When it comes to fast-causal brands, pizza will also be one of the most popular for Americans. Data shows that millions of Americans eat pizza at least once a week. A pizza franchise to consider investing in is Captain Tony's Pizza & Pasta Emporium. The Captain Tony's franchise sells pizza, spaghetti, Baked Ziti, wings, lasagna, subs, salad, calzones, and more. The pizza brand's first location was opened by Antonio Martella in 1972 in New York. It was a true family business that involved everyone, including Martella's son, Michael. 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 cooking. Since Michael decided to franchise Captain Tony's in 1985 after his cousin and the rest of the family agreed, it has grown to several locations around the U.S. and globally. You can expect an initial investment that ranges between $197,550 - $389,800. Qualified candidates have a net worth of at least $250,000. With an exclusive territory, you have decreased competition.
International Captain Tony's locations are in the U.K. and Dubai. As a franchisee, you have the opportunity to become an integral part of the community. Ideal candidates are committed to customer service and can follow a system. Since you'll be provided with support and training, you don't need prior experience although it would be beneficial. In terms of support and training, you can expect an initial training program that details everything you need to know about running the business.