Banquet Bar Back, On Call

Business Unit:  The Peninsula Chicago
Location:  Chicago

Working alongside a high profile and prestigious team, The Peninsula Chicago is seeking an On Call Bar Back to join our bar team to achieve the company’s objectives and create a memorable guest experience.


  • Work for a luxury Five-Star Five-Diamond property in the heart of Michigan Avenue, Chicago.
  • Work with a busy, fast paced environment
  • Exceptional health benefits package and 401(k) with company match.


Key accountabilities


  • Responsible for all activities related to service of the bar or event, which includes preparation tasks, training and performing service as per standards set by the hotel.
  • Perform friendly yet discreet and unobtrusive service in greeting, seating and waiting on all guests.
  • Perform pre-service and after-service procedures as per standard.
  • Understand and accurately follow the standards of sequence of service.
  • Ensure a consistency of the correct service techniques for all meal periods.
  • Understand all beverage items ordered, inventory needed and proper service.


General requirements


  • Must have at least 2 years serving experience in an upscale bar
  • Basic knowledge of food and general knowledge of beverages, including wines and cocktails
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Impeccable grooming and excellent presentation.
  • Good physical strength and stamina—ability to carry trays of food and stand on feet for long periods of time and ability to lift, carry and balance up to 25 lbs.


We are delighted to receive your resume for further consideration. To be considered for the position, you must have work authorization in the United States.




About The Peninsula Chicago

Set along the famed Magnificent Mile section of Michigan Avenue, The Peninsula Chicago offers spectacular views over Lake Michigan and the glittering city skyline. Proud of its tradition of Midwestern hospitality, the hotel is considered the top choice for everything from accommodation to celebrations and corporate events in the city.

Requisition ID:  43205

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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