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Smokin' Oak Pizza Franchise adopts a model that leverages a tested and successful business approach, managed by skilled and passionate industry leaders. This enables franchisees to concentrate on their core strengths and operations, while still reaping the rewards and benefits of owning a thriving business in the competitive pizza industry.


The Smokin’ Oak Pizza Journey to Franchise Ownership

Our pledge is to provide you the highest level of training, ongoing support, operational knowledge and respect as you begin your journey to opening a Smokin’ Oak Pizza franchise.

Intro Call

Have an introductory call with the development team.

Attend Webinar

Attend the Smokin' Oak Pizza franchise webinar.

Document Review

Review the Franchise Disclosure Document.

Management Call

Have a call with the Franchise Management Team.

Discovery Day

Participate in Discovery Day at a Smokin' Oak Pizza location.

Sign Agreement

Execute the Franchise agreement.

Site Selection

Site selection, architectural design and construction begins.


Kick off your marketing campaign for your grand opening.


On-site training and support at your franchise location.

Grand Opening

Host Grand Opening Day at your brand new location!

Smokin' Oak Pizza market in Washington, MO






10.16 sq mi








Smokin’ Oak Wood-Fired Pizza in Washington, MO

Washington, Missouri, is a charming city located in Franklin County along the Missouri River. It's known for its rich history, vibrant community, and picturesque landscapes. Founded in the early 19th century, Washington quickly grew as a riverboat town, and its riverfront remains a focal point of the city. Today, Washington is a blend of historic charm and modern development, attracting both tourists and new residents with its unique character. The city is particularly noted for its well-preserved architecture, including numerous buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and for its strong German heritage, which is celebrated in local festivals and cultural events.

Washington's economy is diverse, featuring a mix of manufacturing, retail, and healthcare sectors. It is also part of the Greater St. Louis metropolitan area, which broadens the economic and cultural influence of the city. Despite its growth and modern amenities, Washington maintains a small-town feel, with a strong sense of community and local pride evident in its well-attended public events and active civic organizations.


Geographically, Washington is situated in the heart of Missouri's wine country, surrounded by rolling hills and lush greenery, making it a scenic destination. The Missouri River plays a significant role in the city's geography, contributing to its rich agricultural land and providing recreational opportunities for fishing, boating, and riverside picnics. The climate in Washington is characterized by four distinct seasons, with hot summers, cold winters, and beautiful spring and fall conditions that highlight the area's natural beauty.

The city’s location, not far from St. Louis, offers residents and visitors easy access to urban amenities while retaining its rural charm. The surrounding countryside, with its vineyards and farms, adds to the pastoral ambiance of the area, making Washington a popular spot for those seeking a balance between city and country living.


The demographic profile of Washington is predominantly Caucasian, with a growing diversity reflecting broader regional trends. The population includes a mix of age groups, with a notable number of families and retirees. The community's German heritage is a significant aspect of its cultural identity, influencing local traditions, cuisine, and festivals. This cultural richness adds to the city's appeal, fostering a welcoming and inclusive environment.

In terms of education, Washington is served by several public and private schools, offering quality education from elementary to high school levels. The community is known for valuing education and supporting its local schools through various initiatives and programs. Additionally, the city’s healthcare system is robust, with facilities and services that cater to the health and wellness needs of its residents.

Why Choose a Smokin’ Oak Wood-Fired Pizza Franchise?


We’re dedicated to being the best

We combine old world baking methods with fresh quality ingredients to produce our amazing wood-fired pizza. It is admired by pizza lovers across the U.S. Fresh ingredients, never frozen is not just a motto, but our way life! We’re so fresh, we don’t have a freezer!


We are an industry innovator.

The concept was created in 2009 as an independent restaurant with an eye on expansion and franchising the model. When Smokin’ Oak Pizza began franchising in 2017, we took those 8 years of experience and injected those learnings into the franchise model.


Our Product is in demand.

The pizza industry generates over $40 billion per year in revenue. The average American eats 23 pounds of pizza every year. 93% of American eat pizza monthly and 13% of Americans say they eat pizza daily!


We have an experienced management team.

We are not only wood-fired pizza experts, but industry leaders in restaurant operations. Our seasoned management team has significant experience in human resources, employee and management development and training, product development, branding, marketing, and financial services.


We are committed to our Franchise Owners’ success.

Simply put, when our Franchisees succeed, we succeed. As part of our Smokin’ Oak Wood-Fired Pizza family, you will receive comprehensive assistance and the full benefit of our management team’s extensive restaurant experience.

If you’re interested in owning a Smokin’ Oak Pizza franchise, provide us your information to schedule your initial call.