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Busser
Ema
Chicago, IL
Ema hiring Busser in Chicago, IL

Ema hiring Busser in Chicago, IL

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Part Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Expired: Dec 12, 2022

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Required Years of Experience

2 years


Job Details

Ēma is a Mediterranean restaurant showcasing Chef CJ Jacobson’s lighter California style of cooking. The menu highlights local produce, unique spices and ingredients and is built around mezze, Mediterranean small plates meant for sharing. Signature dishes include Spicy Hummus, Charred Eggplant Spread, House-made Labneh and Stracciatella, Green Falafel, Grilled Octopus and Chicken Kefta Kebabs. The wine list showcases selections from the Mediterranean coastline, surrounding islands and California producers with an old world style.

EOE. We participate in E-Verify / Participamos en E-Verify



Caring. Creative. Careers.

Join the Lettuce Entertain You team! Our 100+ restaurants are nationally recognized for great food and service and as great places to work. We hire and care deeply for people with creativity, passion and the drive to be the best. And we reward our teams with top notch benefits, career-long training and development and opportunities for growth. If you want a career at a progressive company with a long-standing commitment to people, join our caring and creative team.

EOE. We participate in E-Verify / Participamos en E-Verify


  • BCBS health insurance & other options including dental
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Restaurant discounts
  • Opportunities for career growth


Bussers are responsible for assisting the service team in exceeding the guest’s expectations.  Assists with Barista duties as directed. Teamwork, organization and good awareness are necessary for success in this position.


Essential Functions

  • Clean and reset tables and transport dirty dishes to bus tub, tray or dish room
  • Available to work a variety of hours, days and shifts, including weekends
  • Effectively service a minimum of an eight table section
  • Safely and effectively move chairs, tables, highchairs and booster seats
  • Clean and reset tables and transport dirty dishes to bus-tub, tray or dish room
  • Safely and effectively use and operate all necessary tools and equipment 
  • Ability to effectively communicate in order to perform and follow job requirements in written and spoken direction
  • Ability to multitask calmly and effectively in a busy, stressful environment
  • Work in a confined, crowded space of variable noise and temperature levels
  • Able to move and lift up to 10 pounds, frequently move and/or lift up to 25 pounds, and occasionally move and/or lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to stand and walk for an entire shift and move safely through all areas of the restaurant, which may include stairs, uneven or slick surfaces

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Ensure the overall guest experience exceeds expectations and anticipate guests’ needs
  • Greet guests with a warm, sincere smile
  • Use tact and good judgement when dealing with guest challenges and respond to guest needs with patience and courtesy 
  • Assist service team with all food and beverage service
  • Follow all steps of service
  • Understand and follow the food allergy procedure and special orders/restrictions
  • Comply with all safety and sanitation guidelines and procedures
  • Follow all rules, policies, procedures and conditions of employment, including those outlined in the Employee Handbook
  • Get along well with others and be a team player
  • Other duties will be assigned as needed

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Skills Required

  • Fast-Paced Experience

Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly (Based on Experience)

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Mediterranean

Casual Dining

Part of Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants

Ema is a Mediterranean restaurant showcasing Chef CJ Jacobson's lighter California style of cooking. At the core of the menu are spreads, dips and mezze, Mediterranean small plates. Signature dishes include Spicy Hummus, House-Made Stracciatella with Vine-Ripened Tomatoes, and Lamb Kefta Kebabs.

Ema shares its kitchen with Rotisserie Ema, a quick casual counter. Menu specialties include chef prepared salads, rotiserrie chicken and house-made frozen Greek yogurt.

EOE. We participate in E-Verify.

(312) 527-5586

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