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PIZZAIOLO / PIZZA MAKER

Pizzeria Portofino - Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants Chicago Full-Time/Part-Time
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PIZZERIA PORTOFINO is hiring PIZZAIOLOS / PIZZA MAKERS for our KITCHEN team! 
2-3 YEARS OF HIGH VOLUME ARTISINAL PIZZA MAKING EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

WE ARE CONDUCTING OPEN INTERVIEW DAYS TUESDAY - THURSDAY FROM 12-2PM AT RPM ITALIAN AT 52 W. ILLINOIS STREET

A Casual Pizzeria on the Chicago Riverfront

Hand-stretched pizzas, artisan pastas, vegetable antipasti & approachable coastal wines

Caring. Creative. Careers.

Join the Lettuce Entertain You family! Our 100+ restaurants are nationally recognized for great food and service and as great places to work. We hire and care deeply for people with creativity, passion and the drive to be the best. And we reward our teams with top notch benefits, career-long training and development and opportunities for growth.

Is this you?

  • You take care of yourself. (Energy and stamina. You’ll need both.)
  • You care for others. (Teamwork and success. They are one and the same.)
  • You care about guests. (Quality. The bar is high.)

If you want a career at a progressive company with a long-standing commitment to people, join our caring and creative team.

EOE. We participate in E-Verify / Participamos en E-Verify

Responsible for the preparation, production and presentation of all menu items.

Essential Functions

  • Prepare menu items according to prescribed recipes and/or special requests
  • Available to work a variety of hours, days and shifts, including weekends
  • Safely and effectively use and operate all necessary tools and equipment, including knives
  • Ability to effectively communicate in order to perform and follow job requirements in written and spoken direction
  • Ability to multi-task calmly and effectively in a busy, stressful environment
  • Work in a confined, crowded space of variable noise and temperature levels
  • Able to move and lift up to 10 pounds, frequently move and/or lift up to 25 pounds, and occasionally move and/or lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to stand and walk for an entire shift and move safely through all areas of the restaurant, which may include stairs, uneven or slick surfaces

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Follow all prescribed portioning controls and par levels
  • Maintain food safety and quality standards
  • Ability to read a thermometer correctly and efficiently
  • Communicate any food delays or issues to Coordinator
  • Maintain menu item counts and communicate to Management and service staff when quantities fall below restaurant specific minimum quantity
  • Accurately account for all items coming out of the station
  • Understand and follow the food allergy procedure and special orders/restrictions
  • Comply with all safety and sanitation guidelines and procedures
  • Follow all rules, policies, procedures and conditions of employment, including those outlined in the Employee Handbook
  • Get along well with others and be a team player
  • Other duties will be assigned as needed

Skills required

Buffets
Food Services
Sanitation
Cooking
Follow Recipe
Maintain Clean Work Environment
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Presented by the team behind RPM Restaurants, Pizzeria Portofino is located directly on the Chicago riverfront. The restaurant is a sun-drenched casual pizzeria that instantly transports you to the Riviera, offering expansive patio seating on its 130-foot outdoor terrace. Expect hand-stretched pizzas, vegetable antipasti, and artisan pastas coupled with a robust spritz program and approachable coastal wines. The all-day restaurant will offer lunch, dinner and brunch on the weekends in a lively and fun atmosphere for all to enjoy.

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