Pizza Hut Franchise

Franchise History

It is a restaurant chain specialized for its menu of Italian-American food, famous for its pizzas and kinds of pasta. It was founded in 1958 by brothers Dan and Frank Carne. A year later, it began to franchise.

In 1977, it was acquired by PepsiCo. It had significant growth and international expansion in countries such as Canada, India, Mexico, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Japan, Qatar, the Philippines, Malaysia, and many more.

  • Year Business Began: 1958.
  • Franchising Since: 1959.
  • Headquarters: Plano, Texas, United States.
  • Estimated Number of Units: More than 18,000.
  • Number of Employees: More than 300,000.
  • Industry: Food


It is one of the most important pizza chains in the world with more than 18,000 locations. It is part of Yum! Brands, Inc., which is one of the largest restaurant companies on the planet that allows Pizza Hut to have a large margin of growth.

Each year, the brand tries to maintain its prestige by opening more franchises around the world and offering the best products. By 2021, it plans to close 500 low-performance restaurants in the United States and reopen them later with a delivery focus.

Cost Information 

The costs will depend on the number of employees, merchandise, place where the franchise will be located, size, marketing, and other factors:

  • Total Investment: From $ 300,000 to $ 2,200,000
  • Liquid Cash Requirement: $ 350,000.
  • Net Worth Required: $ 700,000.
  • Franchise Fee: $ 25,000.
  • Royalty Fee: 6% of Gross Sales.
  • National Advertising: 4.25% Gross Sales.

Profit Estimates

The estimated monthly income is $ 48,000 depending on the number of customers, location, and success of the restaurant. The earnings will depend on additional expenses.

Training & Support

Pizza Hut provides initial training at its headquarters. All franchisees must complete the training program. It will teach the best drivers to manage and develop the business, administrative and sales management, marketing and more.

It offers a training program called First Slice that consists of 3 stages carried out between 8 and 12 weeks, depending on the franchisee’s progress. The company will offer support in the choice of place, recruitment of employees and advice at the time the franchisee requires it.

How to Apply for Pizza Hut Franchise ?

To request information about franchise opportunities, you must fill out the form at

and the Pizza Hut team will contact you.