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Sophia Steak
1146 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette, IL
Sophia Steak hiring Bartender in Wilmette, IL

Sophia Steak hiring Bartender in Wilmette, IL

Sophia SteakMore Info

Full Time • Hourly (Based on Experience) plus tips
Expired: Jul 11, 2021

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Required Years of Experience

2 years

Job Details
Now hiring Bartenders that are true hospitality professionals! If you possess elevated service standards and a passion for hospitality, we invite you to become part of our team at Sophia Steak, one of Chicagoland's best new restaurantsAt Sophia Steak, we relish the pleasure of a great steak. It’s our thing, but it’s far from the only thing. Our kitchen also serves the freshest seafood, big crunchy salads, delicious sides, daily specials and a terrific burger. Rooted in the heart of Wilmette, just minutes from downtown and walking distance of the UP-N Metra Wilmette stop, and Linden Purple Line, Sophia is easy to get to for all. Backed by industry powerhouses Ryan O'Donnell of Ballyhoo Hospitality and Glenn Keefer of "Keefer's," Sophia is the perfect home for the discerning hospitality professional.

Job Requirements & Qualifications: Primary duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Ensure the overall guest experience exceeds expectations and build relationships with guests while encouraging regulars.
  • 2 to 3 years experience as a bartender in a high-volume restaurant environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both with guests and team members.
  • Serve customers as part of a team by anticipating their needs, initiating conversation, offering assistance and advice.
  • Have full knowledge of all house beverage menu items, garnishes, contents, and preparation methods as well as classic beverages.
  • Mix and/or serve alcoholic beverages and control the beverage stock as per guidelines.
  • Responsible for the security and reconciliation of the bar cash drawer.
  • Ability to work cohesively with co-workers both front and back of the house.
  • Exceptional food, wine, cocktail offerings and service knowledge and the ability to learn new food and menu items.
  • Passion to learn and participate in Friday food and beverage training. 
  • Proficiency in the use and operation of all necessary tools and equipment, including Toast POS system and Rewards Program, Gift Card and Credit Card terminals.
  • Ability to maintain a clean working environment.
  • Must pass general information and food and beverage quizzes.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.
  • ServSafe and BASSETT/TIPS Certified.
We offer a great work environment, opportunities for growth and advancement, health insurance benefits to full-time employees, and 401(k) with generous employer match to all employees!

Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly (Based on Experience) plus tips

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, 401k, Dining Discounts

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Part of Ballyhoo Hospitality

Sophia is a neighborhood steakhouse in downtown Wilmette on Chicago’s North Shore. Beloved restaurateurs Glenn Keefer (formerly of Keefer’s Restaurant) and Ryan O’Donnell (Ballyhoo Hospitality) have reunited to create a great neighborhood steakhouse where the menu options encourage guests to visit often; prices are value-driven; the ambiance invites conversations; the staff becomes like family in all the right ways.

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