Squisito Pizza & Pasta

The Squisito Pizza & Pasta franchise serves authentic Italian cuisine ranging from pastas, pizzas, and salads. The pizza brand also has various specials, such as Monday pizza day, Tuesday pasta, and family meals. Squisito Pizza & Pasta was founded in 1998 and began awarding franchises in 2008. Since that time, the pizza brand has expanded to several locations across the U.S. Not only can you serve authentic, quality Italian food to the public but your pizza franchise can be a great place for the community to come together. The ideal franchisee is looking to be committed to the business and is passionate about great customer service. Your initial investment is between $264,600 - $800,000. 

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Squisito Pizza & Pasta


Squisito Pizza & Pasta Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2024


One of the most popular foods in America is pizza. Millions of Americans eat the delectable dinner item at least once a week. If you are looking to invest in an authentic Italian restaurant franchise that offers made-to-order pizza, pasta, salads, and more, consider Squisito Pizza & Pasta. A great way that you as a franchisee can attract customers is with specials, such as family meals, Monday pizza day, and Tuesday pasta day. The pizza franchise was founded in 1998 and began franchising in 2008. Since that time, the Squisito Pizza & Pasta franchise expanded to several locations across the U.S. Not only can you serve authentic, quality Italian food to the public but you can provide them a great place to come together. The ideal franchisee is looking to be committed to the business and is passionate about great customer service. You will also receive great support and training.
In terms of support and training, you can expect an initial training program that includes on-the-job and classroom instruction. During this program, you will learn everything you need to know about running the business properly. You will also get marketing tools, site selection assistance, grand opening assistance, and ongoing support for the entirety of your time with the franchise. You will also appreciative that the franchise will provide you with an exclusive territory, which decreases your competition in the area. You will also enjoy the flexibility that comes with passive franchise ownership. Your initial investment is between $264,600 - $800,000. The pizza franchise offers third-party franchising options to help you open your dream business. 

Company Details

Founded: 1998
First franchise: 2008 
Headquarters: Annapolis, MD 
International: No
Canada: No
B2B: No
Passive: Yes
Exclusive territory: Yes
Mobile unit/home-based: No

Support and Training Offered By Squisito Pizza & Pasta

In terms of support and training, you can expect an initial training program that includes on-the-job and classroom instruction. During this program, you will learn everything you need to know about running the business properly. You will also get marketing tools, site selection assistance, grand opening assistance, and ongoing support for the entirety of your time with the franchise. 

2024 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Squisito Pizza & Pasta Franchise.

What does a Squisito Pizza & Pasta Franchise Cost?

Squisito Pizza & Pasta franchise fees for 2024:

Cash Requirement: $150,000 - $250,000
Initial Franchise Fee: $35,000
Net Worth Requirement; $350,000 - $5,000,000
Royalty Fee: 6%
Initial Franchise Fee: $35,000
Initial Investment: $264,600 - $800,000

Is Squisito Pizza & Pasta a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

Yes. Squisito Pizza & Pasta is a semi absentee franchise and allows passive ownership. A semi-absentee franchise is a business you could start and run while still maintaining a job or other obligation.

Is Squisito Pizza & Pasta a Home Based franchise?

No. Squisito Pizza & Pasta is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Squisito Pizza & Pasta Franchise Owners Make?

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

Is Squisito Pizza & Pasta Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. Squisito Pizza & Pasta franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Squisito Pizza & Pasta Looking for International franchisees?

No. Squisito Pizza & Pasta franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Where can I see Squisito Pizza & Pasta's FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document)?

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Additional Information

Additional Categories

Food & Restaurants

Number of Units Open


Cash Required

$100,000 - $250,000

Passive Franchise


Home Based Franchise


Item 19 Franchise




Franchise Opportunities in Canada


International Franchise Opportunities


Squisito Pizza & Pasta Franchises for Sale

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