Server's Assistant - seasonal (Chicago - Gold Coast)

SPACE 519 | The Lunchroom

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200 E Chestnut Street

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compensation: competitive hourly + tips
employment type: full-time
job title: Server's Assistant - seasonal
Service Assistant – The Lunchroom

The Lunchroom is looking for a full-time seasonal Service Assistant who is friendly and outgoing to join our team. As a member of our café staff, this role is key to achieving our goal of delivering a memorable experience for all who dine with us. We offer a small team where all team members’ contributions are valued.

The Lunchroom sits inside SPACE 519, recently featured in The New York Times, one of Chicago’s top fashion and lifestyle destinations. Located just off Michigan Avenue in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood, SPACE 519 is a small department store featuring The Lunchroom, a 40-seat breakfast, lunch and weekend brunch restaurant with an all-day café. The Lunchroom is winner of “OpenTable Diner’s Choice’, Chicago Magazine’s ‘Hot List’, and Modern Luxury ‘Brunch Buzz.

The Service Assistant will be profession and polished in appearance; gracious and friendly in demeanor; and ready to deliver exception service to the store’s upscale clientele. Previous restaurant | café experience, excellent communications skills and a positive energy are required.

This is a morning | day shift with required weekend availability, however occasional private parties and store sponsored events occur in the late afternoon and evening. Please learn more about our business and view our menu by visiting www.space519thelunchroom.com.

General Responsibilities + Expectations:

 Ensure a professional and friendly communication style with all guests during service.
 Have full knowledge of each table’s service status and use that information to give guests the best experience possible.
 Contribute to the diners’ overall restaurant experience by cleaning, clearing, and setting tables for guests, stocking supplies, and bringing guests' needs to the attention of the servers.
 Maintain service pace and standards by assisting in food running, removing courses as completed, replenishing utensils, refilling water glasses, and being alert to guests' needs.
 Maintain knowledge of all food and beverage offerings, including: ingredients, methods of preparation and proper service; be able to explain all food and beverage items listed on the menu.
 Assist with daily setup and breakdown of the dining area and midday resets, as needed.
 Maintain a safe and healthy work environment by following organization standards and sanitation regulations.
 Roll silverware, polish glassware, set up stations, and help servers to prepare for the next shift.
 Weekend and morning availability.

We are growing in 2024 and will have multiple opportunities for advancement.

Compensation (for full-time employees) includes:

• Elective Medical + Dental Benefits
• Paid Time Off
• Employee Store + Dining Discounts

SPACE 519 | The Lunchroom is an Equal Opportunity Employer

  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.

post id: 7749223911



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