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Runner - Second City Theaters
Second City Theaters
230 West North Avenue, Chicago, IL
Second City Theaters hiring Runner - Second City Theaters in Chicago, IL

Second City Theaters hiring Runner - Second City Theaters in Chicago, IL

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Part Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Expired: Aug 22, 2021

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Required Years of Experience

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Job Details

Job Details

A runner will be in charge of running food and alcohol from the kitchen expo area and from the bar service area to the guests at tables, bars or any other area guests occupy. Delivery of food or drink should be specific to a seat or position at the theaters, tables or bars. Runners must announce the item that is being served when placing the item including any specific requests and/or allergies. They are constantly traveling throughout the business, acting as a point of contact between the Front of House and Back of House staff. Attention to detail is essential in ensuring the correct food is provided for our guests, especially when it comes to allergies.

Essential Functions:

  • Run food from the kitchen ensuring proper presentation and delivery to guests according to designated theaters, tables, bars and/or seat/position numbers.
  • Run drinks from the bar ensuring proper presentation and delivery to guests according to designated theaters, tables, bars and/or seat/position numbers.
  • Clear plates and silverware when delivering food and restock the table with new plates and silverware as needed
  • Ensure Guests have everything they need once food has been delivered
  • Assist the server throughout the course of the service in any way necessary to ensure a positive guest experience
  • Assist chef or expo position in organizing, garnishing, packaging and expediting food from the kitchen.
  • Clean and sweep/mop the kitchen expo area and, packing/dispatch, or as directed by chef manager or expo position
  • Maintain cleanliness in all areas of the restaurant including counters, sinks, utensils, shelves and storage areas
  • Restock ice bins as needed throughout the shift
  • Assist the restocking and replenishment of restaurant inventory and supplies
  • Help bus tables as needed or directed
  • Assist in light kitchen functions such as stocking service utensils like spatulas, tongs and spoons or other equipment/needs.

Key Functions & Duties:

  • 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
  • Providing great guest service, and following Fifty/50 Restaurant Group po

    Qualifications, Education and Behavior

    • At least 18 years old
    • Experience is a plus
    • Ability to work quickly while maintaining safety standards and procedures
    • Ability to work day and night, often into the late hours of the night
    • Ability to work consistent schedule at least 4 days per week

    About The Fifty/50 Restaurant Group

    Founded in 2008, The Fifty/50 Restaurant Group was the result of the partnership between Scott Weiner and Greg Mohr who met in 2003. With the opening of The Fifty/50 in Wicker Park, they found themselves at the forefront of Chicago's growing restaurant and bar movement.

    Since then, they've invested in growing neighborhoods and communities across Chicago to become fixtures with unique concepts such as Roots Pizza and West Town Bakery. Along with the company's rapid growth, they've worked hard to build a great company culture. Currently, The Fifty/50 Restaurant Group either owns or manages 14 establishments.

    The Fifty/50 Restaurant Group has become one of Chicago's fastest growing restaurant groups due to their amazing people. The group continues to focus on new restaurant concepts and locations within Chicago as well as other cities across the US.

    About the Second City

    The Second City is the premier brand in improve-based sketch comedy and the world’s largest school of improvisation with theatres and training centers in Chicago, Toronto, and Hollywood. We have full time touring ensembles, the Harold Ramis Film School, and a thriving B2B division focused on hands-on learning, digital content, and consumer insight. Founded in 1959, the company continues to grow rapidly in size and influence.

    It must be understood that this position is as an employee of The Fifty/50 Restaurant Group, who is operating as an operations and fiduciary manager of Second City, to perform the duties detailed within this job description. The Fifty/50 Restaurant Group also operates Roots Handmade Pizza and Utopian Tailgate at Piper’s Alley. While this position will oversee duties related to Second City Theater operations this employee is in no way employed or contracted by Second City. All compensation, benefits and related work policies and procedures will be consistent with policies at other properties managed by the Fifty/50 Restaurant Group.


Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly (Based on Experience)

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