Pizza is a big business in the U.S. Annually, Americans spend more than $40 billion on pizza. Opening a pizza shop is a recession-proof, feel-good business that makes people happy. If opening a pizza shop interests you, consider the Westside Pizza franchise. The brand's handcrafted pizza is made with fresh ingredients. Westside Pizza strives to live up to its motto: s all about the pizza! The Westside Pizza franchise was founded in 1996 and began franchising a decade later in 2006. Since that time, it has expanded to more than 30 locations across the U.S. In addition to pizza, the brand also sells salads, wings, calzones, and more. Franchisees and customers will appreciate that the brand has gluten free options and provides nutritional information on its website. As a franchisee, you should value great customer serve and provide a quality product to the public. In addition to having gluten-free options, Westside Pizza also has an eating challenge called Death by Pizza. Customers have an hour to finish an 18 inch, 7 pound pizza for a cash prize, and the meal is free its they eat it all. As a franchisee, your revenue streams are with in store- and delivery sales. You will also be provided with support and training.
In terms of support and training, you can expect an initial training program that is broken down into on-the-job and classroom training. You can also expect marketing tools, site selection and grand opening assistance, and ongoing support and training for the rest of your time with the franchise. Your initial investment ranges between $141,650 - $397,750, and the initial franchise fee is expected to be between $20,000 - $25,000.