CiCi's Pizza
#227

Initial Investment

LOW: $488,692
HIGH: $757,978

Change in Units

-4.3% -19 UNITS (1 Year)
-9.7% -43 UNITS (3 Years)

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Company Profile

Founded

1985

Franchising Since

1987 (29 Years)

Corporate Address

1080 W. Bethel Rd. Coppell, TX 75019

CEO

Darin Harris

Parent Company

CiCi Enterprises Inc.

About CiCi's Pizza

Joe Croce opened the first CiCi's Pizza restaurant in Plano, Texas, in 1985. CiCi's locations offer an all-you-can-eat buffet stocked with pizza, pasta, salads and desserts.

The company, which began franchising in 1987, has restaurants in 34 states.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$488,692 - $757,978

Net-worth Requirement

$750,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$250,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$15,000 - $30,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

4-6%

Ad Royalty Fee

5%

Financing Options

CiCi's Pizza has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory

Veteran Incentives


Franchise fee waived

Franchise 500® Rank History

Highest Rank: 67

Lowest Rank: 269

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: 8 weeks

Additional Training: Additional training

Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Security
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Slicks
Regional Media
National Media

Absentee Ownership Allowed

Number of employees required to run: 25

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Updated: October 1st, 2015

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