CiCi's is ranked as the top brand in the Italian restaurant franchise category and CiCi's restaurants provide an endless pizza, pasta, salad and dessert buffet delivering unbelievable value.
The future is bright for CiCi’s Pizza and we’re excited you’re here to learn more about our restaurant franchising opportunities. In today’s economic climate, more consumers are seeking affordable and convenient restaurants, making food franchises a valuable investment.
Since 1985, we have been the price leader in offering the best custom pizza, pasta, soup, salad and dessert buffet in communities across the country. We continue to exceed guests’ expectations with our high-quality food and service at over 450 of our pizza restaurants. We invite you to be a part of our CiCi’s family and learn more about joining one of the fastest-growing pizza chains.
Additionally, we’ve addressed the current economic and lending climate by developing several financing and incentive programs to assist prospective franchisees with funding options to develop and grow.
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CiCi’s is now actively seeking qualified multi-unit and single-unit operators to help grow the brand in existing markets and new regions across the country.
Financing and Incentives
To address the current economic and lending climate, CiCi’s has developed several financing and incentive programs to assist prospective franchisees with funding options to develop and grow.
1) Through its Franchisee Investment Program, CiCi’s has allocated $5 million to provide select qualified multi-unit franchisees with the necessary funds to open a minimum of two or more restaurants within five years.
CiCi’s will commit $100,000 of equity per restaurant; the Franchisee is required to invest $125,000 per restaurant.
2) The CiCi’s Patriot Program is designed to increase business ownership and job opportunities for veterans. For qualified, honorably discharged veterans, CiCi’s will:
From inquiry to opening, CiCi’s culture of serving its franchisees along with its seasoned executive team will provide an unparalleled level of support. Franchisees receive comprehensive training in all aspects of owning and operating a CiCi’s Pizza.
Can You Wow?
At CiCi’s Pizza, culture is key. Franchisees should possess a passion for the brand and for serving guests and families in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate should have an entrepreneurial spirit, be committed to excellence and brand building, and be dedicated to the community they serve. Multi-unit or multi-brand experience is preferred, but single-unit opportunities are available based on market preference.
Investment and Financial Qualifications
Get Started Now
Are you ready to get started on the path to becoming a CiCi’s Pizza franchisee? After you have submitted your information, you will have an opportunity to view the first section of our CiCi’s Discovery Portal, which provides more information about CiCi’s development process and ongoing support.
As you move forward, the next steps include:
This process will take approximately 30 to 60 days from your first inquiry until you come out to our headquarters to finalize the approval process. Our franchise development team will be guiding you through this entire discovery process to answer any questions along the way.