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Lou Malnati's Pizzeria

Considered the oldest family name in Chicago pizza, Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria is a 50-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 60 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

Additional Culture Details

We continue to invest radically in building a relationally sound culture from the inside-out. Staff members have a strong tendency to stay once they become a part of our team. 15% of our full-timers have been with us for more than 10 yrs, a statistic that is unheard of in the restaurant business. Each year we celebrate our team members’ growth and successes by recognizing 5,10, 20, 30 and 40 year employees. Promotion within the organization is commonplace and many team members across all levels, including our current Chief Operating Officer, Regional and District Managers have moved up the ranks from entry level positions.... Read more


We believe we are strongest and most successful when we work together as a team. We set and achieve goals that benefit the team.

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Lou Malnati's team members volunteer at Crystal Lake Food Pantry in support of Kindness Rocks, Lou Malnati's charitable giving program
Lou Malnati's Kitchen Team, committed to Excellence
Lou Malnati's Team Member showing hospitality to a guest.
Lou Malnati's Teamwork - one of Lou's Core values