Del Forno

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For Sale: areas/territories

With a strong background in the food industry, and an immense passion for pizza, Sotiri Frantzeskakis resoluted to franchise the best pizza franchise in Southern Africa. As of 2015, he is sole director of this innovative brand, strongly setting the trend of his favourite motto: ‘We lead, others follow’.

He and his dedicated team have used their knowledge and experience in the pizza industry to re-develop the Del Forno brand into a brand of style and the brand has grown from strength to strength. This highly profitable model is built on PASSION FOR GOOD FOOD. The dishes are simply delicious, the service is fast and friendly but that is what you can expect from Del Forno.

Fully licensed pizzeria that offers personal service to its local community. Providing an upmarket restaurant experience, which also offers takeaway and delivery. The restaurant provides a large variety of wines to complement its Mediterranean menu.

Del Forno franchisees are vibrant, enthusiastic, self-motivated operators who believe in a hands-on approach. Successful applicants will receive comprehensive training, but must possess exceptional communication skills, be results-driven, retain their willingness to learn and, above all, be willing to work within the structured framework of the franchise system. All Del Forno outlets must be owner managed.

6 weeks intensive course for kitchen staff, waitrons, managers and franchisees. Theory and practical.

Financial Cost

Upfront Fee R150k (Ex Vat) Average set-up cost R2.2 million (Ex Vat) Recommended working capital R200k; Franchisees contribution (before loans) min R1.1 million/50%; Management Services Fee 5%.

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