How Totino's got its start

When Rose and Jim Totino opened their first pizzeria in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in 1951, they probably never imagined that they’d be serving up 300 million Totino’s Party Pizzas each year.

A neighborhood favorite

A story is told that Rose convinced a bank to give her a loan to start Totino’s Italian Kitchen by baking a pizza and bringing it into the bank to help make her case. She got the $1,500 loan.