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Little Caesars revolutionized the pizza industry with the Hot-N-Ready® concept. Already the third largest pizza chain in the world,* Little Caesars is entering a new era of growth in the United States.

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Own A Little Caesars Franchise

Little Caesars is ushering in a new era of growth.
We’re seeking entrepreneurs who want to be a part of an iconic brand with a bright future.

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Americans Love
Our Pizza

“If you build something worthwhile, people will come.”

—Mike Ilitch, Founder

Headquartered in Detroit, Michigan, Little Caesars is the largest carryout-only pizza chain in the United States.** Founded in 1959 as a single, family-owned restaurant, Little Caesars has become the third largest pizza chain in the world* with stores in 24 countries and territories worldwide, including in each of the 50 U.S. states.

Known for our $5 Hot-N-Ready® pepperoni pizza, Little Caesars has been named “Best Value in America” for 12 years in a row.*** Our legacy of innovation and focus on convenience continue with the Pizza Portal™—the FIRST heated, self-service mobile order pickup station in the restaurant industry.

How Much Does it Cost to Own a Little Caesars?

Little Caesars is an exciting investment in the wildly popular pizza segment. Our straightforward business model, world-class support and millions of devoted customers make us a worthy investment for entrepreneurs who want to make an impact. Here are the costs and fees associated with opening a new Little Caesars location:

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Where are
We Growing?

Little Caesars is one of the rare iconic brands with room to grow, and we’re accelerating our franchise developments by targeting key markets across the country.

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Veterans Program

Little Caesars Veterans Program is committed to providing honorably discharged veterans with a business opportunity when they transition to civilian life or seek a career change. We recognize that veterans have leadership experience and the proven ability to think critically and problem solve, which we believe will make them exceptional franchise owners.

As part of this program, qualified veterans are eligible to receive financial incentives to help them open a franchise with Little Caesars. Incentives include a reduced franchise fee for the first restaurant and various credits on equipment, marketing and administrative services.

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A Model for Every Market

Our unique concept offers low square footage, an optimal number of employees and grab-and-go service, which help to keep costs low and margins high. Little Caesars has the perfect store design for every market:

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Other Franchise Models Available

It’s easy to get started!

Below are the steps to open a Little Caesars after you submit your franchise application.

Ready to Invest in a
Little Caesars Franchise?

We’re ready to hear from you! Little Caesars is actively seeking passionate entrepreneurs with a desire to lead a team and become a meaningful part of your community to join our iconic brand. Fill out the form below and we’ll reach out to begin a conversation. Let’s make the future brighter together!

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