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Esmé
2200 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL
Esmé hiring Captain in Chicago, IL

Esmé hiring Captain in Chicago, IL

EsméMore Info

Full/Part Time • Hourly ($16.00) plus tips
Expired: Oct 28, 2023

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Required Years of Experience

2 years


Job Details


Esmé is seeking a career-minded, motivated, and charismatic Captain to join our team. An ideal candidate should have strong wine and beverage knowledge, understanding of fine dine service mechanics, and a genuine passion for the hospitality industry.

Job Description: 

The Captain ensures that guests have a pleasant and memorable dining experience. The Captain is the primary point of contact for guests throughout their experience. They will introduce the concept of the restaurant, reconfirm all allergies and help guests with food restrictions navigate the menu. The Captain is the liaison between the culinary team and server assistance. They must coordinate with the kitchen and ensure that tables are properly marked in accordance with the menu. During the dining experience the Captain will interact with guests and answer any questions about the menu, wine, or concept. The Captain promptly and respectfully presents checks and graciously thanks the guests for their attendance. 



Job Requirements:

  • 1-2 years of service experience in a fast-paced, fine-dining restaurant required
  • Proficient wine knowledge is strongly preferred
  • Available Wednesday-Sunday
  • Polished and professional demeanor
  • Positive, team-player mentality
  • Ability to take initiative and assist colleagues without prompting
  • A genuine love for food, seasonality, and hospitality
  • Ability to remain calm in fast-paced, high-pressure situations
  • Excellent communication skills



Who We Are:

Esmé is a one Michelin star restaurant, located in the heart of Lincoln Park. The space is owned and operated by Chef Jenner Tomaska and wife and partner Katrina Bravo. The couple have reimagined the tasting-menu model with philanthropy and art integrated into the foundation of the experience, an expression of their shared vision for the community-focused restaurant.
The team partners with a local artist each season and displays their pieces throughout the restaurant for guests to view and purchase. The culinary team draws inspiration from featured artists to curate a tasting menu to compliment the artwork.



Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly ($16.00) plus tips

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

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American

Upscale Casual, Fine Dining

Welcome to Esmé, an ever-evolving fine-dining tasting menu restaurant in the Lincoln Park neighborhood. We offer a tasting menu experience that fully transforms each quarter to reveal inspiration from Chicago’s vibrant creative culture. With each collaboration, Chef Jenner Tomaska and his wife Katrina Bravo, partner with local artists, creatives, and luminaries to create an entirely new experience every 12 weeks that tells a story about the partner's work through thoughtfully composed dishes, music, and hand-crafted service pieces.

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