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Food Runner
Union
2202 North California Avenue, Chicago, IL
Union hiring Food Runner in Chicago, IL

Union hiring Food Runner in Chicago, IL

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Full Time • Hourly (Based on Experience) plus tips
Expired: Sep 3, 2022

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Required Years of Experience

2 years


Job Details

Logan Square's newest bar and restaurant Union is looking to expand our team!  We are a new beer bar and restauant and seeking a food runner, that can also help support the floor when needed.  Both full time and part time available. 

This is the second concept from Meadowlark Hospitality, and sister restaurant to Lardon (Michelein Bib Gourmand 2022)  in Logan Square.  Union is a community-centric love letter to the pride and joy of Midwest: beer and food. Adding to the diverse lineup of outstanding bars and restaurants in Logan Square, this uniquely Chicago concept pays homage to one of the world’s best cities for beer. The beer program is complemented by Chef Chris Thompson’s New American cuisine by way of seasonally focused, shareable plates for any occasion. Chef Thompson’s cured meat and whole animal butchery program has become respected across the city, focusing on all salumi made in house in our one-of-a-kind curing room.

Candidates must have relevant management experience within the hospitality industry.  A strong knowledge base and passion for craft beer / spirits/ wine and artisanal foods is paramount.  The successful candidate will play a key role in contributing to our guest satisfaction and overall success of the restaurants.

About Us:
Union strives to create an environment that promotes transparency, authenticity and passion in all endeavors. We want to have a kick ass team of people working jobs they love, learning something new along the way and finally finding a place you can call home.  We are passionate about our people and our products, and looking for like–minded individuals who share the same ethos!

Who we are looking for:
-Someone who loves to drink beer and talk beer!
-Great humans that respect themselves, coworkers and the community. 
-Industry pros that have relevant experience and passion for hospitality.
-Someone who knows how to direct guests on pairing recommendations.
-A stellar team player that always represents the character of the company.
-Someone who seeks both personal and professional growth.
-A genuine, kind person with passion for service.
-Someone who has the willingness to roll up their sleeves and contribute to the overall welfare of the team: no job is too small! 
-Someone who takes pride in the products and services offered at their place of work. 
-Someone who maintains an awareness of all product knowledge information and information on the history of the restaurant.
-Someone who enjoys crushing every service.

Food Runner Primary duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Assists in delivery of food and various items to restaurant guests. 
  • Checks food before leaving the kitchen to ensure accuracy.
  • Communicates with servers and kitchen staff to ensure food is delivered on time.
  • Creates floor support when necessary.
  • Has the mentality of "full hands in, full hands out" to and from the kitchen.
  • Clear tables when customers leave.
  • Reset tables in accordance with established standards in order to seat new customers as quickly as possible.
  • Retrieve cleaned dishes, glassware and utensils from the dish room and distribute to each service station in order to keep a ready supply available for restaurant use.
  • Sweep restaurant floors throughout shift to maintain a clean, presentable and attractive restaurant.
  • Assists service staff by refilling customer beverages and accommodating requests for additional condiments, food items or clean/fresh tableware.
  • Assists in restaurant set-up and tear-down as needed.
  • Knowledge of the Union food & beverage menu and specifications.
  • Responsible handling of guest allergy & dietary needs.
  • Knowledge of workplace safety procedures.
  • Maintain a positive, pleasant, attitude every shift.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

All Position Required Experience and Skills & Requirements:

  • Available to work various shifts, weekends and holidays
  • Ability to accept coaching
  • Ability to walk and stand during entire shift
  • Frequent washing of hands
  • Be able to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience in high volume/fast pace is a plus. 
  • Ability to multitask calmly and effectively in a busy, stressful environment.
  • Servsafe and basset/TIPS certified
  • Comfort in using TOAST system or coordinating POS system

Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly (Based on Experience) plus tips

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New American

Bar / Lounge, Gastro Pub

Part of Meadowlark Hospitality

Recently opened in Logan Square, Union is a community-centric love letter to the pride and joy of Midwest: beer and food. Adding to the diverse lineup of outstanding bars and restaurants in Logan Square, this uniquely Chicago concept pays homage to one of the world’s best cities for beer. Showcasing everything from funky sours to dark Czech lagers and classic pilsners by an eclectic array of breweries from both Chicago and the Midwest on its 24 rotating taps. The beer program is complemented by Chef Chris Thompson’s New American cuisine by way of seasonally focused, shareable plates for any occasion. Union's spirits list boasts over 200 bottles of whiskey, as well as classic brown liquor-based cocktails, and domestically sourced biodynamic and organic wines.

This is the second concept from Meadowlark Hospitality, and sister restaurant to Lardon, a Midwestern Salumeria in Logan Square.

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