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Extreme Pizza is looking for franchisees with a passion for delicious and nutritious food, energy, creativity, and extreme fun. We have been thinking outside the pizza box since our start in downtown San Francisco in 1994.

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Life is too short for mediocrity!  Extreme sports lovers to their core, the Extreme Pizza Team feels that if you’re going to do something, do it better than everyone else and have a lot more fun doing it. With a focus on the freshest ingredients, handmade dough, and freestyle toppings heaped high like only Extreme Pizza can do, Extreme Pizza takes the gourmet approach to new levels keeping pizza innovative, rich, and vibrantly extreme!

Originating in a small 20 seat location in San Francisco in 1994, the Extreme Pizza business model and menu were developed for operational efficiencies and customer satisfaction in any size location from an array of service systems including:

  • Dine-In
  • Delivery
  • Carry-Out
  • Take-n-Bake
  • Corporate and Party/Event Catering


Each of our unique Extreme Signature pizzas such as – “Screaming Tomato, Kickin Chicken, Baja 1000, Ragin Rooster, Wingin’ It, Mont Blanc, Railroad Grade, and Pandora’s Box” – are all piled high with combinations of unique and fresh toppings, unlike anything you’ll find at your average pizza joint or mainstream chain.

Awarded “Best Pizza" Coast to Coast, Extreme Pizza maintains high standards in quality control and consistency across the menu. Loyal patrons select their favorite items from an ideal menu mix:

  • Gourmet Signature Pizzas
  • Vegan and Gluten-Free Pizzas
  • Cauliflower Crust Pizza
  • Freestyle Toppings
  • Epic Subs
  • Create Your Own Calzones
  • Farm Fresh Salads
  • Starters
  • Desserts


Extreme Pizza is a team sport. We are here 365 days a year to help you succeed in always being the Best Pizza Restaurant in your market.

With 25+ years of experience, we’ve developed a rock-solid approach for top-notch site selection, lease negotiation, restaurant design, construction management support, reliable and approved vendors, human resources, targeted traditional and digital marketing initiatives, social media programming and guidance, public relations support, Apple and Android mobile app… all geared towards your specific market. 

Initial Training

The Extreme Pizza Team is dedicated to providing everything you need for success.  We arrange for a comprehensive 4-weeks of hands-on training with our experts at one of our approved Extreme Pizza restaurants around the country. Two weeks of additional on-site training is provided at your new restaurant to solidify the training in your actual kitchen with your team.

Our training program prepares your Extreme Pizza Management Team for every position and market-forward advertising opportunity:

  • Product Preparation
  • Food and Labor Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Customer Relations
  • Financial Management
  • Inventory and Cost Control
  • Advertising Partners
  • Marketing Materials and Collateral 
  • Grand Opening marketing and event planning

On-Going Support

Extreme Pizza understands there is always more to learn which is why we provide you with a constant support system to help you throughout your entire Extreme Pizza franchise experience.  The Extreme Pizza Management Team is available around the clock for ongoing support.   

Extreme Pizza offers bi-monthly sales and marketing calls open to all franchisees year-round to discuss marketing campaigns, sales forecasting, monthly promotions, coupon redemption, and product updates.  These meetings provide an ongoing forum for franchisees to talk with each other and also discuss ideas with the corporate team. Additionally, Extreme Pizza attends Pizza Expo every year which enables franchisees to meet and mingle with other franchisees and the corporate team at Extreme Pizza.

Next Steps

If you have restaurant experience, have a minimum of $100,000 in available capital for each location you wish to develop, and would like to investigate joining one of the most creative food franchises in the industry, we welcome your interest. Extreme Pizza's low initial investment ranges from $330,200-$789,000.
Please fill out the form below and we will be happy to address your initial questions and review available opportunities in your market.

*LEGAL DISCLAIMER: The information contained on this website does not constitute the offer and sale of a franchise. It is for information purposes only. There are approximately 15 U.S. states that regulate the offer and sale of franchises. If you are a resident of California, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin and are receiving this message, or intend to operate a franchise in any of these states, we will not offer you a franchise unless and until we have complied with any applicable pre-sale registration and/or disclosure requirements in the applicable jurisdiction. NEW YORK RESIDENTS: This offering is not an offering of a franchise. In New York (USA), an offering of a franchise can only be made by a prospectus that has been previously filed and registered with the department of law of the state of New York. The application for registration of an offering prospectus or the acceptance and filing thereof by the department of law as required by the New York law does not constitute approval of the offering or the sale of such franchise by the department of law or the attorney general of New York.

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Step by Step

The total length of your journey from the moment you inquire until the Grand Opening of your very own Extreme Pizza is largely up to you. However, on average it should take about 3 months from the time you sign your lease until the day you open the doors of your Extreme Pizza restaurant. Below are the steps you will encounter along the way:

1. Complete the Inquiry Form Below
2. Introductions and Mutual Evaluation
3. Document Review
4. Meet the Extreme Team
5. Agreement and Startup