Pizza Factory Inc.

Pizza Factory Inc.

Pizza Factory Inc.
#480

Initial Investment

LOW: $151,000
HIGH: $568,500

Change in Units

0.0% 0 UNITS (1 Year)
+3.7% +4 UNITS (3 Years)

Promoted Opportunities

Company Profile

Founded

1979

Franchising Since

1985 (31 Years)

Corporate Address

49430 Rd. 426, P.O. Box 989 Oakhurst, CA 93644

CEO

Mary Jane Riva

Parent Company

Pizza Factory, Inc.

About Pizza Factory Inc.

Founded in 1979, Oakhurst, California-based Pizza Factory prepares pizzas, pasta, calzones and other favorites for its customers throughout the western United States and China.
When Danny and Carol Wheeler opened the first restaurant near Yosemite National Park, it was called Danny's Red Devil Pizza. A name change and a few years later, the first franchise was opened with the help of Ron and Joyce Willey.
Current president/CEO Mary Jane Riva purchased the Pizza Factory franchise in 2012.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$151,000 - $568,500

Net-worth Requirement

$250,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$90,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$25,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

5%

Ad Royalty Fee

2%

Financing Options

Veteran Incentives


25% off franchise fee

Franchise 500® Rank History

Highest Rank: 226

Lowest Rank: 495

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the following regions/states:
See List

Operations & Franchisor Support

Additional Training: At training store

Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Internet
Security
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Ad Slicks
Regional Media
National Media

Absentee Ownership Allowed

Number of employees required to run: 8 - 10

Related Franchises

Related Articles

Why Chipotle Is Closed for Lunch Today

Why Chipotle Is Closed for Lunch Today

Franchisees are supposed to use the time to go over new food safety procedures after multiple E. coli cases.
Lindsay Friedman
How These 2 In-N-Out Burger Employees Climbed the Ladder to Become Franchisees

How These 2 In-N-Out Burger Employees Climbed the Ladder to Become Franchisees

Where to find your next great franchisees? They might just be working at your local grease joint.
How This Second-Generation Franchisee Is Doing Things Her Way

How This Second-Generation Franchisee Is Doing Things Her Way

Alex Chambers began her UPS career working in her father's store, but now she's in charge.
Carly Okyle
Taco Bell's New Mystery Item: What Could It Be?

Taco Bell's New Mystery Item: What Could It Be?

As speculation grows ahead of the chain's Super Bowl reveal, here are a few possibilities of what it might be.
Lindsay Friedman
Kick Off Your Super Bowl Sunday Party With These 9 Pizza Promotions

Kick Off Your Super Bowl Sunday Party With These 9 Pizza Promotions

As the industry's biggest day of the year, franchises are bringing their 'A' game.
Lindsay Friedman

Disclaimer

The Franchise 500 is not intended to endorse, advertise, or recommend any particular franchise. It is solely a research tool you can use to compare franchise operations. Entrepreneur stresses that you should always conduct your own independent investigation before investing money in a franchise.

Updated: October 12th, 2015

Reprints & Licensing
Update Your Listing
Submit New Listing

Regions/States List

More Franchise Rankings

Top Low-Cost Franchises

87 franchises for under $50,000

Top Homebased/Mobile Franchises

These 100 businesses can be managed from home

Fastest-Growing Franchises

These companies have shown rapid unit expansion over the last two years

Top New Franchises

The top 75 companies that began franchising in the last five years

Top Global Franchises

200 North American franchisors seeking international franchisees

For reprints and licensing questions, click here.

Previous Years Rankings

2016 2015 2014 2013 2012