Greektown's new Wahlburgers restaurant hosting job fair ahead of opening

Posted: 5:04 PM, Jul 06, 2016
Updated: 2016-07-06 17:04:31-04

It's a combination of Hollywood and hamburgers, Mark Wahlburg's family restaurant is opening up in Greektown.

They are hosting a job fair to fill many positions

Carl Daniel said, "With my confidence and my personality, I can get this job."

Daniel and many others lined up on Monroe Street in Greektown hoping to land a job at the Wahlburgers.

Sahara Ballinger said, "I'm just going to give them a good attitude, smile a lot of be friendly."

Sandra Garcia is hoping to get hired to bartend.

"It's a little nerve-wracking but I can do it," she said.

Michael Henderson explained, "Kind of feel like I got a leg up because of the fact I have actual degrees in being in hospitality and food work."

They battled the sun and heat before getting "grilled" by restaurant managers.

"We are looking for very, very, very good people," says Co-Owner Nino Cutraro.

Cutraro partnered with Mark Walhburg to open the restaurant. He says they have 150 positions to fill and are looking for happy people.

"Yes, and then you have to be qualified to be a waiter, to be a bartender, to be a cook," he added. "We are looking for very, very, very good people."

The job fair continues on Thursday starting at 10:00 am.