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Host / Hostess
Elske
1350 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL
Host / Hostess at Elske

Host / Hostess at Elske

Elske More Info

Full Time • Hourly (13/hr plus tips)
Expired on Dec 29, 2017
Requirements

1 year

Job Details
 

Elske is a Michelin starred restaurant from James Beard Finalist Chef David Posey, Star Chefs Rising Star Pastry Chef Anna Posey and fellow One Off vet and Violet Hour opening bartender Kyle Davidson. Our focus is on our affordable and modern tasting menu, while also featuring a small a la carte menu and casual ambiance. The blended dynamic of our very high standards and fast pace needs to be deftly handled by combining experience from fine dining and volume service.

Our culture emphasizes respect, professionalism, execution, and enjoyment of work. All of the leadership in the restaurant is fully committed to making Elske the best restaurant it can possibly be, and we know that starts with making sure our team feels supported, and is ready and able to perform at a very high level. We want to work with people looking to grow, and will gladly be open instructors on all facets of the business of our restaurant. 

We are looking for a dedicated and passionate candidate to fill a full time host position, with dinner shifts Wednesday through Saturday.  For their role in directly assisting the guest with service, we include our hosts in the tip pool. 

Duties include: 
-Helping manage the flow and plotting of the reservation book, 
-Greeting guests warmly and checking coats if needed, 
-Managing overflow and taking drink orders for waiting guests, 
-Directing information back and forth with the floor staff in regards to plotting and turn times, 
-Ability to describe all aspects of the food and beverage menus, 
-Assisting General Manager with HR and admin work, 
-Being able to assist with what is needed for service in any given moment. 

We are seeking only qualified candidates, please include your resume in your email response, and we will respond to set up and interview.

Compensation details

Tipped from tip pool

Required Skills

Classic Food / Wine Service

Conflict Resolution

Customer service

Experience in a High Volume Environment

OpenTable or other

POS Systems

Customer Service

Reservation System Management

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Upscale Casual

Elske is a simple restaurant from chefs Anna and David Posey, and manager Kyle Davidson, with a large focus on the seasons and warm hospitality.

Awards
2018
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