startup costs and revenues

Qualifications for Ownership


  • Minimum of $200K Liquidity
  • $800,000+ Net Worth
  • Credit Score of 700+


  • Leader Personality
  • Management Experience
  • Co-Owner Operators & Investors

Our Revenue

$1,640,211.07 AUV in 2022
for all of our Crust Pizza Co. restaurants that have
been opened at least one year.

Crust Pizza Start Up Costs

Type Of expenditure When Amount Who
Initial Franchise Fee When Franchise Agreement is signed $35,000 Us
Initial Training Fee Prior to Initial Training $15,000 Us
Construction and Leasehold Improvements As incurred $320,000 to $700,000 Contractors, suppliers, and/or Landlord
Lease Deposits and Rent (3 Months) As incurred $9,500 to $36,250 Landlord
Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment As incurred $235,000 to $305,000 Suppliers
Signage As incurred $10,000 to $30,000 Us, Suppliers
Computer, Software and Point of Sales System As incurred $15,000 to $25,000 Suppliers
Grand Opening Marketing As incurred $20,000 Suppliers
Initial Inventory As incurred $15,000 to $25,000 Us, Suppliers
Utility Deposits As incurred $500 to $3,000 Suppliers
Insurance Deposits (3 Months) As incurred $3,000 to $10,000 Insurers
Travel for Initial Training As incurred $15,000 to $30,000 Airlines, hotels, restaurants
Professional Fees As incurred $20,000 to $30,000 Attorneys, accountants, architects, advisors
Licenses and Permits As incurred $3,000 to $8,000 Government
Office Equipment & Supplies As incurred $500 to $4,000 Suppliers
Additional Funds (3 Months) As incurred $50,000 to $150,000 Us, employees, suppliers, landlord, utility suppliers

Discounts Available

Veterans and
First Responders

We discount your franchise fee 10% for all military
personnel and first responders who have been active
for at least 4 years. (paramedics, firefighters, police,
and others)


We provide a $5,000 franchise fee discount to any existing franchisee per new location and discounts to area developers depending on the package.


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