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Utopian Tailgate
1610 N Wells St, Old Town, Chicago, IL
Utopian Tailgate hiring Server in Chicago, IL

Utopian Tailgate hiring Server in Chicago, IL

Utopian TailgateMore Info

Full Time • Hourly $6.40
Expired: Mar 28, 2020

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Utopian Tailgate is about to open and we are looking for friendly and caring Cocktail Servers, who enjoy being around people and working with a supportive team. Utopian Tailgate
is a fast-paced establishment with great food, craft cocktails, wine list and the coolest rooftop in
all of Chicago.  We are a fun place to work and a great place to start a new career.

A Cocktail Server will oversee his or her section as well as assisting their fellow co-workers on all levels on the floor. They will strive to gain in-depth knowledge of spirits and craft beer to ensure their guests are engaging with them in a fun way!


Essential Functions:

  • Take beverage orders from guests
  • Learn the names and personally recognize our regulars, while actively developing your own
  • Serve alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks consistent with our standard drink recipes
  • Record drink orders accurately and immediately after receipt into the register system
  • Accept guest payment, process credit card charges and make change (if applicable)
  • Maintain a strong knowledge of food offerings and ingredients and allergens in dishes.
  • Serve food menu for bar patrons.
  • Clear and reset tables.
  • Present menus, make recommendations and answer questions regarding beverages
  • Maintain cleanliness in all areas including tables, couches, benches and ledges.
  • Receive and serve food orders to guests
  • Assist the restocking and replenishment of server inventory and supplies


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


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 20 pounds frequently
  • Will frequently reach, feel, bend, stoop, carry, finely manipulate and key in data
  • Work in both warm and cool environments
  • High levels of noise from music, customer 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 21 years old
  • Have a minimum of 1 year Serving experience
  • Ability to work quickly while maintaining safety standards and procedures
  • Ability to properly serve cocktails using a tray, confidently
  • Active social media presence
  • Ability to work late night hours
  • Ability to work consistent schedule at least 3 days per week
  • Evening and weekend availability is a must


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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