Fast Facts About Fazoli’s: FAQs
Owning your very own Fazoli’s restaurant is a serious commitment, but a rewarding experience nonetheless. Our franchise owners enjoy record sales and growth, a flexible footprint with inline, freestanding, and conversion options, and the opportunity to be a part of one of the most highly regarded fast, friendly dining establishments in the foodservice industry.
Q: Where and when did Fazoli’s first set up shop?
The Fazoli’s brand began in 1988 when the very first restaurant opened its doors in Lexington, Kentucky. Today, there are nearly 220 Fazoli’s locations nationwide.
Q: Is there a Fazoli’s in every state?
Fazoli’s expansion is on the rise, and while we haven't laid down roots in every state just yet, our 213 locations span across America within 25 states in total. Lucky for prospective new franchise owners, that leaves plenty of territory left to claim.
Q: What city does Fazoli’s corporate call home?
Our headquarters is located in Lexington, Kentucky - the same city where the first Fazoli’s was established. To reach us, dial (859) 268-1668 or send us a fax at (859) 268-2263.
Q: Is Fazoli’s publicly traded?
No. Fazoli’s is privately owned and therefore not traded on the public market.
Q: What values are most important to the Fazoli’s brand?
Our company mission is to serve America premium quality Italian food, fast, fresh & friendly. We believe in providing great guest service at all times because people come first at Fazoli’s. To us, integrity is everything, teamwork makes the difference, and the pursuit of excellence is never-ending.
Q: How quickly can I expect my new Fazoli’s to open?
Opening a new franchise location can take anywhere from 6 to 12 months, depending on a number of factors, such as site availability. This time frame spans from the very first inquiry to the day the doors to your new restaurant open.
Q: Do I qualify financially as a potential franchise owner?
In order to qualify as a prospective franchise owner, you must have an investment capability of $750K with the ability to invest a minimum of 20% of the total project cost. If you’re still unsure whether or not you qualify, we encourage you to fill out our online inquiry form.
Q: What is my potential earning power with Fazoli’s?
While restaurant profitability varies from location to location, we can assure you that the Fazoli’s business model works! This past year, our franchisees have seen an average $1.4 million in net revenue and are experiencing three times the growth rate of the industry average.
Q: How much support can I expect when starting up my Fazoli’s franchise?
That’s an easy one - endless support! We provide each of our new franchise owners with a dedicated staff and support team to ensure that they’re given the right training and tools from the get-go to set their business up for success.
Interested in becoming our next Fazoli’s franchisee? Great news! Either contact Sam Nelson at 1-800-446-4368, or submit an application online and a Fazoli’s representative will contact you shortly.
- Trusted and experienced leadership
- Strong Brand reputation
- Stable and growing System Performance
- High Growth Potential
- Attractive Financial Performance
- Operational & Portfolio Compatibility