The best ingredients make the best pizza. Ya know what I mean?
-Johnnie, 1984

Franchise FAQ's

Inside Johnnie's NY Pizzeria

How do I get the process started to become a Johnnie's New York Pizzeria owner?

If you are interested in learning more about owning a Johnnie's New York Pizzeria, please contact Kahala Franchising, L.L.C. at 1.866.4.KAHALA. 

How much does a Johnnie’s New York Pizzeria franchise cost?  Can I own and operate more than one Johnnie’s New York Pizzeria restaurant?

The franchise fee for your first and second traditional location is $30,000 per location.  The franchisee fee for the third traditional location and any after that is $17,500.  We encourage our franchisees to strive to become multiple-unit operators.

What type of costs will I be expected to pay after the Franchise Fee?

The franchisee is responsible for all of the build-out costs including, but not limited to: architectural renovation of the location, equipment and smallwares, professional fees and travel to training location facility and inventory.  The costs associated with each location will vary.

What is the franchise royalty fee? Advertising fee?

The franchise royalty fee is 6% of gross sales or $400 per week, whichever is greater for traditional locations. The current advertising fee is 1% of the gross sales.

What type of Training can I expect to receive?

All new owners will receive 40 hours of classroom training.  The classroom training will take place in Scottsdale, AZ at Kahala headquarters and covers topics such as food safety, inventory management, labor laws and crew member motivation.   Each training class also includes an opportunity for new owners to become ServSafe certified. New owners will also receive in-store training. More detailed training information is available in the Franchise Disclosure Document ("FDD").

Does the information found on this site constitute an offer for sale of a franchise?

The information contained herein does not constitute the offer for sale of a franchise. The offer for sale of a franchise can only be made throught the delivery and receipt of a Johnnie's New York Pizzeria FDD.

The information on this website is for informational purposes only and is not intended as an offer to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to buy, a franchise; nor is it directed to the residents of any particular jurisdiction. The following states currently regulate the offer and sale of franchises: California, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin. If you are a resident of one of these states, we will not offer you a franchise until we have completed the applicable registration or obtained the exemption from registration, and completed the applicable disclosure requirements. Regardless of what state you reside in, an offering can only be made by a franchise disclosure document. In addition, several countries regulate the offer and sale of franchises.