Pelio Grill now hiring; hoping to reopen next week

2013-10-22T13:31:00Z 2013-10-29T14:28:24Z Pelio Grill now hiring; hoping to reopen next weekCathalena E. Burch Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
October 22, 2013 1:31 pm  • 

George Markou has put up the "Help Wanted" sign at his University of Arizona area Greek restaurant.

More than a year after a flood in the upstairs business destroyed his Fat Greek restaurant, Markou is planning to reopen.

It's a little later than he hoped; back in the middle of the summer he said he would have liked to open Pelio Grill Greek Taverna & Catering by the time classes resumed in late August.

But last week he was taking applications and hoping to fill between 10 and 15 server positions, four cook posts and a couple dishwasher jobs in order to open by the middle of next week.

Pelio Grill, 994 E. University Blvd., across the street from the UA's main gate, has a menu that is largely a holdover from Fat Greek, which closed in summer 2012. But the restaurant also adds more seafood and sausage dishes that draw their origins to Pelion, Greece.

Click here if you want to learn about employment opportunities. Click here to peruse the menu.

See Thursday's Caliente for more restaurant news.

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