Mountain Mike's Pizza

Mountain Mike's Pizza

Pizza, wings, salad bar, appetizers
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2022 Franchise 500 Rank
#107 Ranked #192 last year
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Initial investment
$336K - $612K
Units as of 2022
257 21.8% over 3 years

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Mountain Mike's Pizza franchise.

Mountain Mike's Pizza is a leading family-style restaurant chain that is known for its delicious pizza. The company was established in 1978, and since then, its mission has been to provide high-quality pizza in a family-oriented environment. 

In over 40 years of operation, the company has enhanced and refined its franchising concept. This has made the company a favorite amongst franchisees. Mountain Mike's Pizza offers a wide variety of pizzas, as well as other dining staples such as sandwiches and chicken wings. Customers are offered the chance to create a customized pizza by choosing various toppings, sauce, and crust types. At Mountain Mike's Pizza, there is even an option for gluten-free crust. Today, Mountain Mike's Pizza's annual sales top more than a million pizzas with over 230 units across Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, and Utah.

Why You May Want to Start a Mountain Mike's Pizza Franchise

The Mountain Mike's Pizza franchisees have a unique market position because of their reputation for delivering a great product in the most efficient of ways. Mountain Mike's Pizza community positioning, value pricing, and proven system have played a huge role in building a loyal family customer base for the pizza company. 

By buying into this franchise, you get a terrific opportunity to tap into the ever-popular pizza business. The company hosts a franchisor system that stimulates franchise system growth and drives local market share. This kind of support is key to enhancing the franchisees' quality of life. Mountain Mike's Pizza understands that franchisees are the backbone of the business. This is why the company is committed to ensuring its franchisees have everything they need to operate their business.

What Might Make a Mountain Mike's Pizza Franchise a Good Choice?

Buying into the Mountain Mike's Pizza franchise sets the agreement at 15 years of operation. Your investment grants you access to proven modern equipment, site selection experts, an updated design concept, and the invaluable experience of professionals who have been involved in the dine-in industry for years.

Franchisees will need to meet Mountain Mike's Pizza set net worth and liquid capital requirements to apply. When investing, you should make sure you are financially ready for an initial investment that will include a franchise fee and other startup fees. You should also be prepared for ongoing fees, including royalty fees, advertising fees, and potential renewal fees.

How Do You Start a Mountain Mike's Pizza Franchise?

To start a Mountain Mike's Pizza, submit a request for consideration form. Upon approval of the request, the franchisor may contact you for an interview. You may then receive and review the Franchise Disclosure Document. After establishing mutual consent, you can pay early expenses and sign the franchise agreement.

Site selection can then begin with the guidance of your Mountain Mike's Pizza development agent. As your project nears completion, you will take part in an extensive training program. As soon as you are done with training and your location is complete, you can open your new Mountain Mike's Pizza!

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Company Overview

About Mountain Mike's Pizza

Industry
Food
Related Categories
Pizza
Founded
1978
Parent Company
Mountain Mike's Pizza LLC
Leadership
Chris L. Britt and Edmond F. St. Geme, Co-CEOs

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1981 (41 years)
# of employees at HQ
29
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

# of Units
257 (as of 2022)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
26 Corporate Plaza, #180
Newport Beach, CA 92660

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Mountain Mike's Pizza 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
$30,000
Initial Investment
$336,300 - $611,600
Net Worth Requirement
$300,000
Cash Requirement
$100,000
Veteran Incentives
50% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
5%
Ad Royalty Fee
3%
Term of Agreement
15 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes
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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
Mountain Mike's Pizza has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

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
32-122 hours
Classroom Training
10-35 hours
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
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
National Media
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
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Updated: February 8th, 2021