Russo's New York Pizzeria Franchise


Russo's Restaurants is a national and international franchisor of the fast casual and casual dining brands Russo's New York Pizzeria and Russo's Coal-Fired Italian Kitchen. Based in Houston, Russo's Restaurants are composed of a mix of corporate and franchised locations across Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Tennessee, Florida and Hawaii. Russo's has entered international markets as well, with locations in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates. There are an additional 20-plus units in development both in the United States and internationally. Chef Anthony Russo has created his concepts from years of applying his unique, family recipes featuring New York-style pizza along with a broad variety of handcrafted pasta creations, calzones, salads, sandwiches, soups and desserts, reflecting his commitment to his New York roots where food and family come first.

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The investment required to open a Russo's New York Pizzeria Franchise is between $400,000-$1,500,000. There is an initial franchise fee of $49,500 which grants you the license to run a business under the Russo's New York Pizzeria name.

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    10 years +5

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When did the first Russo's New York Pizzeria open? 1978
When did Russo's New York Pizzeria start Franchising? 1998

Year U.S.A. Canada International Corporate
2008 23 0 0 5

United States: Nationwide

International: Worldwide

Corporate Store, Houston, TX .
8 Week GM & Key Supervisor Training and Certification.

Central Data Processing: At Additional Cost

Field Operation Evaluation: At Additional Cost

Field Training: At Additional Cost
Initial Store Opening

Inventory Control

Regional or National Meetings

800 Telephone Hotline

Average Number of Employees: 10 Full-time, 6 Part-time

Passive Ownership: Allowed, But Discouraged

Business Experience:
No Restaurant experience necessary but helpful Minimum financials are $175K to $400K in investment capital and a $600K to $1.0MM net worth.

Your income potential as a Russo's New York Pizzeria Franchise entrepreneur depends vastly on many factors. As an entrepreneur, the goals to achieve are related to expanding sales while lowering your operation costs and increasing the quality of your products and or services. Each month your operating costs can include royalty fees, mortgage / rent, supplies for products, staffing, utilities, bookwork, stationary and other items. From one month to the next, you may find your costs fluctuate, but your up-front costs are, for the most part, fixed and they will cover most of the initial setup of equipment, signage and renovations.

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Russo's New York Pizzeria

Russo's New York Pizzeria

5847 San Felipe - #1730
Houston, TX


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