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Food Runner
Perilla Korean American Fare
401 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60654, United States
Perilla Korean American Fare hiring Food Runner in Chicago, IL

Perilla Korean American Fare hiring Food Runner in Chicago, IL

Perilla Korean American FareMore Info

Full/Part Time • Hourly ($9.48) plus tips
Expired: Jul 6, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

2 years


Job Details

Thank you for your interest in joining our team here at PERILLA korean american fare. Please be sure to read through this job listing in its entirety in order to be considered for the position. 

About the Runner Position:

As Food Runner at PERILLA Korean American Fare, you are responsible for maintaining efficient operations and delivering exceptional guest experiences. Your role involves mastering communication protocols, ensuring food knowledge and preparation are up to standard, and maintaining cleanliness and organization throughout the restaurant. Key tasks include:

  • Efficiently performing opening, closing, and deep clean duties. 
  • Participating in pre-shift meetings and actively engaging with the team, ensuring a present and attentive presence throughout
  • Clearly announcing important ingredients and allergens to guests when delivering food
  • Demonstrating proper tray technique and maneuverability for efficient food delivery
  • Ensuring timely and accurate delivery of food to the right tables
  • Safely and responsibly using all provided tools and supplies
  • Confidently assisting with grills and cooking when necessary
  • Ensuring sauces and banchan are prepared and stocked for in-service dining, as well as packaged for to-go orders.
  • Effectively communicating with guests, team, chef, and management.
  • Properly packaging to-go orders and managing to-go tickets
  • Keeping Expo and Banchan Station stocked, organized, and clean
  • Maintaining cleanliness of dining room, restrooms, and other areas during downtime
  • Assisting teammates and providing exemplary service to guests
  • Consistent maintenance of acquired knowledge and skills of your position

Our Mission:

We believe that in order to provide our guests with the very best experience of food and hospitality, it requires a dedicated team of individuals working together with the same goal and purpose. The goal being, to respectfully introduce and represent our cuisine and culture with passion and attention to detail. We hope to create and maintain a community of independent small businesses supporting each other throughout Chicago and partner with quality purveyors that allow us to share their products and services. While doing so, we hope to create a workplace for our teammates that offers opportunities and growth in a positive work environment.

About the company:

Our company, PERILLA, is named after a plant native to Korea and many east asian countries. It is known to be very adaptable and grows vigorously on any soil. The name is an homage to our parents who are first generation immigrants that traveled to foreign land and rooted themselves on new soil. Our food is centered around a communal dining experience. Inspired by Korean flavors and ingredients, we offer our approach on many traditional classics and modern Korean dishes paired alongside new and exciting takes created by Chef Andrew Lim to represent the second generation of Korean Americans and the food we love to enjoy and share.

About PERILLA korean american fare:

Our food is centered around a communal dining experience. Inspired by Korean flavors and ingredients, we offer our approach on many traditional classics, Korean BBQ, and modern Korean dishes paired alongside new and exciting takes created by Chef Andrew Lim to represent the second generation of Korean Americans and the food we love to enjoy and share.

Restaurant Information:

  • Located at 401 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60654
  • Independently owned and operated business
  • We have a positive, teamwork driven work environment with dedicated leaders who are present and working hands on with the team
  • We are open 7 days a week for dinner service
  • Accessible by CTA

Compensation Information:

  • Paychecks are provided weekly every Thursday
  • We offer direct deposit through ADP

Position Requirements:

  • Must have availability on: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
  • You will be required to obtain all necessary certificates including a Food Handlers Certificate, BASSET Certificate and an annual Sexual Harassment Training Certificate

Benefits Information:

  • Health Insurance available after 90 days of employment for full-time employees averaging 32 hours a week
  • You will be provided with daily staff meal
  • Employee discounts for dine-in and take-out at all of our restaurants
  • We provide in-house education such as beverage and food tastings 

If you'd like to apply, please email your resume with the following questions:

  • Share your favorite dining experience you've had at a restaurant and what exactly made it so special?
  • Who is someone you've worked with that you admire and 3 characteristics about that person?
  • What is your favorite dish in full detail? What drink would you pair with it and why?

Email us:

[email protected]


Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly ($9.48) plus tips

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


Required Skills

Communication Skills

Food Knowledge

Cleanliness

Organization

Efficiency

Tray Technique

Teamwork

Grill Assistance

Ingredient Announcement

Allergen awareness

Customer Service

Proper Packaging

Maintaining cleanliness

Assisting Teammates

Attention to Detail

Can Lift Up to 50 Lbs

Service Procedures

Communication

Standing for Long Periods of Time

Positive Attitude

Work In a Fast-Paced Environment

Work Well Under Pressure

People Skills

Taking Direction and Feedback

Safety and Sanitation

Listening

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Part of PERILLA

Our restaurant, PERILLA, is named after a plant native to Korea and many east asian countries. It is known to be very adaptable and grows vigorously on any soil. The name is an homage to our parents who are first generation immigrants that traveled to foreign land and rooted themselves on new soil. Our food is centered around a communal dining experience. Inspired by Korean flavors and ingredients, we offer our approach on many traditional classics, Korean BBQ, and modern Korean dishes paired alongside new and exciting takes created by Chef Andrew Lim to represent the second generation of Korean Americans and the food we love to enjoy and share.

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