Careers

Careers

Balmoral REstaurant is growing

The following positions are currently accepting applications:

Line Cook

Balmoral Restaurant is seeking a Line Cook. The station chef will primarily be working on the hot line and grill. This individual must be knowledgeable of food preparation, food safety, communication, and teamwork. This individual needs to be driven by delivering consistent excellent results while working as a cohesive team member.

The owner and proprietor of Balmoral has created this Chef driven restaurant from the ground up to produce excellent service, authentic scratch Scottish cooking, and a one of a kind experience. The kitchen has been designed with a “chefs dream” in mind with nothing but the best equipment and tools to create fantastic Scottish cuisine. From the state-of-the-art kitchen to the Prince Albert china and crystal glasses, this restaurant has won 21 awards the first year of opening.

Qualified candidates will possess a career history with proven success, especially in the below listed areas of skill, expertise, attitude and behavior:
Proven cooking experience, including experience as a Line Chef, Restaurant Cook or Prep Cook.
Excellent understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and procedures.
Accuracy and speed in executing assigned tasks.
Familiar with industry’s best practices.
Must be Serve Safe certified.
2+ years’ experience as a cook in a full-service restaurant
2+ years’ experience on hot line or grill
Excellent communication and organization skills
Able to work in a fast-paced environment
Dedicated to food quality and control
Strong knowledge of proper food handling and sanitation standards
Must be available weekends, holidays and possible weekdays
The station chef will enjoy a competitive hourly rate of pay and employee benefits.

We pride ourselves on working together as a strong positive team with all staff members. It is an exciting time to be part of this respected, solid concept as we bring our unique menu, service and style across Illinois!

Job Type: Full-time


Server Assistant

-Assist the Manager and  Restaurant Servers in maintaining a clean  and  welcoming environment, as well as providing guests stellar service.



Bartender

Job brief

We are looking for an enthusiastic Bartender to provide an excellent guest drinking experience. Good Bartenders will be able to create classic and innovative drinks exceeding customers’ needs and expectations. Compensation includes salary and tips. 

Responsibilities:
Prepare alcohol or non-alcohol beverages for bar and restaurant patrons
Interact with customers, take orders and serve drinks
Assess customers’ needs and preferences and make recommendations
Mix ingredients to prepare cocktails
Check customers’ identification and confirm it meets legal drinking age
Restock and replenish bar inventory and supplies
Stay guest focused and nurture an excellent guest experience
Comply with all food and beverage regulations

Requirements:
Resume and proven working experience as a Bartender
Excellent knowledge of in mixing, garnishing and serving drinks
Computer literacy
Knowledge of a second language is a plus
Positive attitude and excellent communication skills
Ability to keep the bar organized, stocked and clean
Relevant training certificate


Busser

Job brief

We are looking for a Busser to support our wait staff and set up our dining areas.

Busser responsibilities include serving plates, glasses and silverware, refilling beverages and cleaning tables. If you enjoy a fast-paced way of working and want to kickstart your career in the hospitality industry, we’d like to meet you.

Ultimately, you will ensure our daily operations run smoothly and our guests have a pleasant dining experience.

Responsibilities:
Prepare dining areas before guests are seated
Decorate tables with linens
Place tableware and condiments on tables
Serve water and welcome snacks
Refill beverages
Remove dirty utensils and replenish, as needed
Provide special silverware sets to families with young children
Clean and reset tables after guests leave
Maintain health and safety regulations at all kitchen and dining areas

Requirements:
Work experience as a Busser, Food Runner or other entry-level role in a restaurant is a plus
Flexibility to work in shifts, including weekends, evenings and holidays
Understanding of hygiene and food safety rules
Physical ability and stamina to carry heavy trays and stand for long hours
Ability to multitask and remain calm and professional in a fast-paced environment
Degree in hospitality or restaurant management is a plus


Hostess

Job brief

We are looking for a Host or Hostess to join our team and be the first point of contact for our guests.

Host/Hostess responsibilities include greeting guests, providing accurate wait times and escorting customers to the dining and bar areas. For this role, you should have solid organizational and people skills to make sure our guests have a positive dining experience from the moment they arrive till their departure. You should also be available to work in shifts.

Ultimately, you’ll ensure we provide excellent customer service and a pleasant dining experience to our guests.

Responsibilities:
Welcome guests to the venue
Provide accurate wait times and monitor waiting lists
Manage reservations
Escort customers to assigned dining or bar areas
Provide menus and announce Waiter/Waitress’s name
Greet customers upon their departure
Coordinate with wait staff about available seating options
Maintain a clean reception area
Cater to guests who require extra attention (e.g. children, elderly)
Answer incoming calls and address customers’ queries
Assist wait staff as needed

Requirements:
Previous work experience as a Host/Hostess or Server
Understanding of restaurant etiquette
Familiarity with health and safety regulations
Experience in managing reservations
Demonstrable customer-service skills
Excellent communication skills (via phone and in-person)
Strong organizational skills with the ability to monitor the entire dining and bar area
Availability to work in shifts as needed
Good physical condition to walk and stand during an entire shift
High school diploma; hospitality certification is a plus


Server 

Job brief:

We are looking for a competent Restaurant Server to take and deliver orders. You’ll be the face of our restaurant and responsible for our customers’ experiences.

Food server responsibilities include ensuring our tables are clean and tidy when guests arrive, presenting menus and serving food and beverages. You need to be quick on your feet (literally and metaphorically) and have a polite and friendly attitude. If you enjoy talking to people and thrive in a fast-paced workplace, we’d like to meet you.

Your ultimate goal will be to provide high-quality service that will help us maintain and attract customers.

Responsibilities:
Prepare restaurant tables with special attention to sanitation and order
Attend to customers upon entrance
Present restaurant menus and help customers select food/beverages
Take and serve orders
Answer questions or make recommendations for complementary products
Collaborate with other restaurant servers and kitchen/bar staff
Deal with complaints or problems with a positive attitude
Issue bills and accept payment

Requirements:
Proven restaurant serving or waitering experience
Hands-on experience in cashier duties
Attention to cleanliness and safety
Patience and customer-oriented approach
Excellent people skills with a friendly attitude
Responsible and trustworthy
High school diploma is a plus but not required


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