Captain Tony's Pizza & Pasta Emporium

Captain Tony's Pizza & Pasta Emporium

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Initial Investment

LOW: $197,550
HIGH: $389,800

Change in Units

0.0% 0 UNITS (1 Year)
-12.5% -1 UNITS (3 Years)

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Company Profile

Founded

1972

Franchising Since

1985 (31 Years)

Corporate Address

1742 S. Woodland Blvd., #440 Deland, FL 32720

CEO

Michael J. Martella

About Captain Tony's Pizza & Pasta Emporium

Michael J. Martella always believed his father's pizza was the best in the world. When the elder Martella, Antonio, opened the first Captain Tony's Pizza & Pasta Emporium in 1972, everyone in the family pitched in. When Michael graduated from college and began a career as a stockbroker, the pizzas he tried as he traveled around the country just didn't measure up to his father's.

Realizing they had a superior product and concept, Michael tried to convince his father to expand the company, but Antonio wasn't interested. In 1987, Michael founded Captain Tony's Inc. and began franchising the restaurant.

Each Captain Tony�s location serves a variety of entrre and dessert pizzas, submarine sandwiches, pastas and salads. The franchise has restaurants in Great Britain as well as the United States.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$197,550 - $389,800

Net-worth Requirement

$250,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$100,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$10,000 - $20,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

to 4.5%

Financing Options

Captain Tony's Pizza & Pasta Emporium has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
equipment

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and in the following regions/states: See List

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training at headquarters: 3-5 weeks

Ongoing Support
Toll-Free Line
Internet

Absentee Ownership Allowed

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Updated: June 13th, 2016

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