Pizza Hut is an American restaurant chain and international franchise founded in 1958 by Dan and Frank Carney. The company is known for its Italian-American cuisine menu including pizza and pasta, as well as side dishes and desserts. Pizza Hut has 16,796 restaurants worldwide as of March 2018, making it the world's largest pizza chain in terms of locations. It is a subsidiary of Yum! Brands, Inc., one of the world's largest restaurant companies.
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Pizza Hut has the franchise fee of up to $25,000, with total initial investment range of $302,000 to $2,185,500.
Initial investments: $302,000 - $2,185,500
Net-worth Requirement: $700,000
Liquid Cash Requirement: $350,000
Pizza Hut Initial Investment
|Name of Fee||Low||High|
|Initial Franchise Fee||$25,000||$25,000|
|Building and Site Improvements||$180,000||$1,575,000|
|Computer System Training||$0||$1,500|
|Additional Funds (3 months)||$5,000||$21,500|
* The estimated initial investment range covers multiple variations of new "Traditional" restaurant types.
Initial Franchise Fee: $25,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 6%
Ad Royalty Fee: 4.25%
We provide estimated franchise costs for some countries:
- In the United States, the total investment to start the Pizza Hut restaurant is around $302,000 to $2,185,500.
- In Indian currency, the investment comes around Rs 72 lakhs to Rs 3.6 crores.
- In Canadian currency, the investment comes around CAD 400,377 to CAD 2,897,436.
- In Pakistani currency, the investment comes around PKR 47,360,971 to PKR 342,739,746.
On-The-Job Training: 8-12 weeks
Pizza Hut Franchise Info: https://franchise.pizzahut.com
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Other fees for Pizza Hut Franchise
|Type of Fee||Amount|
|Monthly Service Fee||6% of Gross Sales (6.5% under certain circumstances).|
|Taxes||As levied by tax authorities.|
|System Advertising Fund Contribution||4.75% of Gross Sales|
|International Pizza Hut Franchise Holders Association (IPHFHA) Dues||4.75% of Gross Sales (set by franchisees)|
|Digital Innovation Fees||$0.38 per transaction conducted through a digital or other automated channel established by the franchisor.|
|Restaurant Technology Fee (currently, a “SUS Fee”)||$2,500 per year|
|Software Training Fee||$1,500 plus travel and living expenses.|
|Initial Training Costs||All living and transportation expenses of all trainees. The amounts are unknown and may vary depending upon factors such as the third-party supplier selected and the franchisee’s distance from training. Additional and subsequent trainee charge: $500 per person per week.|
|On-Site Training and Assistance||The then-current training fees plus expenses.|
|On-Going Training||The then-current training fees plus expenses.|
|Proprietary Products||If developed in the future, franchisees must buy proprietary products from the franchisor (RSCS, if it offers and sells same), its affiliate or designee.|
|Inspection and Testing Costs||Franchisees must reimburse PHLLC for all costs and expenses incurred in connection with the review, inspection and/or approval of a proposed product or supplier, including any salary, travel and lodging expenses.|
|Audit||The amount of the audit expenses is unknown and may vary depending upon factors such as the auditor selected.|
|Late Charges||Currently 1.5% per month|
|Unauthorized Closure||An amount equal to 24 times the average Monthly Service Fees paid or due with respect to the closed System Restaurant during the prior calendar year.|
|Relocation||Varies, depending on the franchisor’s costs in connection with reviewing and/or approving the request.|
|Transfer Fee||$2,500 plus an additional $250 per System Restaurant transferred|
|Indemnification of PHLLC||Varies|
|Attorneys' and Experts’ Fees, Court Costs||The amount of these fees and costs are unknown and may vary depending upon factors such as the attorneys and experts selected and the court costs.|