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Front Server
Alinea
1723 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60614
Alinea hiring Front Server in Chicago, IL

Alinea hiring Front Server in Chicago, IL

AlineaMore Info

Full Time • Hourly ($22.50)
Expires: May 21, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

2 years


Job Details

Description 


Alinea is looking for a full-time Front Server to join our team! The Front Server is an important part of the team, providing excellent guest experiences. This is a full time position, paid hourly, and candidates must be willing to work 40+ hours, 5 days a week. 


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

  • Focuses attention on guest needs and responds promptly 
  • Provides expert knowledge of food and beverage menus to guests, guiding them through their experience 
  • Maintains complete knowledge of all menus, including ingredients and techniques used 
  • Runs all food and beverages to the dining room
  • Maintains complete knowledge of table and seat numbers
  • Greets and acknowledges all guests, providing a positive dining experience
  • Accommodates all request for information courteously 
  • Accomplishes all assigned side work throughout shift 
  • Takes direction from Chefs 
  • Leads a team of 3 staff members through an intricate service 
  • Navigates the POS system to charge and process payments in a timely manager
  • Maintains a complete working knowledge of all the pairings utilized in any given current menu 
  • Trains others and upholds the standards set by the Chefs and Managers 

Requirements

  • 1 or more years experience as a server or related position 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, chef-driven environment
  • High attention to detail 
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to carry a tray with food and/or drinks
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team 
  • Thinks clearly, quickly, and maintains concentration during high pressure situations 


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 $22.50 - $23/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 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. 


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


Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly ($22.50)

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



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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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