Pizza is one of the most popular food options in the U.S. Millions of Americans eat it at least once a week. A pizza franchise to consider is Pizza Ranch. The brand was founded by Adrie Groeneweg in 1981. Since it began franchising three years later in 1984, Pizza Ranch has expanded to more than 210 locations across over a dozen states in the U.S. The ideal franchisee should have business experience and know-how (restaurant background preferred, but not required); enthusiasm, people skills, and high energy; ability to follow a system; and values alignment. In terms of the initial investment, it ranges between $1.2. million - $4 million, which includes a one-time initial franchise fee of $30,000. Qualified candidates have a net worth of $1M and at least $400,000 in cash and other liquid assets. Royalty fees are 4%.
You can expect an initial training program that consists of on-the-job and classroom instruction. During this time, you will learn about hiring, marketing and advertising, food prep, and more. You will also be assisted with social media and be assisted with site selection and grand opening. Support and training are ongoing. In addition to being provided with a proven system, franchise owners benefit from being able to give back to the community. To keep families coming back for more, franchise owners can add the FunZone Arcade to their restaurants. According to data, 60% of customers want to visit a restaurant with an added form of entertainment. Not only can this boost revenue, but it can also increase customer loyalty to your business.