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Commis
Alinea
1723 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60614
Alinea hiring Commis in Chicago, IL

Alinea hiring Commis in Chicago, IL

AlineaMore Info

Full Time • Hourly ($19.50)
Expires: May 13, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

1 year


Job Details
Description

Alinea is looking for a full-time Commis to join our team! The Commis is an important part of the team, responsible for preparation and production of foods and garnishes, storing goods, and maintaining product quality to be used for service. This is a full-time position, paid hourly, and candidates must be willing to work 45-60 hours, 5 days a week. Commis predominantly works AM shifts, however, open availability is preferred. 

A concept founded by Chef Grant Achatz and Nick Kokonas, Alinea has been globally praised for its molecular gastronomy techniques and innovative approach to modernist cuisine, pushing boundaries in a multi-sensory dining experience. It is one of only 13 restaurants in the U.S. to earn the coveted Michelin 3-Star rating. It has also been named the Best Restaurant in the World by Elite Traveler, the Best Restaurant in North America by The World’s 50 Best Restaurants, and the Best Restaurant in the U.S. by Gourmet and Business Insider. Driven by the notion of doing the unexpected, guests can be assured to leave the dining room feeling inspired.

Responsibilities

  • Works under the direction of chefs to complete assigned tasks daily
  • Follow prep and recipe lists (accurately measuring recipes for Chef de Partie)
  • Supporting and communicating equipment maintenance/property to manager on duty
  • Receiving deliveries and storing goods and drys in a proper manner as well as communicating to management the quality of the product
  • Performing basic cleaning of prep areas/equipment (cleaning, flipping and labeling)
  • Help/participate in preparation of staff meal
  • Be aware of inventory supplies and notifying management of low or depleted supplies
  • Complies with all health department requirements of food safety and staff hygiene - including, but not limited to labeling, time and temperature
  • Actively participates in positive relationship between FOH and BOH teams by maintaining steady stream of communication with entire staff
  • Follows safety and emergency procedures to protect staff, guests and property
  • Reports any maintenance deficiencies immediately to appropriate personnel
  • Maintains thorough understanding of industry and stays abreast of industry trends
  • Demonstrates courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with public and staff; acts in a manner that promotes a harmonious and effective workplace environment
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor/manage
Requirements
  • Demonstrate an unparalleled commitment to your work
  • Experience working in a professional kitchen environment
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, chef-driven environment
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team with effective communication skills
  • Ability to take direction well and pivot priorities quickly and efficiently
  • Thinks clearly, quickly, and maintains concentration during high pressure situations
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Knowledge of food health and safety regulations

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to work on your feet for at least 8 hours
  • Must be able to move, pull, or lift at least 35 pounds
  • Must be able to climb stairs multiple times per shift
Benefits
  • Competitive hourly wage at $19.50 - $20/hour
  • Medical, vision, dental and life benefits available on the 1st month following full-time employment
    • 50% company contribution to single HMO during the first 2 years of full-time employment, 100% contribution available after 2 years
  • Paid time off
  • 401(K) with a company match of 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

The Alinea Group values 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.

Must be eligible to legally work in the United States. We use E-Verify.

 

Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly ($19.50)

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


Required Skills

Fine Dining Service

Culinary Skills

Culinary Techniques

Basic Knife Skills

Knife Skills

Knife Handling

Advanced Knife Skills

Food Safety Knowledge

Prepping Ingredients

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Part of The Alinea Group

Alinea was founded in 2005 by Chef Grant Achatz and Nick Kokonas.

Featuring a single, seasonally driven tasting menu of between 18 and 22 courses, the experience of dining at Alinea is not only delicious, but also fun, emotional, and provocative.

Alinea has been universally praised for its innovative approach to modernist cuisine. It has three times been named the Best Restaurant in America and is the only restaurant in Chicago, and one of only 12 in the U.S., to earn the coveted Michelin 3-Star rating. It has also won the James Beard Award for Best Service in the United States.

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