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Dishwasher
Ema
Chicago, IL
Ema hiring Dishwasher in Chicago, IL

Ema hiring Dishwasher in Chicago, IL

EmaMore Info

Part Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Expired: Mar 3, 2023

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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.


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If you want a career at a progressive company with a long-standing commitment to people, join our caring and creative team.

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Dishwashers are responsible for washing and sanitizing all food service utensils and miscellaneous items such as plates, silverware, glassware, pots, pans, etc. Also responsible for assisting in maintaining the cleanliness of the back of house area. May have additional cleaning duties specific to the restaurant.


Essential Functions

  • Operate and utilize the dish machine and cleaning supplies
  • Wash, sanitize and dry all kitchen utensils, equipment and other items placed in the dish area or as requested by Management and Staff
  • Available to work a variety of hours, days and shifts, including weekends
  • 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 multi-task 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

  • Maintain a pace sufficient to prevent back up of dirty dishes, glasses, etc.
  • Return and restock all items to appropriate area after washing and sanitizing procedures are completed 
  • Ability to read a thermometer 
  • Maintain dishwashing machinery and communicate any potential issues to Management
  • Identify cleaning supplies and notify Management when running low 
  • Assist with general cleanliness of the back of house and restrooms
  • Empty garbage (checking for restaurant supplies) and keep garbage areas clean and covered
  • 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

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