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FRANCHISEE SUCCESS STORIES

We greatly value our franchise partners.

Our love for Russo’s started as a customer. So, we joined the Russo’s franchise to serve pizza and Italian that’s made from scratch to our local community
Jaime G., Katy, Texas

Russo’s prides itself on how they prepare their food and how they source their ingredients. And, it makes a decent profit from different sources of revenue.
Sam F., Pearland, Texas

The training I received was excellent and help me be successful by working along side the kitchen and pizza cooks, the management team and Chef Russo.
Jeff L., New Caney, Texas

Start-Up Costs

We've meticulously crafted a low-cost business strategy that ranks among the most competitive in the casual dining industry.

liquid capital requirement

$250,000

net worth requirement

$550,000

initial franchise fee

$35,000

investment range

$439,350 - $1,501,000*

*Total initial investment will vary based on design and square footage.

Start-Up Costs

We've meticulously crafted a low-cost business strategy that ranks among the most competitive in the casual dining industry.

liquid capital requirement

$250,000

net worth requirement

$550,000

initial franchise fee

$35,000

investment range

$439,350 - $1,501,000 *

*Total initial investment will vary based on design and square footage.

Start-Up Costs

We've meticulously crafted a low-cost business strategy that ranks among the most competitive in the casual dining industry.

liquid capital requirement

$250,000

net worth requirement

$550,000

initial franchise fee

$35,000

investment range

$439,350 - $1,501,000*

*Total initial investment will vary based on design and square footage.

Franchise Support

Benefits to Owning a Russo’s

Strong unit-level economics: Benefit from high margins with $1,134,000 average unit sales with a low start-up costs of $150,000.

Proven Business Model: Benefit from standardized processes, recipes, and operational guidelines, reducing the risks of starting from scratch.

Training and Support: Benefit from invaluable training and ongoing support from our experienced team, ideal for newcomers to the restaurant industry.

Marketing and Advertising Support: Benefit from marketing and advertising support within our franchise system, driving brand awareness and attracting customers to your location.

Access to Suppliers and Resources: Benefit from pre-negotiated suppliers, leading to cost savings and streamlined logistics for sourcing ingredients and resources.

Potential for Growth: Benefit from multi-unit ownership opportunities to expand your business and geographic reach as a successful franchisee.

Six Steps to Join the Russo Family

1

Request for Consideration Form:

Franchise candidates review Russo’s New York Pizzeria and Italian Kitchen franchise information packet, then submit the completed confidential application to the corporate office.

2

Franchise Disclosure:

The approved candidate receives the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) for review within 14 days, followed by payment of the franchise fee.

3

Discovery Day:

Pre-qualified prospective franchisees are invited to visit the corporate office.

4

Site Selection:

The Russo’s team will review site guidelines and assess if the requested location’s demographics, region, and marketplace align with our criteria.

5

Training and Development:

Your training and orientation will be conducted in Houston, Texas, covering front-of-house and back-of-house operations, processes, and procedures.

6

Grand Opening:

Our operations team will support you throughout your new store opening, assisting with delivery, kitchen setup, staff training, and ensuring a successful grand opening!

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