Position Description

SSP America - Restaurant Roles (Midway Airport)
Location Chicago, IL
Job Function Food Service/Culinary
Employer Name SSP America
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At SSP America we offer a variety of career paths—all essential, important positions responsible for delivering our Passion Principles directly to our passengers. Consider a wide range of positions from bartender to barista, cook to cashier as your next career step.

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Hiring Company (SSP America)

At SSP America, we are restaurateurs, foodies and culinary experts who happen to operate restaurants in airports. When asked, “What do you do?”, we reply: “I’m a food travel expert from SSP America. We’re passionate about bringing cool, authentic restaurants to airports that reflect a taste of place.”

SSP America operates several restaurants throughout the Chicago Midway International Airport  located in Chicago, IL.

Positions:
-Cashiers
-Utility/Porters
-Line Cooks

Responsibilities:

Cashiers:

  • Process orders and enter them accurately into the POS system.
  • Receive payment from the customer and process change.
  • Serve cold, frozen, and hot drinks as well as a wide variety of food items to guests.
  • Transfer supplies and equipment between storage and work areas.
  • Ensure that the work area is clean throughout the day.
  • Clean equipment and utensils, removes trash, sweep and mop work area, dust and clean.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Utility/Porters:

  • Create a positive guest experience by cleaning and maintaining hygienic work areas
  • Maintain the cleanliness of all surfaces and equipment (i.e., floors, ceiling tiles, walls, windows, worktables, hoods, vents, grills, refrigerators, service counters, storage areas, etc.)
  • Removes refuse to designated areas.
  • Clear and reset tables in dining areas between seatings, as needed and transports service-ware to the kitchen for cleaning
  • Scrape food from dirty dishes, pots, and pans and wash them by hand or load dishwasher and return them to their proper storage place.
  • Clean equipment using specific chemicals to meet sanitary standards; may include the use of heavy equipment
  • Assist all guests with specific requests and communicate special needs to server/supervisor
  • Load/unload supply trucks transferring between storage and work areas
  • Stock, date, rotate, and check the temperature of food items
  • Other duties as assigned.

Line Cooks:

  • Follow all recipes and practice portion control to prepare, garnish, and present ordered items
  • Maintain proper and adequate set-up of the kitchen/station on a daily basis
  • Requisitioning and stocking of all required food, paper products, and condiments
  • Handles, stores, and rotates all products properly
  • Responsible for set-up, regular maintenance, cleaning, and breakdown of any machinery and equipment
  • Responsible for maintaining stock, cutting, and storage of all perishables daily to ensure product quality
  • Complete opening, on-going, and closing checklists as required
  • Takes responsibility for quality of products served
  • Perform general and specific cleaning tasks using standard cleaning products as assigned by supervisor to adhere to health standards
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:
-Must be 18+ years old
-Must be able to pass badging process and provide a valid driver's license/state ID and Social Security card/birth certificate
-Must have Food Handler's Certifcate
-Must be able to work in a fast paced environment

Schedule: Full time (Shifts vary between 4am-11:30pm)
Pay: $16.00-$16.65/hour + $2.00/hour incentive, Sign-on Bonus,  benefits and perks
Location: Midway International Airport

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