our story

What happens when 13 eccentric people want to break the rules and redefine the traditional wing and pizza category? 

A bold, energetic, and eclectic restaurant concept is born!

Guidepost 13 provides a unique experience where guests can order oven-grilled chicken wings, tenders, and flatbreads — never fried and enjoyed at one’s own pace. The cutting edge cooking procedures at Guidepost 13 ensure a truly customized time-responsive dining experience for each guest. Adventurers and wing enthusiasts alike are invited to check out the new restaurant on the block, all while marching to the beat of a different drum.

It’s “quick craft casual”. It’s GP13!


why gp13?

The team behind Guidepost 13 has over 35 years in the traditional wing and sports grill industry. They have grown the Native Grill & Wings system to 40 locations nationally and are excited to pioneer a new “quick craft casual” experience. So, why GP13?

  • Bold flavors
  • Healthy, uncompromised food
  • Great tasting oven-grilled wings, tenders, flatbreads, and veggies
  • Exceptional guest experience
  • Self-serve beer and cider taps
  • Daily connection between the GP13 team and the community


  • Innovative menu design and product development
  • Progressive training support with a customer “learning management system”
  • Dedicated hands-on field support
  • Site selection, construction, pre-opening, and ongoing assistance
  • Innovative social media, regional, and unit level marketing systems and programs


  • Franchise fee: $25,000 each location
  • Royalty fee: 5% of gross sales
  • National advertising fee: 1% of gross sales
  • Agreement terms: 10 year with (2) 5-year renewals
  • Prototypical unit size: 2500 sq. ft.
  • Investment range: $450,000 – $700,000
  • Collective net worth of at least $600,00, with liquid assets greater than $300,000
  • Seeking area developers and multi-unit owners

site guidelines

  • Standard footprint: 1800 – 2500 sq. ft.
  • End cap
  • In-line
  • Conversion
  • Joint concept tenant
  • Optional patios
  • Superior visibility of building and signage
  • Strong retail synergy

Franchise Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in opportunities to become a Franchisee of Guidepost 13. After completion of this initial Inquiry Form, our Franchise Development staff may contact you to discuss the Guidepost 13 franchise opportunity, availability of your desired territory, and to learn more of your qualifications. And those that meet pre-qualification criteria, will be sent our formal franchise application.