Food Runner

Ruths Chris Steak House
Bethesda, MD
Nov 18, 2021
Nov 20, 2021
Food Service, Server
Full Time
Get ready for the BEST JOB you ever had!Do you have a passion for preparing the highest quality food that is delighting Guests around the world? Are you interested in being part of a world class team committed to promoting from within and preparing you for a CAREER? If so, this is your opportunity to join the Ruth's Chris family and join the company that defined The American Steak House in 1965 and continues to set the standard for quality and being a great place to work.What We Offer: Flexible and predictable scheduling, competitive pay, significant Team Member discounts, competitive health and vacation benefits, an inclusive work environment committed to diversity, structured career development, and growth opportunities.What We Ask: Come to work each shift with a great attitude and ready to contribute to the success of the team, be willing to learn from your Coach how to excel at your job, and work with us to create an environment where everyone feels welcome and is able to experience the Sizzle that is the Ruth's Chris experience.We are looking forward to talking with you.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Reports to work, is in the correct uniform and on the station as indicated on the weekly work schedule. Practices positive personal hygiene and cleanliness habits during all work shifts.Sets up the front line with the equipment, plate ware and small wares needed to effectively serve all food products. Items include, but are not limited to; serving spoons, forks, goose necks, under liners for vegetables, folded napkins for handling hot plates and Keeps station restocked throughout the shift.Cleans large and small trays and tray stands to be ready for service.Reads order tickets as they arrive and place onto ticket Tracks cooking times on all orders, checks finished product for proper degree of doneness, appearance and plate presentation.Coordinates and communicates with the broil and pantry stations to correctly time and serve "hot and cold" items to the Guest.Garnishes finished entrees according to the specifications and procedures contained in the RCSH Recipe Book (examples: butter, parsley, lemon) and immediately trays and delivers food so that the food is served hot and sizzling.Delivers food to the correct table and pivot point position numbers. Assists the server as necessary to ensure that the Guest is served immediately. ("Hot Food Hot, Cold Food Cold").Assists the server as needed to optimize the Guest's dining experience.Carries Take Out and Delivery food items to the Bar or Host stand as needed.Follows all national, state, and local safety, health, and sanitation guidelines as specified by the restaurant.Accomplishes all job duties while adhering to all safety guidelines and practices throughout the shift. Reports any unsafe condition, unsafe act, accidents and/or injuries to the Chef or other Manager-On-Duty.Correctly completes closing duties at the end of each shift. Assists Chef and other kitchen personnel in accomplishing closing duties and kitchen cleanliness.Completes all side work in the front and/or back of the house as assigned and scheduled by the members of the management team.Supports other Front-of-House positions as needed, providing a seamless Guest experience to all Guests.Performs all duties and maintains knowledge of all standards and procedures, as stated in the RCSH Employee Training Packet - Food Runner.Additional duties as assigned.COMPETENCIES/PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:Guest First MindsetDemonstrates a Guest first mindset, placing a high priority on the Guest experienceInteracts regularly with Guests, demonstrating a genuine interest in Guests, and ensuring a superior dining experience for all GuestsJOB REQUIREMENTS:Excellent Guest service skills and a strong work ethicUnderstanding of proper food handling and sanitation proceduresPHYSICAL DEMANDS:While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be able to stand, walk, talk, and hear for extended periods of time, at least 8 hours, and traverse all parts of the restaurant quicklyAbility read, speak, write, and understand communication in EnglishMust be able to lift, handle and carry (eg trays, small wares and equipment) at a minimum of 50 pounds constantly and up to 100 pounds occasionallyMust have a good sense of balance, be able to bend, kneel, stoop, reach and squat on a frequent basisMust be able to communicate effectively and listen attentivelyWORK ENVIRONMENT:Work is performed in a restaurantPosition involves work on afternoons, nights, weekends, and holidays, as requiredMust be able to work in an environment subject to loud noises from restaurant equipment and machinery, fumes, odors, dust and smokeTemperature extremes range from working near 1800-degree Fahrenheit to working in a walk-in freezer of -10 degree FahrenheitNOTE: The information here does not constitute a contract, express or implied. The content of this material is not all-inclusive but is for informational purposes only. Ruth's Chris Steak House is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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