Fox’s Pizza Den Franchise

Last Updated on July 25, 2012 by DeanR

Fox’s Pizza Den Franchise

Fox’s Den franchise is for a pizza restaurant. It was founded in 1971 by Jim Fox. He started early in the pizza business.

When he was 12, he worked in a pizza restaurant filling pop machines and folding pizza boxes. As he went on doing his job, he watched the pizzas being made. It was a lifelong dream to have his own pizza place in his hometown. He opened the first Fox’s Pizza Den in 1971 in Pitcairn. Together with fulfilling his dream, he gives back to the community by playing an active role in several charity organizations such as the Vocational Rehabilitation Association of Pennsylvania and the Whale’s Tale, Junior Achievement, and Toys for Tots. Until now, Jim runs the pizza chain as a family business. His son, Jim Fox Jr., was raised being taught by his father about the business. He now owns five of the stores and his store in Plum Boro also doubles as a showcase store in which the corporate training center has been located.

What is on the menu at Fox’s Pizza Den?

For their pizza, you can choose from several sizes like the 4-cut Small 9 inch Round, 8-cut Medium 12 inch Round, 10-cut Large 14 inch Round, 12-cut X-Large 16 inch Round and the 21-cut Big Daddy 24 inches x 12 inches Rectangle. Their Gourmet Pizzas are Meat Supreme, Deluxe Pizza, Taco Pizza, Bacon Double Cheeseburger, and Barbecue Chicken. They have Stromboli’s as Steak Stromboli, Deluxe Stromboli, Italian Stromboli, and Custom Stromboli.

For Hoagies, they have Chicken Breast, Steak & Cheese, Turkey Breast, Meatball, Ham & Cheese, Roast Beef, Beef, Bacon and Cheddar, Italian Baked, Pizzaroni, and Turkey, Bacon and Cheddar. The House Favorites are the Wedgies, they have Italian, Steak, Club, Pizzaroni, Turkey Breast, Beef, Bacon and Cheddar, Veggie Wedgie, Ham & Cheese, Roast Beef, Chicken Breast, BLT, and Taco. They also have salads as Chef Salad, Tossed Salad, Chicken Fry Salad, and Taco Salad. You can choose dressings from Gourmet Italian, Ranch, Buttermilk, Creamy Italian, French, Thousand Island, Bleu Cheese, Lite Vinaigrette, and Fat Free Ranch. On the side, you can add Buffalo Wings, Wedge Fries, Bread Sticks, and Bread Sticks with Cheese.

Cost and requirements on running a Fox’s Pizza Den franchise

Expect to be investing about $100,000 to $158,000. The Fox’s Pizza Den franchise fee is $10,000 with an on-going royalty fee of $300 per month. This is for a renewable five year term agreement. You will need about 10 employees to run one location. They allow multi unit ownership but they don’t allow absentee ownership.

What is included in the franchise package?

There will be training at the Fox’s Pizza headquarters and seven days training at your location. You will be receiving newsletters and a toll free phone number. You will also be given access to the internet and purchasing cooperatives to help you get the best deals on supplies. For marketing support, there will be ad slicks, co-op advertising, and regional advertising.

Fox’s Pizza Den Contact Details

You may reach them at:

Address: 4425 William Penn Hwy. Murrysville, Pennsylvania 15668

Phone: (800)899-3697 or (724)733-7888

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