Sam & Louie's
Italian restaurants/pizzerias

About
Founded

1994

Franchising Since

2000 (20 Years)

Corporate Address

2929 N. 204th St., #111
Elkhorn, NB 68022

Leadership

Michael Nolan, CEO

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$327,500 - $468,700

Net-worth Requirement

$350,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$100,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$25,000 - $25,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

5%

Ad Royalty Fee

3%

Financing Options

Sam & Louie's has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Veteran Incentives

50% off franchise fee

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Purchasing Co-ops

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

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

Loyalty program/app

On-The-Job Training:

177 hours

Classroom Training:

29 hours

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Number of Employees Required to Run:

15

Bio
The first Sam & Louie's opened in Omaha, Nebraska, in 1994. The company began franchising in 2000. Each restaurant serves New-York-style pizzas, calzones, pastas, hoagies and salads.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $327,500 High - $468,700
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Units (Locations)

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Updated: October 30th, 2019