Papa Murphy’s Named One of the Best Pizza Franchises in the Nation by Franchise Chatter

Papa Murphy’s ranks among the top 5 pizza franchises on annual listing for growing industry

Papa Murphy’s take and bake pizza franchises is proud to be a major part of the pizza industry’s growth trend, having recently been named one of the top 5 best pizza franchises in the country by industry publication Franchise Chatter. The pizza business was booming before the pandemic and it’s continuing to boom with franchise chains taking a large share of the pie as they claim 60% of pizza sales.

product shot of papa murphy's take and bake pizza franchisesOur commitment to exceptional guest service and our unique take-and-bake model put us in a league of our own – and this recent ranking is just one of several national shout-outs about our well-loved brand. We’ve garnered positive press in such prestigious publications as Newsweek and Entrepreneur, which named Papa Murphy’s a best-bet investment in 2020.

“We are honored to be recognized as one of the top pizza concepts in the nation by Franchise Chatter,” says Shemar Pucel,  Director of Franchise Sales at Papa Murphy’s. “It’s just further validation of the hard work and dedication by our owners and team members to provide exceptional food and service.”

Papa Murphy’s stands out in the pizza segment because our brand focuses on a pizza experience designed to “Change The Way You Pizza.” We combine the convenience of fast service with the quality of fresh ingredients, and a business model that enables our guests to bake their favorite comfort food in the safe and inviting environment of their own home.

In its annual ranking—in which Papa Murphy’s comes in ahead of Marco’s Pizza, MOD Pizza, Round Table and other popular national pizza chains—Franchise Chatter notes that “pizza is a strong option for anyone looking to get into franchised business.”

Papa Murphy’s defines the take-and-bake pizza segment

Since our humble beginnings of two local take-and-bake pizza companies merging in 1995, Papa Murphy’s has grown to more than 1,250 locations in the United States. We grew by using the highest quality ingredients in our pizza, mixed with excellent guest service and very affordable prices. Our business model has proven successful, as our loyal guests consistently rate us No. 1 within a variety of categories in consumer surveys, the most recent being the top brand in the “True Loyalty” category for the second year in a row on Nation’s Restaurant News’ Consumer Picks list.

Now more than ever, consumers are seeking delicious, quality, affordable food made to order with the freshest, high-quality ingredients. Pizza is an iconic meal that brings friends and families together, and our millions of loyal guests know that they may come to any of our more than 1,250 locations and get a customized meal that’s fast, fresh, affordable, and baked right at home – when they want it.

It’s not surprising that many of our franchisees were first introduced to our brand as consumers, falling in love with our food and the Papa Murphy’s experience before they decided to become an owner. Our distinctness is a chance for entrepreneurs to launch a low-cost investment opportunity offering high growth potential and align themselves with a brand backed by nearly four decades of guest loyalty and brand recognition.

“It was my favorite pizza long before I owned the place,” says Jeff Miller who owns the Brookings, South Dakota, store with his wife, Serenity. “As we were going through the franchise process, we were looking back and realized just how many memories we have as a family with Papa Murphy’s.”

Want to learn more about owning a franchise with Papa Murphy’s?

Papa Murphy’s take and bake pizza franchises is a low-cost investment opportunity offering high growth potential. Join this dynamic brand as we expand our footprint across the United States. Initial investment costs range from $286,919 to $524,205, depending on numerous factors, including geographic areas, condition of the premises, and construction costs. We have grown to more than 1,250 locations thanks to a business model built for entrepreneurs who are passionate about quality, service, integrity, and most of all—pizza.

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