Rosati's Pizza


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Rosati's CEO Rick Rosati dies at age 70

The son of founder Fred Rosati had been in the business since age 14. He was in Arizona for a store opening at the time of his death.

The transplanted New Yorker opened his first pizzeria in Chicagoland in 1964.

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The chain offers moderately priced Chicago-style pizza and Italian fare made in-house

DIY pizza is again a growth story, but still a relatively small piece of the pie (only Blaze Pizza has hit the top 200).