By Lori Fredrich Senior Writer & Dining Editor Published Jun 23, 2022 at 1:01 PM

Lou Malnati's Pizzeria fans in Oak Creek will soon have access the brand's Chicago style pizzas and pasta dishes.

A new 1700 square foot location is slated to open in mid-summer near Drexel Town Square at 8171 S. Howell Ave., and will offer carryout, curbside pick-up and delivery.  

 In preparation for the opening, the family-owned pizzeria will be hosting an open interview hiring event on Tuesday, June 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at TownePlace Suites by Marriott, 7980 S. Market St. in Oak Creek.  Due to a limited amount of space, interviews will be scheduled for positions including phone staff, delivery drivers and kitchen crew. Anyone who completes an interview will receive a coupon for a free personal pizza. Qualified candidates can apply through Indeed, Snagajob or online at All employees receive paid training, free employee meals and benefits for qualitied full-time employees.  

“We set the bar high when it comes to hospitality, and what we strive to deliver has been returned by the Milwaukee community in ways we could not have imagined,” notes Marc Malnati, owner, a second-generation family member who proudly carries on the Malnati family tradition.

“In the midst of our second year as the sponsor of Summerfest Children’s Fest Day and on the cusp of opening our fifth location here, we could not be more grateful for how we’ve been welcomed as part of the fabric of this vibrant community.”  

Other local Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria locations include a dine-in restaurant in Brookfield as well as carryout and delivery stores in Fox Point, Greenfield and Waukesha.  

Lori Fredrich Senior Writer & Dining Editor

Lori is an avid cook whose accrual of condiments and spices is rivaled only by her cookbook collection. Her passion for the culinary industry was birthed while balancing A&W root beer mugs as a teenage carhop, fed by insatiable curiosity and fueled by the people whose stories entwine with each and every dish. She’s had the privilege of chronicling these tales via numerous media, including OnMilwaukee and in her book “Milwaukee Food.” Her work has garnered journalism awards from entities including the Milwaukee Press Club. 

When she’s not eating, photographing food, writing or recording the FoodCrush podcast, you’ll find Lori seeking out adventures with her husband Paul, traveling, cooking, reading, learning, snuggling with her cats and looking for ways to make a difference.