Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza

Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza

Take-and-bake pizza
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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
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Initial investment
$287K - $524K
Units as of 2020
1,318 14.7% over 3 years

Company Overview

Hillsboro, Oregon-based pizza chain Papa Aldo's and Petaluma, California-based chain Murphy's Pizza were both acquired by Terry Collins, who merged them into one brand in 1995: Papa Murphy's. Papa Murphy's stores make pizzas for customers to take home and bake themselves. Side items such as cookie dough, cheesy bread and salads are also offered.

About Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza

Industry
Food
Related Categories
Pizza
Founded
1981
Leadership
Eric Lefebvre, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1982 (39 years)
# of employees at HQ
120
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees in the following US states: Arkansas, Arizona, California, Florida, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia

This company is seeking new franchisees in the following international regions: Middle East, Canada

# of Units
1,318 (as of 2020)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
8000 N.E. Parkway Dr., #350
Vancouver, WA 98662

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake 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
$25,000
Initial Investment
$286,919 - $524,205
Net Worth Requirement
$350,000
Cash Requirement
$125,000
Veteran Incentives
Reduced royalty fee for first three years
Royalty Fee
5%
Ad Royalty Fee
2%
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
Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: startup costs, equipment, inventory

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
200 hours
Classroom Training
43 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
Marketing Planning & Support
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
10
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Ranked #128

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Ranked #14 in Pizza

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Updated: February 8th, 2021