Squisito Pizza Franchise


Squisito is now offering franchise opportunities throughout the country. Our commitment to quality and family has created a unique franchise opportunity that is both profitable and a joy to own. As with the humble beginnings of the MONTE Restaurant Development Group of Gennaro and Lino DiMeo, Squisito Franchise Enterprises, Inc. began with the partnership of Gennaro and Michele DiMeo in spring of 2008. Michele joined the MONTE Restaurant Development Group to streamline and assist Gennaro with the corporate and Franchise expansion of his fast-casual brand, Squisito NY Style Pizza and Pasta. With this powerful union of conceptual restaurant experience--Gennaro DiMeo, with Michele DiMeo's franchise and executive operations / leadership experience--Squisito Franchise Enterprises began.Squisito has over 15 years of experience in successfully serving up classic, Italian dishes made with the finest, Italian ingredients. The combination of our hand-picked tomatoes from the fields of CA, our authentic family recipes for our sauces, and the brand-quality supremacy of Grande cheese promise the best taste experience to each and every guest in every franchise.

Working with each franchise location as a TEAM, we know we can achieve this goal.

Our franchise provides:

*Limited Competition in Fast-Casual, Italian Space

*Family-Friendly Environment

*Proprietary Sauces and Family Recipes

*Catering and To-Go Offerings

*The Best Italian Food at Family-Friendly Prices

*Extensive Menu

*A Team with Years of Experience in Creating Multiple, Successful Brands

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How much does it cost to open a Squisito Pizza Franchise?

The investment required to open a Squisito Pizza Franchise is between $269,000-$596,900. There is an initial franchise fee of $35,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Squisito Pizza name.

Individual Unit Costs

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  • Royalty Fee:
  • Advertising Fee:
    1% -2%

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When did the first Squisito Pizza open? 1998
When did Squisito Pizza start Franchising? 2008
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Our initial training program consists of approximately four weeks of classroom and on-site training at one of our affiliate restaurants in Maryland. We request that you and two of your mangers attend training. In addition, we will provide you with one of our trained team members at your site for up to 14 days (to be scheduled around your opening).

Your training program is intensive and includes: Recipes and Prep Procedures, Quality and Service Standards, Inventory Procedures, Equipment and Safety, Brand Compliance, Food Safety, and Sanitation and Health Code Compliance.
On-The-Job Training: 86 hours
Classroom Training: 95 hours

Grand Opening
Security/Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform

Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
Regional Advertising
Social media
Website development
Email marketing
Loyalty program/app

Absentee Ownership Allowed

Number of Employees Required to Run: 10 - 15

To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at Squisito Pizza Franchise, may vary on factors like location, size etc., On the other side as a business owner your goals to maintain the quality of service while streaming sales high and expenses low. As any other franchise may include rent/mortgage, staffing/family, inventory supplies, utilities, administrative costs vise vera. Location to location and seasons the months costs may vary. Most franchises start up costs are typically fixed and they will cover most of the initial operating costs like signage, furniture, decoration and renovations.

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Squisito Pizza

Squisito Pizza

2024 West St Ste 302,
Annapolis, MD


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