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Mozzarella Maker

Department: Salumi Formaggi
Store Location: Chicago



Eataly was founded in Italy in 2007 and has since expanded to more than 39 locations (and counting!) across the globe. Eataly is a place where you can EAT, SHOP and LEARN about high-quality, authentic Italian cuisine. Each Eataly location contains an array of restaurants, cafés, to-go eateries, fresh counters (think Italian cheese and meat, and fresh pasta made in front of you!), a grocery market with more than 10,000 products, and a cooking school.

Eataly is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Eat Better, Live Better!


A Mozzarella Maker is responsible for making fresh Mozzarella according to Eataly’s authentic Italian recipe. Reports to the Fresh Market Manager.

  • Utilizes fresh mozzarella curd to heat, stretch by hand, and make housemade mozzarella and other pasta filata offerings fresh daily, according to Eataly recipes
  • Engages all senses: tastes, smells, feels, listens and observes all characteristics of each batch to maintain and elevate quality
  • Records daily the weight of ingredients used, batch sizes, and amounts transferred to other outlets
  • Makes variations in time cycles and ingredients used as necessary for succeeding batches
  • Cares for and handles products with careful attention to quality control and waste management
  • Weighs, packages and labels mozzarella lab offerings
  • Stocks display refrigerators neatly, accurately and in a timely manner
  • Provides guest service and information on mozzarella-making process to guests
  • Cleans work station thoroughly following food safety best practices
  • Ensures collateral supplies are in stock and being utilized properly in the lab
  • Performs other production duties as required or assigned


  • Basic math skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Previous cheese making and/or food production experience preferred
  • High school graduate or equivalent preferred


  • Availability to work a flexible schedule including weekends
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to exert well-paced mobility for up to 8 hours, including standing, walking, bending and squatting
  • Ability to work within a kitchen production environment and use commercial kitchen equipment


  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance and Paid Parental Leave
  • Paid Time Off, 401K with company match, Commuter Benefits and Plum Benefits
  • Free staff lunch daily and discounts at Eataly
  • Fun staff classes on products and Italian cuisine

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