Papa Murphy's Pizza

Papa Murphy's Pizza

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Papa Murphy's Pizza

Papa Murphy's Pizza


Country of Origin:


Operational/Signed (Outlets)

  • USA - (1450)
  • Canada - (25)
  • UAE - (18)


  • Saudi Arabia
  • Qatar
  • Oman
  • Kuwait
  • Bahrain
  • Turkey
  • Lebanon
  • Syria
  • Morocco
  • Algeria
  • Tunisia
  • Libya
  • Egypt

Traded on the US NASDAQ Exchange as FRSH, and handmade fresh since 1981.

The Papa Murphy's concept of "take-n-bake" pizza began in 1981. Today we continue to focus on what has made Papa Murphy's the fifth-largest pizza company in the United States and the #1-Rated Restaurant Chain*: Our commitment to FRESH.

MAM Food Co owns the rights to UAE, GCC & North Africa

Papa Murphy's is a high-growth franchisor and operator of the largest Take 'N' Bake pizza chain in the United States, selling uncooked pizzas that customers bake at home.

In the United Arab Emirates our same quality ingredients and pizzas are offered as Take & Bake or Bake & Take. Convenient and delicious meal at a great value at more than 1,475 locations in the United States, Canada and United Arab Emirates.

  • Expertise, experience and support of the 5th Largest Pizza Chain in America
  • Collaboration, partnership and a willingness to work with our guests towards constant improvement
  • Unique foot prints suitable for various types of real estate.
  • Competitive Return on Investment
  • Proven turnover
  • A franchisor who will own and operate stores in the UAE
  • A non-corporate, no red tape approach

Responsible Build Out Costs: No Fryers, No Freezers, Less Grease

Training & Support

Our lead development asset has worked in stores - We get what it takes from the beginning.

Training and support starts with development and the collaboration to bring together the relationship Every departmental resource is available to you from MAM Food Co as well as Papa Murphy's USA.


In-store training is part of the Franchise Fee, Travel & Lodging is not. Held in Dubai or Abu Dhabi.

Skill's based and is about 3 weeks, Week 1 - Store Level, Week II - At Store Management, Week III - Financial.

Training is based on "One bite at a Time"

In store training is required. It is suggested that the Project Manager and General Manger of the Concept attend.

Above store training is 3 days and is in Dubai at Corporate Office.

Unique Business Proposition

  • 5th Largest Pizza Chain in Country
  • Largest Take &Bake in the World
  • 35 Years as the Leader in Take & Bake
  • Both Take & Bake and Bake & Take in Middle East
  • Fresh Dough Made on site daily
  • Moderate investment vs Traditional Pizza
  • We live and work in the MENA Region

Investor Profile

  • Owner and Operators, not brand collectors.
  • Five to ten years of existing Food & Beverage partners or Retailers with similar experience.
  • Preferred experience with other Western Brands or Companies
  • English is required
  • In-country representation, no remote owners
  • No competitive pizza brands
  • A proven history of working with a Franchisor, successful brand management, guest relationship, store design, site selection, Menu Management and Product Development & Extension.
  • While self-funding is a preference, a minimum of US$5.0 Million of working capital is required.
  • The ability to sustain a build-out schedule through a growth curve that has not yet reached store level profitability.

International Licence Fee: Upon Application

PaulMartin Hancock will be managing your enquiry.



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