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Food Runner

Summary
Food Runner
Salary To Be discussed
Schedule Part Time
Experience Minimum 1 year of experience
Location 128 E Andrews Dr NW, Atlanta, GA 30305, USA

Food Runner

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Description

SUMMARY
Food Expeditor / Runner Job Description 
A restaurant expo, or expeditor, serves as an intermediate between customers and the kitchen staff. The expo position is a significant role, given that customer satisfaction depends heavily on how good he or she is at the job. This is a position that requires the individual to be both an independent decision-maker and a team player simultaneously. There are several responsibilities
to fulfill as a restaurant expo.

WHAT DO FOOD EXPEDITORS DO?
Food expeditors communicate orders and information between the front of house and back of
house, making sure that food is cooked in the right order, quickly, and presented to the customer
as beautifully as possible. Expo make sure the orders are being cooked in a timely fashion, so
that all orders for a table are ready at the same time and make sure that once the food is cooked,
servers run food to the table while it's warm and ready. They explain special orders to the cooks,
and tell servers when the kitchen is out of a particular menu item.
Expeditors are also in charge of the final presentation of the plate, making sure it is dressed and
garnished correctly and free from smudges or spills.

Order Fulfillment
The primary responsibility of a restaurant expeditor is to ensure that orders get to their table as quickly and accurately as possible. The expeditor passes customer orders to the kitchen staff; once they are ready, then inspect the dish to confirm that it complies with restaurant food quality standards. For example, if the restaurant hygiene regulations require food orders to be covered while being passed to customers, then the expo must ensure the staff does so. The expeditor then notifies waiters or waitresses to serve the orders to the appropriate tables. It is his/her responsibility to ensure a fast and smooth flow of work between the servers and the kitchen.



Preferred Skills
A food expeditor position requires a combination of skills, such as strong communication abilities
and the ability to get along with a variety of personality types since the job requires working with
restaurant employees and customers. An empathetic ear, willingness to help and a warm and
friendly personality are also a definite plus. Upscale restaurants place emphasis on well-spoken
English abilities and an aptitude for good food and wine. Experience in a fast-paced restaurant
environment is also essential.



 Summary JOB SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS
• Leadership Skills: Food expeditors are often leading both the waitstaff and the cooks, making
sure food is prepared and delivered in a timely way.  

• Sense of Taste and Smell: Delicious food brings in customers. Food expeditors are the last line
of defense to make sure each piece of food is prepared correctly and tasty.
• Time Management Skills: Kitchens get busy quickly, food can get ruined easily if you cannot
manage your time. Great time management will help you avoid burned or spoiled food and angry
customers.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty
satisfactorily. The duties and responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to those
listed below. Other duties may be assigned as needed to accommodate the smooth flow of
operations and accounting within the company:

1. Great communication skills
2. Ability to multi task
3. Maintain composure during stressful situations,

WORK ENVIRONMENT
This job operates in a fast-paced setting. You must be able to be on your feet for up to 6hrs.
Evening and weekend availability may be required.
No travel is expected for this position.

SUMMARY
Food Expeditor / Runner Job Description 
A restaurant expo, or expeditor, serves as an intermediate between customers and the kitchen staff. The expo position is a significant role, given that customer satisfaction depends heavily on how good he or she is at the job. This is a position that requires the individual to be both an independent decision-maker and a team player simultaneously. There are several responsibilities
to fulfill as a restaurant expo.

WHAT DO FOOD EXPEDITORS DO?
Food expeditors communicate orders and information between the front of house and back of
house, making sure that food is cooked in the right order, quickly, and presented to the customer
as beautifully as possible. Expo make sure the orders are being cooked in a timely fashion, so
that all orders for a table are ready at the same time and make sure that once the food is cooked,
servers run food to the table while it's warm and ready. They explain special orders to the cooks,
and tell servers when the kitchen is out of a particular menu item.
Expeditors are also in charge of the final presentation of the plate, making sure it is dressed and
garnished correctly and free from smudges or spills.

Order Fulfillment
The primary responsibility of a restaurant expeditor is to ensure that orders get to their table as quickly and accurately as possible. The expeditor passes customer orders to the kitchen staff; once they are ready, then inspect the dish to confirm that it complies with restaurant food quality standards. For example, if the restaurant hygiene regulations require food orders to be covered while being passed to customers, then the expo must ensure the staff does so. The expeditor then notifies waiters or waitresses to serve the orders to the appropriate tables. It is his/her responsibility to ensure a fast and smooth flow of work between the servers and the kitchen.



Preferred Skills
A food expeditor position requires a combination of skills, such as strong communication abilities
and the ability to get along with a variety of personality types since the job requires working with
restaurant employees and customers. An empathetic ear, willingness to help and a warm and
friendly personality are also a definite plus. Upscale restaurants place emphasis on well-spoken
English abilities and an aptitude for good food and wine. Experience in a fast-paced restaurant
environment is also essential.



 Summary JOB SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS
• Leadership Skills: Food expeditors are often leading both the waitstaff and the cooks, making
sure food is prepared and delivered in a timely way.  

• Sense of Taste and Smell: Delicious food brings in customers. Food expeditors are the last line
of defense to make sure each piece of food is prepared correctly and tasty.
• Time Management Skills: Kitchens get busy quickly, food can get ruined easily if you cannot
manage your time. Great time management will help you avoid burned or spoiled food and angry
customers.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty
satisfactorily. The duties and responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to those
listed below. Other duties may be assigned as needed to accommodate the smooth flow of
operations and accounting within the company:

1. Great communication skills
2. Ability to multi task
3. Maintain composure during stressful situations,

WORK ENVIRONMENT
This job operates in a fast-paced setting. You must be able to be on your feet for up to 6hrs.
Evening and weekend availability may be required.
No travel is expected for this position.


Details
Salary To Be discussed
Schedule Part Time
Experience Minimum 1 year of experience
Location 128 E Andrews Dr NW, Atlanta, GA 30305, USA

Skills
Fast-Paced Experience
organized
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128 E Andrews Dr NW, Atlanta, GA 30305, USA