By Lori Fredrich Senior Writer Published Jul 24, 2020 at 12:30 PM

Lou Malnati’s will open its second Milwaukee area location at 15795 W. Bluemound Rd. on Monday, Aug. 3 beginning at 4 p.m.

The new full-service restaurant will initially open at partial capacity, offering curbside pick-up, no-contact delivery and drop-off catering service, with plans to open for dine-in service beginning in early September.

The pizzeria, which seats about 160 inside, also features a full bar and an outdoor patio. With health and safety at the fore, plans for opening fully for dine-in services will follow CDC guidelines for social distancing with tables spaced six feet apart both inside and out. Private party rooms will also be available for guests who wish to gather for special occasions.

Lou Malnati’s is currently hiring approximately 100 employees for the new location. Interested candidates can apply online at loumalnatis.com/careers. Hiring events will also be held at the Lou Malnati’s kiosk at Brookfield Square mall on July 24, 25 and 26 between noon and 6 p.m. and at the new Brookfield location on Monday, July 27 from noon to 6 p.m.

Beginning Aug. 3, Lou Malnati’s will be open Monday through Thursday from 4 to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Lori Fredrich Senior Writer

Lori Fredrich (Lo) is an eater, writer, wonderer, bon vivante, traveler, cook, gardener and girlwonder. Born and raised in the Milwaukee area, she has tried to leave many times, but seems to be drawn to this quirky city that smells of beer and alewives.

Some might say that she is a little obsessed with food. Lo would say she is A LOT obsessed with food. After all, she has been cooking, eating and enjoying food for decades and has no plans to retire anytime soon. 

Lo's recipes and writing have been featured in a variety of publications including GO: Airtran Inflight Magazine, Cheese Connoisseur, Cooking Light, Edible Milwaukee, Milwaukee Magazine and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, as well as on the blog Go Bold with Butter, the web site Wisconsin Cheese Talk, and in the quarterly online magazine Grate. Pair. Share.