Food Expeditor/Runner - Gypsy Kitchen

Southern Proper Hospitality Group
Washington, DC
Oct 27, 2021
Oct 29, 2021
Food Service, Server
Full Time
Food Expeditor/Runner - Gypsy Kitchen DC Benefits As an hourly employee some of the benefits you can enjoy are: 50% employee discounts for you and up to 3 guests, at our many brands! 50% off room rates at the Monte Vista Boutique Hotel in Black Mountain, NC. Medical benefits after being full time for one year Referral bonus for bringing your friends on board Growth Track - Kick start your career in hospitality Brand Description Gypsy Kitchen truly is our rite of passage, representing our inner passion to explore and create so as to bring you a taste of some of the best culinary gems and flavors that this region has to offer. We truly hope you enjoy these creations that tribute to great Spanish traditions and people, so savor deeply, sip robustly & speak loudly as you're among friends salud! Responsibilities A restaurant expo, or expeditor, serves as an intermediate between customers and the kitchen staff. 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 Food Expeditor/Runner, which include: 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. Food expeditors are often leading both the waitstaff and the cooks, making sure food is prepared and delivered in a timely way. Requirements Great communication skills Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced setting Maintain composure during stressful situations Compliance Statement The physical demands of typical of this position must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions for the position. Reasonable accommodations may be available for individuals with disabilities. Southern Proper Hospitality is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status. External hires may be subject to a background check/drug screen, depending on the position. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances. We use eVerify to confirm US Employment eligibility.

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