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Papa John's
Join the Papa John's Franchise, one of the the largest Pizza Delivery Business in the world! Named UK Pizza Delivery Operator for 4 out of the last 6 years this franchise is personally, professionally and financially rewarding!
Franchise Information
  • BFA Membership StatusFull
  • UK Years Established14 years
  • Current UK Coverage70%
  • Franchisee Support Staff20
  • Personal Investment Req.£100,000
  • Total Startup Cost£200,000 approx
  • Shop-based business locationYes
  • Business to consumer servicesYes
  • Franchisee employs staffYes
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Newest Member of Papa John’s Family Set to Become Big Cheese in Cheshire

Leading pizza franchise, Papa John’s, has announced its latest store opening in Ellesmere Port. New franchisee Dave Foster is set to become a ‘big cheese’ in Cheshire as he follows in the footsteps of his brother Sam, who runs the successful franchised Papa John’s outlet in Dundee.

Papa John’s - Dave FosterDave Foster explains:
"Pizza is in our family.  My father worked as a franchisee for a rival firm for many years, while myself and my brother Sam also worked in the industry before cooking up plans to run our own franchised pizza stores.

I originally started out as a delivery driver for the same company as my Dad.  I worked my way up to shift manager and then area manager. After 12 years it was time to stop making pizza and start making money!

I had seen how well my brother was doing with Papa John’s, how the company was expanding and that there was an incentive scheme to help new franchisees starting out. Deals on equipment and reduced royalty fees took a healthy slice off the final investment needed to set up, giving me just the boost I needed.

Even with my background, training has been thorough.  I spent time at Papa John’s HQ in Milton Keynes and then worked in my brother’s store for three weeks too. I have been impressed how much attention is given to making the pizzas to create a superior product that tastes better than the competition.

In Ellesmere Port my wife Rachael, who was also a training manager for the pizza firm we used to work for, will now help me run the business. When it comes to recruiting and training staff, it will be great to be working with someone I trust and who is so experienced in this area. Our plan is to add one or two more franchised stores next year as we believe Papa John’s has all the right ingredients for success."

Papa John's is one of the largest pizza companies in the world and has opportunities for franchisees throughout the UK. Papa John’s which was recently named as UK National Pizza Delivery Chain for the sixth time, is currently running an incentive scheme to help franchisees in the early stages of growing their businesses which includes discounted royalty fees, contribution towards marketing spend plus free equipment for new stores.

Help is provided with location selection and full turn-key opening of stores. As a franchise, the Company supplies all the assistance needed to get your successful Papa John’s up and running.

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Former Delivery Pizza Driver, Siddhartha Chirumamilla, Opens Ninth Papa John’sFormer Delivery Pizza Driver, Siddhartha Chirumamilla, Opens Ninth Papa John’s

Former pizza delivery driver Siddhartha Chirumamilla became a franchisee five years ago and now runs his ninth Papa John's business.

Zulfiqar Haidar and his brother Iftikhar run five Papa John’s in ScotlandZulfiqar Haidar and his brother Iftikhar run five Papa John’s in Scotland

Zulfiqar Haidar and his brother Iftikhar have been named as Papa John’s International Small Business Franchisees of the year for 2016-2017.

New Papa John’s Blackpool Franchise Has the Right Ingredients for SuccessNew Papa John’s Blackpool Franchise Has the Right Ingredients for Success

Papa John’s, has announced its newest franchisee, Vijay Kumar has opened the Company’s latest store in Blackpool.

Papa John’s New Hull Franchisee Engineers Plans to Deliver the Dough!Papa John’s New Hull Franchisee Engineers Plans to Deliver the Dough!

Papa John’s has announced the opening of its Hull store. New franchisee Rohit Pahwa and his brother Lohit will run Hull and have ambitious plans to open up 20 Papa John’s within the next five years.

Investment in Papa John’s Pays OffInvestment in Papa John’s Pays Off

Ahmed Eldessouki runs eight Papa John’s in the South East, from Bath to Burgess Hill to Brighton and a few in-between.


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