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Welcome to Above the Crust!

We bring New York to you. 

Our position as a market leader in Las Vegas is based on our amazing food, family values,  and strong ties to the community. 

Our recipe for success is using the highest quality ingredients, making our dough and sauces fresh daily using recipes passed on for generations, and treating our employees and customers like family. 

We strive to be the “neighborhood pizzeria” and are known in our community for giving back and supporting local schools and charities. 

The first Above the Crust Pizza™ opened in 2014 to rave reviews – bringing authentic New  York pizza to the West! With rave reviews and strong sales, Above the Crust Pizza has grown to several locations and is looking for qualified franchise partners to share our love for quality, service and family. 

We are ready to bring our Above the Crust Pizza to every state. If you are passionate about quality and traditional family service values, you could be part of the family!  Unlike large pizza chains, we have a hands-on approach that allows our franchisees a chance to shape a growing company. We have a formula that works and we want to share it with like-minded partners. 

Our strengths :

  • Consistent, strong sales
  • Multiple location size options
  • Limited menu with authentic, tested recipes
  • Strong customer feedback and loyalty
  • Small, family-owned business where your voice will be heard

We employ a team of proven restaurant experts, to assist our franchisees with:

  • Location and real-estate sourcing – the concept fits with a variety of sizes and demographics
  • LOI execution
  • Lease review and negotiation assistance
  • Construction loans through our partner network
  • Construction and layout design
  • Marketing and LSM implementation to create strong community programs
  • Management training to develop world-class customer service
  • Opening team support to assure neighborhood buy in and a seamless launch
  • Hands on personal ongoing support

Interested in joining the family? Contact Ozzie Garcia – 

Questions for Above The Crust Pizza Franchise Page.

First, we want to thank you for taking your time to visit our web page at Above the Crust Pizza. Following are questions that have been asked numerous times and then our answers. We thought we’d beat you to the punch and answer some of them for you.

The first Above the Crust Pizza opened in 2014 to rave reviews and was a huge success. Customer satisfaction ratings were off the charts. Today, Above the Crust Pizza has two opened locations with more on the way

Multiple goals. Our primary goal is to serve the friendliest and best pizza in the community. We do this with an Italian family service attitude and the best ingredients.

Definitely! Currently, we are registered in 38 states and we are working on adding more registrants. We have every intention to grow Above the Crust Pizza in each and every state and other countries, with well qualified partners.

Just about anyone. Everyone who is willing to trust a proven branded program. We have a formula that works and we want to share it with solid partners.

Initial Franchise Fee:               $30,000 per location

Marketing:                                  2%

Annual Royalty:        5%

Our locations run anywhere from 1,200 to 2,100 square feet

Yes, we insist on it. As a matter of fact, our training is currently a 5-week program in Las Vegas.

We will provide and assist your team with the real estate site selection, the lease negotiation assistance and the review.

Yes, we will help you lay out your location, once the lease is executed. We will provide approved vendors that can assist you in building your Above the Crust Pizza.

We have a polished and proven marketing program that will promote your location and bring clients to your Above the Crust Pizza.


  1. The Above the Crust Pizza Operations department will be available to assist you with any questions you might have. Expect quarterly visits to your location, with a report, to insure operations are up to Above the Crust Pizza standards.
  2. On-going training, guest service programs for franchisee and staff.
  3. Advertising, marketing, social media, and sales assistance.
  4. Scheduled operation evaluations, performed by our operations department, in order to ensure the high-quality standards of all Franchise locations.

We do not currently offer financing.

The first step is to reach out and have a phone interview.  Call Ozzie 747-333-9502 or email After this you will be sent the Above the Crust Pizza Franchise application. Once this is returned and processed then we will send you the Franchise Disclosure Documents. After the 14-day period is completed, then we will schedule a day of discovery in Las Vegas. This is a time for us to get to know each other. We both need to know we are a good fit for each other. Should you have our Above the Crust Pizza DNA we will prep the Franchise Agreement. The franchise fee will be due at signing of the agreement. Once the agreement has been signed we will commence assisting you with real estate. Once a lease has been executed, then we will assist you with construction. About the same time, we will schedule your training in Las Vegas. We will schedule your opening date with support from our operations department.

We’d love to have you join our team! You will be part of a group of motivated people who are passionate about serving incredible food and motivating people. We love it when people achieve their goals! You might be a good fit for Above the Crust Pizza. Joining the Above the Crust Pizza team gives you the opportunity to own your own business with a proven track record.

Thank you again for your valuable time looking into Above the Crust Pizza. It’s easy to get started. Your first step is to get in contact. Call Ozzie (747) 333-9502 or email

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