BARTENDER in Chicago, IL at Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab - Lettuce Entertain You

Date Posted: 2/12/2021

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Job Description



A Miami Legend in Chicago, Washington D.C & Las Vegas

Sophisticated yet approachable service, elegant dining rooms, and an iconic menu

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.

EOE. We participate in E-Verify / Participamos en E-Verify

Availability Needed: Lunch, Dinner, Weekends, Sundays, Evening (4-10p), Midday, Evening, Flexible schedule which may include nights, weekends and holidays


Job Requirements

Responsible for preparing beverages for guests and dining room service staff, according to recipe. Also responsible for ordering and serving food for guests that dine in the bar area. A friendly, accommodating demeanor, as well as an ability to multi task, are essential for success in this position.


  • Be able to work a variety of hours, days and shifts
  • 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
  • Safely and properly change beer kegs, CO2 tanks and soda dispensers. Manually wash and sanitize glassware, using a three compartment sink
  • Stock and restock appropriate areas of the bar with liquor, beer, wine, glassware, ice and misc. bar supplies
  • Follow all steps of service
  • Do not over serve alcohol to guests and immediately seek out management with any concerns about a guest that may appear intoxicated
  • Use tact and good judgment when dealing with guest challenges, responding to guest needs with patience and courtesy
  • Understand and respond knowledgeably to questions about the restaurant and menu
  • Use sales techniques and present and encourage current promotions to guests
  • Accurately record and account for all items ordered, process payment from guests, and account for and balance all sales and receipts at the end of the shift in compliance with restaurant policies and procedures
  • Account for and maintain the security of all bar stock and inventory
  • Responsible for the security and reconciliation of the bar cash drawer
  • Understand and follow the food allergy procedure and special orders/restrictions
  • Comply with all safety and sanitation (including handwashing) guidelines and procedures
  • Become proficient in all equipment necessary to this position, including the Point of Sale system, Frequent Diner and Gift Certificate terminals and credit card terminals
  • Follow all rules, policies, procedures and conditions of employment, including those outlined in the Employee Handbook
  • Other duties will be assigned as needed


  • Effectively service a full bar top, cocktail station, and dining room orders
  • Safely and efficiently transport food to a table of three in a single trip, and beverages to a table of three in a single trip
  • 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
  • Stand and walk for an entire shift, including moving safely through all areas of the restaurant, which may include stairs, uneven and slick surfaces
  • Safely tolerate hands in frequent liquids, including water, cleaning solutions, alcohol, various juices and other liquids
  • Safely and effectively use knives, blenders and other utensils/equipment necessary to complete beverage set up and service as well as necessary to this position
  • Accessibility varies by location