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Floor Manager
1020 W Madison St, Chicago, IL 60607
Monteverde hiring Floor Manager in Chicago, IL

Monteverde hiring Floor Manager in Chicago, IL

MonteverdeMore Info

Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expired: Dec 20, 2019

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2 years

Job Details

Monteverde Restaurant & Pastificio, located in Chicago's bustling West Loop neighborhood, is a busy and modern Italian restaurant looking for its next great team member. Monteverde has consistently been named one of Chicago's "38 Essential Restaurants" by Eater, won the 2018 Jean Banchet Award for "Restaurant of the Year", and in 2017 our Chef Sarah Grueneberg received the James Beard Foundation Award for "Best Chef: Great Lakes".

We are looking for a Floor Manager to assist in the overall success of front-of-house operations. This position helps oversee the restaurant’s daily service, operational and administrative tasks, including all guest relations and safety.  This position motivates, trains, develops and directs the front-of-house employees to accomplish the objectives of the restaurant.

Duties and Tasks (including but not limited to): 

  • Have the ability to jump into any front of house position when needed, knowing the specifics of each station and job function.
  • Have a full understanding of the restaurant’s menus, both food and beverage.
  • Assist in oversight of entire front of house staff, and lead in its training, including the development of training materials and testing. Assist owners with hiring, performance reviews, revision of job descriptions, and disciplinary actions.
  • Be willing to address the staff as a whole at daily pre-shift meetings and in various training sessions required for operations.
  • Assist the team on the floor during service, touching tables and selling/opening wine for guests whenever possible.
  • Assist AGM and Beverage Manager in any areas necessary for restaurant success.
  • Adhere to and ensure staff adheres to cleaning and safety standards of the restaurant.
  • Help oversee the execution of private events in or outside of the restaurant.


  • Experience working as a front of house manager for at least 2 years at a high-quality restaurant with frequent menu changes.
  • Strong leadership ability and confidence.
  • Previous Sanitation and Alcohol safety training.
  • Computer skills and experience.
  • Common sense.
  • Passion for what you do.
Please apply with resume and cover letter. 

Compensation details

Health Insurance, Paid Vacation time

Required Skills

Ability To Lift 40+ Lbs

Basic Floor Service

Beer Knowledge

Craft Cocktail knowledge

Food & Wine Pairings

Regional Expertise - Italy

Spirits/Cocktails Knowledge

Wine Knowledge

Customer service

Experience in a High Volume Environment

Food Safety Knowledge

Staff education / motivation

Staffing / scheduling

Microsoft Office

Reservation System Management

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Casual Dining, Upscale Casual

Monteverde is a restaurant from partners Chef Sarah Grueneberg and Meg Sahs. Opened in November 2015, Monteverde serves a modern Italian menu with a unique wine list and thriving bar program.

We have worked harded to create something special, something a little different. If you are passionate about something in life, you work hard in all of your endeavors, you have a positive attitude and like to have fun at work, reach out to us. It may just be the perfect fit for a long and successful career.