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High-Volume Well-Established Rosati’s Pizza Franchise Affluent North Suburb of Chicago – Over 22 Years!

Next To A Large Industrial Park & Near A Super-Regional Mall + Close To Schools

North Suburb of Chicago, IL

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Food Type: Italian, Pizza Place

Service Type: Fast Food

Business Type: Franchise

Sale Type: Business For Sale

Asking Price: $150,000

Gross Sales: $437,790

Net Operating Income: $78,780

Monthly Rent: $2,410

Lease Expiration: 12/2027

Lease Options: One 5-Year Option

Year Established: 2002 (Current Owner Jan 2023)

Owner Operated: Yes

Seller Financing: No


Well-known Chicagoland pizza franchise. Serving delicious authentic Italian food including Chicago-style deep dish, thin-crust and double-dough pizzas, along with a variety of pastas, calzones, chicken, sandwiches, salads, sides, wings, appetizers, desserts and more. House made sauce, beef, dough and lasagna made on site daily.

Authentic Chicago-style pizza. A local leader in the pizza market! Serving signature pizza, pasta, sandwiches and more for over 50 years. Their family recipes originated in Italy and have become a tradition of quality for over 5 generations.

The chain’s business model is simple and successful, a proven system in place to help you thrive. The franchise boasts fresh ingredients, authentic Italian recipes, excellent customer service and great marketing support. Only uses high-quality products from the highest quality manufacturers in the industry for the best Chicago-style pizza in town. Branded products that cannot be found at any other pizzeria. Operating under their established name means selling a high-demand product that everyone wants. A name people recognize and love!

Simple operation - counter-service. Small dine-in (10 seats), mostly carryout, pickup and in-house delivery. Plus, huge catering business. As well as pizza by the slice. On-line ordering also available.

Well established location for over 22 years. Features a 6-shelf Middleby Marshall rotating pizza oven, 9ft hood, complete kitchen line, walk-in cooler, Arrow touchscreen POS system and more. Owner operated - part-time. Turnkey!

Feel free to stop by the location as a customer first. This is a HIGHLY confidential listing, please DO NOT talk to any of the owners, employees or patrons. If interested, contact EatZ for more information. Showings by appointment only outside of business hours.

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Recent Accolades:
* Restaurant Business Magazine’s Top 500 Chains 2019
* Ranked Top 500 Franchise-Entrepreneur Magazine 2016-19
* Pizza Today Top 100 Pizza Companies 2015-19
* Franchise Gator’s Top 100 Franchises 2014-19
* 1 of the Top 20 Up & Coming Franchise Chains-Nation's Restaurant News 2015
* #69 For Best Pizza Websites-PMQ Pizza Magazine 2015
* Inducted Into The Pizza Hall Of Fame-2015
* Reader's Choice Best Thin Crust Pizza 201-Daily Herald
* Named Best IL Restaurants
* Chicago's Top Delivery Restaurants-GrubHub 2012

Growth and Expansion:

Famous Chicago-based, family-owned pizza franchise established in 1964-been serving in the Chicagoland area for over 5 decades. Is the 2nd largest local restaurant chain in IL and continues to grow into a national franchise, currently 175+ locations in 16 states with more opening: Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Minnesota, Nevada, N Carolina, Tennessee, Texas & Wisconsin.

And the pizza industry is booming! Pizza is a $46+billion-dollar industry. And pizza is the #1 dinner choice in the US!


Prime corner retail space in a large 19-unit 25,000 sqft strip center with ample parking on a major retail corridor of this affluent north suburb of Chicago.

Other popular tenants in this busy center include an Asian restaurant, convenience store, hair salon, ice cream shop, nail salon, Mexican restaurant, small grocery store, tobacco store and more.

Perfectly situated along a major route with over 61,000 vehicles per day next to a large industrial park and near a super-regional mall. Plus, close to schools. And surrounded by a vast residential area!

Located in a large commercial area and the main retail hub for the surrounding suburbs of Libertyville, Lake Forest, Long Grove, Lincolnshire, Buffalo Grove and more.

County: Lake


Lease Information: Leased space - cheap $2,410/mth gross. Current lease expires Dec 2027 with one 5-year option.

Square Feet: 1,159.

Seating: 10.

Days/Hrs of Operation: Su-Th 11a-9p & Fr-Sa 11a-10p.

Real Estate: Leased.

Value of FF&E: Included In Asking Price (Valued at $75,000).

Value of Inventory: $4,000 (Not Included In Asking Price).

Number of Employees: 4 (3 Cooks + 1 Cashier + 3 Drivers)

Support/Training: Negotiable on-site comprehensive training.

Seller Financing Available: No.

Reason for Selling: Other business interests.

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