Franchise

Overview

Why consider an Armando's Pizza franchise? Armando's has been in the pizza business since 1967. During that time, we've relied upon the same core recipes and commitments to quality - even as we've expanded our menus, our service offerings and our growing network of locations.

The casual Italian dining market is a well-developed sector. But Armando's takes it to a new level of variety and value, with a focus on wholesome freshness, exceptional service and value-driven programs that keeps customers coming back and that promotes lasting loyalty to the brand. Our family of restaurants is growing through broader market penetration - fueled by an aggressive growth program - and through enhanced marketing efforts that are growing in scope and sophistication.

The result is a strong, ethical and proven business model that represents an attractive investment opportunity. The Armando's group currently includes four corporate locations and five franchises.

Expression of Interest Form

Franchise Form

Please complete the above form and submit it via one of the following:

Drop off or Mail to:
Armando's Pizzeria
326 Cabana Road East
Windsor, ON
N9G 1A1
Attention: New Franchise Enquiry

Fax to 519-972-9822

Email to armandos@cogeco.net

Investment

For investment information please refer to the FAQ (below).

FAQs

What does a franchise include?
Corporate Training, operating manuals, policies, procedures and business management systems and ongoing support and updates for profitability
Can I own more than one store?
Yes, Armando's is looking for franchisees including multi-unit franchisees willing to open multiple stores over time.
Who designs and builds my store?
Armando's Pizza will provide you with a turn key location.
How much does it cost to open a location?
Initial investment ranges from $175,000 to $350,000 for a take out and delivery concept. An average location is 1200 to 2500sq/ft and $700,000 to $1,200,000 for a full service restaurant. This amount will vary due to the size and geographic location.
What are the minimum financial requirements?
You will need 30% to 50% of the purchase price in unencumbered capital.
If I do not meet the financial requirements can I partner with someone else?
Yes, you can as long as your partner meets the requirements.
What is the franchise fee?
$30K
What are the royalty fees?
5% of net sales plus 2% advertising fee.
Are there any other fees?
No.
How much money can I make as an Armando's franchisee?
We cannot provide you with earnings due to Ontario franchise laws, but we encourage you to speak to our exiting franchisees.
Do I need to have restaurant experience?
No, but it would be helpful.
Does the franchisee have to be an owner operator?
We prefer if you are but if not an approved principle operator must be in place.
What kind of training can I expect?
All franchisees participate in a 3 week training program. You would train at our corporate store and at your location prior to your opening. We also will be present during the grand opening for additional two weeks
Do you choose the location?
Yes and No. We will choose the location or if the franchisee has a location in mind we would look at the location to ensure it meets our criteria for success.
I'm interested in an Armando's franchise. What do I do next?
Download application above, fill it out and send it to us. We will contact you and start moving towards a successful future.

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