Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom

Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom

Pizza, pasta, burgers, salads, craft beer
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Units as of 2019
109 Previous years N/A
9.0%
2021 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Ranked #299 last year
Initial investment
$1.4M - $2.2M

Company Overview

About Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom

Industry
Food
Founded
1976
Parent Company
Craftworks Holdings
Leadership
Hazem Ouf, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2000 (21 years)
# of employees at HQ
130
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

# of Units
109 (as of 2019)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
8001 Arista Pl., #500
Broomfield, CO 80021

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom 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
$40,000
Initial Investment
$1,401,500 - $2,187,000
Net Worth Requirement
$3,000,000
Cash Requirement
$1,000,000
Royalty Fee
4%
Ad Royalty Fee
3%
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
Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom 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
331 hours
Classroom Training
22.5 hours
Ongoing Support
Meetings & Conventions
Grand Opening
Security & Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
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
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Updated: February 8th, 2021
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