Six Steps to Join the Russo's Family


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.


Discovery Day:

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


Franchise Disclosure:

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


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.


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!


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.


New Caney, Texas

Come experience the Russo’s difference at our brand-new location in New Caney, Texas. From our handcrafted pizzas to our hearty pasta dishes, join us as we bring a slice of the Big Apple to the New Caney community.


Katy, Texas

Welcome to the newest addition to the Russo’s New York Pizzeria and Italian Kitchen family, nestled right here in Morton Ranch, Houston, Texas! Prepare your taste buds for a culinary journey filled with authentic New York-style pizza and mouthwatering Italian dishes.


Doha, Qatar

Russo’s New York Pizzeria and Italian Kitchen is thrilled to announce the grand opening of our newest international location in Qatar! Get ready to indulge in the authentic flavors of New York-style pizza and Italian cuisine right here in Qatar.

Franchise Support and

Benefits of Owning a Russo’s

pizza franchise near me

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

pizza franchise near me

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

pizza franchise near me

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

pizza franchise near me

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

pizza franchise near me

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

pizza franchise near me

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

In the News

November 9, 2023

Russo’s New York Pizzeria & Italian Kitchen Expanding with a New Franchise Location in Mesa, Arizona

Russo’s New York Pizzeria & Italian Kitchen recently finalized a franchise agreement with first-time franchise entrepreneurs, Keven Barth and Phuong Thai. The deal entails the establishment of a new


November 9, 2023

A Slice of Authenticity: Russo’s New York Pizzeria and Italian Kitchen

If you’re a pizza lover, you’re in for a treat! Russo’s New York Pizzeria and Italian Kitchen is now open at its brand new location at 22811 Morton Ranch Road,


November 9, 2023

The Benefits of Owning a Pizza Franchise

In the highly competitive world of entrepreneurship, owning a franchise can be an enticing opportunity. Among the many options available, pizza franchises have consistently proven


View all news ››