In the business world, it has long been said that the best opportunities exist in providing necessities, such as food and places to live. This is why food franchises, like Jason's Deli, are considered to be among the best businesses to start. Jason's Deli offers franchise owners a chance to get in on an increasingly popular dining option: the casual gourmet sandwich shop. Customers love this restaurant format because it gives them a quick and easy way to get great food, which in turn means a higher volume of business for franchise owners. Jason's deli also allows owners to get into catering. Through this side of the franchise opportunity, Jason's Deli owners can make large sales to catering clients to bolster their earnings. Best of all, the franchise fee for Jason's Deli is relatively low at just $17,500.