What Are My Start-up Costs?

Papa Murphy’s Pizza Franchise Costs Present an Affordable Investment Opportunity

There’s nothing better than turning your dreams of business ownership into reality with an affordable opportunity. That’s what’s in store for Papa Murphy’s franchise owners as we expand our footprint throughout the United States. Join our dynamic franchise family and become involved in your community with a take-and-bake pizza franchise that serves up made-to-order, high-quality pizzas at an affordable price.

What does it take to become a Papa Murphy’s franchise owner? Our franchise owners are typically fanatical fans of our pizza and loved the brand so much that they wanted to make it a part of their lives. Additionally, Papa Murphy’s franchise owners have business or extensive guest service experience and are very engaged in the day-to-day operations of their business and community. Since our founding, we have prided ourselves on working closely with our franchise owners throughout the startup process to ensure they thrive in business over the long-term.

As a franchise owner of our thriving bake-at-home pizza franchise, you’ll quickly come to learn that you have tapped into a world-class comprehensive training and support platform led by MTY Food Group, a franchisor of more than 70 franchise brand names. Furthermore, Papa Murphy’s continuous goal is helping our franchise owners succeed in business.

How do we do it? By not only offering robust training and world-class support but also keeping the cost of entry low. Papa Murphy’s is one of the most affordable businesses to own in the booming $46 billion pizza industry. The initial investment for owning a Papa Murphy’s franchise ranges from $367,244 – $670,498. Additionally, since we offer a turnkey business model, new franchise owners can begin operations in a matter of months!

This is how we will support you in business:

  • Ongoing marketing support and training
  • Strong back-office support with accounting, work order and estimating software
  • Advice on hiring, training and retaining top talent in your market
  • Advice on helping you develop career paths for top-performers
  • Ongoing financial coaching and business support
  • National vendor relationships to keep costs low
  • Make franchising affordable with third-party financing

Make pizza franchise costs affordable with third-party financing

Although Papa Murphy’s does not offer in-house financing, we have cultivated great relationships with third-party lenders and can help guide you through the process of securing additional financing. Even better, because Papa Murphy’s is part of MTY Food Group, which has an exceptional track record of success, lenders are often more comfortable with our franchise owners.

We offer discounts for military veterans

Not only does Papa Murphy’s appreciate our military veterans, but we also believe they make phenomenal franchise owners. Their proven ability to work within systems, follow processes, and demonstrate leadership makes them ideal candidates for Papa Murphy’s. Because of this, we offer military veterans a discount on franchise ownership. You can read more about this on our veteran’s page.

No matter how you slice it, don’t miss out on your chance to bring our fresh pizza opportunity to your community today!

Here’s a breakdown of your expected start-up expenses to launch a new Papa Murphy’s restaurant:

Type of Expenditure Amount
Franchise Fee $15,000 - $25,000
Lease and Utilities Deposits and Payments $3,000 - $7,500
Leasehold Improvements $139,000 - $278,000
Signs $9,000 - $25,000
Stamped Architectural Drawings $6,250 - $9,350
As Built Survey $2,500 - $3,700
Opening Package (including equipment and supplies, decor, cabinets, point-of-sale system and smallwares) $150,114 - $220,448
Miscellaneous Development Service Fees $0 - $1,270
Inventory $5,000 - $7,000
Initial Marketing Fees and Expenses – 6 months $15,000
Franchise Premises Rent (3 months) $9,000 - $11,700
Material & Supplies $500 - $2,000
Operations In-Store Training. Enterprise Solutions Training and Foundations Class $0 - $750
Travel and Living Expenses for In-Store Compatibility Check, Operations In-Store Training, Enterprise Solutions Training and Foundations Class $1,180 - $9,305
Employee Training $500 - $1,500
Insurance (3 months) $375 - $1,175
Bookkeeping/Payroll Services (3 months) $825- $1,800
Additional Funds, Working Capital, and Miscellaneous Expenses (3 months) $10,000 - $50,000
Total Estimated Initial Investment $367,244 - $670,498

For a more in-depth look at costs and fees associated with opening a new Papa Murphy’s franchise, please review Item 7 from our most recent FDD.

Bring a Take-and-Bake Pizza Franchise to Your Community

A Papa Murphy’s pizza franchise costs present an investment opportunity offering high growth potential. Join this dynamic brand as we expand our footprint across the United States. Initial investment costs range from $367,244 – $670,498, depending on numerous factors, including geographic areas, condition of the premises and construction costs. We have grown to more than 1,100 locations thanks to a business model built for entrepreneurs who are passionate about making a difference in their community, bringing families together, and most of all – pizza.

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