Event Server

Eataly Chicago 43 East Ohio Street, Chicago, IL
60611, United States
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Company Description

Eataly is the world’s largest artisanal Italian food and beverage marketplace! Eataly is not a chain; each Eataly is different, with its own character and own theme – but all with the same aim… for our guests to:

  • EAT authentic Italian food at our restaurants, cafés and to-go counters
  • SHOP a selection of high-quality Italian, local and homemade products
  • LEARN through our classes and our team’s product knowledge

Job Description

An Event Server sets up, breaks down, & hosts Eataly Chicago in-person & virtual events in multiple locations of the store at a banquet rate. Will help to coordinate the entire event service station and communicate with front of the house and back of the house personnel to provide an event experience that exceeds guest expectations. Reports to the Education & Events Manager.

  • Greets guests and presents them with the menu
  • Informs guests of specials, menu changes, answers questions regarding food, beverages and allergies
  • Receives food and beverage orders from guests and relays to kitchen staff and bartender using a POS system
  • Communicates with the hosts, table support team, kitchen staff and bartenders to coordinate stations
  • Presents, opens and pours wine and beer when serving guests
  • Assists table support team with stocking work stations, removing and resetting used dishes/silverware
  • Assists with cash register
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Knowledge of the sequence of service and dining room procedures
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Basic math skills

Job Requirements

  • Availability to work onsite with a flexible schedule often including evenings, weekends and holidays
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to exert well-paced mobility for up to 8 hours, including standing, walking, bending and squatting

Benefits and Perks

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • 401K with match or RRSP
  • Bonus program
  • Free family meal daily
  • Discounts at Eataly
  • Classes on products and Italian cuisine
  • Referral bonus program
  • and more!

Eataly is an equal employment opportunity employer. It is the Company’s policy to not unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability or any other characteristic made unlawful to consider by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Eataly also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also Eataly’s policy to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding consideration of unemployment status, salary history, credit/bankruptcy history and criminal background/conviction history in making hiring decisions.  If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation.

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