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Line Cook
Lost Lake
3154 W Diversey Ave, Chicago, IL
Lost Lake hiring Line Cook in Chicago, IL

Lost Lake hiring Line Cook in Chicago, IL

Lost LakeMore Info

Part Time • Hourly ($18.00)
Expired: Nov 18, 2021

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Job Details

Lost Lake is hiring a Line Cook! 

We’re a tropical cocktail bar on the corner of Kedzie + Diversey, one block from the Logan Square Blue Line stop, and we’re looking for a kind, motivated, reliable, and responsible kitchen professional to join our small staff as a part-time line cook! Experience is preferred, but we are willing to train and teach if you are the right candidate. Must be a team player, have a sense of urgency, and take pride in your work! This position is for three shifts a week.

  • Base wage: $18/hour
  • Sales share: 5% of weekly net sales will be distributed amongst all employees based on weekly hours worked, paid out bi-weekly via paycheck
  • Healthcare: 50% coverage of our current UnitedHealthcare HMO plan
    • Qualification: Available after 30 days, must be consistently available for at least two shifts per week
    • Value: $73.10/pay period
  • Cocktail allowance: 
    • $50 monthly stipend to spend at Chicago’s other cocktail bars, reimbursed after completion of review worksheet with receipt
  • Land and Sea Dept. company-wide discounts:
    • 50% Employee Discount at Lost Lake
    • 25% Land & Sea Dept. Discount at all other LSD properties
    • Pre-tax transit benefit program with Ventra


  • Must have the ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time (7-9 hours a shift). 
  • Must have the ability to lift pots, pans, products, and other items weighing up to 50 pounds frequently.
  • Must have ServSafe certification.
  • Must show proof of being fully vaccinated.

If you’re interested in interviewing for this position, please send us your resume, a paragraph describing yourself.

Lost Lake is a two-time James Beard Foundation finalist for Outstanding Bar Program (2019 and 2020), Best American Cocktail Bar at Tales of the Cocktail’s Spirited Awards (2018), one of the World’s 50 Best Bars (2018), Time Out Chicago’s Bar of the Year (2018) and Chicago Magazine’s Best New Bar (2015), one of Esquire’s Best Bars in America (2017), and Imbibe magazine's Cocktail Bar of the Year (2015).

Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly ($18.00)

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Sales Share

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Land and Sea Dept. is excited to announce the opening of Lost Lake, a tropical tiki bar located at the corner of Diversey Avenue and Kedzie Boulevard, on the border of Chicago’s Logan Square and Avondale neighborhoods.

Lost Lake will feature over 275 carefully curated rums alongside a menu of classic + modern tiki cocktails created by LSD beverage director and Lost Lake partner Paul McGee.

Smuggler’s Cove owner Martin Cate is also contributing to the project, and has donated tiki artifacts from his personal collection, and will oversee a future rum-sipping club, launching soon.

Lost Lake will begin swizzling in mid-January.