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Life is richer with Donatos. If you want a pizza franchise opportunity where every piece of the business model has been vetted, measured and proven, this is it!

Doug DeVilbiss
Multi-unit Franchise Partner

It is a tremendous advantage to the Franchise Partner that Donatos supplies the restaurant with pizza crusts that are ready to go. It saves you time, there’s less labor costs and fewer inconsistencies.

Mike Simon
Multi-unit Franchise Partner

Financial Information:

Cash Investment: $200,000
Net Worth: $1,000,000
Franchise Fee: $30,000
Total Investment: $445,500 - $964,525
Royalty Fee: 4%
Advertising Fee: 4% of net sales toward the National Marketing Fund

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United States: AL, AR, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, NE, NH, NJ, NY, NC, ND, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, VT, VA, WV, WI
International Opportunities Available

Browse the latest corporate news from Donatos Pizza.

Donatos Pizza, the fast-casual pizza chain famous for its Edge to Edge® toppings, has signed a development deal that will add three restaurants in Atlanta.
With a system-wide goal to hire at least 2,500 new associates ranging from delivery drivers and hourly associates to managers, Donatos will begin holding Dinnerviews.
Donatos is excited to announce an addition to its fresh salad lineup with the Green Goddess Salad available in three different sizes beginning on April 26 in all of its traditional restaurant locations.
Donatos Pizza is celebrating successful openings throughout 2020 across   Florida and is continuing to add locations throughout the state for its widening fan base.
When it comes to expressing your love this Valentine's Day, Donatos is here to help as the brand will be offering heart shaped pizzas in all 168 of its traditional restaurants between February 10-14.
Known for 57 years of piling fresh, premium toppings Edge to Edge® on its famous thin crust pizzas, Donatos is also on the cutting edge of menu trends by pizza companies when it comes to offering options to fit various dietary needs.
While many restaurants have struggled during the pandemic, Donatos has seen both sales and location growth since March and the brand is looking to hire 1,000 new associates across all of its locations.
Two years ago, Donatos Pizza and Red Robin quietly began testing a combination of the two concepts with a scaled-down Donatos pizza menu alongside Red Robin’s signature burgers in a handful of Red Robin restaurants.
With a focus on continued growth, Donatos is pleased to announce the hiring of John King as Chief Operating Officer and Matthew Coy as Vice President of IT effective November 10, 2020.
Donatos Pizza is pleased to announce the opening of Donatos Pizza Clark Road on Thursday, November 5.
Donatos Pizza, the fast-casual pizza chain once owned by McDonald’s and famous for its Edge-to-Edge® toppings, has announced its commitment to open more restaurants in the Nashville area.
Since April, when the pandemic initially peaked, Donatos has opened seven new restaurants in four states.
Donatos Pizza is headed to Knoxville. The fast-casual pizza chain once owned by McDonald’s and famous for its Edge-to-Edge® toppings, has signed an agreement for the development of three area restaurants.
Donatos Pizza is pleased to announce the hiring of Carol Pasquariello as Senior Vice President of Marketing effective June 23, 2020.
Donatos Pizza, is pleased to announce that they are now delivering on these demands in a big way with the introduction of three new cauliflower crust signature pizzas featuring savory plant-based sausage.
Donatos Pizza has signed three separate franchise agreements for the development of 13 restaurants across the state, from Jacksonville to Orlando and along the Florida Gulf Coast.
Starting today, Donatos is adding its cheesiest pizza ever as a new, permanent menu item.
Donatos recently ranked No. 159, the highest ranking thus far for the brand, in Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500®, the world’s first, best and most comprehensive franchise ranking. Donatos has been ranked six times previously.
The program allows customers to earn their 10th large pizza free, points toward rewards with every purchase and successful member referral, and offers a free pizza to members on their birthdays.
The idea that ‘Every piece is important’ is on full display in the newly created mural at Donatos Pizza in the John Glenn Columbus International Airport.
Donatos Pizza is set to take a bigger slice out of the Raleigh market. The Ohio-based fast-casual pizza chain, which opened its first Raleigh restaurant at 111 Seaboard Ave. in 2013, is looking to continue growing in the City of Oaks.
Donatos Pizza is set to take a slice out of Savannah. The Ohio-based fast-casual pizza chain, has signed an agreement for the development of three restaurants in the area over the next few years.
Donatos Pizza, an Ohio-based fast-casual pizza chain known for its Edge to Edge® pizza, has opened its second location at John Glenn International Airport in Columbus, Ohio.
Donatos Pizza announced two hires, naming Kevin Myers as Chief Marketing and Information Officer (CMIO) and Amos Durbin as Vice President of Franchise Operations.
The new menu item will be available in all stores for a limited time for just one dollar more than the standard pepperoni pizza.
Donatos announced the launch of its gift card delivery service. The new offering is a continuation of the pizza company’s commitment to providing customers with quality pizza and service.
Donatos Pizza, an Ohio-based fast-casual chain known for its Edge to Edge® pizza, has opened its first restaurant in the Upstate region of South Carolina.
Donatos announced the latest addition to their menu, the Quattro Italiano Pizza.
Donatos Pizza is set to take a bigger slice out of the Virginia marketplace.
Having already opened two area restaurants since the beginning of last year - the first in Midtown and the second in Murfreesboro - Donatos Pizza is making bold progress in its commitment to expand across Nashville.

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