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Host / Hostess
Union Sushi + Barbeque Bar
230 W Erie St, Chicago, IL, United States
Union Sushi + Barbeque Bar hiring Host / Hostess in Chicago, IL

Union Sushi + Barbeque Bar hiring Host / Hostess in Chicago, IL

Union Sushi + Barbeque BarMore Info

Part Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Expired: Dec 10, 2019

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Job Details


Union Sushi + Barbeque Bar

Host Position

Union Sushi + Barbeque Bar is looking for an experienced Host to join our team.  All applicants must have previous experience in a high volume restaurant and willing to work in a team-oriented environment.

Pay Rate: based on expereince + tips

Primary Responsibilities

  • Greet guests as they arrive and usher them to their assigned tables or bar area
  • Organize OpenTable to ensure we are maximizing our available inventory
  • Adjust seating plans rapidly to adjust for walk-in diners
  • Become proficient in our large party policies and direct people to our private events coordinator
  • Be able to manage a wait list to accommodate our walk-ins the best we can
  • Be able to uphold a positive element of customer service with our guests whether they are at the restaurant or over the phone
  • Work with the manager on duty to complete project he/she assigns
  • Complete all opening and closing sidework
  • Learn about all of our menus and be able to explain them to our guests
  • Learn specifics about our whiskey and cocktail programs in order to guide our guests to try new things
  • Be able to help clear and reset tables
  • Be willing to check in with our guests to ensure they are enjoying their experience
  • Be able to manage our take out and deliveries orders from the phone and via our delivery networks


  • Minimum 2 years experience in a high volume restaurant
  • Be able to demonstrate strong multi tasking ability
  • Availability to work nights, weekends and/or holidays
  • Working knowledge of OpenTable
  • Working knowledge of Whiskey and Spirits not required but a plus
  • Strong communication skills
  • Positive attitude and passion for hospitality
  • Customer service experience
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience working with MICROS and/or Aloha



  • Available upon request


Compensation details

Hourly, plus tips, Health Benefits

Required Skills

OpenTable or other

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Union Sushi + Barbeque Bar is a bustling neighborhood restaurant located in Chicago's popular River North neighborhood. Union combines the tempered art of Japanese dining with a fresh, colorful and urban vibe. Embracing an American warmth and personality, this playful juxtaposition reveals a restaurant that is welcoming, accommodating and stylish. A true riff on what is expected or traditional - East or West.
Union ups the ante on Japanese dining with its high-energy beat, creativity and playful approach to Japanese-influenced cuisine. The menu boasts a variety of flavorful offerings from the Kitchen, Sushi Bar and signature Barbeque Bar showcasing the 600° Robata Grill. The beverage program offers a varied cocktail menu of carefully handcrafted and inventive cocktails. A thorough sake collection is available as well as extensive craft beers, liquors and a spirited wine list.