Straw Hat Pizza

The Straw Hat Pizza franchise was founded in 1959 and has been franchising since 1969. The California-based company sets itself apart from other pizza franchises by preparing their food using only premium grade meats
and using locally grown fresh produce source as close as possible to its locations. Their ideal candidate has restaurant experience, but it is not required. The franchise owner just has to be a good ambassador for the brand and strives to be the entrainment hub for the communities that they are serving. The brand strives to cultivate a positive, "can do" corporate culture where employees optimize the customer experience. 

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Straw Hat Pizza Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2022

Background

You really can't go wrong with opening a pizza shop! The shop is a place that offers great food and a fun meeting gerund for the community to come together. Investing in the Straw Hat Pizza franchise allows you to do just that. The California-based, award-winning franchise was founded in 1959 and stated franchising in 1969. Since then,, the brand has grown to 27 locations across the U.S. This is an attractive opportunity for prospective franchise owners because no prior restaurant experience is necessary; it provides them with multiple revenue streams, including online ordering, alcohol, catering, food truck, and more; and low royalty and marketing fees. In terms of support and training, the franchise owner receives three weeks of hands-on training and assistance with marketing strategies, social media, and more.
When your location opens, the franchise will send help to train your staff, set up your location, and stay with you during your opening week. The support is ongoing as a field person will regularly see you. You can also set up an appointment with someone if you are facing problems. The company sets itself apart from other pizza franchises by preparing their food using only premium grade meats and using locally grown fresh produce source as close as possible to its locations. Addiotnally, their pizza boxes are made with 100% recycled materials. This is a bonus for environmentally conscious customers and franchise owners. If you are looking to serve great pizza and provide a fun place for the community to meet up, then the Straw Hat Pizza franchise could be for you.

Company Details

Headquarters: Dublin, California
Founded: 1959
First Franchise: 1969
International: No
Canada: No
# units: 27 

 

Support and Training Offered By Straw Hat Pizza

The franchise owner can expect three weeks of hands-on training and assistance with marketing strategies, social media, and more. When your location opens, the franchise will send help to train your staff, set up your location, and stay with you during your opening week. The support is ongoing as a field person will regularly see you. You can also set up an appointment with someone if you are facing problems.  

2022 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Straw Hat Pizza Franchise.

What does a Straw Hat Pizza Franchise Cost?

Straw Hat Pizza franchise fees for 2022:

Net Worth Requirement $500,000
Cash Requirement $250,000
Veterans incentive: Yes
Financing Options: Yes
Initial Investment $145,000 - $913,000
Initial franchise fee: $20,000 

Is Straw Hat Pizza a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

Yes. Straw Hat Pizza 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 Straw Hat Pizza a Home Based franchise?

No. Straw Hat Pizza is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Straw Hat Pizza Franchise Owners Make?

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

Does Straw Hat Pizza Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. Straw Hat Pizza franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Is Straw Hat Pizza Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. Straw Hat Pizza franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Straw Hat Pizza Looking for International franchisees?

No. Straw Hat Pizza franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Food & Restaurants

Number of Units Open

20-50 UNITS

Cash Required

More than $250,000

Passive Franchise

Yes

Home Based Franchise

No

Item 19 Franchise

Yes

Veteran Discount

No

B2B

No

Franchise Opportunities in Canada

No

International Franchise Opportunities

No

Straw Hat Pizza Franchises for Sale

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