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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
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Initial investment
$249K - $359K
Units as of 2015
109 9.0% over 3 years

Company Overview

Z Pizza was founded in 1986 and began franchising in 1999. The Newport Beach, California-based company has more than 10 units in the United States.

About zpizza

Industry
Food
Related Categories
Pizza
Founded
1986
Leadership
Chris Bright, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1999 (22 years)
# of employees at HQ
8
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

This company is seeking new franchisees worldwide.

# of Units
109 (as of 2015)

Franchisor Information

Social
Facebook, Twitter
Corporate Address
3300 Irvine Ave., #255
Newport Beach, CA 92660

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a zpizza franchise.

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
$30,000
Initial Investment
$249,000 - $359,000
Net Worth Requirement
$500,000
Cash Requirement
$75,000 - $100,000
Royalty Fee
6%
Ad Royalty Fee
3%
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

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

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
2 weeks
Classroom Training
4 weeks
Additional Training
Additional training available
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising

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
15
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Updated: February 8th, 2021