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Alpana
831 North State Street, Chicago, IL
Alpana  hiring Host in Chicago, IL

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Alpana More Info

Full/Part Time • Hourly ($19.00 - $21.00)
Expired: Jul 23, 2022

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Required Years of Experience

2 years


Job Details

To apply, please respond with both a brief cover letter and resume.

Insurance available for full-time employees. 

WHO YOU ARE: 
A motivated, organized, charismatic individual. You care about being punctual and are able to arrive at work on time. 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES

  • Previous experience working at a restaurant required. 
  • Experience with using Sevenrooms or similar reservations platform required. 
  • Ability to traverse all parts of the restaurant quickly and safely
  • Must be able to work in a stationary position for 7-8 hours (excluding breaks) at a time
  • Ability to multi-task, operate a phone, take carryout orders and communicate with guests at the door
  • Polished and professional appearance 
  • Must be able to work evening shifts and weekends 
  • Assist in handling reservations and floor charts
  • Assist managers with pacing the flow of the guest experience
  • Assist dining room team in tracking and recording guest preferences
  • Understand the different menu items
  • Prioritize guests’ needs above service team member convenience
  • Gain insights to a guests dining preferences through verbal and nonverbal cues
  • Be respectful and courteous to all guests and associates
  • Prepare room for dining by preparing tables and setting candles,
  • Protect establishment and patrons by adhering to sanitation, safety, and alcohol beverage control policies.
  • Respond to additional guest requirements by inquiring of needs, observing dining process.
  • Conclude dining experience by acknowledging choice of restaurant, inviting patrons to return.
  • Capable of taking instruction and providing assistance to the server in their station
  • Polished and professional appearance 
ABOUT ALPANA:  Located on the corner of State and Pearson in Chicago’s historic Gold Coast neighborhood, Alpana is a stylish bistro serving wine-inspired New American fare in a convivial and relaxed setting. Owner & nationally-acclaimed Sommelier Alpana Singh works in tandem with her culinary team to create dishes designed to complement an international selection of wines from her favorite producers. 

ABOUT ALPANA SINGH:  At the age of 26, Alpana became the youngest woman and first and only South Asian in history to pass the final level of the Master Sommelier exam. For twelve seasons, she served as the host of the Emmy Award-winning restaurant review television show, Check, Please!. She opened her first restaurant, The Boarding House in 2012, followed by Seven Lions in 2014 and Terra * Vine in 2016. She earned her first James Beard Nomination for Wine Service in 2001 and played a significant role in bringing the James Beard Foundation Awards to the city of Chicago in 2015. 

Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly ($19.00 - $21.00)

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance


Required Skills

Phone Skills


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American

Fine Dining, Upscale Casual

Located on the corner of State and Pearson in Chicago’s historic Gold Coast neighborhood, Alpana is a stylish bistro serving wine-inspired fare in a convivial and relaxed setting. Owner & nationally-acclaimed Sommelier Alpana Singh works in tandem with her culinary team to create dishes designed to complement an international selection of wines from her favorite producers. We invite you to experience the magic when wine, food and Gold Coast Service all come together in pursuit of the perfect pairing.

MISSION STATEMENT

We serve wine-inspired cuisine in a warm and welcoming setting in pursuit of the perfect pairing.

We will support our staff with a pathway for professional
and personal development through education and training
in a safe and inclusive environment.

We will serve our community at the highest level of
hospitality known as Gold Coast Service.

Our purchasing decisions will prioritize companies that are making a positive impact in our world and on our environment.

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