LaRosa s Pizzeria operates and franchises casual dining neighborhood restaurants. Buddy LaRosa started LaRosa s Pizzeria in 1954 in Cincinnatti with an investment of $400. It has a full menu that features salads, spaghetti and meatballs, lasagna, ravioli and other Italian specialties. LaRosa s Pizzeria has locations in the greater Cincinnati area, northern Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana. Its menu also includes calzones, focaccia and tangy chicken wings. In addition, it has an intensive management training program that combines experience in all aspects of the restaurant with related reading assignments and projects. The restaurant sells gift cards and also offers several benefits to the Buddy card holders. The restaurant additionally supports various neighborhood organizations and teams, and promotes amateur sports, school activities and events. LaRosa s Pizzeria has a location in Hamilton, Ohio.