Pizza Hut

The Pizza Hut franchise is a leading American restaurant chain. Though pizza is unsurprisingly the most ordered food item on the menu, the company's menu also features a wide selection of items, including: pasta, wings, sides, desserts, drinks, and calzones. Customers love Pizza Hut’s reliable quality and prices, and the brand has established quite a reputation for itself as a result. Pizza Hut has two main restaurant designs: original dine-in locations and storefronts that offer only delivery and carryout items. Additionally, many of the dine-in restaurants offer all-you-can-eat lunchtime buffets. Becoming a franchisee in this system can change your life. 

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Pizza Hut Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2022


Pizza Hut selects franchisees who have a solid restaurant or retail management experience. The company's franchise Owners must commit to opening at least two locations and ideally have eyes to open at least five Pizza Huts in as many years. The franchisees who are selected will complete a training program in Dallas, Texas for over two months. Currently, Pizza Hut has a particular focus on building and growing franchises in New York, Massachusetts, Washington D.C., Rhode Island, and New Hampshire. In the beginning, Frank and Dan Carney founded Pizza Hut in Wichita, Kansas in 1958. Since this time, Pizza Hut has grown exponentially around the world. The restaurant chain now has over 6,000 restaurants in the United States, plus another 5000-something abroad in nearly 100 other countries. 

Pizza Hut might not be your only thing, but it just might be the very thing that makes the rest of your thing possible. Pizza Hut's training, recognition, and continued education and development programs can unlock your potential as an effective leader. Additionally, there’s nothing cookie cutter about our pizza or our people. The company works as a team to create an environment where everyone can be their best, make lifelong friends, and have a whole lot of fun in the process. As a franchisee, you have great location options. From airports to campuses and everywhere in between, our licensing program allows you to reach customers in a wide variety of unique locations. Whether your customers are hungry for delivery, carryout, or the dine-in experience, the company's traditional locations offer an assortment of ways for people to enjoy their favorites.


Company Details

Canada: Yes
International: Yes

Support and Training Offered By Pizza Hut

The company offers On-The-Job Training that lasts 8-12 weeks. 

2022 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Pizza Hut Franchise.

What does a Pizza Hut Franchise Cost?

Pizza Hut franchise fees for 2022:

Initial investments: $302,000 - $2,185,500
Net-worth Requirement: $700,000
Liquid Cash Requirement: $350,000
Initial Franchise Fee: $25,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 6%
Ad Royalty Fee: 4.25%


Is Pizza Hut a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. Pizza Hut is not a semi absentee franchise. The owner of the franchise (the franchisee) is expected to be involved in all aspects of day-to-day operations.

Is Pizza Hut a Home Based franchise?

No. Pizza Hut is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Pizza Hut Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much Pizza Hut franchisees make. Pizza Hut offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Is Pizza Hut Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

Yes. Pizza Hut franchise is looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Pizza Hut Looking for International franchisees?

Yes. Pizza Hut franchise is looking for International franchisees.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Food & Restaurants

Number of Units Open

100+ UNITS

Cash Required

More than $250,000

Passive Franchise


Home Based Franchise


Item 19 Franchise




Franchise Opportunities in Canada


International Franchise Opportunities


Pizza Hut Franchises for Sale

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