When and where did Fazoli’s first open?

The first Fazoli’s opened in 1988 in Lexington, KY.

Where is Fazoli’s headquartered?

  • 2470 Palumbo Drive, Lexington, KY 40509
  • Tel: (859) 268-1668
  • ownafazolis@fazolis.com

Is Fazoli’s publicly traded?

Fazoli’s is a privately owned company.

Where are Fazoli’s restaurants located?

There are over 210 Fazoli’s restaurants located in 27 states across the US with most locations in the Midwest and Southeast.

What is the company mission and values?

Our Company Mission is to serve America premium quality Italian food, fast, fresh & friendly.

Our Company Values are:

  • Great Guest Service is what we do.
  • People Come first
  • Integrity is everything.
  • Teamwork makes the difference.
  • Pursuit of excellence is never-ending.

How soon can I open? How long does the process take?

From the time of signing a development agreement to opening your first Fazoli’s restaurant is typically 12-16 months, depending on a number of factors, such as site availability.

What territories are available?

We are actively seeking development in many markets across the US, with most development activity occurring from the mid-Atlantic, through the Southeast, into the Mid-West and as far west as Texas and Colorado. Please visit the Available Markets page to see the states where we are growing.

Can I franchise a single Fazoli’s location?

We prefer to work with franchisees that can open and operate multiple locations, but will consider single unit development where appropriate.

What are the financial qualifications for becoming a Fazoli’s franchisee?

Prospective franchisees should have an investment capability of at least $500K in liquid assets for multi-unit development and a net worth of at least $1,500,000. For single unit development, we require a minimum of $250,000 available to invest.

Will training and support be available?

Absolutely! All of our franchisees can expect full support from an experienced team across all areas of the business – operations, marketing, supply chain, design & construction, real estate, technology, etc.

I’d like to apply to become a franchisee. Where should I begin?

That’s great news! To get the process started, please complete and submit an application and a representative from Fazoli’s will reach out to you.