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Paavo’s provides consumers with a customized 10-inch thin-crust, artisan-style pizza that is topped and cooked in real-time right in front of the customer.

features & benefits:
1 Franchise program with no fees or royalties.
2 Direct-to-store delivery.
3 Low startup costs!
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Thin Crust is America’s most preferred style of pizza crust. 2023 OnePoll Survey

Program Details

Paavo’s is a program that provides consumers a quick customizable and affordable option without sacrificing the highest standards in quality, sustainability and best practice. This customized pizza program provides consumers with an 10-inch thin-crust, artisan-style pizza. The customer selects their choice of ingredients or a signature pizza, such as the BBQ Pig, Paavo’s Meat, or Buffalo Chicken from the menu. It is then made fresh in front of the customer and baked in just 5 minutes.

" The top 5 fastest growing pizza chains in America are fast-casual, build-your-own pizza programs.
The 2019 Pizza Power Report: A State-of-the-Industry Analysis


Paavo’s utilizes a simple and streamlined pizza menu that supports the quick-service model, allowing operators to run a quick and efficient operation from end to end.

Build Your Own

Choose from a variety of sauces, cheeses, meats, and veggies all on an artisan thin crust.

Paavo’s Favorites

Familiar flavors that everyone will love, like the Peppi Paavo and the Early Riser.

Paavo’s Specialties

Feeling adventurous? Why not try the Asian Chicken or BBQ Pig. If you’re looking to stay away from meat, we’ve got 3-cheese pizza and the delicious Paavo’s Garden.

Branding & Signage

Having a strategy behind signage is vital in promoting awareness and drawing consumers to your foodservice program. We will work with you to design an efficient, attention-grabbing foodservice area that is tailored to the needs of your location!

  • Marketing
  • Research & Development
  • Training
  • Operations
  • Equipment & Install
  • Technology
  • Customer Service


At OLM, we understand that your role is full of challenges. That’s why we have leading technology and a team of experts ready to make your experience with Paavo’s go as smoothly as possible!

  • Marketing
  • Research & Development
  • Training
  • Operations
  • Equipment & Install
  • Technology
  • Customer Service


To provide your customers with the speed and quality that Paavo’s offers, you need the right tools. We have meticulously selected the right equipment to make sure that the food you serve is taken care of from beginning to end. We'll outfit your kitchen with the proper:

  • Conveyor Oven
  • Dough Roller
  • Glass Top Prep Table
  • Closed-Air Warmer
  • Proofer
  • Smallwares and Storage Containers
  • Digital Hardware
  • + More!

How It Works

We'll help you transform your food operations in only five steps.

Step 1: Schedule a 1-on-1 Consultation

Regardless of how you connect with us, you’ll be put in contact with the Business Development Manager (BDM), who will perform a needs assessment and discuss possible solutions with you.

Step 2: Select Your solution and Apply

Choose the solution that fits your business best. Your BDM will process your application and determine if your location fits within a delivery route.

Step 3: Order Equipment and Develop Your Menu

You’ll connect with the Project Manager (PM) and Business Consultant (BC) for your area, who will help configure your layout, determine needed equipment, and help develop your menu.

Step 4: Set Up, Train Staff, and Begin Marketing

Once your program is created, your BC ensures you’re set up properly with all legalities in mind. Our expert training team will train your staff within 3-10 days and we’ll provide some amazing marketing materials to outfit your store.

Step 5: Start Selling and Generate Profits

You’ve made it to the launch! You are trained, equipped, supported, and ready to prepare and sell some delicious food. We’ll help you put on an engaging grand opening to get some buzz going in your community.

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