Simply Slices - Franchise

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At Simply Slices, we are pioneering the drive thru pizza by the slice concept. Our unique model couples a legendary south side of Chicago, thin crust pizza, with the speed and convenience of a drive thru system. Get a slice of the action - learn more!

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Simply Slices
Business Cost, Fees & Facts for 2022

Minimum Cash Required $167,000
Financing Assistance None

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We are currently accepting inquiries in these states:
  • IL
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Simply Slices - Franchise

About Simply Slices
In 1972, Hubie Mango opened a small pizzeria in Crestwood, IL: thus a legendary south side pizza was born. While attending DePaul University, Dino fell in love with the business. After graduation in 1984, with the investment of a professor, Dino & Debbie Pavoni purchased Mango's Pizza.  Expansion into Orland Park, IL in 1988 proved the demand for this product was high. While in Orland, Dino had a vision to someday build free-standing drive thru units that focused on high quality pizza at a fast speed, which would make drive-thru pizza by the slice a possibility.

In 1998, Simply Slices became a reality. From 2000 to 2008, the Pavoni's went north to Six Flags Great America. They honed their craft of providing the best quality pizza at a demandingly high rate of speed. Simply Slices huge success at a major theme park only fueled the desire to make our drive thru concept a first rate operation.

Simply Slices, a sleek concept that coupled with a great, legendary product, is now positioned to give its competition a run for its money. Simply slices is now on a path to position itself in its right place in the market: EVERYWHERE!

Franchise Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Why Simply Slices?
A: At Simply Slices, we are pioneering the drive thru pizza by the slice concept. Our unique model couples a legendary south side of Chicago, thin crust pizza, with the speed and convenience of a drive thru system. Our unequaled quality, paired with our clean, sleek operation, gives you an incomperable advantage over any other investment opportunity.

Q: How do I go about obtaining a Simply Slices franchise?
A: For a general introduction to owning your own Simply Slices franchise, please review our Franchising Opportunities. Send us an email with some brief information about yourself, the franchise locations you would be interested in opening a Simply Slices, and please complete our Franchise Information Request Form.

Q: How long does the application process take from beginning to end?
A: Upon completion of the personal interview, Simply Slices will make a decision within 3-4 weeks regarding your approval status..

Q: Do I need restaurant experience?
A: Previous restaurant experience is almost essential to succeeding within our system. If you love to serve people, have a true desire to provide the best product, and understand the idea that business is built "one customer at a time," then you have come to the right place. Experience, however, is secondary to passion, enthusiasm, and energy.

Q: How much can I expect to pay in franchise fees and royalties?
A: Our franchise fee is $25,000. Our royalty fee is 6%. This includes the right to use Simply Slices name, trademarks, recipes, and systems. This also includes a hands on support system that will integrate our successful models into your operation. There will also be a 2% marketing fund contribution that wil support our local and national marketing programs.

Q: How much will the initial start up cost be?
A: The answer to this question will vary depending on the unit that you will be opening. With that in mind, our start up costs range from $167,750 to $399,000.

Q: Will Simply Slices assist me with financing a store?
A: Simply Slices franchisees are required to have their own financial systems in place to build and operate their stores. However, we can provide a list of lenders who have expressed interest in lending to franchisees.

Q: How much money can I expect to make?
A: For U.S. and International Opportunities: Simply Slices does not make earnings claims regarding any of our locations. The amount of money individual locations can expect to make will vary depending on a multitude of factors, including the locations and demographics, operating costs, sales, and the overall ability of the franchisee to operate and manage their franchise location(s).

Complete Franchising Support Includes

  • Training
  • Operations Manual
  • On-site Start up Assistance and Field Visits
  • Initial and Ongoing Marketing Campaigns
  • Vendor Assistance

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