SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A new south side restaurant is hosting a series of hiring events to fill 160 positions in Springfield.
Cantina Laredo plans to open its doors on Tuesday, Sept. 10 at 4109 S. National Ave. That's the former location of Springfield Pasta Company.
In the meantime, the Mexican restaurant is looking for applicants for hourly positions ranging from wait staff to bartenders.
"We're hiring a lot of different people," says restaurant owner Steve Heil. "We'd like to interview about 1,000."
All this week and next week (July 29-Aug. 2 and Aug. 5-9), job seekers can stop by the Howard Johnson at 3333 S. Glenstone Ave. from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
For week one, you'll want to stop by ballrooms 1 and 2. Next week, hiring staff will be set up in ballrooms 3 and 4. Be sure to take your resume along.
The Missouri Career Center at 2900 E. Sunshine St. will also host a job fair Tuesday, Aug. 6 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.