Famous Famiglia

  • Famiglia-DeBartolo Franchise Systems, LLC
245 Main St., # 620
White Plains, NY 10601
  • (866) 584-2301 / (914) 328-4444
  • (914) 328-4479 (Fax)

FAMOUS FAMIGLIA is an award-winning international pizza brand with leading sales in the pizza segment. Operating worldwide, FAMOUS FAMIGLIA has earned several leading industry awards for its unsurpassed product quality and customer service. Expansion plans include high-profile markets and locations such as: leading airports, shopping plazas, universities, casinos, military bases, cinemas, etc. With a successful franchise program in place, a number of high-caliber locations internationally are available.

Franchisor Background

Year Established: 2003

Franchising Since: 2004

Operating Units

Franchised Units 35 74.5%
Company-Owned Units 12 25.5%
Total Operating Units 47 100%

Geographic Distribution

USA 47 88.7% In 16 States
Canada 2 3.8% In 1 Provinces
International 4 7.5% In 3 Foreign Countries
Total 53 100%

Multi-Unit Operators

Multi-Unit Operators N/A
Franchises Owned by Multi-Unit Operators N/A

North American Unit Density

Density Units
New York 16
Pennsylvania 3
Florida 2

Registered in the following Registration States

California, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Rhode Island, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin

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Support and Training

General Information

IFA Member Yes
CFA Member Yes
Franchisee Association? No
Size of Corporate Staff 12
Site Selection
Lease Negotiation Assistance Yes
Financial Assistance No

Marketing Support

Co-Op Advertising Yes
National Advertising No
Regional Advertising No
Local Advertising No
Marketing Materials Ad Slicks, Brochures, Catalogs, Coupons/Rebates, Direct Mailers, Emails, Promotional Items, Radio Ads, Site Signs, Television Ads, Trade Show Exhibits, Videos
Additional Services: Grand Opening, In-House Marketing, Marketing Research, Newsletter, Online Extranet, Press Releases, Sales Strategies

Ongoing Support

Central Data Processing Included
Central Purchasing Included
Field Operation Evaluation Included
Field Training Included
Initial Store Opening Included
Inventory Control Included
Franchisee Newsletter Included
Regional or National Meetings Included
800 Telephone Hotline Included


Corporate Headquarters, NY and surrounding region 2-4 Weeks
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Financial Requirements


Minimum Net Worth $500K
Cash Investment $200K
Total Investment $266-531K
Average Total Investment $399K


Initial Franchise Fee $35K
Average Franchise Fee N/A
On-Going Royalty 6%
Average Royalty N/A
Advertising Fee 0-2%

Site Information and Requirements

Average Number of Full-Time Employees 4
Average Number of Part-Time Employees 8
Space Needs (in square feet) 600-1,200
Preferred Site Types N/A
Other Site Types Allowed Food Court, In-line
Encourages Conversions Yes
Item 19 (Earnings Claim) Provided? No
Listed in the SBA Registry? No
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Franchisee Qualifications

Financial Net Worth 4
General Business Experience 4
Specific Industry Experience 3
Formal Education 1
Psychological Profile 4
Personal Interviews 5
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Terms of Contract

Term of Initial Contract 10
Term of Renewal Period 5-10
Passive Ownership? Allowed, but discouraged
Area Development
Yes, for 20 years
Franchisees Allowed to Expand Within Territory? Yes
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Expansion Plans

Projected New Units Over Next 12 Months 6
USA Yes, All United States
Canada Yes, All Canada
Overseas Yes, UAE
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