Frequently Asked Questions


Below are some of the common questions we are asked, you can contact us if you have any other questions.

Why Zeppe’s?

Zeppes has the best product in the market with the best systems to match. Our average store's volume exceeds the industry average by more than $100k per year! How can I start the process of learning more about Zeppe’s franchise opportunity? Fill out the Request for information. Our Director of Franchise Development will be in contact with you to help you discover Zeppe’s!

What is the initial investment?

Our average store ranges between $215,000 and $265,000.

Am I financially qualified?

You will need to have a minimum of $52,000 out-of-pocket liquid capital and a net worth of no less than $100,000.

Does Zeppe’s assist in third party financing?

We will pre-approve you for financing and provide third party lenders that have financed other Zeppe’s borrowers.

What is the franchise fee?


How long is the term of the Franchise Agreement?

10 yrs.

What are the Zeppe’s royalties?

5% of Gross Sales

Does Zeppe’s provide locations?

We have several procured locations and we will assist to find others.

What is the average square footage of a Zeppe’s Pizzeria?

1400 + sq ft.

Once I have signed the franchise agreement, how long does it take to open the store?

Approximately 90 days

Does Zeppe’s provide training?

We have a 6 week training program in our training center for the franchisee/manager as well as 16 hour training in our center for hourly employees. Additionally, our Training manager will come to your store and assist in training your staff on your site.

How does Zeppe’s assist once the store is open?

We will have our training team in your store for an additional two to four weeks after you open to assist you in any and all ways.

Is there a limit to the number of franchisees I can be awarded?

No, we have a single unit program as well as an area development program.

Feel free to contact us with any and all questions:

Franchise Development