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Our training and support system is one of the most comprehensive in the market place. Your training begins at our corporate location in Houston, Texas. It is, on average, 6 to 8 weeks program, of hands-on training in one of our restaurants. You may enroll up to four team members to attend with you. Along with marketing, store development and administration, your training will cover:

  • Pizza preparation
  • Dough training
  • Italian sauce training
  • Pasta line cook training
  • Product assembly
  • Inventory ordering
  • HR management
  • Front-of-the-house training
  • Catering and delivery
  • P.O.S. system
  • Administration
  • Counter/guest service
  • Opening and closing duties


Russo's also assigns you with a franchise business consultant who provides the following assistance:

  • Additional training when you open your store and thereafter
  • Marketing assistance
  • New products training
  • New recipe training
  • Assistance with new coupon/promotional rollouts

We also strongly encourage our franchisees to attend our Regional meetings and our Annual Franchise Meetings. Both are not only informative, they’re a great way to connect with your peers, and return to your franchise business with a renewed energy and desire to excel.