Rank no.379 – Sam & Louie’s – US
Products & Services: Pizza & Italian food
Number of Locations: 24
Total Investment: $139.5K – 318.2K
Began Franchising: 2000
About Sam & Louie’s
The first Sam & Louie’s opened in Omaha, Nebraska, in 1994. The company began franchising in 2000. Each restaurant serves New-York-style pizzas, calzones, pastas, hoagies and salads.
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and Canada.
Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing
Total Investment: $139,500 – $318,200
Franchise Fee: $25,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 5%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Net Worth: $350,000
Liquid Cash Available: $50,000
10% of all franchisees own more than one unit. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 15. Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (50% of current franchisees are owner/operators).
How This Franchise Supports Franchisees
Training: Available at headquarters: 4-6 weeks. At franchisee’s location: 2-3 weeks.
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Lease Negotiation
Marketing Support: Co-op advertising, Regional advertising,
Franchise Ranking History
Franchise 500®: #379 (2013),
Sam & Louie’s is a casual, New York style pizzeria that is dedicated to providing a dining experience based on tradition, good service, family and fun. Every Sam & Louie’s pizza is made with a thin crust that is hand-tossed and stretched to create the familiar size, shape and taste that New York pizzas are famous for, with over 35 fresh and delicious toppings to choose from. It all started with family in 1994 as a small family run pizzeria in Omaha, NE. With each new store opening, a new community joined the Sam and Louie’s family. Our passion towards the success and growth of the communities we are in has become just as strong as our passion for pizza.
Your neighborhood restaurant and pizzeria is serving food the whole family will love. Hand tossed real New York Style Pizza by the Slice made fresh with your choice of toppings. Your community partner for fundraisers, catering, kid’s birthday party fun and more. Eat It – Live It – Love It!
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