This is one inspiring video that will surely warm your heart. Although success is never guaranteed, stories like this validate that the franchise model does work. I’d never heard of Mellow Mushroom before and I promise to look into this unique pizza (and beer!) franchise opportunity where every restaurant has a different vibe. But for now, this is all about Marc Kieffer, a Charlotte (North Carolina) man who spent months out of work at the peak of the recession, and his inspiring franchise success story.