LaRosa’s & Skyline Chili Announce Neighborhood Block Party In Lexington
Two Iconic Cincinnati Brands Share Family Recipes With Lexington Neighbors By Sampling Free Pizza Slices, Coneys
June 05, 2018 // Franchising.com // CINCINNATI, OHIO - Announced earlier this year, LaRosa’s and Skyline Chili are building two new full-service restaurants at 2890 and 2850 Richmond Road in Lexington. To celebrate their progress, LaRosa’s and Skyline are giving away free LaRosa’s cheese pizza slices and Skyline Chili Cheese Coneys at a first-ever rain or shine Neighborhood Block Party on June 8 & 9 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. both days at the Richmond Road construction site. Guests will drive through the block party as LaRosa’s and Skyline workers serve them hot, fresh slices and Cheese Coneys and give them free goodie bags, while supplies last.
“I’ve loved Skyline and LaRosa’s since I was a kid. We wanted to share the great taste, authentic family recipes and family atmosphere with our neighbors in Lexington”, said Gary Holland, Holland Restaurant Group, franchise owner of the Lexington Skyline and LaRosa’s. “Having a block party is a great opportunity for us to get to know our neighbors in Lexington and for them to get to know us and why the taste of Skyline and LaRosa’s is so unique”, he continued. The Neighborhood Block Party is open to the public and everyone in the Lexington area is welcome to drive-through.
In addition to free LaRosa’s cheese pizza slices and free Skyline Cheese Coneys, Lexington’s 104.5 The Cat and WBUL-FM 98.1 The Bull will promote the block party on air, and WBUL’s Amy Nic will host live from the construction site on Saturday, June 9. During the event, both iHeartRadio stations will give away tickets to Taylor Swift’s Reputation concert on June 30 in Louisville.
Skyline Chili at 2850 Richmond Road is slated to open in August 2018. The 4,855-square-foot Skyline location will provide a convenient drive-through window, along with a traditional dine-in, 132-seat restaurant featuring a fireplace. The LaRosa’s at 2890 Richmond Road will open sometime this Fall. The 6,725-square-foot LaRosa’s location will include dine-in, pick-up and delivery of its family-recipe pizzas and other Italian favorites with a 200-person capacity dining room. The location will also feature a four-sided bar serving a full menu of beer, wine and mixed drinks along with a “Buddy Room” for parties and events.
LaRosa’s was founded in 1954 on Cincinnati’s West Side by Buddy LaRosa. It is now a $156 million restaurant company with 64 pizzerias serving neighborhoods in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana and Tennessee. To learn more about LaRosa’s, go to www.larosas.com.
About Skyline Chili
In 1949, Nicholas Lambrinides began pursuing the American dream by serving his delicious secret recipes to appreciative customers. Since then, Skyline Cheese Coneys, 3-Ways and fast table-side service have been enjoyed by generations. Skyline Chili serves its signature products in over 130 restaurants and in thousands of grocery stores, making it one of the truly unique regional taste sensations in America. Skyline is dedicated to bringing friends and families together for an experience like no other. For further information, please visit skylinechili.com.
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