The Food Runner delivers food from kitchen to restaurant guests and/or buffets in a safe and efficient manner and in compliance with proper food handling and serving techniques, policies, procedures, brand standards, and federal, state and local regulations. Use proper food handling and serving techniques when transporting food. Ensure timely food delivery to maintain optimal food temperature. Visually check each dish to ensure nothing is missed. Keep station neat and clean while serving. Clean station at end of shift. Keep food transport carts clean and sanitary. Assist restaurant staff with duties such as clearing and cleaning tables, filling water glasses, refilling drinks, returning dishes to the kitchen and proper placement of soiled linens and trash.
Adaptability and Flexibility to changing business needs, conditions, and work responsibilities and works with a variety of situations, individuals, groups, and varying customer needs. Diligently attends to details and pursues quality in accomplishing tasks. Demonstrate professional and gracious demeanor at all times. Maintain a high level of cleanliness and sanitation
Food Runners work mostly in hotels, but they can work in other place or events like restaurants, conference and convention centers, corporate meeting centers and in other large venues. Food Runners must maintain high standards of safety and cleanliness. They need to follow guidelines on grooming and appearance. Depending on the employer and on the event, Food Runners may work mornings, holidays and weekends.