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Who we are?

Jimano’s Pizzeria delivers the whole pie! Founded in 1998 Jimano’s quickly grew from one location to five successful company-owned locations by 2004. Developing the first franchise unit in 2004 Jimano’s which started as an indepedent pizzeria chain expanded into a nationwide franchise system with 13 locations in 5 states.

An exciting nationwide expansion is now in the works. With current locations in Illinois, Wisconsin, Colorado, Georgia and California the ground work is in place for a rapid franchise expansion. In fact, opportunities are available throughout the country.

What type of restaurant is Jimano’s Pizzeria?

Jimano’s Pizzeria is a quick serve restaurant serving pizza, pasta, ribs, sandwiches, salads and more. We pride ourselves in serving a wide variety of menu items that are sure to please the entire family. Our focus is primarily delivery and carry-out. However, Jimano’s Pizzeria floor plans are designed with small dining rooms to accommodate up to twenty guests.

Do I need previous restaurant or pizza-making experience to qualify?

As in any endeavor, experience is an added bonus. However, it is not a requirement for owning and operating a Jimano’s Pizzeria franchise.

Our proven Production System will prepare you to manage and operate your own Jimano’s Pizzeria franchise as well as on-going guidance and support from us. Our proven Operation system is easy to learn and is flexible no matter what your experience level is.

What are the key benefits of owning and operating a Jimano’s Pizzeria franchise?

That’s simple – Quality products and a proven production system. Quality Products Offering a wide variety of menu items – pizza, pasta, ribs, sandwiches, salads and more. From our traditional family sauce recipe to hand tossed pizza dough, all of our products are made from high quality ingredients that are fresh and wholesome. Proven Production System We have perfected a Production System that is easy to learn and implement in your own Jimano’s Pizzeria franchise store. We support you every step of the way from the site selection, store layout and through the construction phase. You will be trained by us on all aspects of the business including Operations, Advertising/Marketing, Point of Sale Systems and Customer Service.

Our training will cover all aspects of running a Jimano’s Pizzeria franchise store from point of sale computer system, vendor relationships, how to make the products, how to advertise and market your store, and customer service protocol.

Personal and financial benefits of owning and operating a Jimano’s Pizzeria franchise include:

  • Ability to be your own boss.
  • Potential to create your own future opportunities and job security.
  • Provides greater flexibility and independence.
  • Provides direct benefits for your hard work.
  • Provides greater potential for residual income and greater net worth over time.
  • Provides tax advantages of a small business.


What differentiates Jimano’s Pizzeria Franchise?

Jimano’s Pizzeria franchise offers several advantages from other national chains: • Proven production system • Quality home-style products • Ground floor opportunity offering a low initial investment compared to national chains.

How much money will I need to open a Jimano’s Pizzeria and what are the royalties associated with the Franchise?

A typical Jimano’s Pizzeria can be opened for an investment of $250,000 to $528,000. Our fees and start up cost are more competitive than the national franchises. For a detailed breakdown of costs, refer to the Franchisee’s Investment and Royalties Schedule. We understand that your success is our success. Therefore, we have established our initial Franchise Fee at only $25,000 and royalties at 4%. In addition, we have built in an incentive for our franchisees. For units with seating for up to 75, 4 % of Gross Sales per month up to $75,000 and 1% of Gross Sales for monthly sales in excess of $75,000. For units with seating for more than 75, 4% of Gross Sales per month up to $85,000 and 1% of Gross Sales for monthly sales in excess of $85,000. These modest royalties allow you to keep a greater percentage of gross profits.

How can we find out more about a Jimano’s Pizzeria Franchise?

If you are interested in learning more about owning and operating a Jimano’s Pizzeria Franchise please fill out the prequalification form. After you have completed the on-line request for information you will be contacted by a Jimano’s Pizzeria franchise representative who will provide you with basic information regarding current opportunities, available territories as well as answer your basic questions.

Once we have determined that we have a potential match, you will be placed in contact with our Vice President of Franchise Development for detailed discussions about the business, franchise awarding process, as well as your personal involvement with the Jimano’s Pizzeria franchise system.

We look forward to talking to you soon!