Top 250 Franchise by Entrepreneur – Rank no. 163 – CiCi’s Pizza – US
Products & Services: All-you-can-eat pizza buffet
Number of Locations: 486
Total Investment: $370.45K – 624.96K
Began Franchising: 1987
About CiCi’s Pizza
Joe Croce opened the first CiCi’s Pizza restaurant in Plano, Texas, in 1985. CiCi’s locations offer an all-you-can-eat buffet stocked with pizza, pasta, salads and desserts.The company, which began franchising in 1987, has restaurants in 34 states.
Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing
Franchise Fee: $15,000 – $30,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 4-6%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Net Worth: $750,000
Liquid Cash Available: $250,000
Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 25. Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators).
How This Franchise Supports Franchisees
Franchise Ranking History
We currently have over 500 restaurants in 34 states and plan to continue to expand into new areas.
With over 28 varieties of fresh pizza, delicious pastas, crisp salads and delectable desserts, CiCi’s has something for everyone. Our made-from-scratch crust, homemade marinara and garden fresh ingredients combine to make delicious meals.