Neapolitan Pizza maker

  • Job Reference: 00000721-1
  • Date Posted: 31 August 2023
  • Recruiter: Ffwrnes Pizza
  • Location: Cardiff, Wales
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Pizzeria
  • Job Type: Contract, Permanent, Temporary

Job Description

Position Overview: We are seeking a skilled and passionate Neapolitan Pizza Maker to join our team at Cardiff Market and other sites. As a Neapolitan Pizza Maker, you will play a crucial role in delivering an authentic Italian culinary experience to our customers. Your expertise in crafting traditional Neapolitan-style pizzas will contribute to the success of our market stall, ensuring customers enjoy high-quality, delicious pizzas prepared with the finest ingredients and attention to detail.


  • Prepare and hand-stretch pizza dough to create thin, soft, and airy Neapolitan-style crusts.
  • Apply expertise in selecting and combining high-quality ingredients, including authentic Italian tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, and traditional toppings, to craft exceptional pizzas.
  • Operate and maintain the wood-fired pizza oven, ensuring optimal temperatures and consistent cooking results.
  • Manage pizza orders efficiently, maintaining accurate order queues and minimizing customer wait times.
  • Adhere to proper food safety and sanitation guidelines to guarantee the cleanliness and safety of the workspace.
  • Engage with customers in a friendly and knowledgeable manner, describing menu offerings, making recommendations, and providing insight into the Neapolitan pizza-making process.
  • Collaborate with team members to ensure a smooth workflow during busy periods and uphold the stall's reputation for excellent customer service.
  • Continuously refine and develop pizza recipes and techniques to enhance the overall pizza experience for customers.
  • Assist with inventory management, including monitoring ingredient supplies and placing orders as needed.
  • Participate in training and development opportunities to stay updated on industry trends and enhance pizza-making skills.


  • Proven experience in preparing Neapolitan-style pizzas, including hand-stretching dough and operating wood-fired ovens.
  • Strong knowledge of traditional Italian pizza ingredients and a passion for creating authentic flavors.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment while maintaining attention to detail and quality.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills to interact effectively with customers and team members.
  • Demonstrated understanding of food safety and hygiene standards to ensure a clean and safe workspace.
  • Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as required by the businesses operating hours.
  • Creativity and willingness to contribute new ideas to enhance the menu and customer experience.
  • Physical stamina to stand, lift, and move items in a kitchen environment.


  • Competitive hourly wage commensurate with experience.
  • Opportunity to work in a vibrant and diverse market environment.
  • Chance to showcase and develop your pizza-making skills and creativity.
  • Interaction with a wide range of customers, creating a sense of community.
  • Potential for growth within the stall and market.

If you are a dedicated Neapolitan Pizza Maker with a passion for authentic Italian cuisine and a desire to create memorable dining experiences, we encourage you to apply. Join our team at Cardiff Market and be part of a culinary adventure that delights taste buds and brings people together through the love of pizza.