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Pasta Maker

Department: Fresh Pasta
Store Location: Chicago

Job Title: Pasta Maker

Department: Fresh Pasta

FLSA Status: Hourly/Non-Exempt

Job Purpose

Makes fresh batches of pasta daily to be sold in the market and to be served in our restaurants. Maintains a high level of quality. Provides excellent customer service at the pasta counter as necessary. Assists customers by providing educational information about pasta.

As an ambassador of Eataly products and services, the Pasta Maker is responsible for helping to create and maintain quality experiences for each guest that comes to Eataly. Eataly ambassadors are expected to actively engage with guests and spend quality time with each customer.


Essential Job Functions (Duties & Responsibilities) Description

1. Making different pastas according to Eataly’s recipes and standards.

2. Experimenting with new pastas to be sold in the store.

3. Advising customers on their pasta choices. Provides educational information about pasta.

4. Weighing and packaging pasta as needed.

5. Checking product and adjusting methods to achieve high quality pasta.

6. Maintains a clean and sanitary work area that meets Department of Health standards.

7. Actively ensuring that all items are rotated by FIFO standards.

8. Punctuality- Adhering to work schedule and arriving to work on time.

9. Adheres to all company and department procedures, policies, expectations and quality standards.


Minimum Qualifications

Basic knowledge of kitchen equipment and procedures, safety and sanitation regulations, and knowledge of food and food production. Must be able to follow recipes. Ability to work and multi-task in a fast paced environment.


High school graduate or equivalent desired. Culinary degree or minimum of one year experience as a cook or chef. Knowledge of Italian cuisine.

Physical Effort

Must be able to exert well-paced mobility for periods of up to four hours in length and have the ability to bend and squat. Must be able to stand for periods of up to four hours in length. Must have ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

Mental Effort

Fresh pasta making knowledge.

Tools or Equipment Used

Commercial mixer, measuring tools, pasta cutting and shaping tools, scale.

Reporting Relationships

Reports to the Fresh Pasta Manager or Assistant Manager






This job description is intended to illustrate the main duties and areas of responsibility of the Pasta Maker. It is not intended to be exhaustive and you are advised that the duties and responsibilities may change from time to time.

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