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Roots Handmade Pizza hiring Busser in Chicago, IL

Roots Handmade PizzaMore Info

Part Time • Hourly (6.25 plus tips)
Expired: Sep 3, 2019

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1 year

Job Details

Roots Handmade Pizza is growing and looking for friendly and caring bussers who enjoy being around people and working in a fast-paced environment with a supportive staff behind you.  Roots Handmade Pizza is a fun, fast-paced environment with great food, craft beer, and a cool, neighborhood atmosphere.  It’s a fun place to work and a great place to start a career too.

A busser will be in charge of table maintenance in his or her section on the main floor, the patio or the private dining room. Filling waters, clearing plates and silverware, and resetting tables after completion of meals are the main essentials of the job.


Essential Functions:

  • Bring waters to each table when the guest is sat and refill as needed
  • Clear plates and silverware after appetizers and restock the table with new plates and silverware after each course
  • Assist the server throughout the course of the meal in any way necessary to ensure a positive guest experience
  • Frequently take bus bins to the dish station and unload the bin for the dishwasher
  • Restock plates and glassware at the server stations throughout the shift
  • Clean, sanitize, and restock each table upon completion of the guest’s meal
  • Clean and sweep the booths, chairs, and floor of each table upon completion of the guest’s meal
  • Maintain cleanliness in all areas of the restaurant including counters, sinks, utensils, shelves and storage areas
  • Restock ice bins frequently throughout the shift
  • Assist the restocking and replenishment of restaurant inventory and supplies
  • Help run food to tables using seat numbers
  • Assist in light kitchen functions such as folding pizza boxes and stocking service utensils like spatulas, tongs and spoons


Other Functions:

  • Be available to fill in as needed to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the restaurant as directed by the restaurant manager or immediate supervisor
  • Complying with health and food safety standards, restocking items and cleaning
  • Providing great guest service, and following Fifty/50 Restaurant Group policies & procedures


Physical Functions:

  • Ability to stand/walk a minimum of 8 hours or as needed
  • Must be able to exert well-paced and frequent mobility for periods of up to 8 hours or as needed
  • Be able to lift up to 20 pounds frequently
  • Will frequently reach, feel, bend, stoop, carry
  • Work in both warm and cool environments
  • High levels of noise from music, guests and employee traffic
  • Must be able to tolerate potential allergens:  peanut products, egg, dairy, gluten, soy, seafood and shellfish


Qualifications, Education and Behavior:

  • At least 18 years old
  • No experience necessary but experience is a plus
  • Ability to work quickly while maintaining safety standards and procedures
  • Ability to work day and night, often into the late hours of the night
  • Ability to work consistent schedule at least 4 days per week


About the Fifty/50 Restaurant Group:

Formed in 2008, The Fifty/50 Restaurant Group is an independent company made up of hardworking, talented restaurant professionals. We have 15 restaurants with more on the way. We offer subsidized health insurance, dental insurance, 401k, employee discounts, paid paternal leave, and plenty of other benefits and perks to qualified employees.

We appreciate talent and reward hard work. To learn more about our concepts, visit



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Roots is a relaxed pizzeria & bar featuring thin, malted crust pies & an all-Midwestern beer list. Roots is the second concept from the Fifty/50 Restaurant Group and there are currently two locations.

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