LaRosa's Pizzeria

LaRosa's Pizzeria

LaRosa's Pizzeria
Not Ranked

Initial Investment

LOW: $775,700
HIGH: $887,500

Change in Units

+3.0% +2 UNITS (1 Year)
+3.0% +2 UNITS (3 Years)

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Company Profile

Founded

1954

Franchising Since

1967 (49 Years)

Corporate Address

2334 Boudinot Ave. Cincinnati, OH 45238-3417

CEO

Michael LaRosa

Parent Company

LaRosa's Inc.

About LaRosa's Pizzeria

Buddy LaRosa was inspired to open his first pizzeria after the pizzas he made for a church fundraiser using his Aunt Dena's recipe turned out to be a hit. With $400 and a couple of partners, he opened Papa Gino's in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1954. After his partners left the business a few years in, he changed the name of the pizzeria to LaRosa's. In 1967, he began franchising.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$775,700 - $887,500

Net-worth Requirement

$500,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$500,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$40,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

4%

Ad Royalty Fee

4%

Franchise 500® Rank History

  • 2012 - 483
  • 2013 - 479

* Not all years were ranked

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training Onsite: 10 days

Training at headquarters: 20 days

Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Internet
Security
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Ad Slicks
National Media

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Updated: September 12th, 2016

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