zpizza Franchise for Sale

It's good to be a z franchisee!

For 20 years, zpizza's creative founders, franchisees and followers have been creating enlightened pizza.

zpizza: mexican pizza franchiseWhether it's our 100% certified organic tomato sauce, Montana winter wheat flour, award-winning Wisconsin low-fat mozzarella, or our fresh choices of unique natural toppings, our ingredients and artistic combinations make up the dna behind enlightened zpizza.

zpizza: Fast Food and Pizza franchise!

70 Units Open Nationwide
300 More in Development
Low Franchise Start-Up Costs from $235,500 to $319,500


zpizza is a rapidly growing chain of fresh casual, gourmet and health conscious pizza stores operating in high-profile lifestyle centers and metropolitan retail centers. zpizza serves four day parts which include lunch, afternoon chill, dinner and catering. zpizza's popular menu offers a selection of signature brick oven pizzas, artisan salads, sandwiches and calzones.

"Best Crust on the Planet" -- LA Times

zpizza was featured on Good Morning Americas Healthy Dining and also ranked on the 2006 Entrepreneur Franchise 500 List. zpizza has also achieved Best Pizza rankings from coast to coast in publications such as The Washingtonian and Phoenix New Times, and the LA Times ranks zpizza has having the "Best Crust on the Planet!"

Fast FactsHealthy Food Restaurant franchise: zpizza

  • Founded: 1987 Laguna Beach, CA
  • Segment: Fresh Casual/Fast Casual
  • Square Feet: 1,100 1,500
  • Average Number of Seats: 30

"Healthy Dining" -- Good Morning America

"zpizza is hot, healthful and growing" -- Fast Casual Magazine

Franchise Support

The zpizza franchise program has been designed to provide a comprehensive set of services to all franchisees including, but not limited to:

  • Facility planning on site location and architectural design
  • Specifications for fixtures, equipment and leasehold improvements
  • Assistance in site selection and lease negotiation
  • Corporate training for owner/operator and Director of Operations/general managers
  • Kitchen/back-of-the-house workflow design
  • Ongoing support from members of the Training and Operations Team
  • Ongoing updates for increasing profitability
  • Products with high industry demand
  • Efficiency in all systems
  • Favorable national contracts with suppliers of goods and services
  • Operating manuals, policies, procedures and business management systems

"Best Pizza" -- Washingtonian


Q: Is there any experience necessary to own a zpizza franchise?
A: Yes, but not necessarily in foodservice. zpizza actively searches for candidates with strong leadership skills in a high-energy environment.

Q: What is the future master plan for zpizza?
A: zpizza is poised to be the dominant gourmet pizza chain in the USA.

Q: Do you assist with site selection?
A: Yes. In partnership with our franchisees, zpizza evaluates potential sites based on proven selection criteria such as traffic counts, trade area analysis, demographic studies, visibility, ingress and egress considerations, and assessment of local competition.

Did you know?

Americans eat approximately 100 acres of pizza EACH DAY, or about 350 slices per second. Grab your piece of the $30 billion per year pizza industry with a zpizza franchise; request more information below!

Minimum Net Worth: $500,000 Minimum Liquid Capital: $250,000


Min. Liquid Capital:
Total Investment:
$235,500 - $319,500
Minimum Net Worth:
Third Party

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