American Restaurant Academy

About Us


Aicha Bascaro, Founder

A 30+ year veteran in the franchise industry with brands like Domino's Pizza, Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen and Olive Garden.  Aicha has run operations and worked in franchise brands at executive levels.  She has also managed franchisee organizations as well as developed her own prototype brand.

Aicha is passionate about ensuring franchisee success and that passion turned what  started as  casual support for franchisees into a formal Franchise Academy.



To provide business leaders with the knowledge, tools and resources to be successful.


Core Values

  • Excellence - Conscientious pursuit of improvement & growth
  • Integrity – Expect honesty and integrity on everything we do
  • Accountability – Hold ourselves and each other accountable for our actions
  • Contribution - Being of service to our clients and community