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The Alinea Group hiring Food Runner in Chicago, IL

The Alinea GroupMore Info

Full Time • Hourly ($20.50 - $21.00)
Expires: Jun 4, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

0-1 years


Job Details

The Alinea Group seeks Full Time Runners to join our team in Chicago. The ideal candidate must be able to effortlessly multi-task, possess great communication skills, and enjoys the learning aspects of food and beverage. This is an entry level opportunity.

Responsibilities of the Role:

  • This is a full time position. 
  • Maintains knowledge of current day reservations, including People of Note (PON), Dietary Restrictions, or other special instructions, via pre-service meetings. 
  • Sets up room before service, including seating area, bar area, side stations, and patio (when applicable).
  • Maintains complete knowledge of all menus, including all ingredients and techniques used.
  • Runs all food or drinks to the dining room.
  • Maintains complete knowledge of table/seat numbers.
  • Maintains complete knowledge and complies with all TAG and the Restaurant’s policies and service standards.
  • Maintains positive guest relations at all times.
  • Greets and acknowledges all guests.
  • Anticipates guest needs and responds promptly.
  • Accommodates all requests for information courteously.
  • Takes direction from Chefs.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to seize, grasp, turn and hold objects with hands.
  • Must be able to work on your feet for at least 8 hours.
  • Fast paced movements are required to go from one part of the restaurant to another. 
  • Must be able to move, pull, carry, or lift at least 35 pounds.
  • Occasionally kneel, bend, crouch and climb as required.
  • Must be able to stand, walk, lift, bend and climb stairs for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, lift, reach, push, twist, walk, crouch, and squat.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Competitive hourly wages starting at $19.50-20/hr. 
  • Medical, vision, dental and life benefits available.
  • Paid time off
  • 401(K) with a company match up to 4% of deferred earnings.
  • CTA/Ventra discount available after 1 month of full-time employment.
  • Employee Dining Discount, 20% to any Alinea Group restaurant.
  • Referral Bonus Program Available.
  • Relocation Bonus when Eligable 

Steps to Apply:

  • Send in your resume for review
  • Schedule phone interview with Human Resources

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The Alinea Group is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity in gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, religion, age, veteran status, life experiences and ideas. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities and strive to provide an inclusive culture that embraces diversity.

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.


Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly ($20.50 - $21.00)

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


Required Skills

High Volume Service

Wine Service

Food Safety Knowledge

Fine Dining Service

Work In a Fast-Paced Environment

Multitasking

Work Well Under Pressure

Taking Direction and Feedback

Organizational Skills

Following Steps of Service

Safety and Sanitation

Bussing Tables

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Restaurant Group

Part of The Alinea Group

Alinea, Next Restaurant, The Aviary and Roister

Founded by Chef Grant Achatz and Nick Kokonas

Located in Chicago, IL