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Franchise FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

What is the franchise fee?

The initial franchise fee for a Mr. Gatti’s Pizza Family Entertainment Center is $50,000.   The initial franchise fee for a Mr. Gatti’s Pizza Delivery & Carryout only location is $25,000.

Read more about your initial investment on the startup costs and fees page.

Do I need to have an Arcade or Game room?

Mr. Gatti’s Pizza is a family pizza buffet concept, which features our signature arcades.

Are all locations buffets?

Mr. Gatti’s Pizza restaurants are pizza buffet and family entertainment centers featuring our signature arcades.  It’s an ideal restaurant for small and medium-sized communities, with a suggested format of +/- 12,500 square feet.

Mr. Gatti’s Pizza also offers delivery and carryout only locations with no dine in, buffet, or arcade offerings.   These Delco locations are also perfect for small and medium sized communities, with a suggested format of +/- 1,200 square feet.

What about pizza delivery?

Many of our restaurants offer delivery.  We allow our franchisees to decide whether or not to add delivery services. If you choose to do so, our team will assist you with getting set up and managing that aspect of your business.

Our Delivery and Carryout only locations offer strictly delivery and carryout services.   Our team will assist you with getting set up in all aspects of your business.

How do I get a copy of your Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD)?

Once you’ve had a conversation with our franchise development team and sent in your Franchise Application, we provide you with a copy of our FDD.

Do I need restaurant experience to franchise with you?

Though not a necessity, restaurant experience is very helpful if you want to open a Mr. Gatti’s Pizza. For either establishment, we require that you are entrepreneurial, business-minded and passionate about hospitality, helping others and serving great pizza!

What are the typical investment costs?

The investment costs vary widely based upon a number of factors including the restaurant size, location, and market that you choose. The estimated total range for one Mr. Gatti’s Pizza Family Entertainment Center is $1,213,656  to $1,466,839 and $386,100 to $603,500 for a Delivery and Carryout only location.

Find out more about startup costs here.

What are Gatti’s plans for growth?

With locations across the country, Mr. Gatti’s is planning to add franchised locations over the next several 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 find out more about our available and target markets as we grow and expand across the country.

Do you offer training and support?

Yes! We provide hands-on training and support from the time your agreement is signed until your grand opening. We teach you the “Mr. Gatti’s Way” — from running a restaurant business to making our delicious menu items.

What markets are available?

We’re looking for new franchisees in more than 15 states.  Click here to find out more about the specific markets we’re targeting for growth and development.

Ready to Learn More about Mr Gatti's?

Complete the form below and our franchise development team will be in touch to help you learn more about becoming the newest Mr. Gatti’s franchisee.

This is not an employment application. Please only fill out if interested in purchasing a Mr Gatti's Franchise.