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Roots Handmade Pizza hiring Bartender in Chicago, IL

Roots Handmade PizzaMore Info

Full Time • Hourly $8.40
Expires: Aug 10, 2020


2 years

Job Details

Roots Handmade Pizza needs great people for our new South Loop location. Roots currently operates three locations; the original location in West Town, our second location in Lincoln Square/Ravenswood area, and our third location recently opened in Old Town. The newest location is located in the Printer's Row neighborhood.

We are currently looking for Bartenders who enjoy being around people and working with a supportive team. Roots is a fast-paced establishment with great food, a local craft beer list and cool atmosphere.  We are a fun place to work and a great place to start a new career.

Essential Functions:

A Bartender will be in charge of his or her section behind the bar as well as on the floor. Pouring craft beer, wine and mixing cocktails for guests and creating a lively environment for their guests. Candidates will be responsible for building a culture based around Teamwork, Execution and Fun. They will be participating in all day to day operations and operating with a strong sense of hospitality. We are looking for passionate industry professionals. Requirements:

  • Should have at least 2 years of full-service, high volume Bartending experience
  • Should have in depth knowledge of food, wine, beer and liquors
  • Must be at least 21 years of age to Bartend
  • Is able to communicate positively and efficiently
  • A team player with a positive attitude
  • Respectful and remains calm under pressure
  • Is organized, efficient and able to maintain a clean work environment
  • Must have a great sense of hospitality and understand how it impacts on our business

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
  • Operating the cash register, answering the phone, providing great customer 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 30+ pounds frequently and up to 50 pounds on occasion
  • Will frequently reach, feel, bend, stoop, carry, use stairs, 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

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 all our concepts, visit

Compensation details

Medical, dental and vision insurance and prescription benefit, Dining discount, 401K, Life Insurance, and more!

Compensation details

Health, Dental, Vision, 401k, Parental Leave, Dining Discounts, etc

Required Skills

Beer Knowledge

Spirits/Cocktails Knowledge

Customer service

American, Pizza, Salads / Sandwiches / Soups, Breakfast / Brunch

Bar / Lounge, Casual Dining

Part of The Fifty/50 Restaurant Group

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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