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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
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Initial investment
$133K - $566K
Units as of 2020
39 30.0% over 3 years

Company Overview

David Miller opened the first DoubleDave's Pizzaworks location in College Station, Texas, in 1984. The company found its first fans at Texas A&M University in College Station and the University of Texas, Austin, by serving up pizza, stromboli and their signature pepperoni rolls. DoubleDave's locations also have a salad bar and all-you-can eat lunch buffet.

About DoubleDave's Pizzaworks

Industry
Food
Founded
1984
Parent Company
DoubleDave's Pizzaworks Systems Inc.
Leadership
Chuck Thorp, President/CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1995 (26 years)
# of employees at HQ
8
# of Units
39 (as of 2020)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
14823 Fitzhugh Rd.
Austin, TX 78736

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a DoubleDave's Pizzaworks franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee
$15,000 - $25,000
Initial Investment
$132,500 - $565,500
Net Worth Requirement
$250,000 - $750,000
Cash Requirement
$75,000 - $200,000
Veteran Incentives
$5,000 off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
5%
Ad Royalty Fee
1%
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

Third Party Financing
DoubleDave's Pizzaworks has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training
100 hours
Classroom Training
61 hours
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Meetings & Conventions
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
Regional Advertising
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing
Loyalty Program/App

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
15
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Updated: February 8th, 2021