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Ivanhoe Club is a premier family-oriented country club in the northwest Chicago suburbs and recent home to the PGA Tour’s Rust-Oleum Championship. In a private club atmosphere, we provide a friendly, comfortable haven to escape from the cares of the world – a true home away from home. We offer a challenging 27-hole championship course, tennis, swimming, full service locker rooms, jacuzzi and sauna.

Our three nine-hole routings are aptly named the Marsh, Forest and Prairie. Each
rotation brings endless opportunity for competitive golf, social camaraderie and family bonding. Working at Ivanhoe Club allows you to gain hospitality knowledge, develop skills, and work with a professional team. Join us for a truly rewarding experience!

Current Openings

Ivanhoe Club seeks an energetic, quality-driven and creative culinary professional to support our Executive Chef and culinary team in all aspects of kitchen responsibilities. This position is full-time, year-round, salaried and benefits-eligible. Candidate must be a skillful supervisor and available to work a varied schedule including evenings, weekends, and some holidays. We are a beautiful club with outstanding amenities and do whatever it takes to deliver the highest quality cuisine possible. This particular position requires supervisory skills but is also a working position. The Sous Chef will work together with staff and the Executive Chef in a wide range of culinary diverse offerings from casual dining to fine dining to club events and private parties. The ideal candidate should be focused on obtaining and honing the skills necessary to take them to the Executive Chef level.

Essential duties & responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Utilize a hands-on approach to training and developing kitchen staff
  • Responsible for all food inventory procedures & controls
  • Write production sheets for menus and functions
  • Responsible for preparations of all stocks, soups, and sauces
  • Adhere to and support purchasing procedures and controls
  • Instill safety and sanitation habits in all employees
  • Responsible for control of the kitchen in absence of Executive Chef
  • Responsible for maintaining the highest level of food quality and presentation
  • Help create new menu ideas for a la carte menus, buffets, and club parties on a weekly basis
  • Ensure that quality, portion control, and plate presentation are consistent
  • Prepare a variety of cuisines, using skill and creativity
  • Supervise daily food preparation for assigned areas
  • Experienced in food costs, labor costs, and scheduling
  • Prep, stock, and rotate mise en place to ensure an ample supply of quality product is maintained
  • Maintain a good working relationship with club members and personnel from other departments
  • Interact with the dining room manager and banquet captain(s) to ensure food product consistency exceeds the expectations of members and guests
  • Demonstrate team building capabilities and lead by example
  • Plans and helps manage employee meal program
Experience and Capabilities Requirements:
  • Minimum 4 years of culinary experience
  • Fine dining and banquet experience
  • Private Club experience is preferred but not demanded 
  • Must have clear, concise written and verbal communication skills
  • Must have current knowledge of regional and national trends in F&B
  • Must have a participative & “hands-on” management style to build morale and team spirit
  • Must have basic computer skills
  • And most importantly, great cooking skills

Ivanhoe Club has immediate part-time Restaurant Server positions available. The ideal individual is experienced and personable with availability to work 3 or more shifts per week. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday and holidays required. Shifts start at 10:00 am and 4:00 pm respectively with double shifts available. $15/hr.

We are seeking to fill multiple Server positions for various areas of the Club including our NEW! 19th Hole Patio; our A la Carte Restaurant and Deck; and our specialty events serving weddings, social occasions, and Club parties.

Come work in a beautiful Country Club setting serving friendly and engaging Members in a family-oriented atmosphere, and where we take pride in delivering outstanding service, great teamwork, and satisfyingly delicious food and drinks. Ivanhoe Club is committed to Building Relationships and Enriching Lives through our steps of providing service excellence.

Warm Welcomes. Magic Moments. Fond Farewells.

Here's what we are looking for in a candidate: 

Minimum 2 years Restaurant Server experience working with a full, upscale casual a la carte menu; availability to work through the entire year; a good understanding of working with the kitchen and placing orders into a POS; and can perform Table Service with confidence and style to include Cocktail Service, Wine Presentation, and a Verbal "Specials" Presentation. That easy "feel good" smile while serving others will take you a long way! With a Team approach in delivering service, we'll provide you with the training, support, and a positive and happy work atmosphere to be successful.

If you would like to join our Team, we would like to meet you. Email us your resume and a cover letter describing your interests and background. Please visit our website or feel free to contact Mark Sisofo at 847-970-3818 for more information. Visit our website at to complete an application and get to know us.

Ivanhoe Club has seasonal part-time golf course and poolside cabana food server positions open through mid-October (Tuesday-Sunday Hours/Weekend & Holidays Required). General responsibilities include greeting members, taking food and beverage orders, providing attentive service, entering orders into POS computer, maintaing work area for cleanliness and sanitation. 

Salary range: $12-$14/hr. based on experience

Ivanhoe Club, located in Mundelein, is accepting applications for part-time banquet servers and bartenders. Providing a beautiful country club setting for our Member specialty-themed events to elegant weddings and festive occasions, Ivanhoe prides itself on personalized, attentive service; a display of elegance and style; and a warm and caring approach to serving our Members and Guests.

It's all about Warm Welcomes! Magic Moments! Fond Farewells!

If you would like to join our Team, we would like to meet you. You will find an Employment Application here on our website.  Email us your application, resume and a cover letter describing your interests and background. Please feel free to contact Mark Sisofo at 847-970-3818 for more information.

Job Type: Part-time. Weekend and Holiday availability required.

Wage: Starts at $14/hour for Server; $16/hour for Bartender
We have immediate openings for part-time weekday morning golf Bag Room Attendants. In search of hardworking individuals who can endure a physically demanding job. Quick learner who appreciates a fast-paced working environment. Knowledge of golf is desired. Must have a driver’s license. 
Job entails:
Restocking/Setting Up the Range: Lifting crates of golf balls to set up the driving range, lifting buckets of balls to restock the range, replacing the tees in the golf bag stands.
Cleaning up/Setting up the Chipping Green: Lifting heavy baskets of balls to set up 3-5 stations at the chipping green area. Using bag shags to clean up the chipping range and replace them in baskets.
Picking the Driving Range: using driving machinery to clean up the golf balls on the driving range, lifting the baskets of dirty golf balls, and cleaning the golf balls with the ball washing machine.
Staging Carts in the Morning: taking carts from the cart barn and power washing the floorboard of the carts and any missed dirty areas of the carts. Filling the coolers with 2 water bottles and ice.
Checking the Tee Sheet: We use a web-based tee sheet called ForeTees. Checking the tee sheet to see who is playing, taking their bag out of the bag room, and preparing their bag on a cart for them before they arrive.
When members are finished with their round of golf: being polite and friendly, cleaning their clubs and asking them if their clubs are staying in the bag room or going up to bag drop (where they pick up their clubs in their car). Making sure their bag goes to the designated area as soon as possible.
Power washing each cart after every round of golf. Depending on the day/time, either refilling the ice and reusing and re-staging the carts or parking them in the cart barn.
Starting rate: $11/hr plus tips. Tips are pooled and split hourly.
We have an immediate, part-time opening for Valet Parking Attendants. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday shifts required. Base Hourly Rate plus Tips. Minimum age requirement: 21 years old. Valet experience preferred. Send resume with cover letter to:

Now Hiring Experienced Caddies for the Fall Season

Start working immediately
Weekdays and weekends preferred
Great opportunity and pay

Contact Caddiemaster Mike for more information: 847.431.2201

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New in 2021, members are responsible for paying caddies directly following a round. Members are encouraged to use cash, Venmo, Zelle and various other electronic platforms. As a preference, we highly encourage the use of Venmo or Zelle which creates a verifiable record of payment and receipt. We're asking all caddies to please have at least one electronic payment method such as Venmo or Zelle setup for these transactions.

Contact for caddie jobs is Caddiemaster Mike Gricus:
Text only: 847.431.2201
Office: 847.970.3814

Employment Application

To apply for one of our restaurant and/or banquet positions, please send a completed employment application with your resume to Ivanhoe Club Food & Beverage Director Mark Sisofo at

We look forward to meeting you!