Welcome to King of Donair, Canada’s new and exciting franchise opportunity. King of Donair offers you as an individual, an opportunity to be in business for yourself but not by yourself. King of Donair offers a great concept which was first introduced to Canada back in 1973. Our proprietary blends of recipes, spices and sauce cannot be found anywhere in the world, making King of Donair a unique taste. We invite you to come explore the wonderful opportunity which awaits you at King of Donair and learn about the King of Donair concept and franchising system. Be your own boss, join the biggest fast food sector in the world, and have a first-rate franchising system with you all they way, that’s King of Donair.

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For almost 40 years, King of Donair has been offering the great taste of donairs and pizza to Atlantic Canadians. King of Donair was the first to introduce donairs to Canada. Often imitated, never duplicated is more than just a motto. King of Donair was the first to introduce Donair Pizza, Donair Subs, Steak Kings and the revolutionary Donair Knife. We are constantly looking for new and innovative ideas to bring to the market place by attending world fairs and expos. This gives us a different variety of opinions and ideas from the best of the best experts around the world.

Our commitment to our franchisees is to offer our expertise and experience in the pizza industry and pass it on. Since 1973, we have gained the knowledge of the pizza industry from around the world and have created a solid business plan and franchise model which brings us to the forefront as a recognizable brand. Building strong long-term business relationships with our franchisees is one of the keys to dynamic growth in the 21st century for King of Donair.



King of Donair locations have a modern but nostalgic feel to them with the sweet smell of an old traditional pizzeria. Only the finest quality ingredients , including our proprietary blend of sauces and spice goes into our recipes which gives us that unique King of Donair taste. Our full menu includes a variety of donair, pizza, subs, salads and so much more. We have developed a recipe for pizza and donair that is second to none. Remember… we are the original King of Donair.

King of Donair locations are equipped with the finest quality machinery on the market today. From the initial dough-making machinery to the state-of-the-art conveyor oven you and your staff can feel comfortable operating the equipment. We have researched the industry to bring you the highest quality brand name equipment for your King of Donair location. Backed by industry standard warranties, you can be assured of having safe, reliable equipment.


  1. We were the first to bring the donair to Canada. Our donair is made of the highest quality federally inspected meat on the market today. Our sauces are made with old family recipes that have been around for decades. We are the Original Donair.
  2. Popular Products – Pizza has one of the highest levels of consumer acceptance in the food service industry. It is healthy with ingredients from the four food groups. Pizza is a group meal as people enjoy eating from the same pizza.
  3. Low Investment – Individuals with a strong desire to be in business for themselves can obtain the necessary funds to open a King of Donair franchise with as little as $35,000 unencumbered funds.
  4. Volume Purchasing – Our mass purchasing power provides us with an advantage over the independent pizza operators.
  5. Established Name – King of Donair started in 1973 and has never looked back. People who know the KOD name ask for it. Quality products and fast courteous service has been King of Donair’s trademark for the past 38 years.
  6. Training – We at King of Donair place emphasis on making things simple. Our training program does just that. We take an individual with little or no restaurant experience and teach them the King of Donair system.
  7. Operational System – Our comprehensive operational system is fully documented in our Operations Manual. The manual features our exclusive King of Donair control system in areas which include product preparation, service, personnel, cost control, security and maintenance. The operations manual is also used for quick reference to any situations which may arise.
  8. Ongoing Support – King of Donair will continually support all franchisees with day to day operations, financial advice, marketing and any other aspect of the industry which will help them become stronger business partners.


As a King of Donair franchisee, you will receive the most comprehensive training programs in the industry today!

Your franchise training includes an extensive two-week off-site program in Halifax. Lodging, lunch and daily transportation to and from our training facility are included.

At our training facility, you will learn the process which makes King of Donair stand alone in the pizza industry. We will teach you the “King of Donair Way” to make the best pizza and donairs which sets us apart from the competition. Our instruction covers all facets of operating your King of Donair franchise from customer management to marketing strategies. We will also teach business management which will help you understand every part of King of Donair’s restaurant business. From teaching and guiding employees to inventory control and ordering the proper amount of product, the King of Donair training program will guide you to success!

After your training, King of Donair brings on-the-job-training to your new location.

One of our local field representatives will come to your new location and continue to build your knowledge and expertise right in your own store. King of Donair will guide and support you and your staff through the early days of your business and into the future. We will provide you with grand opening printed and promotional material to give your King of Donair store an immediate presence in your community. With King of Donair you can count on first rate, first hand support always!

Now that you have had the opportunity to learn about King of Donair, the next step is yours.

Complete the enclosed profile questionnaire. There is absolutely no obligation or decision involved. It will help us learn a little more about you. In turn, we’d like you to learn more about us. We realize that an investment in our King of Donair franchise requires confidence and commitment. We want you to feel comfortable with our franchise system and excited about our industry. We encourage you to meet as often as you need with our senior staff members to ensure your confidence is met.

You can become an entrepreneur and own your own business with King of Donair. If you are passionate about customer service, love pizza, and great people, open your door to the franchising opportunity at King of Donair.


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