Famous Famiglia Franchise


In the summer of 1986 the Kolaj family, founders of Famous Famiglia, opened their first pizzeria in the vibrant and culturally rich Upper Westside of Manhattan. First year sales far exceeded projections and New Yorkers were enjoying pizza at its best. Famous Famiglia quickly became a leader in the New York pizza market. Over the next 12 years they opened many more locations throughout New York City growing the company into a successful New York pizza chain, winning contests and awards with their quality and service.

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How much does it cost to open a Famous Famiglia Franchise?

The estimated investment required to open a Famous Famiglia Franchise is between $301,500-$547,500. There is an initial franchise fee of $35,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Famous Famiglia name.

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When did the first Famous Famiglia open? 1986
When did Famous Famiglia start Franchising? 2002

Year U.S.A. Canada International Corporate
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2004 17 0 0 11
2003 16 0 0 7
2002 11 0 0 2
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Year U.S.A.
2005 17
2004 17
2003 16
2002 11
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Year Canada
2005 0
2004 0
2003 0
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2005 0
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2003 0
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Year Corporate
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2004 11
2003 7
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Business Experience:

  • You have a passion for the pizza/restaurant industry
  • You have a natural desire to serve people
  • You have the ability to motivate a team of individuals
  • You pay attention to detail and follow through on tasks
  • You are a natural team player
  • You are a good listener and understand the value of following a proven system
  • You share in a similar work ethic and promote a healthy work environment
  • You have a business plan for your Famous Famiglia business
  • You have the financial wherewithal to establish your business

    We welcome entrepreneurial individuals and groups that are interested in considering multi-unit development programs. We also offer territorial exclusivity to qualifying prospects.

  • To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at Famous Famiglia 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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    Famous Famiglia

    Famous Famiglia
    199 Main St., 8th Fl.
    White Plains, NY


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