Frequently Asked Questions
What is the cost of opening a 241 Pizza?
The cost of opening a 241 location can vary depending on the type of location and the size. Typically it can range from $175,000.00 – $225,000.00. Naturally, a large portion of the cost may be financed, though we recommend a minimum cash investment of at least 40%. Please review the franchise fee overview on the Franchise Program page, or contact our national office.
Will 241 Pizza select the location and build the restaurant for me?
241 Pizza is actively seeking prime locations. In certain instances, you may choose to open a restaurant in a location of your choice, however this location must be evaluated and approved by 241 Pizza. We look for space ranging from 800 Sq Ft to 1200 Sq Ft. Construction of the restaurant will also be conducted by 241 Pizza management.
I have little experience negotiating leases; will 241 Pizza offer assistance in this area?
Yes. 241 Pizza will fully negotiate or aid in lease negotiations for franchisees.
What hours will the store be open?
In a typical location, the restaurant would be open on average from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m., 7 days weekly for a total of approximately 105 hours per week. The hours of operation may change in site-specific circumstances.
Is the Franchisee required to buy supplies and ingredients directly from 241 Pizza?
Quality specifications and approved sources of equipment, inventory, and supplies are provided to each franchisee. The franchisee purchases specified supplies through these approved suppliers.
Must a Franchisee have a prior experience in food retailing?
No. Though fast food experience is helpful, 241 Pizza will provide comprehensive training and operational guidance. The interest and effort of the franchisee is more important than hospitality or retailing experience.
Can a 241 Pizza Franchisee own more than one 241 Pizza Franchise?
Yes. A Franchisee who has demonstrated success in organizing and operating a profitable 241 Pizza store may be eligible for new franchise opportunities.
What training and store opening assistance are provided to Franchisees?
241 Pizza will provide an extensive training program covering all aspects of store operations including food preparation, operating policies, equipment maintenance, selling and merchandising, management and financial control, etc. This program is three weeks in duration and is held at one of our designated training stores.
What level of income can a Franchise expect to earn?
There are many factors involved in determining the level of revenues and expenses of an individual restaurant. The franchisees’ skills, location, overhead costs, etc., will affect the outlets profitability. Accordingly, 241 Pizza cannot guarantee that any restaurant will achieve certain level of sales, profit or cash flow. However, 241 Pizza stands behind its franchisees, providing a robust program to maximize your restaurant’s sales and revenue potential.
Still have questions? Please contact us to discuss your franchise opportunity.