A fast casual, authentic Italian pizza and pasta restaurant franchise.


Own a Squisito® franchise and profit from America's love for authentic Italian cuisine and true, NY-style, hand-tossed pizza. Squisito® is growing, and we are looking for qualified entrepreneurs to share in our success. The fast casual Italian segment is wide open, and Squisito® is poised to take the lead with our winning business model, Old World style, authentic Italian recipes, and operational systems and support that are second to none. When you own a Squisito® Pizza and Pasta franchise, you'll be part of a family of highly motivated entrepreneurs who are serious about pleasing customers and know what it takes to operate a successful business.

Meatballs, Etc. is now offering franchise opportunities throughout the country. Our commitment to quality and family has created a unique franchise opportunity that is both profitable and a joy to own. As with the humble beginnings of the MONTE Restaurant Development Group of Gennaro and Lino DiMeo, Squisito® Franchise Enterprises, Inc. the parent franchisor for both Squisito Pizza and Pasta and Meatballs, Etc. began with the partnership of Gennaro and Michele DiMeo in spring of 2008. Michele joined the MONTE Restaurant Development Group to streamline and assist Gennaro with the corporate and Franchise expansion of his fast-casual brand, Squisito® NY Style Pizza and Pasta. Together with years of experience Michele and Gennaro created a fast fine Italian “Build your own” concept, Meatballs, Etc “where it all started with the Meatball”. With this powerful union of conceptual restaurant experience - Gennaro DiMeo, with Michele DiMeo's franchise and executive operations / leadership experience - Squisito® Franchise Enterprises began.

Franchise Sales Disclaimer:

This information is not intended as an offer to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to buy, a franchise. It is for information purposes only. An offer is made only by a Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD). No Squisito® franchises will be sold to any resident of any state until the offering has been exempted from the requirements of, or duly registered in and declared effective by, such state and the required FDD (if any) has been delivered to the prospective franchisee before the sale in compliance with applicable law. Currently, certain states and countries regulate the offer and sale of franchises. In the U.S., states that regulate the offer and sale of franchises include California, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin. If you reside in one of these states, or even if you reside elsewhere, you may have certain rights under applicable franchise laws or regulations.

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