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Host / Hostess
Union Sushi + Barbeque Bar
230 W Erie St, Chicago, IL, United States
Host / Hostess at Union Sushi + Barbeque Bar

Host / Hostess at Union Sushi + Barbeque Bar

Union Sushi + Barbeque BarMore Info

Full Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Expired on Aug 11, 2017
Requirements

1 year

Job Details

Union Sushi + Barbeque Bar
Lead Host Position
Union Sushi + Barbeque Bar is looking for an experienced Lead Host to join our team. All applicants must have previous experience in a high volume restaurant and willing to work in a team-oriented environment.

Pay Rate: $11 to $13 per hour based on expereince + tips

Primary Responsibilities
• Greet guests as they arrive and usher them to their assigned tables or bar area
• Organize OpenTable to ensure we are maximizing our available inventory
• Adjust seating plans rapidly to adjust for walk-in diners
• Become proficient in our large party policies and direct people to our private events coordinator
• Be able to manage a wait list to accommodate our walk-ins the best we can
• Be able to uphold a positive element of customer service with our guests whether they are at the restaurant or over the phone
• Work with the manager on duty to complete project he/she assigns
• Complete all opening and closing sidework
• Learn about all of our menus and be able to explain them to our guests
• Learn specifics about our whiskey and cocktail programs in order to guide our guests to try new things
• Be able to help clear and reset tables
• Be willing to check in with our guests to ensure they are enjoying their experience
• Be able to manage our take out and deliveries orders from the phone and via our delivery networks
Requirements
• Minimum 2 years experience in a high volume restaurant
• Be able to demonstrate strong multi tasking ability
• Availability to work nights, weekends and/or holidays
• Working knowledge of OpenTable
• Working knowledge of Whiskey and Spirits not required but a plus
• Strong communication skills
• Positive attitude and passion for hospitality
• Customer service experience
• Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
• Experience working with MICROS and/or Aloha

References
• Available upon request

Required Skills

Customer service

Food Safety Knowledge

OpenTable or other

POS Systems

TIPS Certified

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Casual Dining

Part of Union Hospitality Group

Union Sushi + Barbeque Bar is a bustling neighborhood restaurant located in Chicago's popular River North neighborhood. Union combines the tempered art of Japanese dining with a fresh, colorful and urban vibe. Embracing an American warmth and personality, this playful juxtaposition reveals a restaurant that is welcoming, accommodating and stylish. A true riff on what is expected or traditional - East or West.
Union ups the ante on Japanese dining with its high-energy beat, creativity and playful approach to Japanese-influenced cuisine. The menu boasts a variety of flavorful offerings from the Kitchen, Sushi Bar and signature Barbeque Bar showcasing the 600° Robata Grill. The beverage program offers a varied cocktail menu of carefully handcrafted and inventive cocktails. A thorough sake collection is available as well as extensive craft beers, liquors and a spirited wine list.