Getting Started

The idea of Tilford’s came because Steve and Judy wanted to start a similar business and realized that there was no support out there for people who love to cook, want to own a mobile pizza oven, but don’t have much experience starting a business.

That’s why Tilford’s helps its franchisees get started with plenty of support. Here’s what you get from us at the beginning:

  1. The Mobile Unit
    • Customized, proprietary designed specifically created or ease of work
    • High-quality Forno Bravo wood-fired oven
    • Build-in prep table
    • Necessary equipment for cooking, including small ware, pizza peels, etc.
    • Compliance with state and local health regulations
    • Specifications for type of towing vehicle
    • Training on the oven
    • ** Note:  franchisee is responsible of securing a vehicle to tow the trailer
  2. Business Support
    • List of commissary kitchens in your area
    • Foundational list of events and festivals in your area
    • Brand package
    • Logo
    • Branded website
    • Branding on trailer and oven
    • Teardrop flags
    • Tilford’s shirts, caps and chef’s coat
  3. The Food
    • Proprietary recipes for 5-8 pizzas
    • Dough balls
    • Special ingredients required for proprietary recipes
  4. Technology
    • Point of Sale (POS) System
    • Email access
    • Bundled Microsoft Office Suite
    • Credit card payment system
    • Intranet for access to support documents
  5. Ongoing Training in 5 Areas
    • Leadership Development
    • Small Business Management
    • Business Development
    • Legal Requirements
    • The Oven & Trailer