How Much Does It Cost to Own a Papa John's Franchise?

Papa John's — Active member of the quick service restaurant (qsr) industry since 1984

Owning a Papa John's quick service restaurant (qsr) franchise can be a business, but it does have some initial financial requirements. To open a single pizza location, the company requires that potential franchisees have liquid assets of at least $80,000.

The franchisee startup costs associated with owning a Papa John's quick service restaurant (qsr) franchise are similar to those of FUEL PizzaUrban Bricks PizzaV3 Flatbread Pizza.

Papa John's falls under the 'food', 'high capital' and 'multi unit and area developer' franchise categories. Across these multiple categories, it is further subcategorized under 'fast food', 'italian restaurant' and 'wing'.

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About Papa John's

"We are keen on having people around us who have a great attitude, that have a can-do spirit. And that starts with passion." - John Schnatter. Papa John's is the 3rd largest pizza delivery company in the world, with over 5,200 restaurants worldwide. We are in 50 states and 43 countries. Annual system-wide restaurant sales are over $3 billion. Better Ingredients. Better Pizza is not just a slogan.

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Franchise Details
Investment Level$80,000
Franchise Fee$5,000
Agreement Term10 years
Company Details
Incorporated NamePapa John's International, Inc.
Business TypeFranchise
Year Founded1984
Franchising Since1984 (35 years)
IndustryQuick Service Restaurant (QSR)
Industry SubcategoryPizza

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