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The Publican
837 West Fulton Market, Chicago, IL, United States
The Publican hiring Host in Chicago, IL

The Publican hiring Host in Chicago, IL

The PublicanMore Info

Full Time • Hourly ($16.00) plus tips
Expired: May 16, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

1 year


Job Details

For over 20 years, One Off Hospitality has developed and operated some of Chicago’s most beloved places to eat and drink. More importantly, we’re a group of people – chefs, hospitality veterans, managers and creators – who believe in the power of treating our guests like family and our restaurants like home.

REPORTS TO: GENERAL MANAGER

FLSA: NON-EXEMPT

POSITION SUMMARY: The host is responsible for setting the stage for exceptional accommodation and organization for the restaurant through telephone service, greeting, seating and setting the pace for each service.

Requirements

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Maintains a cheerful, courteous disposition and a neat, clean and professional image
  • Greets all guests as they enter, and puts them on a waiting list as necessary
  • Provides guests with menus and answers any initial questions
  • Seats guests at tables or in waiting areas
  • Assigns guests to tables they prefer, while keeping table rotation in mind so that servers receive the right number of guests
  • Engages with guests to ensure they are happy with food and service
  • Answers phone calls, takes reservations and answers questions
  • Gains knowledge of the menu to make recommendations to guests that ask
  • Keeps host area stocked, neat, clean and free of clutter
  • Checks for restocking of necessary supplies, brings all areas up to standard, and discusses problem areas with manager
  • Performs shift change and/or opening or closing duties
  • Keeps immediate supervisor promptly and fully informed of all problems or unusual matters of significance and takes prompt corrective action where necessary
  • Adheres to all company safety and sanitation policies and procedures
  • Assists other team members as needed or when business needs dictates

Minimum Qualifications (Education, Experience, Skills)

  • High School Diploma or GED graduate
  • Food Handler Certification required
  • Ability to handle stress under pressure
  • Willingness to maintain a clean, healthy, and safe working environment
  • Ability to coordinate multiple activities with attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Ability to be flexible with job demands and open minded when being asked to complete tasks
  • Ability to operate and use all equipment necessary to run the restaurant
  • Ability to move or handle equipment throughout the restaurant generally weighing 0-50 pounds
  • Ability to work varied hours/days as business dictates
  • Ability to stand for up to 8-10 hours a day
  • Must be able to tolerate potential allergens: peanut products, egg, dairy, gluten, soy, seafood and shellfish

One Off Hospitality provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly ($16.00) plus tips

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


Required Skills

Customer Service

Communication

Attention to Detail

Problem Solving

Time Management

Teamwork

Menu Knowledge

Reservation Management

Ability to Work Under Pressure

Food Handling

Cleanliness and Sanitation

Flexibility

Physical Stamina

Equipment operation

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Part of One Off Hospitality Group

From the team that created Blackbird and avec restaurants, The Publican is a beer-focused restaurant located at 837 W. Fulton Market in Chicago. Executive Chef Paul Kahan and Chef de Cuisine Dennis Bernard craft an eclectic menu inspired by simple farmhouse fare in a space evocative of a European beer hall. Designed by James Beard Award-Winner Thomas Schlesser, The Publican features the same simple lines and strong design elements that made the architect’s long-time partnership with Design Project Manager/Partner Donnie Madia so successful. A partnership between Executive Chef Paul Kahan, Donnie Madia, Terry Alexander and Eduard Seitan, The Publican anchors the burgeoning Fulton Market District.

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Assistant ManagerLine CookBOH Open Call for PM Line Cooks and Supervisors (must have evening availability)