Our positive and progressive restaurant environment is what separates us from the herd. We are striving for cohesion between various departments and a strong identity for each of our brands. Everyone who works with us brings passion and competence to the team.
We are seeking an FOH Manager to oversee service and daily operations for our second floor outlets. Land and Sea Dept. is responsible for Drawing Room- a lounge concept with a full menu of offerings in a hotel lobby setting, the Game Room- a 250 person capacity, craft beer and cocktail-driven, high-energy billards hall & restaurant, Milk Room- a coffee shop by day and intimate cocktail and vintage spirit experience at night, and lastly the Cherry Circle Room- our James Beard award winning, fine dining, 3-meal a day restaurant. The management position we seek to fill will be focused on Cherry Circle Room.
Our FOH Manager is accountable for the daily operations of the restaurant. The main focus of is service and guest experience. He or she will maintain the tone and vibe as related from Land & Sea Dept. We expect hospitality and knowledge. We place a high value on professionalism and care for the staff and guests. We try to create an environment that is both fun and productive.
Chicago Athletic Association’s two-year restoration is the result of a partnership between AJ Capital Partners, Geolo Capital, Agman Partners, Hyatt Hotels, Chicago-based Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture and the award-winning design firm, Roman and Williams Buildings and Interiors. The space has been converted to a 241-room luxury lifestyle hotel featuring multiple restaurants, and interactive game room, ballrooms and retail spaces.
Land & Sea Dept. is a concept and project development studio working across disciplines. Its principles have decades of involvement in the fields of art, construction, design, event production, hospitality, identity, marketing, music and woodworking. Our projects cover a wide range of fields. Practical projects include Lost Lake, Parson’s Chicken & Fish, and Longman & Eagle. In a more general sense we are behind or involved in art exhibitions, film screenings, live concerts, street festivals, design and branding. Our projects are ambitious, involved, and original.
We look forward to hearing from you.
PTO, Access to UnitedHealthcare, Meal program, Discounts, Education Reimbursement program
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Cherry Circle Room is the reinvention of the iconic restaurant of the same name that has serviced the Chicago Athletic Association and its members for generations. The intimate, James Beard award-winning space ('Outstanding Restaurant Design') has been fully reimagined and restored by Land and Sea Dept., melding the building's historic original features with modern design elements that root the experience firmly in the present.
Land and Sea Dept.’s beverage director Paul McGee offers a cocktail program with an emphasis on American and Scotch whiskey, featuring both seasonal house cocktails and a rotating menu of specialty drinks inspired by an historic bartender or cocktail book. The cocktail program also includes tableside drink service, offering preparations of Manhattans, Martinis, and Old Fashioneds.
We feature an approachable and classic wine program for the Cherry Circle Room, placing an emphasis on American and French wine, with a focus on Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, and Pinot Noir dominated blends