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The Madison Bar + Kitchen
1027 West Madison Street, Chicago, IL
Host / Hostess at The Madison Bar + Kitchen
Host / Hostess at The Madison Bar + Kitchen

Host / Hostess

The Madison Bar + KitchenMore Info

1027 West Madison Street, Chicago, IL

Part Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Expires on Oct 28, 2017

Requirements

1 year

Job Details

The Madison Bar & Kitchen is excited to be hiring for part time hosts in Chicagos West Loop neighborhood. We will be releasing a new menu soon for the fall and are gearing up our staff as we approach our busy season. Previous experience is a plus and please be willing to work in a team-oriented environment.

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

 

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The Madison Bar + Kitchen

Bar / Lounge, Casual Dining

Part of Union Hospitality Group

Coming to the heart of the West Loop in Fall 2016 from the team at Union Sushi + Barbeque Bar and The Franklin Room. The Madison will be an urban-American restaurant with a variety of big city flavors. Everyday delicious with a diverse menu showcasing bold, crave-able flavors for an ever-changing neighborhood.

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