Papa John's Pizza

Papa Johns Better Ingredients
Business Established:
Franchising Since:
Franchised Units:
Company Owned Units:
Start-up Cost:
Total Investment:
$200,000 to $300,000
Veteran Hired Since 2011:
Veteran Owned Units:
Special Incentives
Food: Pizza
Food: Restaurants
Food: Sports Pubs/Wings
VetFran Incentive

Papa John's offers qualified veterans: $0 FRANCHISE FEE, free set of ovens, and reduced royalties for four years.**

Papa John's Pizza
Papa Johns Better Pizza

Papa John’s is the world’s third largest pizza delivery company with more than 4,700 restaurants worldwide.  Our founder, “Papa” John Schnatter is still actively involved in all facets of the business and is passionate about our quality positioning of “Better Ingredients.  Better Pizza.”  His high level of commitment to our brand and products result in Papa John’s being recognized as the quality leader in the pizza category.

Now is the time to join a winning team with over 4,700 restaurants worldwide:

  • First in customer satisfaction rating among pizza chains for 13 out of the last 15 years according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI)
  • First in the industry to reach more than 50% total digital sales
  • Ranked #10 in Entrepreneur magazine’s Top 200 Global Franchises
  • High sales to investment ratio
  • Industry leading incentives**
    • No Franchise Fee ($25,000 savings)
    • Free set of ovens for each store
    • Reduced Royalties over 4 years as follows:
      • First 12 months – 1% royalty
      • Second 12 months – 2.0% royalty
      • Third 12 months – 3.0% royalty
      • Fourth 12 months – 4.0% royalty
      • After 4 years – Standard 5.0% rate
    • $3,000 Food Credit (when applicable) Proven, simple and streamlined operating system
  • World class support every step of the way to make it easier to run your business
  • Proven franchise model with excellent profit potential
  • Dynamic, growing concept with plenty of opportunities for franchisees to grow with us

For more information about joining the Papa John’s team, please visit our website at

*Estimated costs for typical in-line location.  Atypical features of a location may raise these costs.  Certain restrictions apply.

** All benefits, discounts and payments subject to Papa John’s 2015 US Development Incentive Program.


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