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Philly Pretzel Factory

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What does a Philly Pretzel Factory Franchise Cost?

Philly Pretzel Factory was founded in 1998, when co-founder Dan Dizio (who started selling pretzel on the street corner at age 11) and Len Lehman quit their corporate jobs to open the first location to provide Fresh, “Hot Outta” the oven pretzels and other meal replacement items at a great value. To open your own Philly Pretzel Factory franchise it costs an average of $290,000. 

Total Investment$280,000 - $300,000
Cash Required$100,000
Business TypeFranchise
Target MarketSee List

Join a Leader in the Franchising Industry.

Philly Pretzel Factory has the trifecta of customers: Retail, Business Accounts and Catering. The business offers a simple menu, broad customer appeal, low employee count, outstanding support and proven growth. Comparable store sales have increased for 11 years in a row.  Top 1/3 of the locations average $678K per year in sales and 27% of the franchise owners own multiple locations.

Inquire today and learn if you have what it takes to be the “Pretzel Mayor” of your community and join the almost 200 locations across the country.

Open Philly Pretzel Factory in any of these available states: CT, IL, MD, MA, MO, NY, NC, OH, PA, SC, VA.


Philly Pretzel Factory Supports Owners with:

  • Comprehensive Training – Our comprehensive training program provides extensive classroom instruction and hands-on training in our corporate office followed by on-site training when you open your Philly Pretzel Factory.
  • Online Pre-Opening Checklist – One of the reasons our franchisees get off to such a quick start is they can monitor all pre-opening tasks on-line which insures you build your business quickly.
  • Real Estate Assistance – Our real estate manager will find locations as well as evaluate any locations you have found, offering a complete analysis of each location before you make the ultimate choice.
  • Construction Assistance – Our construction manager will provide you assistance with all the phases of construction, site plans, permits, equipment delivery and vendors.
  • Onsite Store Opening Support – You will receive a week of onsite support when you open your store to make the launch of your new Philly Pretzel Factory run smoothly.
  • Access to Operations Manual – Our comprehensive operations manual allows easy access to descriptions and detailed instructions of every aspect of our Philly Pretzel Factory business model, all available online for reference at a touch of a button.
  • Access to Marketing Manual – Our industry-leading marketing manual walks you step-by-step through proven Philly Pretzel Factory marketing methods to help you build revenue and generate profits.
  • Inclusion on Our Website – We maximize the exposure of our website through consistent search engine optimization to bring new customers to our corporate website and drive them through your doors for increased sales.

An Award-Winning Franchise

When you join the Philly Pretzel Factory franchise ranks you will be associated with the best. But don't take our word for it, see what our peers and colleagues have to say:

Top 200 Franchises - Franchise Market Magazine
Top 500 - Entrepreneur Magazine
Excellence in Franchising - Smart CEO Magazine
Entrepreneur of the Year - Ernst & Young Daniel Dizio

Special Discount

Veterans will receive a $1,776 discount off the franchise fee.

Become a Philly Pretzel Factory owner today.