Pizza Factory Inc.
#293 Franchise 500| Pizza, pasta, sandwiches
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Pizza Factory Inc.
Pizza, pasta, sandwiches

About
Founded

1979

Franchising Since

1985 (34 Years)

Corporate Address

49430 Rd. 426, #D
Oakhurst, CA 93644

CEO

Mary Jane Riva

Parent Company

Pizza Factory, Inc.

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$372,000 - $562,000

Net-worth Requirement

$200,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$90,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$30,000 - $30,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

5%

Ad Royalty Fee

3%

Financing Options
Veteran Incentives

25% off franchise fee

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

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

On-The-Job Training:

272 hours

Classroom Training:

23 hours

Additional Training:

At training store

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Number of Employees Required to Run:

8 - 10

Pizza Factory Inc. is ranked #293 in the Franchise 500!
Bio
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.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $372,000 High - $562,000
Units
-3.7%-4 UNITS (1 Year) -4.6%-5 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the following regions/states:
Arizona, California, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Washington
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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Updated: October 1st, 2018