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Initial Franchise Fee $35,000
Number of units 5,335
Investment Level $200,001 ~ $300,000
Franchising Since 1985
Royalty Fee 5% Adv: 8%

Quality is our foundations and distinctive quality – we’ve always had BETTER INGREDIENTS. BETTER PIZZA. and always will. Papa John’s, the world’s third-largest pizza delivery company, continues to set the bar high among quick-service restaurants and pizza chains. Our global story remains strong. Papa John’s is now in more than 47 countries and territories with plans to add three to five additional markets per year. As we work towards growing our brand, there are plenty of opportunities to grow with us. We have a proven, simple and streamlined operating system; world-class franchise support and business consulting; proven franchise model with excellent profit potential and high-quality, great-tasting products customers love.

In 2018, consumers rated Papa John’s No. 1 in product and service quality in the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI). For 17 of the past 19 years, consumers have rated Papa John’s No 1 in customer satisfaction among all national pizza chains in the ACSI.

  • #1 in Perceived Overall Quality compared to all other ACSI measured national pizza chains
  • #1 in Product Quality compared to all other ACSI measured national pizza chains
  • #1 in Service Quality compared to all other ACSI measured national pizza chains

Papa John’s has some of the industry’s lowest start-up costs – you can open a Papa John’s for less than US$300,000. Papa John’s also provides initial training for the operator for 6-8 weeks and continues to provide ongoing training for the operator and team. The brand offers a streamlined online application process and clearly outlines the requirements, incentives, and potential development opportunities on our website.

Come see for yourself what makes Papa John’s different. Become part of our Pizza Family –  120,000 team members worldwide that make Papa John’s BETTER INGREDIENTS. BETTER PIZZA. promise come to life every day.

Grow with us!

  • Proven, simple and streamlined operating system
  • World-class franchise support and business consulting
  • Proven franchise model with excellent profit potential
  • High-quality, great-tasting products customers love
  • Full pre-opening and ongoing operational training

If you’re passionate about quality and you want to be on a winning team,
Papa John's may be the right fit for you.