Mugshots Grill and Bar opens newest franchise in Florence, Alabama

FLORENCE, AL, November 24, 2022 – ( – This end cap store is located in the heart of downtown Florence on the corner of N Court St and W Tuscaloosa St. Mugshots Florence will be offering dine-in/out, take-out , curbside, pickup, catering and delivery services. The menu consists of delicious appetizers, famous burgers, delicious sandwiches, pasta and much more!

“Mugshots Grill and Bar has a reputation for having the ‘best burger in Mississippi’ for over 15 years and we are thrilled to bring such a popular, well-known brand and restaurant to our community here in Florence,” says franchisee Lauren Rand.

Mugshots is known for its famous burgers, sports-loving vibe, full bar offering specials every day of the week, and focus on community. They offer unforgettable experiences, delicious food and southern hospitality in a lively, vibrant atmosphere. They place great emphasis on the quality of their produce, serving 100% certified Angus beef patties, a signature sweet sourdough bun, hand-breaded produce and produce freshly cut daily.

Brink said the taking of mugshots in Florence caused a lot of excitement in the Lauderdale County community. She was overwhelmed with support from across the city as she prepared to open her first-ever Mugshots Grill and Bar.

Mugshots Grill and Bar in Florence is now fully operational 7 days a week. You are at 321 N Court St. in downtown Florence. Stop by to treat yourself to one of their famous burgers, ice cold beers or handcrafted cocktails. You’ll be met with a smile and a warm welcome at the door, and you’ll leave full but wanting more.

Visit the Mugshots Grill and Bar website at to learn more about the business, view the menu, order online, learn about franchising opportunities and more.

About Mugshots Grill and Bar
Ron Savell and his partner met in college and worked side by side at a local restaurant in Hattiesburg, MS. After graduating from college, they boarded a plane to Hawaii. They worked at a local bar in Hawaii and often thought about their future. They dreamed of owning their own restaurant, a place where everyone can enjoy great food and cold drinks in a lively sports atmosphere. On a grand piano and a prayer and with little money, they moved back to Hattiesburg, Mississippi to do just that. Their family and friends came together to work with the two young entrepreneurs to make their dream a reality.

On January 10, 2004, Mugshots Grill and Bar was born. Mugshots originally started out as a small dive bar in Hattiesburg but eventually morphed into a well known family sports grill and bar throughout Mississippi, Alabama, Louisiana and Florida.

preparation for growth

In December 2017, Ron decided to buy the entire company from his partner with a vision of becoming the premier sports grill and sports bar in the south. Ron’s focus was on developing operating systems and infrastructure, building a solid leadership team, and gaining financial traction so he could successfully franchise Mugshots and grow the business at a larger scale.

Since 2017, Ron and his company have been doing just that. Mugshots’ leadership team has spent significant time implementing systems to improve performance and develop a strong business acumen with its employees and franchise groups. “With a new perspective on the Mugshots landscape and much more confidence in our operations, we are now ready to begin Mugshots Franchising 2.0,” says Ron. The company is by no means new to franchising. Mugshots currently has 14 franchise locations with five franchise groups. Four of those five groups have been with Mugshots for over ten years.

Join the franchise that’s always “Havin’ a Good Time!”

Today, Mugshots has a strong foundation of leadership. Operating systems, financial traction and infrastructure. You are ready to put a strong focus on franchising. Having developed an attractive initial investment package and strong unit economics, Mugshots is a great fit for prospective franchisees, whether you have been a franchisee before or are new to the concept. They also offer all of their franchisees a full support team consisting of payroll and human resources, marketing and social media, accounting, training and development, and franchise support. Mugshots firmly believes that success is a team effort!

If you are interested in learning more about franchising with Mugshots, visit their website or contact their Chief Business Officer, Eddie Hall.