Conversion to in-theater dining concept and addition of full-service kitchen, bar and lounge area, will create more jobs in Monrovia
Dallas-based Studio Movie Grill (SMG) is converting a former traditional movie house in Monrovia into its full concept cinema eatery and in the process, bringing more jobs and visitors to the city of Monrovia.
Currently, there are approximately 30 remaining positions at the theatre. Applicants interested in becoming SMG team members at Monrovia can interview for heart of the house roles such as line cooks, prep cooks, dish washers, and food expos.
Prospective employees are welcome to apply online through the SMG website or in person Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
In addition the job openings at the theatre, job increases are expected to impact the local economy in significant ways. Dozens of local construction workers have been working to complete the conversion of these two theaters, which will drive additional traffic to the area. The theaters remain open during conversion and will offer food and beverage service.
“We are enormously delighted to introduce the SMG concept … in Monrovia,” said Studio Movie Grill Founder and CEO, Brian Schultz. “For SMG, this is about reinventing the way we enjoy movies and meals with our favorite friends and family. Our mission is to open the hearts and minds of the communities we serve by being an active supporter of the families that live there.”
SMG Monrovia will offer an enhanced movie-going experience with Christie Digital projectors, Real D 3D, and Dolby Digital surround sound housed in 12 and 10 spacious auditoriums respectively. Each theater will feature custom-made luxury leather recliners by Inorca which are deluxe, plush leather lounge chairs with individual dining tables and “push-for-service” call buttons.
“We are thrilled that Studio Movie Grill has chosen to build its newest theater and become part of our wonderful, thriving, and family-friendly city,” said City of Monrovia Mayor Tom Adams. “We look forward to enjoying this unique in-theater dining experience.”
SMG Monrovia is located at 410 South Myrtle Avenue between East Lime and East Lemon Streets.