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The Dawson
730 West Grand Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States
The Dawson hiring Host in Chicago, IL

The Dawson hiring Host in Chicago, IL

The DawsonMore Info

Full Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Expired: May 15, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

1 year


Job Details
Job Details

The Dawson is the gathering place in Chicago's Fulton River District for globally-inspired fare, award-winning cocktails and one of the most acclaimed and expansive outdoor patios.

The Dawson is part of Billy Lawless’ Gage Hospitality Group—founded with the mission of providing a rustic, yet refined dining experience served with genuine hospitality. Each restaurant in the group offers an individual personality with a chef-driven menu, curated beverage program and superior guest service. Since inception, the venues, chefs, and food and beverage menus have continually received critical acclaim and recognition for their commitment to creativity, quality and service. 

Your Impact:

As a Host, you will be responsible for creating a warm and welcoming first impression. Your responsibilities include managing the activities of our busy dining room to ensure absolute guest satisfaction (such as monitoring table rotation, creating and maintaining a waitlist, answering phones and operating the OpenTable reservation system).

What Makes You Great:

  • You are a customer-service oriented individual with a passion for hospitality
  • You have excellent communication skills and maintain a positive, pleasant attitude 
  • You thrive in a fast-paced and convivial environment
  • You have experience using reservations systems
  • You have open availability
  • You are a team player who is able to perform other duties assigned as needed

What Makes Us Great:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Dining Discounts at all GHG restaurants
  • 50% paid Medical Insurance; 100% paid Dental and Vision Insurance (employee-only coverage)
  • Best in Class Training and Development
  • Advancement Opportunities

Required Education, Experience and Documentation:

  • Weekend Availability mandatory
  • ServSafe Food Handlers Certificate
  • Ability to fluently speak, write, and read the English language

Gage Hospitality Group is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Gage Hospitality Group will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.


Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly (Based on Experience)

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Commuter Benefits, Dining Discounts


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American, Farm To Table

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Part of Gage Hospitality Group

The Dawson is River West's gathering spot for globally-inspired fare and acclaimed cocktails. The Dawson is an expansive indoor/outdoor, multilevel space providing a multitude of dining experiences including one of the city's best patios.