Garlic Jim’s Famous Gourmet Pizza Franchise

Last Updated on July 26, 2012 by DeanR

Garlic Jim’s Famous Gourmet Pizza Franchise

Garlic Jim’s Famous Gourmet Pizza is a franchise for a restaurant that specializes in Gourmet Pizzas. It was founded in 2004 and started franchising that same year.

Their concept revolved around being able to create a gourmet pizza as fast as other pizza delivery places. They say that this concept makes two things meet and that is choosing between fast pizza and a good pizza. Their locations are mainly on the West such as in Washington, California, Oregon, Colorado, and Idaho. They now have 38 locations in the United States and five locations that are owned and operated by the company.

What doe Garlic Jim’s Famous Gourmet Pizza have on the menu?

Their pizzas are available in medium, large, and extra large. Flavors available are Jim’s Gourmet Garlic, Garlic Jim’s Ultimate, Jim’s Smokin Sweet BBQ Chicken, Jim’s Garlic Chicken, Southwestern Chicken, The Hercules, Spinach Artichoke Pie, Queen Margherita, Gourmet Hawaiin, Nutty Chipotle, Jim’s Veggie, and Chicken Bacon Ranch.

Garlic Jim’s Ultimate has toppings such as Canadian Bacon, Pepperoni, Black Olives, Italian Sausage, Mushrooms, Red Onions, Green Peppers, and Extra Cheese. They say that this is their Classic Combo. Their choice of cheese includes cheddar, fresh whole-milk mozzarella, grated parmesan, and feta. For sauces, they have garlic basil, classic red, creamy ranch, smokin’ sweet BBQ, zesty chipotle pesto, basil pesto, and olive oil. They have choices of toppings from meat toppings, crusts, and vegetables like red onions, mushrooms, green peppers, roma tomatoes, and black olives. For Gourmet Toppings, they have marinated artichoke hearts, roasted garlic, fresh basil, roasted corn, black beans, spinach, coconut, sun-dried tomatoes, almond slivers, tortilla chips, and cashews.

They have Chicken Wings in Smokin’ Sweet BBQ, Hot, or Garlic and it comes in sets of 10. For Salads, they have chop salad, house salad, and Southwest Chipotle chicken Salad and they have dressings like ranch, bleu cheese, fat free Italian, and chipotle ranch. Their breadsticks also have choices of flavours such as cheesy with cheddar and mozzarella, brushed with garlic, and cinnamon sugar with frosting. You can also have garlic bread, garlic cheese bread, gourmet cheesecake, and gourmet ice cream to go with your pizzas.

Cost and requirements on running a Garlic Jim’s Famous Gourmet Pizza franchise

You need to have a net worth of $275,000 and a total liquid asset of at least $100,000. Expect to be investing about $175,000 to $348,000. The cost of Garlic Jim’s Famous Gourmet Pizza franchise fee is $15,000 to $20,000 with an on-going royalty fee of 5.5%. This is for a renewable 10 year term agreement. You will need about 15 to 25 employees to run one location. They allow multi-unit ownership and absentee ownership.

What is included in the franchise package?

There will be one week training at the headquarters, one week at your location, and four weeks at a regional training center. You will be receiving newsletters and assistance at the grand opening. You will be given access to the internet and to purchasing cooperative. Expect to be attending meetings and receiving occasional field evaluations. For marketing support, there will be ad slicks, co-op advertising, regional advertising, and national media.

Garlic Jim’s Famous Gourmet Pizza Contact Details

You may reach them at:

Address: 802 134th Street SW, Suite 130 Everett, WA 98204

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