Opening A Family Pizza Joint: What You Need To Succeed

Posted on

Pizza is arguably one of the most popular meal choices when dining out with the family, and for good reason. There is nearly always something on the menu for everyone, and you can affordably feed your entire brood without spending a lot of money. If you are thinking of opening a family pizza restaurant, here are a few things you need to really succeed.

Buffet table

Have a buffet table with a few different types of pizza (pepperoni and plain cheese are among the most popular) always ready for serving so families with young kids or who are in a hurry can quickly grab a slice and begin eating. Part of your buffet can include a salad bar with a single type of pasta as well so diners on lunch breaks can make a quick meal as well, thus increasing your client base.

Kids' play area

A kids' play area can be as simple as a few arcade games or as complex as a ball pit with a slide and other fun toys common to fast food joints. A kids' area is great for parents who want to get their young children out of the house for some activity while being able to have 'adult time' and eat a meal in peace as well. Have the kids' area totally separate from the rest of the facility, separated by glass and doors, so that kids can have their fun while parents can get a breather all at once.

Adult fun

Adding a lovely beer or wine menu to your pizza list allows adults to relax while their kids have fun at the arcade or enjoy activities your restaurant provides. If you supply spirits at your pizza restaurant, it can become an establishment that parents will think of for a date night as well as a gun outing with the kids, which is great for consistent business. You don't have to supply heavy alcohol or even a large list of beer or wine to appeal to the adult crowd; simply offer the most common brands or local brews.

Having a family restaurant is a great way to make money in your community and give parents a great place to take their kids for quality family time. Your pizza place can be a large success if you have a play area and other appealing aspects to your facility that your dining guests just won't find anywhere else.