Our process for identifying only the most talented people with the desire, commitment and personality to operate a Papa John’s franchise has been developed since our first franchise was awarded back in 1984.
All or franchisees are aligned with our Purpose and Values.
We love pizza and we believe it brings us together. The world deserves BETTER PIZZA and we deliver it.
The proven process is built on the following values:
- People first: focus on the customer and team members
- Everyone belongs: we believe in diversity, equity, inclusion and teamwork
- Do the right thing: integrity and character for a better community
- Innovate to win: think differently and lead change
- Have fun: it’s pizza. It has to be fun!
You are at the start of an exciting journey to take control and become a Papa John’s franchisee. There is a great amount of information to digest so we operate a multi-stage selective recruitment process.
Step by step process to becoming a Papa John’s store owner:
1. Get the franchise information pack
Can you see yourself running a Papa John’s franchise? Want to find out more about our exciting business opportunity? Then download our Papa John’s franchise information pack now.
Complete the application form, make sure you have the supporting documents and information to hand as we are keen to find out more about you too. Once completed and sent back to us, Phil Gaffer our Business Development Manager will then give you a call.
Before you are handed the keys of your first Papa John’s store you will attend and graduate from the franchisee Management Training Programme (MTP). We run this six-week course regularly throughout the year so that your graduation will coincide with when your store is ready for opening.
10. Store Opening
This is the culmination of all yours and our hard work. We will be there with you on the big day to offer training and support for you and your new team. In fact, our operations experts will be at hand on site for the first two weeks after opening a new store to make sure every customer enjoys our great pizza and you have the confidence to build upon early success.