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WHERE WE’RE GROWING

Russo’s is on the Rise

Renowned for our famous New York-style Pizza and classic Italian-American recipes, Russo’s New York Pizzeria and Italian Kitchen is beloved across Texas and beyond. With active development in Arizona and plans for expansion in international markets, there are numerous territories available from Florida to California and beyond.

With nearly 60 restaurants, we’re dedicated to strategic expansion, targeting areas in the United States where our brand is already recognized. Our goal is to open 100 new locations by 2026. Join us on our journey of growth and culinary excellence!

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Louisiana
Indiana
North Carolina
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New Mexico
Alaska
Delaware
Wisconsin
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Massachusetts
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Mississippi
Hawaii
Colorado
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Idaho
Ohio
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Arizona
Minnesota
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The District of Columbia
Vermont
Utah
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West Virginia
Georgia
Oklahoma
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Pennsylvania
Montana

Interesting in Expanding Globally?

We offer a comprehensive development for international growth. Explore your opportunities in the following countries or territories:

Latin America: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay

Other international territories: Gulf Coast Countries (Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, and Oman), Europe, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, China, Japan

If the country you’re interested in is not listed, please don’t hesitate to reach out to our team. We’re here to support your expansion goals.

Pizza Franchise in Europe

Albania

Armenia

Austria

Azerbaijan

Belarus

Belgium

Bosnia & Herzegovina

Bulgaria

Croatia

Cyprus

Czechia

Denmark

Estonia

Finland

France

Georgia

Germany

Greece

Hungary

Iceland

Ireland

Italy

Latvia

Lithuania

Luxembourg

Macedonia

Malta

Moldova

Montenegro

Norway

Poland

Portugal

Romania

Slovakia

Slovenia

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

The Netherlands

United Kingdom

Pizza Franchise in Asia

Bahrain

Bangladesh

Bhutan

Brunei

Cambodia

China

Hong Kong

India

Indonesia

Israel

Japan

Jordan

Kazakhstan

Vietnam

Kuwait

Kyrgyzstan

Macau

Malaysia

Maldives

Mongolia

Myanmar

Nepal

Oman

Pakistan

Qatar

Saudi Arabia

Singapore

South Korea

Sri Lanka

Singapore

South Korea

Sri Lanka

Taiwan

Tajikistan

Thailand

The Philippines

The United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Turkey

Turkmenistan

Uzbekistan

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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