LaRosa's Pizzeria

The LaRosa's Pizzeria franchise is a quality neighborhood pizza restaurant that serves a good variety of what customers love to keep them coming back for more. It was founded Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1954 by Buddy LaRosa, who originally called the restaurant Papa Gino's. He established the brand with a couple of partners and $400. Since it began franchising in 1967, it has grown to more than 60 locations across the U.S. The brand has enjoyed steady growth and is targeting expanison in Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and North Carolina. With over 60 years of experience in the industry, you can expect great support and training when you're a franchise owner with LaRosa's Pizzeria. 

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Background

Pizza never goes out of style. Millions of Americans make the delectable dinner item a weekly tradition. If you are looking to open a quality neighborhood pizza franchise that has over 60 years of industry experience, the LaRosa's Pizzaria franchise could be for you. It was founded Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1954 by Buddy LaRosa, who originally called the restaurant Papa Gino's. He opened the brand with a couple of partners and $400. Since it began franchising in 1967, it has grown to more than 60 locations across the U.S. The brand has enjoyed steady growth and is targeting expansion in Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and North Carolina. They are also established in Ohio, Indiana, and Kentucky. With over 60 years of experience in the industry, you can expect great support and training when you're a franchise owner with LaRosa's Pizzeria. This is an attractive franchise opportunity for prospective franchise owners because the you will be offered an exclusive territory. The franchise will also be there for you from initial contact to your grand opening and beyond. In addition to pizza, the franchise also offers a variety of other items to keep customers coming back for more. 
The brand is also dedicated to improving the customer experience through technology and developing the menu to keep it dynamic. The franchise also has a guest service center for taking call-in orders. In terms of the ideal franchise owner, the franchise is looking for those with prior restaurant experience and who are looking to own multiple locations. You'll have to hire a managers for each location that you own.  

Company Details

Founded: 1954
First franchise: 1967 
Exclusive Territory: Yes 
International: No
Canada: No
Headquarters: Cincinnati, Ohio

Support and Training Offered By LaRosa's Pizzeria

In terms of support and training, the franchise owner can expect the franchise to be there for them every minute from initial contact to your grand opening and beyond. You can also expect an initial training program that consists of classroom and on-the-job instruction. The support will be ongoing throughout your time with the franchise. 

2024 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a LaRosa's Pizzeria Franchise.

What does a LaRosa's Pizzeria Franchise Cost?

LaRosa's Pizzeria franchise fees for 2024:

Net Worth Requirement: $500,000
Royalty fee: 4%
Initial Franchise Fee: $35,000
Cash Requirement: $200,000

Is LaRosa's Pizzeria a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. LaRosa's Pizzeria is not a semi absentee franchise. The owner of the franchise (the franchisee) is expected to be involved in all aspects of day-to-day operations.

Is LaRosa's Pizzeria a Home Based franchise?

No. LaRosa's Pizzeria is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do LaRosa's Pizzeria Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much LaRosa's Pizzeria franchisees make. LaRosa's Pizzeria offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Is LaRosa's Pizzeria Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. LaRosa's Pizzeria franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is LaRosa's Pizzeria Looking for International franchisees?

No. LaRosa's Pizzeria franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Where can I see LaRosa's Pizzeria's FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document)?

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Additional Information

Additional Categories

Food & Restaurants

Number of Units Open

50-100 UNITS

Cash Required

$100,000 - $250,000

Passive Franchise

No

Home Based Franchise

No

Item 19 Franchise

Yes

B2B

No

Franchise Opportunities in Canada

No

International Franchise Opportunities

No

LaRosa's Pizzeria Franchises for Sale

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