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Lou Malnati's Pizzeria

Considered the oldest family name in Chicago pizza, Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria is a 51-year old family-owned company famous for its legendary deep dish pizza. What makes Lou Malnati’s great is more than just its pizza, it’s the culture, people & commitment to excellence that sets them apart. The company prides itself on operating under a relational business model, putting relationships & care for their team members, customers & vendors & the communities in which they do business as the core of the way they run their family business. Serving up pizzas in 4 states with over 70 locations, Lou Malnati’s was built on family values, work ethic & teamwork. Ingrained in their culture is a relentless pursuit of excellence, & an inspiration to grow personally & professionally, while having fun together. Lou Malnati’s is dedicated to giving back to the communities where they do business & where their team members live & work by donations to multiple causes through food, money & time.... Read more

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Lou Malnati’s prides itself on the culture that was created 51 years ago, and continues today. They believe in a relational model where they care for one another, their customers, and their communities, and they continue to invest in those relationships through opportunities to grow both personally and professionally, as well as through financial and product donations. Their core values (THE GIFT) stress the importance of Teamwork, Hospitality, Excellence, Growth, Integrity, Family and Tradition, and they live these core values every day. As a result of their culture, their team members tend to stay much longer than the industry average, with 10% of their full-time staff having a retention rate of 10 years or more. Each year they celebrate their team members’ growth and successes by recognizing 5, 10, 20, 30, 40 and 50 year employees. Promotion within the organization is commonplace and many team members across all levels, including their current Chief Operating Officer, Regional and District Managers have moved up the ranks from entry level positions.... Read more


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