Papa John's (GB) Limited
About Papa John's (GB) Limited
Papa John’s was founded in the USA in 1984 and there are now more than 300 stores across the UK, and 4,600 stores in 37 international markets and territories.
Papa John's is one of the largest pizza companies in the world and has opportunities for franchisees throughout the UK. We believe in “Better Ingredients Better Pizza” and this is a promise our franchisees deliver every day. Papa John’s runs incentive schemes to help franchisees in the early stages of growing their businesses which can include discounted royalty fees, contribution towards marketing spend plus deals on equipment for new stores opening in our enterprise development zones.
Help is provided with location selection and shop fit-out. As a franchise, the company supplies all the assistance needed to get your successful Papa John’s up and running.
- Network Size: Over 300 units
- Franchise Type: Opportunity for both management and job
- Typical Start-up Cost: £175-220,000
- Minimum Personal Investment: £70,000
- Franchise Location: Retail unit
- Market: B2C
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We offer five weeks’ training, three of which are classroom-based at our training centre in Milton Keynes and the other three of which are in a store where you will learn the practical side of the operation.
Following successful completion you will be awarded our prestigious Restaurant Owners Certificate, allowing you to go on and operate you own store.
Daily Life of a Franchisee
A day in the life of a Papa John’s franchisee is varied: from general office duties, to stock ordering and rotation, managing staff, right through to taking telephone and over-the-counter orders, and preparing and baking the pizza. Our franchisees’ staff will also deliver the pizza to the customer’s door and will chat about the product and services with customers to ensure 100% satisfaction.
Papa John's (GB) Limited Case studies
Bally had previous experience in the pizza industry but knew there was only one choice for him when he wanted to go into business for himself.
Umar joined Papa John’s as a franchisee when he was just 27!
Zulfiqar became the first Scotland franchisee for Papa John's 16 years ago - he's since become an award-winner and runs a network of pizza outlets!
A former hospitality director, Steve is well-placed to judge on future success and chose Papa John's, with whom he has plans to open up to 15 stores, because of product quality, the head office team, and excellent franchisee incentives.
15 Papa John's stores and still hungry for success! Tony expanded quickly after taking on his first outlet, citing the support on offer and a lot of hard work as his key tips to succeed.
Jitesh Patel bought his first Papa John’s franchised pizza delivery store when he was just 20 years old! He now owns and runs a total of six outlets, plans to open four more in 2014, and has helped his sister open two as well!
Raheel Choudhary took on his first Papa John’s Pizza store eight years ago and now has nine stores within the M25.