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On Call Event Server
Avli - Lakeshore East
180 N Field Blvd, Chicago, IL 60601, United States
Avli - Lakeshore East hiring On Call Event Server in Chicago, IL

Avli - Lakeshore East hiring On Call Event Server in Chicago, IL

Avli - Lakeshore EastMore Info

Seasonal • Hourly ($9.48) plus tips
Expires: Jul 22, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

0-1 years


Job Details

Job Details
Avli is looking for on call Event Servers for on-site events.

Summary
Avli Restaurants are creative Greek, where tradition meets contemporary elegance and guests experience our core philosophies of Philoxenia (hospitality), Kefi (joy), and Meraki (passion).

We welcome you in to live and enjoy life through our classic and contemporary Greek dishes, lively beverage program, and an ambiance that reflects life in Greece.


Our ideal candidate will have the following skills:

An Event Server's primary responsibility is to ensure exceptional dining experiences for private event guests, including following the directions provided by the Event Captain and management according to the respective event BEO, deliver food and beverages promptly and accurately, and occasionally coordinating with event hosts at the time of service at the Captain's direction.

Compensation for this role is tipped and paid the prevailing server wage.

 

Typical responsibilities:

  • Welcome guests with a warm and friendly demeanor.
  • Assist in seating guests and providing them with menus.
  • Get them settled with waters, drinks, starters, etc.
  • Communicate any specials or promotions.
  • Explain menu items, ingredients, and preparation methods to guests. Ask about food allergies.
  • Take accurate food and beverage orders from guests and enter them into the POS system.
  • Make recommendations based on guests' preferences and dietary restrictions.
  • Answer any questions regarding the menu, including allergies or special requests.
  • Coordinate with the kitchen staff to ensure all of the table's orders are prepared and delivered on time and together.
  • Serve food and beverages promptly and efficiently, ensuring accuracy and goodpresentation, and timed so the entire table is served within a reasonable time frame.
  • Check on guests during their meals to ensure satisfaction and address requests/concerns.
  • Refill drinks, clear plates, and reset tables to maintain a clean and organized dining area.
  • Provide attentive and personalized service, anticipating guests' needs.
  • Handle guest complaints or concerns professionally and bring issues to management when necessary.
  • Collaborate with fellow servers, hosts, and kitchen staff to ensure smooth service.
  • Present bills to guests and handle payment transactions accurately and quickly.
  • Communicate effectively with team members to facilitate a positive working environment.
  • Assist colleagues during busy periods or when needed.
  • Participate in pre-shift meetings and training sessions as required.

Useful qualifications:

  • Previous experience in a restaurant or customer service role is preferred.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Positive attitude, enjoyment of hospitality industry.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining composure.
  • Strong multitasking and time management abilities.
  • Attention to detail, ensuring accurate order-taking and payment processing.
  • Knowledge of food and beverage menus, including dietary restrictions and allergies.
  • Basic math skills for handling payments and calculating tips.
  • Flexibility to work in shifts, including evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • Physical stamina to stand, walk, and carry trays for extended periods.


General:
- Ability to lift ~30lbs

Job Schedule:

Nights, weekends, day shifts

 


Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly ($9.48) plus tips


Required Skills

Excellent Communication

Interpersonal Skills

Positive Attitude

Customer Service

Fast Paced Environment

Composure

Multitasking

Time Management

Attention to Detail

Food and Beverage Knowledge

Math Skills

Flexibility

Physical Stamina

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Greek, Mediterranean

Upscale Casual, Fine Dining

Part of Avli

Chicago’s Inspired Greek

Avli Restaurants - Our Core Mission
Creative Greek restaurants in Chicago where tradition meets contemporary elegance and guests experience our core philosophies of Philoxenia (hospitality), Kefi (joy), and Meraki (passion).

Avli on The Park is a neighborhood gem tucked away downtown Chicago in Lakeshore East. The remarkable closeness to The Loop, shopping, and entertainment— along with easy access to popular Maggie Daley Park— makes Avli in Lakeshore East a perfect destination for a celebratory night out, group brunch, or an easy family neighborhood lunch or dinner.