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Server - Second City Theaters

The Fifty/50 Restaurant Group
Chicago, IL 60610
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Why Here?

Bartenders and Servers work in the iconic Second City Theaters surrounded by some of Chicago's best, up-and-coming improv talent in a packed house every night. This hot spot is a scene, and it's fun, and you'll pinch yourself when old-school cast and talent comes in to see a show. We book tons of corporate private events, all year-round, and it's big money for our staff which rounds out the theaters' slower times of year... and, of course, great benefits which you can read about below.

Job Details

A server will be in charge of his or her section in a theater or private event space. You are here to make the guest feel special, serving the customer's needs and making sure to do everything in your control to guarantee a memorable experience. The ideal candidate for this position must be available to work two of three weekend nights per week and should be flexible to adjust as needed. This is a fast paced, high volume position as theater guests will arrive and order within a small window of time. Special events happen regularly in the theaters, which may coincide with regular service. Only candidates that thrive in a busy environment should apply. Being mindful of the overall theater experience with a special apprecation for our actors and the sancity of their art is a key function of this role.

Essential Functions:

  • Should have at least 1 year of experience
  • Be able to move gracefully within a theater environment while also being warm and pleasant to guests looking to enjoy the show in an often boisterous environment.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age to serve alcohol in Chicago.
  • Is able to communicate positively and efficiently
  • Take food & beverage orders from guests.
  • Write down orders and enter them correctly into the POS.
  • Frequently check in on your guests to ensure they are enjoying all aspects of their experience.
  • Accept guest payments, process credit cards, and make change (if applicable).
  • Assist your busser/support and other staff members in clearing plates and silverware or running food and drinks to ensure all guests have a great experience.
  • Learn all of the ingredients in our food & drink menu.
  • Make recommendations and answer questions regarding food and beverages.
  • Maintain cleanliness in all areas of the restaurant including counters, sinks, utensils, shelves and storage areas.
  • Assist the restocking and replenishment of restaurant inventory and supplies.
  • Training of new staff to meet service standards and volume expectations

Other Functions:

  • Be available to fill in as needed to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the business as directed by the manager or immediate supervisor.
  • Complying with health and food safety standards, restocking items, cleaning,
  • Provide great customer service, and follow Fifty/50 Restaurant Group policies & procedures
  • Be a positive, upbeat, and personable person at all times while working.
  • Be able to stay calm and collected in what could at sometimes be a stressful environment

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 30+ pounds frequently and up to 50 pounds on occasion
  • Will frequently reach, feel, bend, stoop, carry, use stairs, finely manipulate and key in data
  • 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


Posted: 2021-05-29 Expires: 2021-06-30

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Server - Second City Theaters

The Fifty/50 Restaurant Group
Chicago, IL 60610

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