1 FOR 1 PIZZA is an exciting food service concept ideally suited to today’s fast-paced life style. It is a member in good standing of Restaurants Canada (formerly CRFA), and one of Ottawa’s leading fast food franchises. We specialize in providing top quality pizza, wings, poutines, salads, subs, platters and other complementary products to the public.
From its inception in 1990 1 FOR 1 PIZZA has grown to 13 locations throughout Ottawa, Gatineau, Aylmer and Buckingham. 1 FOR 1 PIZZA currently aims to expand at a rate of 1 to 2 stores per year with expectations of surpassing the 20 store mark within the next 5 years.
Our growth is predicated on the following factors:
- The quality of all our menu offerings. All products are made fresh from recipes calling for only the finest ingredients;
- An aesthetically superior store design concept;
- Our focus on providing the highest level of customer service;
- Synergies and efficiencies created by the operation of a centralized call-centre to receive orders for all stores
A genuine commitment to the success of all franchisees evidenced by the fact that 1 FOR 1 PIZZA operates on one of the lowest overall cost and flat-fee frameworks in the region (in relation to such things as the franchise fee, and construction, equipment and product costs). It is the combination of these elements and 1 FOR 1 PIZZA’s continued efforts to stay at the top of the pizza game that has distinguished us from the competition.
As franchisor, 1 FOR 1 PIZZA strives to provide its franchisees with all the necessary services that arise in our industry. As a 1 FOR 1 PIZZA franchisee you will receive the benefit of the following services:
- A successful model based on years of clever and effective print initiatives
2. Operational Support
- Fast and easy ordering from Summit Distribution
- Quick response time and resolution to any product inquiry
- Marketing and business development support
- Ongoing support from one of our designated area representatives
- Staff cooks on call for emergency situations
- Comprehensive initial and on-going training from experienced staff with regards to finances, operations and general management
3. Dedication to Customer Service
- An industry leading central call center – operated in house!
- A one-number central ordering system
- A first rate Web Ordering system
4. Product Development
- Constant monitoring of supplies to ensure high quality consistency
- Research and development of new products
1 FOR 1 PIZZA’s concept is based on the strong, personal involvement of the franchisee in the management of the franchise. As such, 1 FOR 1 PIZZA prefers owners who will operate the store personally.
Franchise applicants must meet rigid qualifications including, but not limited to, the following criteria:
- Minimum 1 year experience in the Pizza industry and some managerial experience, preferably in the food industry;
- A satisfactory financial rating, and must demonstrate the financial capability to open and operate a store. Typically, prospective franchisees should have a net worth of $110,000.00 to $140,000.00. Liquid capital requirements typically range from $120,000.00 to $140,000.00 depending on the store development costs;
- A satisfactory background check by an independent third party company specializing in said work;
- Due to the physical demands of operating a 1 FOR 1 PIZZA store, applicants must be in good health;
- A willingness to devote full time and effort toward the success of his/her store;
- Good interpersonal and communication skills.
- Other considerations involved in assessing applicants include character traits, level of motivation, related experience, etc…
Where do we go from here?
If you are interested in proceeding further, it is as simple as contacting us by phone, email or in writing informing us of your interest and qualifications. We will arrange for a personal meeting at our Head Office. If this initial meet and greet goes well, we will outline all the next steps including timelines, disclosure, training, area interests, site selection and more.
Get in Touch
If you are interested in a franchise opportunity with 1 FOR 1 PIZZA or still have some unanswered questions, please contact us by phone, email or by filling in the contact form below. We will get back to you as soon as possible and help you get started with your own 1 FOR 1 PIZZA franchise business.
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