Smoque Jobs

We periodically have openings for experienced prep cooks, line cooks, catering coordinators and staff, delivery drivers, and cashiers who want to work in a fast-paced, bustling environment.

For further info, give us a call at 773-545-7427

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Curbside Staff

SMOQUE BBQ is currently looking for staff for various roles involved in fulfilling curbside food orders and servicing outdoor patio dining operations.

The roles we are hiring for include: overseeing curbside traffic flow, running curbside orders to customers, and hosting, seating, cashiering, bussing/sanitizing and ensuring guest compliance with Covid-19 health regulations in an outdoor patio setting. Prior customer service or restaurant experience is a plus.

  • Hours will range from 30-40/wk based on performance and dependability.
  • Must be available to be scheduled between the hours of 10:30am-9:30pm Tuesday through Sunday. Weekend and evening availability is mandatory.
  • Professionalism and superior customer service are required.

If you are interested in this position, please forward a resume or come in to apply in person to Smoque BBQ at 3800 N Pulaski Rd. Chicago, IL 60641 between the hours of 10 AM and 5 PM Tuesday through Friday.

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Catering Coordinator

Smoque BBQ is looking for a Catering Coordinator to join the team!

Our Catering Coordinators serve as the primary contacts for our customers looking to plan special events of all types, sizes, and levels of complexity. They guide customers through planning their menus, choosing correct quantities, working within budgets, and coordinating all relevant details. Behind the scenes, they process payments, secure/schedule drivers, pack orders, and even make deliveries and work or lead the events themselves.

This is an incredibly important role with lots of responsibility and we want to find the right person to train and develop. We’re looking for someone with:

  • Strong work ethic
  • Proven Reliability
  • Open availability and lots of flexibility
  • Impeccable professionalism
  • Emotional maturity
  • Strong phone, in-person, and written English and communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Exceptional customer-service instincts
  • Positive attitude and pleasant demeanor
  • Creativity and resourcefulness
  • Self-motivation and willingness to learn


  • Must have a valid driver’s license and clean driving record
  • Must be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time and lift objects of up to 50 pounds
  • Must be available to be scheduled between the hours of 7 am – 11 pm
  • Must be available and willing to work weekends


Full-Time; Variable (May be 40 hours or more during peak season; may be under 40 hours during slow season)

This listing is for the purpose of describing the general requirements of the job and is not a complete listing of duties, responsibilities, and/or requirements. Other duties may be assigned by management.

Please read the entire job description to see if you meet the requirements and follow the correct process for applying.

Email your cover letter and resume to A cover letter must accompany your resume for consideration. Resumes submitted without a cover letter indicating your interest in the position will not be reviewed.

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Line Cook

This is a general kitchen position that is responsible for assembly and plating of customer orders. Significant prior kitchen or cooking experience is not required.

Summary of Position:

  • Hours will range from 35-45/wk based on performance and dependability
  • Must be available to be scheduled for shifts between the hours of 11am-11pm Tuesday through Sunday. Weekend availability is mandatory.

Responsible for food assembly functions including:

  • Preparing customer orders
  • Plating or bagging orders
  • Ensuring food quality is up to Smoque standards
  • Sanitation practices and cleanliness of kitchen
  • Timely and accurate assembly of customer orders
  • Other tasks as assigned by the Line Supervisor


  • Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively
  • Be able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time
  • Must be dependable

Please reply with a resume to, or come in and fill out an application Tuesday through Friday, 2 – 5 PM. Smoque is located at 3800 N. Pulaski Rd. in Chicago.

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