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Host / Hostess
Foodlife
835 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States
Host / Hostess at Foodlife

Host / Hostess at Foodlife

FoodlifeMore Info

Full Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Expired on Nov 18, 2017

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Requirements

0-1 years


Job Details

FOODLIFE is hiring HOSTS for our DINING ROOM team!

  • 6 MONTHS OF EXPERIENCE FOR BOTH POSITIONS
  • FULL-TIME/PART-TIME POSITIONS AVAILABLE
  • Shifts: Lunch, Dinner, Weekends, Sundays


14 Restaurants in One: An urban dining venue featuring 14 "from scratch" kitchens in a bustling, friendly atmosphere.

Hosts are responsible for the initial warm greeting and seating of guests, answering of telephones, taking reservations and messages, maintaining accurate guest counts and wait times and saying goodbye to all guests. Assists with Coat Check duties as directed. EOE. E-Verify.

Caring. Creative. Careers.
Join the Lettuce Entertain You family! 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.

Is this you?

  • You take care of yourself. (Energy and stamina. You'll need both.) 
  • You care for others. (Teamwork and success. They are one and the same.) 
  • You care about guests. (Quality. The bar is high.) 

If you want a career at a progressive company with a long-standing commitment to people, join our caring and creative team.

DUTIES

  • Be able to work a variety of hours, days and shifts, including weekends
  • Get along with others and be a team player
  • Be genuinely committed to ensuring that the overall guest experience exceeds expectations, including greeting guests with a warm, sincere smile and anticipating their needs
  • Use tact and good judgment when dealing with guest challenges, responding to guest needs with patience and courtesy
  • Follow all steps of service
  • Assist with clearing, cleaning and resetting tables, check and maintain restrooms
  • Sell and accurately account for gift cards
  • Understand and follow the food allergy procedure and special orders/restrictions
  • Comply with all safety and sanitation (including handwashing) guidelines and procedures
  • Be proficient in the use and operation of all necessary tools and equipment, including the reservation, telephone, paging and voicemail systems, and phone etiquette and message guidelines
  • Successfully complete alcohol awareness training
  • Follow all rules, policies, procedures and conditions of employment, including those outlined in the Employee Handbook
  • Other duties will be assigned as needed


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Safely and effectively move chairs, tables, highchairs and booster seats
  • Communicate in English in order to comprehend and perform/follow job requirements in written and spoken direction
  • Perform more than one task at a time, calmly and effectively in an extremely busy and stressful work environment
  • Work in a confined, crowded space of variable noise and temperature levels
  • Lift and move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Safely and effectively use and operate all necessary tools and equipment
  • Stand and walk for an entire shift, including moving safely through all areas of the restaurant, which may include stairs, uneven and slick surfaces
  • Accessibility varies by location


Compensation details

We offer benefits including health and other insurance options to qualified employees, dining discounts, flexible schedules, a supportive company culture and more.

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Fast Casual

Part of Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants

Welcome to foodlife, an urban dining venue with 14 distinctive kitchens that serve real food made from scratch daily.
Offering from a variety of freshly-made comfort-American, Mexican, Italian, Asian dishes, foodlife is your to go place for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Sit down or take it all to go. At foodlife you’ll find fresh, fast choices in one convenient place. Dishes include tacos, crepes, pizza, sushi, BBQ and baked goods. Just outside foodlife, our Market offers grab-and-go lunches, dinners, and unique and affordable wines. Sacred Grounds Bakery and Cafe serves Intelligentsia coffee and homemade pastries. We invite you to visit us soon.

EOE. We participate in E-Verify.

(312) 335-3663