How to Start Pizza Factory Franchise

Pizza Factory franchise is all about pizza. Pizza originated in Italy but many Americans love to eat pizza and this is one business that definitely has a wide range of market.

Pizza factory is one business that offers franchising and if you are thinking of changing gear regarding your source of income this is definitely a must try.

Pizza factory was started by partners Dan Wheeler and Ron Willey in Oakhusrt, California in the year 1979 and started franchising in 1985. Pizza factory prides itself with their reputation for quality pizzas, the simplicity of their concept and median cost of operation. They serve their guests with the finest pizza with the freshest ingredients. Through the years several more Pizza factory outlets were added. Added feather to their cap is the fact that there are now over 140 outlets/restaurants in ten western states. Pizza Factory has the flexibility of three restaurant sizes that has enabled them to accommodate any location.

Pizza Factory Franchise includes training and marketing. Training includes a 325 hour training program at a Pizza factory training facility, hands-on experience and on going field operations support and marketing services. Marketing includes print and electronic media advertising, POP materials designed to encourage sales and marketing services support for customized planning and implementation. Equipment leasing is available for qualified franchisee.

Pizza Factory franchise has three franchise options to choose from: The Express Unit, The Mid Size Unit and The Full Size Unit.

The Express Unit:

This type of Pizza Factory Express franchise is an affordable option for locations such as grocery stores, malls, resorts, mini marts, sports complexes and amusement parks. Pizza Factory Express is strictly takeout and delivery kind of service. This option offers the advantage of a lower start-up capital and requires minimal space, about 200 to 999 sq. ft. only.

Franchise and equipment fees are lower. Franchise Agreement: $20,000, Royalty Fee: 5%, Advertising Fund 2%. Equipment Package: $25,000 to $90,000, Miscellaneous Costs: $3,200 – 3,900 and Operating Inventory: $6,000.

The Mid Size Unit:

Mid Size units are mostly located inside the shopping malls, strip centers and free standing pads. Space requirement is about 1000 – 1500 sq. ft. Mid Size Units are large enough to accommodate birth parties, sports teams and other events.

Franchise and equipment fees are: Franchise Agreement: $20,000, Royalty Fee: 5% Advertising Fund: 2%. Equipment Package: $50,000 - $110,000, Miscellaneous Costs: 3,200 - $3,900 ND Operating Inventory: $6,000 - $10,000.

Full Size Units:

Full Size Units space required size units are over 1,500 sq. ft. This option is designed for larger sites location that can accommodate teams, parties and community groups. Other Full Size Units offer banquet rooms, patios or large game rooms.

Franchise and equipment fees are: Franchise agreement $20,000, Royalty Fee: 5%, Advertising Fund: 2%, Equipment Package: $65,000 - $215,000, Miscellaneous Costs: $ 10,000 - $12,000 And Operating Inventory: $6,000 - $10,000.


  • Rajesh Arora said on April 8, 2012
    I want to setup this business in Mumbai, If i get the detailed information about the capital so i can think forward. Please let me know how much money is required to start this business
  • Naina Joshi said on December 4, 2012
    I want to setup this business in CHAKAN MIDC area. If i get the detailed information about the capital So I can think ahead. Please let me know the same.
  • Bhupinder singh dhillon said on March 19, 2013
    i want to start this business in punjab , sangrur district so plz tell me full details . thanks
  • dhruv said on March 26, 2013
    I want to setup business in ahemdabad, gujrat. if I get the detailed information about pizza franchise. My contact no:8866450040. I hope u will give reply fast.
  • Louie Lazar said on November 26, 2013
    I want to start pizza factory business either Michigan or Toronto Canada , please let me know if it's possible and what's the requirements and how much cash liquid do I need . Can u please reply because am looking for a franchise opportunity ASAP .thx,
  • Jatin Babbar said on December 12, 2013
    Hi, I would like to start a Manufacturing unit of Pizza Base, Sausec, Pasta, Spegetti, and other Italian food stuff. Pls Let me know the details for Start the same and also area of manuf. unit, machineries and how much funds required....... Note: Unit will be establish in one of the NCR Region (Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida or Faridabad etc.) Thanks Waiting for Reply, Jatin Babbar, Mobile No:9958869176
  • Sarojinee Luttoo said on February 12, 2014
    I want to setup this business in Maharashtra in a good local, If i get the detailed information about the capital so i can think forward. Please let me know all the requirement equipments needed start this business, it would be grateful to you. Thanks
  • Robina said on February 23, 2014
    Hi, I would like to start a manufacturing unit of pizza base. Please let me know the details how I can start this business , unit, machineries and how much it will cost .... I live in England / Birtish , North west area. Any help would be gratefully received . Thank you very much.
  • Foram Shah said on January 3, 2015
    We would like to open pizza factory franchise in suburbs of Mumbai. please assist us how we can open the franchise and what are the requirements. Awaiting your response


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