Executive Chef

Pizzeria Lola is looking for a talented Executive Chef!

Over the past seven years, Pizzeria Lola has earned a solid reputation for being both a locally beloved hot spot and a nationally-acclaimed destination restaurant. Our success is built on our dedication to high quality in everything we do: offering innovative, made-from-scratch wood-fired pizzas, a carefully curated wine and beer menu, authentic hospitality, unique design, and a fun and friendly atmosphere.  

We are intentional about building a culture of shared leadership, hard work, and intense focus on delivering the best guest experience in the country. We recognize that each individual does their best work in a supportive atmosphere, with coaching, high standards, and clear expectations, and we go to great lengths to ensure that those things are present so people can thrive.  

Pizzeria Lola's Executive Chef will be an integral part of service, with opportunities to exercise culinary skills and creativity as well as to prioritize the administrative tasks and team development that it takes to run a high-volume kitchen. We are searching for a chef that will contribute to our goals and help lead the success and growth of an already amazing and successful team.  

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What we are looking for:

  • 3+ years of restaurant leadership experience as a Chef de Cuisine or Executive Chef
  • Passion for pizza and/or breadmaking
  • Excellent palate and keen attention to detail
  • Strong communication and organization skills
  • Creative problem solving capability
  • A leader who is collaborative, patient, flexible, and open to new ideas
  • Solid experience in mentoring, coaching, and developing team members
  • Ability to maintain consistency and superior quality in a high volume environment
  • Ability to manage costs and expenses and execute sales-building initiatives


What we have to offer:

  • Highly competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Benefits package that includes health, life, and disability insurance; HSA and FSA accounts; Paid time off; 401k with company match
  • Fantastic food discounts at Pizzeria Lola, Hello Pizza, and Young Joni
  • An organization that cares about the wellbeing of its team members, guests, and community
  • A fun and supportive environment
  • Clear organization-wide vision, values, and guiding principles
  • Unlimited opportunities for professional and personal growth within the organization

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If you are curious and eager to learn, take pride in your culinary, hospitality and leadership skills, and want to help create the magic that can happen when people gather together to enjoy a great meal, please use our online application to submit your contact information and resume. We can't wait to learn more about you!


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5557 Xerxes Ave S  | Minneapolis 55407


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