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Freedom to be a staple in your community can be yours with an Antioch Pizza Shop franchise

Taking the leap into business ownership is a huge decision. There is a lot to think about, but we are here to help you.

What experience do I need to become an Antioch Pizza Shop franchise owner?

While you don’t necessarily have to have experience in the restaurant industry, we seek franchise owners with some familiarity of business ownership and business management. Those already in the food industry, as well as business professionals with a commitment and enthusiasm for our systems are good candidates. You must possess excellent social skills and be a problem solver. In exchange for your commitment to the Antioch brand, we’ll provide you the tools and support you need to operate an efficient pizza restaurant franchise.

What is provided as part of the Antioch Pizza Shop franchise program?

You will attend a pre-opening training program at our corporate kitchen in Antioch; this training is likely to last at least five days for hands-on training. As you launch your local pizza restaurant franchise business, a franchise representative will spend up to three weeks in your local area, to assist you with additional on-site training. You will also have access to our proprietary confidential operations manual which will provide you detailed guidance for your day to day business activities.

How much will the Antioch Pizza Shop program investment cost me?

The total initial investment necessary to begin operations ranges from $167,000 to $535,500 for a single location. This includes a $35,000 initial franchise fee. As with any new venture, it’s important to have adequate capital to fund the initial business growth stages.

Is financing available?


Are there ongoing fees to pay?

We charge a royalty fee equal to 5% of gross sales, paid weekly on Tuesday commencing 30 days after the Restaurant opens for business. These fees allow us to fund our ongoing support services and the continued development of product and supply channels, marketing tools, training programs, and systems upgrades to keep your business up and running effectively.

Are there any advertising fees?

Antioch Pizza Shop franchise owners will be required to spend 1% of gross revenues, paid monthly, on local marketing initiatives, and 1% of gross revenues, paid weekly on Tuesday commencing 30 days after the restaurant opens for business, toward the national marketing fund.

What is the term of the agreement?

The initial term of your agreement is ten years, with one subsequent successor agreement option of ten years.

How do I get started?

If you’re interested in learning more about how to open an Antioch Pizza Shop pizza restaurant franchise, contact us at franchise@antiochpizzashop.com or call us at 847.773.0610. We’ll discuss the possibility of setting up a meeting, speaking with our key management staff, and receiving our FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document) which contains all the important details you’ll need to make an informed decision.

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    “You can’t beat lunch special of two big slices and a drink for $5. Tasty pizza and plenty of choices. All are great!! I’ve been coming here for lunch for 4 years, and it is always great.”

    Stephen P.,
    Beliot, WI

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    “Double Decker Pizza! Great pizza! Busy place! We usually carry out since we are a family of 7. Business supports the local schools with student rewards for various achievements such as good grades.”

    Bjas H.,

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