Seasonal Back Server - Shanghai Terrace

Business Unit:  The Peninsula Chicago
Location:  Chicago

Working alongside a high profile and prestigious team, The Peninsula Chicago is seeking a summer back server to join our F&B team to achieve the company’s objectives and create a memorable guest experience.


  • Be a part of a Five Star Five Diamond luxury brand
  • Work with a busy, fast paced environment
  • Earn sick time per Chicago policy


Key Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for all activities related to service of the restaurant, 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.
  • Assist in performing 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 food and beverage items ordered, including ingredients, methods of preparation and proper service and explain all items on the menu


General Requirements:

  • Must have at least 2 years experience in a similar position in an upscale restaurant
  • Basic knowledge of Asian 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.


Benefits We Offer:

  • 5 Chicago Paid Sick Leave days per year
  • 5 Chicago Paid Leave days per year
  • Complimentary employee meals
  • Discounted parking
  • 50% restaurant discount
  • 50% discount on spa services
  • 25% discount on spa retail


We are delighted to receive your resume for further consideration. Due to a high number of applications, we will only contact you if your qualifications match our needs. 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:  44955

Nearest Major Market: Chicago