Villa Italian Kitchen

Pizza, Italian food
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2022 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
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Initial investment
$297K - $894K
Units as of 2017
248 7.8% over 3 years

Company Overview

After coming to America from Naples, Italy, Michele Scotto opened his first pizzeria in 1964 next door to the Ed Sullivan Theater on Broadway. Franchising of Villa Enterprises began in 1999, with stores designed to operate in high-traffic locations such as malls, airports, sports arenas, universities and casinos.

About Villa Italian Kitchen

Industry
Food
Related Categories
Pizza, Italian Food
Founded
1964
Leadership
Anthony Scotto, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1999 (23 years)
# of employees at HQ
98
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees worldwide.

This company is seeking new franchisees in the following US states:

# of Units
248 (as of 2017)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
25 Washington St.
Morristown, NJ 07960

Information for Franchisees

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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 - $35,000
Initial Investment
$296,950 - $894,000
Net Worth Requirement
$250,000 - $300,000
Cash Requirement
$100,000 - $250,000
Veteran Incentives
20% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
6%
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes
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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
Villa Italian Kitchen has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, 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
133 hours
Classroom Training
6-12 hours
Additional Training
At corporate locations
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Marketing Support
Marketing Planning & Support
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing

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?
No
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Updated: February 8th, 2021