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About Jet's Pizza

In 1978, Jet’s Pizza® foFranchises Under Eugene Jetts was about to buy a new home. But on the way there, his passion for pizza took over. Instead, he signed a lease on a space that would become the first Jet’s® location. Along with his brother and partner John, they opened the doors to Jetts Party Shoppe & Pizzeria in Sterling Heights, MI. The pizza world would never be the same. They were about to make deep dish history by offering a truly, better pizza.

That first location has grown to hundreds of locations in 19 states. Jet’s offers more than famous Detroit-style pizzas, like hand-tossed round, thin-crust, and NY Style pizzas, fresh salads, breads, and desserts. One thing that will never change is their commitment to quality ingredients.

WHY JET’S

In 1978, Jet’s Pizza® founder Eugene Jetts was about to buy a new home. But on the way there, his passion for pizza took over. Instead, he signed a lease on a space that would become the first Jet’s location. Along with his brother and partner John, they opened the doors to Jett’s Party Shoppe & Pizzeria in Sterling Heights, MI. The pizza world would never be the same. They were about to make deep dish history by offering a truly better pizza.

All of our pizzas are made with only the freshest ingredients, premium mozzarella, hand pressed dough made fresh everyday & baked in steel pans for a crispy cheesy to the edge crunch.

That first location has grown to hundreds of locations in 19 states. One thing that will never change is their commitment to quality ingredients.

WHEN YOU JOIN WITH JET’S, YOU ARE PART OF THE FAMILY

1. IT ALL STARTS WITH TRAINING

The initial training program begins with a one-day orientation at the corporate office, followed by full-time, hands-on, on-the-job training at one or more restaurants operated by Jet’s®, and an affiliate, or another franchisee. Training is conducted six days a week for 4-6 weeks, totaling 200-300 hours. Currently, all training will be conducted at one of our affiliate locations in Michigan. A longer training period can be elected at your option without additional cost. We reserve the right, at your cost, to require additional training until you meet our standards for the operation of a franchise.

2. WE CRANK IT UP WITH OPENING ASSISTANCE

Our personnel will direct and assist you in many of the details of opening your pizzeria. We will guide you through our project management process from start to finish. This includes help with site selection, ordering equipment, a point of sale system, signage, etc. You will meet and work closely with our advertising department to execute your marketing plan. We will help you schedule and train employees. We will be on-site during your Grand Opening to help you with as many other elements that will be necessary for you to open your pizzeria in an orderly fashion.

3. WE CONTINUE TO HAVE YOUR BACK

Our personnel remains available to you to help resolve any operation problems which may develop during the day-to-day operation of your pizzeria. Since the amount of additional support that a franchise requires varies from location to location, Jet’s® reserves the right to charge a set per diem rate for providing additional support, and to be reimbursed for costs incurred.

YOU’VE GOT THIS AND WE’RE HERE TO HELP WITH TRAINING, OPENING ASSISTANCE, CONTINUING ASSISTANCE

REAL ESTATE – Our personnel remains available to you to help resolve any operation problems which may develop during the day-to-day operation of your pizzeria. Since the amount of additional support that a franchise requires varies from location to location, Jet’s® reserves the right to charge a set per diem rate for providing additional support, and to be reimbursed for costs incurred.

OPERATIONS – Jet’s Pizza® franchise business consultants (FBC’s) assist franchisees in grand openings, staff training, and ensure the store is fully prepared and ready for their first customer. Our FBC’s call and visit restaurants on a regular basis to conduct operations excellence evaluations (OEE’s), answer any questions and give support to managers and/or crew members.

TRAINING – Many brands charge training fees, we don’t. Our 2-week training program covers all the necessary skills needed in becoming a successful business owner. Two weeks of training is spent at one of our restaurants. Here you will learn about Inventory, Scheduling, Team Development, and how to make a Jet’s Pizza. The other two weeks are spent in a classroom, where we train our franchisee on the Jet’s Pizza® Culture (VIBE!), Marketing, Recruiting, and Financial Management of the Business.

MARKETING – The Jet’s Pizza® marketing team supports every franchise with effective and innovative marketing initiatives, at the local and national levels. This assistance is provided to help you with your grand opening plans and social media presence, along with the implementation of new product launches. An in-house public relations team keeps Jet’s Pizza® top-of-mind, with local and national media.

PURCHASING AND DISTRIBUTION – Jet’s Pizza® franchisees benefit from our national purchasing power and our partnerships with the restaurant industry’s leading distribution network. This ensures a nationwide distribution of delivery consistency and quality products.

CONSTRUCTION – Jet’s Pizza® takes a hands-on approach during the construction process for every franchisee. Our vast network of approved vendors, architects, and general contractors is essential to the success of the development process.

FINANCING – While Jet’s Pizza® does not offer financing, we have relationships with a Network of Lenders. These lenders work with you in securing the necessary loan you’ll need to build your Jet’s Pizza® restaurant. We are also on the SBA Franchise Registry, which provides a more streamlined application process for you.

Company Founded

1978

Current Leadership

John Jetts, President

Started Franchising

1990 (31 years)

Total Number of Units

380 (as of 2020)

Part-Time / Full-Time

Full Time

How Much Does It Cost To Open A Jet’s Pizza Franchise?

There are several costs associated with opening a Jet’s Pizza franchise. There is typically a franchise fee set by the franchisor, which covers the costs of opening a franchise location. Some other commons fees include equipment fees, marketing fees, licensing fees, insurance, and taxes, to name a few.

Some franchises may have a weekly fee that the franchisee pays for operating a Jet’s Pizza franchise. The weekly fee for opening a Jet’s Pizza franchise is Royalty Fee Is Due By The 15Th Day Of Each Month.

The full breakdown of these fees can be found in the Financial Disclosure Document (FDD) provided to franchisees by the franchisor. The FDD report will contain additional information such as whether the franchise is renewable (Jet’s Pizza Is Renewable) and does the franchise offer financing support (Jet’s Pizza Jet’s Pizza has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll).

Jet's Pizza Company Details

Here are some additional details about Jet's Pizza.

Parent Company Jet's America Inc.
Initial Investment $25,000
Net Worth Requirement $350,000 - $1,500,000
Veteran Incentives 50% off franchise fee or area development fee
Royalty Fee 8-10%
Ad Royalty to 2%
Cash Requirement $250,000 - $500,000
Term of Agreement 10 years
Absentee Ownership No
Run from Home No
Part Time No

Training and Support Offered By Jet’s Pizza

Jet’s Pizza offers several support options to its franchisees. With 380 (as of 2020) units, Jet’s Pizza aims to provide support to each franchise owner to help them operate a successful franchise location. Jet’s Pizza offers 275 hours on the job training, 25 hours classroom training, and No additional training.

Training and Support Offered

Here are the support options offered by Jet's Pizza.

On-The-Job Training 275 hours
Classroom Training 25 hours
Additional Training No
Ongoing Support
  • Newsletter
  • Meetings & Conventions
  • Grand Opening
  • Online Support
  • Security & Safety Procedures
  • Lease Negotiation
  • Field Operations
  • Site Selection
  • Proprietary Software
  • Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
  • Co-op Advertising
  • Ad Templates
  • Regional Advertising
  • Social Media
  • SEO
  • Website Development
  • Email Marketing
  • Loyalty Program/App
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Is Jet’s Pizza Right For You?

Jet’s Pizza has gone digital! Here are all of the ways you can find Jet’s Pizza online. Oftentimes, you can reach out to current franchisees of Jet’s Pizza online. Current franchisees may be able to offer personalized insights into what it is like owning a Jet’s Pizza franchise and offer tips to running a successful Jet’s Pizza franchise location.

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