Food Runner / Server Assistant

Posted: 08/28/2020

Food Runner / Server Assistant
(SA) responsibilities include:
Delivering food orders from the kitchen to PROPER SEAT # at guest’s tables rapidly and accurately
Acting as one of the points of contact between Front of the House and Back of the House staff.
Communicating food orders to chefs, paying attention to priorities (e.g. food allergies).
 
Assist the wait staff with table setting by placing appropriate tableware, eating utensils and napkins
Ensure food is served in accordance with safety standards (e.g. proper temperature)
Check in with customers and take additional orders or refill water, as needed
Remove dirty dishes and utensils
Answer guests’ questions about ingredients and menu items
Inform restaurant staff about guest’s feedback or requests (e.g. when they ask for the check).
 
Requirements
Experience as a Food Expeditor or similar entry-level role in a restaurant (preferred)
Understanding of hygiene and food safety rules
Physical ability and stamina to carry heavy trays and stand for long hours
Availability to work various shifts, including weekends
Multi-tasking abilities
Good oral communication skills
Ability to remain calm and professional in a fast-paced work environment