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Bistro Monadnock
325 South Federal Street, Chicago, IL
Bistro Monadnock hiring Host in Chicago, IL

Bistro Monadnock hiring Host in Chicago, IL

Bistro MonadnockMore Info

Full Time • Hourly (Based on Experience) plus tips
Expired: Dec 20, 2022

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Required Years of Experience

1 year


Job Details

UNA Hospitality is a new Chicago-based restaurant group with a passion for developing concepts that combine culinary excellence and impeccable service with a sophisticated, high-energy atmosphere to create one-of-a-kind experiences. 

We are seeking friendly and professional Hosts for our Bistro Monadnock location. Our ideal candidate is organized, can communicate efficiently and effectively with a diverse group of guests and teammates. Hosts are responsible for welcoming customers to a food service environment and ensuring that they are seated and receive attentive service. Their duties include maintaining a waitlist of patrons during busy meal service, passing out menus and accepting phone calls. Host’s duties primarily focus on ensuring the guests have a positive experience as soon as they enter the restaurant. Our goal is to anticipate guests' needs and exceed their expectations. 

Host Responsibilities:

  • Welcoming guests as they walk into restaurant
  • Helping guests with reservations and guiding them to their table.
  • Giving guests accurate wait time estimates and politely showing them to the waiting areas.
  • Providing guests with menus and answering any initial questions they may have.
  • Optimizing seating at different tables to ensure even workload for wait staff.
  • Answering phones and scheduling reservations with large parties.
  • Performing opening and closing duties in line with company operational procedures.
  • Performing related duties as requested by leadership teams.
  • Showing up to work on time.
  • Clocking out in a timely manner.
  • Reporting to the General Manager or supervisor on duty.

Host Attributes:

  • Punctual
  • Ambitious, enthusiastic, and disciplined
  • Practices good time management skills
  • Ability to produce consistent high-quality service in a fast-paced environment
  • Desire to exceed guests' expectations all while looking out for the businesses best interest
  • Professional demeanor and polished appearance
  • Ability to speak English fluently and clearly
  • Sense of urgency, quick and savvy
  • Moves with grace and efficiency
  • excellent communication skills
  • Willingness to learn
  • Strong work ethic
  • Positive attitude
  • Team player

Qualification Requirements:

  • Must have at least one (1) year of experience in a systems-based, full-service, restaurant setting.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills.
  • Good communication skills and phone etiquette.
  • Knowledge of a second language is a plus. 
  • Working knowledge of point-of-sales systems.
  • The ability to to stand for long periods of time.
  • Must have or obtain current Basset Certification. 
  • Must have or obtain current Food Handlers Certification.

Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly (Based on Experience) plus tips

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, 401k, Dining Discounts


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French

Bar / Lounge, Upscale Casual, Restaurant Group, Wine Bar

Part of UNA Hospitality

Bistro Monadnock is a 120-seat modern French Bistro inspired by the restaurants and cafes of France - located in the heart of Chicago’s iconic South Loop area. Our ideal candidates are strong, poised leaders who can perform calmly and effectively in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, and shares our passion for genuine hospitality, and creating memorable experiences with food and beverage.

The Monadnock Building is a 16-story skyscraper located at 53 West Jackson Boulevard in the South Loop area of Chicago. The north half of the building was designed by the firm of Burnham & Root and built starting in 1891. It is the tallest load-bearing brick building ever constructed.

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