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1924 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL, United States
Bartender at Homestead

Bartender at Homestead

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Part Time • Hourly (6.10 plus tips)
Expired on Apr 7, 2018

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2 years

Job Details
Homestead on the Roof is literal farm-to-table casual fine dining restaurant looking for bartenders who enjoy being around people who are consistently looking to learn and create using local and seasonal ingredients. Homestead on the Roof is a fun, fast-paced environment with great food, craft beer, and small batch wine selection. Working the bar at Homestead bartenders are encouraged to be creative with their ideas and show their personality using their craft cocktailing skillset.

A Bartender will be in charge of his or her section behind the bar, along with daily responsibilities. Preparation of ingredients in use, working a scheduled section of the bar, and attribute to a working environment.

Essential Functions:

  • Daily preparations for service including stocking, juicing, and cleaning
  • Learn the names and personally recognize our regulars, while actively developing your own
  • Having 100% knowledge of food and beverage menus
  • Present food and drink menus, make recommendations and answer questions regarding menus
  • Prepare and serve alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks consistent with Homestead’s standard drink recipes
  • Record drink orders accurately and immediately after receipt into the register system
  • Receive and serve food orders to guests seated at the bar
  • Follow the steps of service when serving food and drinks
  • Accept guest payment, being responsible for a cash drawer, cash handling and credit card close outs
  • Cleaning and stocking glassware for the restaurant and bar
  • Clear and reset tables and chairs in bar area
  • Maintain cleanliness in all areas of the bar including counters, sinks, utensils, shelves and storage areas
  • Doing the assign closing side-work including restocking and replenishment of bar inventory and supplies


Other Functions:

  • Be available to fill in as needed to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the restaurant as directed by the restaurant manager or immediate supervisor
  • Complying with health and food safety standards, restocking items, cleaning
  • Operating with Aloha POS, Opentable, answering the phone, providing great customer service, and following Fifty/50 Restaurant Group policies & procedures


Physical Functions:

  • Ability to stand/walk a minimum of 8 hours or as needed
  • Must be able to exert well-paced and frequent mobility for periods of up to 8 hours or as needed
  • Be able to lift up to 25 pounds frequently
  • Will frequently reach, feel, bend, stoop, carry
  • Work in both warm and cool environments
  • High levels of noise from music, customer and employee traffic
  • Must be able to tolerate potential allergens:  peanut products, egg, dairy, gluten, soy, seafood and shellfish


Qualifications, Education and Behavior

  • At least 21 years old
  • Have a minimum of 2 years bartending experience
  • Ability to work quickly while maintaining safety standards and procedures
  • Ability to properly handle a knife, confidently
  • Active social media presence
  • Ability to work weekends, holidays, and on site events
  • Ability to work consistent schedule at least 4 days per week

About the Fifty/50 Restaurant Group:

Formed in 2008, The Fifty/50 Restaurant Group is an independent company made up of hardworking, talented restaurant professionals. We have 14 restaurants with more on the way. We offer subsidized health insurance, dental insurance, 401k, employee discounts, paid paternal leave, and plenty of other benefits and perks to qualified employees.

We appreciate talent and reward hard work. To learn more about our concepts, visit


Required Skills

Ability To Lift 40+ Lbs

Beer Knowledge

Classic Wine Service Knowledge

Coffee Knowledge

Craft Cocktail knowledge

Food & Wine Pairings

Glassware Knowledge

Spirits/Cocktails Knowledge

Tips Certified

Wine Knowledge

Classic Food / Wine Service

Conflict Resolution

Customer service

Experience in a Fine Dining Establishment

Experience in a High Volume Environment

Food / Beverage Pairing

Food Preparation Knowledge

Food Safety Knowledge

OpenTable or other

POS Systems

TIPS Certified

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Homestead On The Roof — our cozy rooftop restaurant— is tucked away above Roots Handmade Pizza & features farm-fresh seasonal fare in its dinner, desserts, and hand-crafted cocktails from Executive Chef Jesse Badger.

Esoteric and small-production wines by the bottle and glass, a rotating craft beer list, and a tightly curated 100-bottle spirits list rounds out the Homestead beverage program.

Homestead sports an 85-seat outdoor rooftop patio sits next to its 3,000 square foot organic rooftop garden, two massive, vertical hanging gardens, and dozens of planter boxes, all filled with vegetables, fruits, and herbs. Homestead also has a 65-seat indoor, enclosed second story space which is open year round for private events.

Homestead is also one of Chicago’s premier off-site catering companies serving restaurant-quality, impressively plated dinners at event venues throughout Chicago.