One of the most beloved pizza brands in America is looking for you
In 1964, Mr. Eure opened his first pizza shop in a small town in Texas. Five years later, he opened the second location in Austin, Texas. Since then, Mr. Gatti’s has become one of the most beloved names in pizza, with more than 90 locations across the southeast with prime areas still available to single-unit, multi-unit and area development interests.
Now we’re in the midst of a new, national expansion effort. Backed by phenomenal name recognition and with three innovative pizzeria models, Gatti’s is poised to take on the $46 billion pizza industry like never before. Focus growth areas include Arizona, Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas.
Gatti’s Pizza is our original pizza buffet and Midway gaming arcade, a combination that has thrilled families for decades. For savvy investors seeking to join the fast casual dining industry, our signature Mr. Gatti’s is raising the bar for fast casual pizza, the fastest growing segment of the pizza industry.
It’s a great time to join the Gatti’s Pizza family. There’s only one question: Which Gatti’s is right for you?
2 Gatti’s Pizza franchise models
Mr. Gatti’s Pizza Franchise Model – The Latest in Fast-Casual Family Pizzeria. A re-invigoration of the original Mr. Gatti’s concept, we have brought back the family fast-casual dining experience that has menu offerings for everyone. Mr. Gatti’s boasts a dynamic Midway game room and offers beer and wine. With a footprint of 3,800 – 7,000 square feet, the Mr. Gatti’s prototype is a great fit for urban or suburban communities with larger populations and household incomes in excess of $75,000. It features a stone-fired pizza oven, diverse menu offerings and a gelato bar.
Gatti’s Pizza Franchise Model – Your Family buffet with Entertainment Center. The Classic Gatti’s Pizza family pizza buffet featuring our signature Midway Family entertainment centers is ideal for small and medium communities. Gatti’s Pizza footprint ranges from 7,000 square feet up to 20,000. Our nostalgic, tried-and-true model has been a “family destination” for almost 50 years. Gatti’s Pizza thrives in trade areas of 60,000 – 250,000 people and household incomes of $55,000 – $80,000.
What does it cost to own a Gatti’s Pizza franchise?
Joining the massive — and growing — pizza industry with Mr. Gatti’s is a remarkably affordable proposition. We’re seeking experienced operators who want to take advantage of our tremendous brand identity and the decades of customer goodwill we’ve built. Here is a breakdown of the costs associated with opening one of our signature pizzerias.
|Gatti’s Pizza||Mr. Gatti’s Pizza|
|Total Investment||$909,335 - $1,356,500||$1,332,750 - $5,610,500|
|Minimum Liquid Capital||30% of Project Costs||30% of Project Costs|
|Square Footage||3,800 - 7,000||6,000 - 20,000|
We’re looking for new franchisees in more than 25 states
With 42 franchises in 76 locations across the country, Gatti’s Pizza is planning to add up to 35 new locations within the next couple of years. We are seeking passionate entrepreneurs throughout the United States who want to bring our beloved pizza and wholesome family fun to their communities.
Click here to see which specific markets we are targeting for franchise development.