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Ema
Chicago, IL
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Ema hiring Runner in Chicago, IL

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Full/Part Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Expired: Jul 20, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

2 years


Job Details

Hiring Immediately: Runners!


Benefits: 

  • BCBS health insurance & other options including dental
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Restaurant discounts
  • Opportunities for career growth

Ēma is a Mediterranean restaurant showcasing Chef CJ Jacobson’s lighter California style of cooking. The menu highlights local produce, unique spices and ingredients and is built around mezze, Mediterranean small plates meant for sharing. Signature dishes include Spicy Hummus, Charred Eggplant Spread, House-made Labneh and Stracciatella, Green Falafel, Grilled Octopus and Chicken Kefta Kebabs. The wine list showcases selections from the Mediterranean coastline, surrounding islands and California producers with an old world style.

Caring. Creative. Careers.

Join the Lettuce Entertain You team! Our 100+ restaurants are nationally recognized for great food and service and as great places to work. We hire and care deeply for people with creativity, passion and the drive to be the best. And we reward our teams with top notch benefits, career-long training and development and opportunities for growth. If you want a career at a progressive company with a long-standing commitment to people, join our caring and creative team.

EOE. We participate in E-Verify / Participamos en E-Verify

Runners are responsible for continual set-up and prompt delivery of food to guests when the order is completed by the kitchen. Also responsible for ensuring that the highest quality of food presentation is being maintained.

Essential Functions

  • Promptly deliver food to the correct guests according to table and position numbers
  • Available to work a variety of hours, days and shifts, including weekends
  • Safely and effectively transport food or beverages to a table of three in a single trip
  • Safely and effectively use and operate all necessary tools and equipment 
  • Ability to effectively communicate in order to perform and follow job requirements in written and spoken direction
  • Ability to multi-task calmly and effectively in a busy, stressful environment
  • Work in a confined, crowded space of variable noise and temperature levels
  • Able to move and lift up to 10 pounds, frequently move and/or lift up to 25 pounds, and occasionally move and/or lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to stand and walk for an entire shift and move safely through all areas of the restaurant, which may include stairs, uneven or slick surfaces

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Ensure the overall guest experience exceeds expectations and anticipate guests’ needs
  • Greet guests with a warm, sincere smile
  • Use tact and good judgement when dealing with guest challenges and respond to guest needs with patience and courtesy 
  • Read and check each order for any special instructions and/or restrictions before taking it out of the kitchen
  • Confirm that each order has the appropriate preparation, plateware, garnish, presentation, necessary serving utensils and is complete before taking it out of the kitchen
  • Communicate any food concerns to the Coordinator
  • Communicate and follow up on any guest request or concern
  • Follow all steps of service
  • Understand and follow the food allergy procedure and special orders/restrictions
  • Comply with all safety and sanitation guidelines and procedures
  • Follow all rules, policies, procedures and conditions of employment, including those outlined in the Employee Handbook
  • Get along well with others and be a team player
  • Other duties will be assigned as needed

#CAPOST

Skills Required

  • Fast-Paced Experience

Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly (Based on Experience)

Benefits & Perks: Dining Discounts, Health Insurance, Wellness Program


Required Skills

Promptly Delivering Food

Prompt Food Delivery

Effective Communication

Multi Tasking Ability

multi tasking

Physical Strength and Agility

Physical Ability to Lift and Carry Weights Up to 50 Pounds

Customer Service

Problem Solving Skills

Attention to Detail

Adherence to Safety and Sanitation Guidelines

Teamwork and Collaboration

Teamwork

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Mediterranean

Casual Dining

Part of Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants

Ema is a Mediterranean restaurant showcasing Chef CJ Jacobson's lighter California style of cooking. At the core of the menu are spreads, dips and mezze, Mediterranean small plates. Signature dishes include Spicy Hummus, House-Made Stracciatella with Vine-Ripened Tomatoes, and Lamb Kefta Kebabs.

Ema shares its kitchen with Rotisserie Ema, a quick casual counter. Menu specialties include chef prepared salads, rotiserrie chicken and house-made frozen Greek yogurt.

EOE. We participate in E-Verify.

(312) 527-5586

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