JUST IN: Dayton area’s 5th Elsa’s Mexican Restaurant starts hiring TODAY

The Dayton area's newest Elsa's Mexican Restaurant is gearing up to open and is now hiring, taking walk-in applications starting today, March 26.

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Elsa's, which operates four restaurants and sports bars in and around Dayton, will open its fifth location, Elsa's Corner Cantina, at 6204 Wilmington Pike in the Sugarcreek Plaza in Sugarcreek Twp. The space previously housed Caramella's Italian Kitchen, and, before that, Murphy's Irish Pub and Barleycorn's.

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“We are very close to wrapping up our construction phase,” the restaurant’s co-founder, Jason Hemmert, told this news outlet. The restaurant has hired for some top-level positions, but are “looking for more key people as well,” Hemmert said.

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The new Elsa’s is taking applications in person in the lobby starting at 10 a.m. today, March 25, with hours of 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, Monday and Wednesday evenings from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Hemmert said.

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The restaurant will seat about 140 inside and about 60 outside and will hire 35 to 45 employees, Hemmert has said.

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Elsa’s also operates locations on Linden Avenue in Dayton, on Wilmington Avenue in Dayton, on Far Hills Avenue in Centerville, and on East Stroop Road in Kettering.

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