of delicious gourmet cupcakes. Also available on request, scrumptious cakes and cookies for all occasions. Includes an espresso machine, display counter, singer door cooler, 3 compartment sink, seating and more. No baking equipment on premises, cupcakes and cookies delivered from...

Cold Stone Creamery Elk River, MN ...



Elk River, MN (Sherburne County)

Using only the finest ingredients, offering freshly made creamy ice cream, yogurt & sorbet blended on a frozen granite stone with endless combinations of fruits, nuts, candy and more. Their proprietary sweet & creamy yogurt comes in low-fat/calorie flavors and includes probiotics. Every creation is made to order available in cups, waffle bowls, cones, shakes and smoothies plus mix & go. And...

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