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The Study at University of Chicago + Truth Be Told
1227 E 60th St, Chicago, IL 60637, United States
The Study at University of Chicago + Truth Be Told hiring Support Staff in Chicago, IL

The Study at University of Chicago + Truth Be Told hiring Support Staff in Chicago, IL

The Study at University of Chicago + Truth Be ToldMore Info

Full Time • Hourly (Based on Experience) plus tips
Expired: May 5, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

0-1 years


Job Details

Truth be Told, our British Gastropub, located inside The Study at the University of Chicago in the beautiful Hyde Park, is currently seeking a full-time Restaurant Support with weekend availability. Our hours of operation are seven days a week, 7AM to 10PM.

The FOH provides genuine hospitality and the highest quality of service to our guests. The ideal candidate enjoys entertaining, meeting new people and has an engaging, vibrant personality that thrives in a team environment.

Our caring and attentive associates reinforce our principal belief that guest service is our highest priority. We have opportunities for energetic, service-oriented individuals who are experienced in providing efficient service and memorable experiences.

To learn more about our concept, please visit our official website.

Truth be Told: https://www.truthbetoldtavern.com/

Perks & Benefits

  • Paid Vacation Time Off
  • Health Insurance Benefits
  • Flexible scheduling through 7Shifts
  • No late-night shifts, the restaurant closes at 10PM every day
  • Complimentary shift meal
  • 50% employee dining discount
  • Unmetered street parking, no need for an expensive monthly parking pass
  • Exclusive discounts on major retail partners through LifeMart

Responsibilities

  • Provide the highest and most efficient level of hospitality and customer service expected by our guests.
  • Performs other duties if required and as assigned, as stated above may not be inclusive of every task needed to achieve results.

As Food Runner:

  • Helps prepare room service trays with condiments, candles, napkins, service plates and utensils.
  • Supports the restaurant servers by running the food from the kitchen to the table.
  • Responsible for ensuring all side work is completed throughout the shift, including but not limited to polishing, silver and glass ware, certain roll-ups, ensuring water vases are full, reviewing par-levels, etc.
  • Will expedite and ensure all food is up to par and consistent.
  • Help monitor and observe guest’s dining experience to ensure guest are satisfied with the food and service and respond promptly and courteously to correct any problems.
  • Maintain a level of knowledge of all menu items and beverage programs.
  • Be a team player and assist others when and where necessary to ensure a seamless guest experience.
  • Complete the setup and breakdown of a section, including detailed cleaning of the work area and surrounding areas.
  • Working with servers to ensure that orders are completed according to request and on time.
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment.
  • Report any damages, shortcomings, and disturbances to supervisors.
  • Ensuring that restaurant operation procedures and hygiene meet food safety standards and regulations.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including weekends and holidays.
  • Be available to fill in as needed to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the restaurant as directed by the Restaurant Manager.

As Busser:

  • Helps prepare room for dining by clothing tables and setting decorations, condiments candles napkins, service plates and utensils.
  • Supports the restaurant servers by bussing, cleaning, and setting tables at the end of a guest’s meal.  
  • Responsible for ensuring all side work is completed throughout the shift, including but not limited to polishing, silver and glass ware, certain roll-ups, ensuring water vases are full, reviewing par-levels, etc.
  • Assist the host/hostess in greeting and seating guests.
  • Help monitor and observe guest’s dining experience to ensure guest are satisfied with the food and service and respond promptly and courteously to correct any problems.
  • Maintain a level of knowledge of all menu items and beverage programs.
  • Be a team player and assist others when and where necessary to ensure a seamless guest experience.
  • Complete the setup and breakdown of a section, including detailed cleaning of the work area and surrounding areas.
  • Working with servers to ensure that orders are completed according to request and on time.
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment.
  • Report any damages, shortcomings, and disturbances to supervisors.
  • Ensuring that restaurant operation procedures and hygiene meet food safety standards and regulations.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including weekends and holidays.
  • Be available to fill in as needed to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the restaurant as directed by the Restaurant Manager.

Fundamentals

  • Ability to maintain a friendly, cheerful, and courteous demeanor at all times.
  • Education: High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • Experience: 2+ years of experience in a formal dining or upscale casual environment.
  • Flexibility to work any shift, including evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • Excellent verbal and written interpersonal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in English required.
  • Strong organizational skills, including follow-up, time management, ability to multi-task and manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to positively communicate and interact with all hotel departments.
  • Ability to grasp, lift and or carry, or otherwise, move goods weighing a maximum of 40 lbs.
  • Ability to stand for long periods indoors with a thematically climate-controlled workstation.
  • Satisfactory completion of background check.
  • Study Hotels is a drug-free workplace.

About Us

The Study at University of Chicago, the third property of the Study Hotels brand, is located on the Midway Plaisance in Chicago, Illinois.

The 167-room hotel features a full array of suites, including our signature Study accommodations, a 100-seat Restaurant/Gastropub, 4,700 SF of banquet/meeting space including a 2,500 SF Winter Garden, specifically designed for social events, a state-of-the-art fitness center. The hotel offers discovery and connection areas for purposeful guest interaction, including active gallery space, cultural programming, and unique touches such as custom writing desks complete with postcards to encourage guests to connect with family and friends - postage free. Guest rooms and public spaces are filled with natural light with a bright, uplifting palette of textures and natural materials, reflective of contemporary residential living.

The Study: https://www.thestudyatuniversityofchicago.com/

Study Hotels is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on age, race, religion, disability, nationality, sex, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.


Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly (Based on Experience) plus tips

Estimated Weekly Tips: $12

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, Potential Bonuses, Dining Discounts, Wellness Program


Required Skills

Customer Service

Food Safety Knowledge

Teamwork

Food Running

Fine Dining Service

Table Setting

Communication

Side Work

Can Lift Up to 50 Lbs

Expedite Food Orders

Positive Attitude

Guest Satisfaction

Attention to Detail

Menu Knowledge

Service Procedures

Standing for Long Periods of Time

Cleaning

Conflict Resolution

People Skills

Time Management

Work In a Fast-Paced Environment

Ability to Lift Up to 40 Lbs

Professionalism

Multitasking

Flexibility in work schedule

Taking Direction and Feedback

Work Well Under Pressure

Bending / Kneeling / Reaching / Stooping

Organizational Skills

Following Steps of Service

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Part of Study Hotels

The Study at University of Chicago, the third property of the Study Hotels brand, is located on the Midway Plaisance of the University of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois.

Our caring and attentive associates reinforce our principal belief that guest service is our highest priority. We have opportunities for energetic, service-oriented individuals who are experienced in providing efficient service and memorable experiences.

The 167-room hotel features areas of discovery and connection placed throughout for purposeful guest interaction, including custom writing desks complete with postcards to encouraging guests to connect with family and friends postage free. Guest rooms and public spaces are designed around a bright, uplifting palette, reflective of contemporary residential living.

Eligible full-time team members are offered a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, paid time off, and paid holidays.

Study Hotels is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on age, race, religion, disability, nationality, sex, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.