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Contact: Rick Mullin
Request Info: 1-800-565-4389 or franchising@grinners.ca



Investment Level

3 Machine 4 Machine
Franchise Fee $1,000 $1,000
Signage $8,000 $8,000$
Equipment $68,000 $85,000
*Leaseholds $30,000 $34,000
Pre-Opening $16,000 $16,000
Professional Fees $2,500 $2,500
Total Investment $125,500 $146,500
** Working Capital $10,000 $10,000


Equipment/Signage Financing Available

* Based on typical location, cost may vary by location. Prices subject to change without notice.

Operational profit and returns will vary due to a range of factors. We will be pleased to discuss the potential for your location. The success or failure of any business depends on many factors such as sales, management skills, and the ability to control costs. There are no guarantees as to whether these results will be achieved. Grinner’s Food Systems Limited recommends that you consult with an independent lawyer and accountant before making financial decisions.

If you are interested in franchising with Grinner’s, please submit your information:



1. Popular Products

Pizza has one of the highest levels of consumer acceptance in the food service industry. It is healthy with ingredients from each of the four food groups. As a finger food it requires no plates, knives or forks. It is a group meal as people enjoy eating from the same pizzaGreco Pizza is proud of its pan pizza. Years of research and development have resulted in a product that is second to none. Our pizzas are made with fresh dough daily using only the finest ingredients and Greco’s exclusive delicious pizza sauce.

Greco Donairs – because of its unique taste and texture, donairs have emerged as a major fast food item in Atlantic Canada and we are pleased to be the acknowledged leader with this exciting product. Only we have the “original Greco donair.” Our donair meat is manufactured to our specifications in our very own federally inspected meat plant, using secret recipes.

The unique Oven©Sub® is quickly becoming a shining star on the Greco menu. Its unique positioning in the popular sub segment makes it a perfect sales builder for Greco restaurants.

Garlic fingers, with our exclusive donair dipping sauce are a strong menu item that has a loyal following in every Greco market.

2. Low Investment

Individuals with a strong desire to be in business should be able to obtain the financing necessary to open a Greco franchise with $50,000 to $70,000 unencumbered funds.

3. Established Chain

Established in 1977, Greco has become the largest pizza delivery chain in Atlantic Canada with stores in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland, Quebec and Ontario. People know the Greco name and ask for it. The familiar blue and yellow logo is widely recognized as a name that stands for quality products and fast service.

4. Major Media Advertising

Greco has considerable buying power resulting in a history of aggressive advertising, using mediums including television, radio, newspaper and direct mail. Our award wining advertising consistently gives Greco superior awareness that translates directly in sales.

5. Volume Purchasing

Greco constantly negotiates excellent costs with our suppliers. The Greco track record has achieved cost savings for our franchisees that the independent restaurant owner would have difficulty in achieving.

6. Training

Greco’s simplified menu and service concept make it easy for the new franchisee without previous restaurant experience to learn the Greco system in a short period of time. The current training program thoroughly prepares a new franchisee to operate a Greco restaurant after a four-week correspondence course. 21 days of advance training in an established Greco restaurant and on-site assistance after you open your own Greco restaurant.

7. 310-3030

The successful one number system (310-30-30) makes it easy for customers to call for delicious pizza delivered to their door.

8. Operational System

Our comprehensive operational system is fully documented in our Operations Manual. The manual features our exclusive Greco control system in areas including product preparation, service, personnel, cost control, security and maintenance.

9. Delivery Emphasis

Our home delivery system is important.  Our “Pizza on Time” philosophy is why our customers feel at home with Greco delivery.

10. Member – Canadian Franchise Association

Greco is a member in good standing and actively promotes ethical franchising in Canada. Greco subscribes to the code of ethics and disclosure requirements of the CFA.

11. Our People

Grinner’s Food Systems has assembled some of the finest support staff in the business to help you grow your business. From crucial Operations training and support and award winning Marketing to professional Accounting services, you will have access to one of the best support systems available.


Check the price! People appreciate the low investment required to open a single Greco. Maybe you’re considering one of the larger franchised restaurants that require a major investment in order to do larger sales. When considering that heavy investment, remember the ” Greco investment” and consider how many Greco restaurants you could open for the price of that larger restaurant.