Food Runner - O-Ku Sushi

The Indigo Road
Washington, DC
Jul 18, 2021
Jul 30, 2021
Food Service, Server
Full Time
ApplyDescriptionIn every Indigo Road restaurant, we are committed to providing superior quality food and beverages with legendary service. Our team strives to be collaborative, compassionate, and demonstrate a strong work ethic with all of our co-workers. Internal hospitality is our priority; making sure the environment is one that is safe, fun and creative! We enjoy providing a daily pre-shift family meal in each restaurant where everyone can enjoy each other's company before the service begins. Our culinary teams use the freshest ingredients, work closely with local farmers and fisherman, and create recipes that are approachable, yet inventive! We deliver products that are made fresh daily and use whole animal butchery in order to ensure top quality meats. Our restaurants make fresh pastas and breads in-house daily and utilize wood fire cooking to create memorable meals. Indigo Road believes that our employees are key to our success and we love to promote from within!The Indigo Road Restaurant Group offers benefits to all full-time employees that include Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Accident and Short-Term Disability Insurance. We also offer Paid Time Off, a Home Loan Assistance Program, a Hospitality School Assistant Program, and meal discounts at our sister restaurants!You have a great sense of urgency and awareness to your surroundings, while also being graceful and precise. As a food runner, you will ensure each dish is delivered to the respective table while not leaving a single guest empty handed.Summary of Key ResponsibilitiesResponsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:* Obtain service area assignment at the beginning of each shift* Promptly greet guests as they are seated and offer still, sparkling or ice water* Remove used tableware between courses and provide tableware for next course* Clear tables after guests* Take soiled tableware to dish room and unload, sort and stack silverware, dishes, glassware, etc. in designated areas in the soiled dish drop off area* Between seating's promptly clean table tops, chairs and booths. Check floor and clean as required. Reset and arrange tabletop.* Inspect assigned restroom every 30 minutes and clean as needed* Respond appropriately to guest requests. Communicate guest requests to server as needed.* Communicate with server and hostess to assure efficient seating, table utilization and customer service.* Assist server as needed with food delivery, especially with large parties and during peak periods.* Thank guests as they are leaving* Responsible for reporting all cash and credit card gratuities received to comply with the IRS standards of reporting income* Be available to fill in as needed to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the restaurant as directed by the restaurant manager or immediate supervisorRequirementsRequired Knowledge, Skills & Abilities* At least one year of experience in F&B* Be 18 years of age.* Must be able to communicate clearly with managers, employees and all guests.* Have working knowledge of beer, wine, liquor and common drink recipes* Must be available to work nights, weekends and holidays.* Understanding and knowledge of safety, sanitation and food handling procedures.* Ability to model and act in accordance with The Indigo Road guiding principlesPhysical Requirements:* Constant standing/walking* Occasional stooping, kneeling or crawling* Occasional pushing, pulling, lifting or carrying up to 50 lbs.* Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs, ramps* Constant computer/POS Register usage* Frequent, continual, intermittent flexing or rotation of the wrist(s) and spine* Constant reaching, turning, and performing precision work around the bar area* Constant receiving detailed information through oral communication* Constant talking, expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken wordDisclaimer: The above job description is not an exhaustive list of all of the duties and responsibilities of the position, nor should it be construed as a contract. As with all positions at Indigo Road, employment is "at will" or voluntary on both the part of the employee or employer. That's means employment can be terminated by either party with or without notice and/or with or without cause.Indigo Road is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any basis prohibited by federal, state or local laws, including but not limited to race, color, sex, ancestry, age, national origin, religion, mental or physical disability, marital status, family responsibility, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, personal appearances, tobacco use, matriculation or political affiliation, genetic information or any protected veteran status. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, promotion, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.

Similar jobs