DISHWASHER in Chicago, IL at Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants

Date Posted: 2/13/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Join our kitchen team as a DISHWASHER and
Discover what’s waiting for you at Lettuce!

Lettuce Entertain You owns and operates 120+ locations, 60+ concepts, various styles (upscale casual, polished dining, quick serve, fine dining). We’re looking for people like you: People who are caring. Great at giving the best guest service. True team players.

If that’s you, consider what you’ll get at Lettuce:

  • Culture of Caring: Caring for our people so they can care for the guest … and each other.
  • Health insurance: Medical and dental plus other options.
  • Flexible schedules: Flexible full-time and part-time jobs. True career opportunities.
  • Instant Pay: Option to receive 50% of your day’s pay when you clock out.
  • Discounts You Can Use: Restaurants, health clubs, public transit & more.
  • Excellent compensation & paid time off: Employee referral bonuses, competitive pay and 401(k).
  • Learning & Development: Orientation, training, ongoing education, internal promotions and transfers.

Ready to take the next step?

Apply online now. Any experience is a plus. We’re eager to hear from you.

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Availability Needed: Brunch (Weekends), Lunch, Dinner, Weekends, Sundays

Job Requirements

Responsible for washing and sanitizing all food service utensils and miscellaneous items such as plates, silverware, glassware, pots, pans, etc. Also responsible for assisting in maintaining the cleanliness of the back of house area. May have additional cleaning duties specific to the restaurant.

Essential Functions

  • Operate and utilize the dish machine and cleaning supplies
  • Wash, sanitize and dry all kitchen utensils, equipment and other items placed in the dish area or as requested by Management and Staff
  • Available to work a variety of hours, days and shifts, including weekends
  • Safely and effectively use and operate all necessary tools and equipment
  • Ability to effectively communicate in order to perform and follow job requirements in written and spoken direction
  • Ability to multi-task calmly and effectively in a busy, stressful environment
  • Work in a confined, crowded space of variable noise and temperature levels
  • Able to move and lift up to 10 pounds, frequently move and/or lift up to 25 pounds, and occasionally move and/or lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to stand and walk for an entire shift and move safely through all areas of the restaurant, which may include stairs, uneven or slick surfaces

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Maintain a pace sufficient to prevent back up of dirty dishes, glasses, etc.
  • Return and restock all items to appropriate area after washing and sanitizing procedures are completed
  • Ability to read a thermometer
  • Maintain dishwashing machinery and communicate any potential issues to Management
  • Identify cleaning supplies and notify Management when running low
  • Assist with general cleanliness of the back of house and restrooms
  • Empty garbage (checking for restaurant supplies) and keep garbage areas clean and covered
  • Comply with all safety and sanitation guidelines and procedures
  • Follow all rules, policies, procedures and conditions of employment, including those outlined in the Employee Handbook
  • Get along well with others and be a team player
  • Other duties will be assigned as needed