Lebron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers watches from the bench during the game against the Indiana Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on April 6 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
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April 9, 2016 10:17 AM EDT

When LeBron James isn’t playing for the Cleveland Cavaliers, he’s apparently learning to make pizza as Ron, a standout new fast-food employee with an exceptional height advantage.

The basketball star surprised customers at a Pasadena, Calif., location of Blaze Pizza last month. In a video released Friday by the chain, James carries pizza boxes and helps customers choose sauces, drawing looks from patrons who knew he looked familiar.

“It’s the first day on the job,” James says, in character. “I’m learning, I’m shadowing—really tall shadow.”

One customer tells him he looks like Miami Heat player Dwyane Wade, James’s friend and former teammate.

“I get that a lot,” James says. “I’ve heard of that guy, too.”

Write to Katie Reilly at Katie.Reilly@time.com.

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