Franchise Opportunities

Fortel’s Pizza Den has proven to be the best Pizza Place in town for over 23 years. We will continue to provide our customers with the atmosphere and service to make them repeat customers. The Fortel’s Family is looking for people who want to help grow the business and continue the Fortel’s experience in new areas. We have been successful with 8 locations to date and are looking for new Franchise owners that have the Energy, Passion and Work Ethic to grow the Fortel’s Territory.

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The following steps will help you be prepared to start the process.

Step 1 – Phone Interview

  • How did you hear of the Franchise Opportunities?
  • What is your background in the industry?
  • Do you have a potential location or area in mind?
  • Do you have a business and financial plan?

Step 2 – Send information needed for face-to-face interview

  • Resumes of potential Owners
  • Business Plan and Financial Plan
  • References
  • Banking Relationships

Step 3 – Face-to-face Interview

  • After receiving the information we will have you in for an interview.
  • This will be a chance to explain your plan and to ask questions.
  • Determine a potential location.

Step 4 – Determine if you are a candidate

  • Send Offering Letter for your review.

Step 5 – Meet to discuss location possibilities and terms of Franchise Agreement

Gluten Free - Affton Location Only

Gluten-free items are showing up on more and more menus these days. Fortel's in Affton caters to customers who can't tolerate wheat-based bread, chicken tenders, brownies, and pizza crusts. Offering gluten-free items is our pleasure. We are dedicated to providing high quality and great tasting gluten-free products.


Your favorite "Mom + Pop" pizzeria now has four locations across Missouri and Illinois to serve you. Click on one of the following locations to see hours of operation, map and directions to eat the best pizza in the world!


Check out our extensive, award-winning menu with all of your Fortel's favorites, including: Appetizers, Salads, Breads, Pizza, Sandwiches, Pastas, Lunch Specials, Drinks and Desserts. Don't forget we always use the FRESHEST ingredients, our dough is made EVERY DAY in store and we use 100% REAL MOZZARELLA CHEESE!