Website Hale St Tavern
A friendly neighborhood spot
Fun, friendly and popular Beverly Farms restaurant, Hale Street Tavern, is currently looking for a Food Runner to join our team and facilitate collaboration between our kitchen and wait staff.
Food Runner responsibilities include delivering the food to the guests in the dining room, removing dishes and utensils from tables, and helping to support the serving staff by communicating guest requests and helping to clear and reset tables.
If you’re interested in gaining experience in the restaurant industry, we’d like to meet you. To be considered for this role, you should be available to work various shifts, including weekends. Ultimately, you will ensure our guests have a high-quality dining experience by serving their food in a timely and accurate manner.
Deliver food orders from the kitchen to customers’ tables rapidly and accurately
Act as the contact point between Front of the House and Back of the House staff
Assist the wait staff with table clearing and setting
Act as the final check on all dishes to ensure food is served in accordance with our plate presentations, any guest modifications including special requests and allergies, as well as safety standards (e.g. proper temperature)
Communicate any guest requests to the appropriate server if it is not a request that you can fulfill yourself
Refill guests’ water glasses as needed
Remove dirty dishes and utensils
Inform restaurant staff about customers’ feedback or requests (e.g. when they ask for the check)
Experience as a Food Expeditor or similar entry-level role in a restaurant is not required but would be welcome
Understanding of hygiene and food safety rules
Physical ability and stamina to carry plates and stand for long hours
Availability to work various shifts, including weekends
Good oral communication skills
Ability to remain calm and professional in a fast-paced work environment
Food Runners are a tipped position, receiving both a base hourly salary of $8.00 plus tips, which makes this an incredibly lucrative entry-level position
Flexible schedules to compliment your school or day job schedule
The opportunity to gain valuable experience and potentially move into a bartender or server role