Captain Tony's Pizza & Pasta Emporium

At a Glance

Products & Services: Pizza, pasta, subs, wings

Number of Locations: 8

Total Investment: $197.6K - $389.8K

Founded: 1972

Began Franchising: 1985

About Captain Tony's Pizza & Pasta Emporium

Michael J. Martella always believed his father's pizza was the best in the world. When the elder Martella, Antonio, opened the first Captain Tony's Pizza & Pasta Emporium in 1972, everyone in the family pitched in. When Michael graduated from college and began a career as a stockbroker, the pizzas he tried as he traveled around the country just didn't measure up to his father's.

Realizing they had a superior product and concept, Michael tried to convince his father to expand the company, but Antonio wasn't interested. In 1987, Michael founded Captain Tony's Inc. and began franchising the restaurant.

Each Captain Tonyïs location serves a variety of entrre and dessert pizzas, submarine sandwiches, pastas and salads. The franchise has restaurants in Great Britain as well as the United States.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2015 6 0 2 0
2014 6 0 2 0
2013 7 0 2 0
2012 7 0 2 0
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the U.S.,Asia, Canada, Central America, Middle East, Mexico, Philippines, South America, Western Europe.

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $197,550 - $389,800
Franchise Fee: $10,000 - $20,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: to 4.5%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 20 years, renewable
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $200,000
Liquid Cash Available: $80,000

How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: 3-5 weeks.
Ongoing Support: Toll-free phone line, Internet

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