Top 50% of Restaurants Average +$1MM Sales
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Last updated on May 24, 2023
Over 70 restaurant locations across 16 states and counting.
Several new locations currently in development.
Rated one of the best values in Franchising by QSR Magazine.
Authentic, Italian-inspired, brick-oven pizza and craft beer.
Your Pie Pizza is currently seeking pizza-passionate entrepreneurs to further expand our footprint in South Dakota, which presents a promising market for franchise development. As the first ever fast-casual pizza restaurant in the U.S, we have a brand strength that is recognized nationally. Our rapid growth is a testament to our success, with more than 70 restaurants across 16 states. At Your Pie Pizza, our franchisees are supported by a robust business model which is built on five key pillars: Culture, Growth, Financial, Innovation, and Service.
Culture is at the heart of our operations. We are not just about pizza, but about cultivating a sense of community in every location we operate in. We believe that every pizza has a story, and we are dedicated to creating spaces where these stories can be shared.
Growth is central to our philosophy. With Your Pie Pizza, franchisees are not just investing in a brand, but in a proven business model that prioritizes sustainable growth. As we expand into South Dakota, we are committed to maintaining this growth and providing our franchisees with all the support they need to succeed.
Financially, our model is designed to maximize return on investment. By focusing on cost-effective operations without compromising on quality, we ensure that our franchisees can reap the rewards of their hard work.
Innovation is also key to our success. We continuously explore new ways to serve our customers better, be it through inventive pizza recipes or through advancements in our service delivery.
Service, the final pillar, is about delivering not just pizzas, but exceptional experiences to our customers. We have a reputation for our dedication to customer service, and we expect our franchisees to uphold this standard.
The pizza industry is thriving, and South Dakota presents untapped potential for ambitious entrepreneurs. With its diverse demographics and growing appetite for premium, fast-casual dining experiences, South Dakota is an excellent location for Your Pie Pizza franchise development. By joining Your Pie Pizza, franchisees will benefit from our proven business model, strong brand recognition, and supportive franchise network. Together, we can bring the unique Your Pie Pizza experience to pizza lovers across South Dakota. Contact us to learn more about our pizza franchises for sale and restaurant franchise opportunities in South Dakota.
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Once the candidate signs the franchise agreement, pays the initial franchise fee, and obtains rights from Your Pie Pizza, they can start developing their new location in South Dakota.
The new franchisee collaborates with our dedicated development team for site selection, build-out, permitting, staffing, and other key aspects of setting up the new Your Pie resturant.
To ensure seamless day-to-day operations, the franchisee completes a comprehensive training program provided by Your Pie Pizza, which includes cooking, ingredient, and quality.
Prior to the grand opening, a three-day soft opening is conducted to raise funds for a local charity, connect with the community, and provide employees with practical experience.
The franchisee officially takes over operations during the grand opening, with full access to corporate teams for operational and marketing support, ensuring a successful launch.
We're committed to quality and the Your Pie Family.
Your Pie Pizza enjoys national recognition as the pioneer of the fast-casual pizza industry. Our reputation has been built on our commitment to quality, service, and innovation. This reputation aids franchisees in building customer trust from day one. Furthermore, as the first ever fast-casual pizza restaurant in the U.S, our brand carries a certain prestige that distinguishes us in the market. Bring Your Pie Pizza to your local community to take advantage of the brand recognition and headstart on running a successful business.
Our franchisees benefit from a dedicated support team experienced in training, operations, marketing, PR, and technology. This team provides assistance at every stage of development, from site selection and build-out to the grand opening and beyond. Our leadership team’s collective experience and expertise ensure franchisees are well-equipped to succeed. Moreover, our continuous support ensures that franchisees can adapt to changing market conditions and customer preferences.
Your Pie Pizza provides franchisees with ample opportunities to expand into multi-unit ownership in South Dakota markets within your territories. We offer a growth-focused business model that is designed to maximize return on investment. This allows ambitious franchisees to grow their portfolio and extend their reach. Furthermore, our support team is there to guide and assist you throughout this expansion process, providing the resources, experience, and expertise needed for sustainable growth.
At Your Pie Pizza, we prioritize people, quality, and community. We believe that our success is rooted in the success of our people, which is why we invest in their growth and development. Quality is integral to our brand, from our ingredients to our service. We also value the communities we serve, striving to foster strong relationships and make a positive impact wherever we operate. Franchisees are encouraged to engage with the local community and participate in charitable events and activities.
We provide a comprehensive plan and layout for a modern, contemporary restaurant with the flexibility to customize the store for local aesthetics to give a more community-rooted feel. This flexibility allows our franchisees to create a unique ambiance that resonates with their local community. It also provides an opportunity to infuse local culture into the restaurant, making each Your Pie Pizza outlet a unique embodiment of the community it serves. In addition to brand standards, add your own local decor.
Associating with Your Pie Pizza means you’re associated with a taste for quality rooted in Italian traditions. Our brick oven pizzas are renowned for their authenticity and flavor, setting us apart in a crowded marketplace. This association allows franchisees to leverage our rich history and reputation for quality to attract pizza lovers. It underscores our commitment to providing an authentic, premium pizza experience to our customers, which makes us one of the leading pizza franchise opportunities in South Dakota and the US.
Your Pie Pizza is dedicated to helping passionate entrepreneurs succeed in the thriving pizza industry. As a franchisee, you will not be alone in your journey; our experienced team is on hand to provide support every step of the way, from signing to opening and beyond. We understand that navigating the complexities of owning a business can be challenging, which is why we offer ongoing operations and marketing support to ensure your success. Above all, we are seeking individuals who possess an ardent passion for pizza, because at Your Pie Pizza, we believe that passion is the key ingredient to a successful franchise.
The support we have from corporate gives us the ability to focus on our daily operations. We don’t have to worry about national marketing or new menu products. We have that support from all sides of corporate.
- Arnie Seyden
Owning a restaurant franchise in South Dakota presents an exciting opportunity to be part of the dynamic food industry, without facing the challenges of launching a new concept on your own. Your Pie Pizza franchisees leverage the strength of an established and trusted brand, while working with an experienced leadership team that provides unwavering support.
We are seeking both new and experienced business partners who share our passion for pizza. The process to join our family is streamlined: prospective franchisees request information, submit an application, and then participate in an interview/discovery day. This is followed by store visits to gain firsthand insight into our operations, signing of the franchise agreement, and comprehensive training on our operations and business model. The next thing you know, you'll be opening your new franchise!
As a single-unit franchisee, you'll play a dynamic role in developing your new store. From hands-on work and training employees to supporting management in achieving their goals, every day will be filled with rewarding challenges and opportunities. Your Pie Pizza aids in this journey by handling all organic digital marketing costs, offering a proven SEO strategy to ensure your store's brand grows locally. To further boost your store's visibility and sales, we encourage additional digital marketing strategies through our partners.
Community engagement is at the heart of the Your Pie Pizza experience. Our franchisees actively participate in local programs and contribute to charities, school events, sports events, and more. It's all part of fostering a strong connection with the community and giving back in meaningful ways. Many of our franchisees also host exciting events in their stores, such as trivia night, happy hours, live music, and karaoke. These events help create a vibrant and engaging atmosphere that customers love.
In essence, owning a Your Pie Pizza franchise in South Dakota means being part of a brand that values community, quality, and innovation. It's a chance to be part of a unique pizza experience that customers love and a business model that supports your entrepreneurial journey every step of the way.
FRANCHISE: Licenses offered by a company, called a franchisor, to a third party, called a franchisee, which allows them to use the company’s business procedures and trademarks to conduct business.
FRANCHISOR: A company or person that allows a third party the right to use their licenses in order to conduct business under the franchisor’s trademarks.
FRANCHISEE: An individual or company that operates a franchise under a trademark by selling goods or services.
FRANCHISE FEE: An initial payment a franchisee must pay to a franchisor in order to have the right to use their company trademarks. Does not includes additional fees associated with developing a franchise such as insurance, construction, and equipment.
ROYALTY FEE: Typically a percentage of gross sales, this is an ongoing fee paid by the franchisee to the franchisor usually monthly or quarterly.
FRANCHISE AGREEMENT: The official agreement between the franchisor and the franchisee that outlines the expectations and responsibilities of both parties.