Expo/Food Runner - Pippin's Tavern

  • Lodge Management Group
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • May 12, 2022
Full time

Job Description

We are looking for a Expos & Food Runners to join our team and facilitate collaboration between our kitchen and wait staff at our restaurant, . Food Runner responsibilities include setting tables, serving food orders and removing used dishes and utensils. If you'd like to gain experience in the restaurant industry and learn how to provide an excellent dining experience, 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.

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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

Communicate food orders to chefs, paying attention to priorities and special requests (e.g. food allergies)

Assist the wait staff with table setting by fetching and placing appropriate tableware, eating utensils and napkins

Serve welcome drinks and hors d'oeuvres, upon guests' arrival

Ensure food is served in accordance with safety standards (e.g. proper temperature)

Check in with customers and take additional orders or refill water, as needed

Remove dirty dishes and utensils

Answer guests' questions about ingredients and menu items

Inform restaurant staff about customers' feedback or requests (e.g. when they ask for the check)

Make sure families with young children get kids menus and special silverware sets


Experience as a Food Expeditor or similar entry-level role in a restaurant

Understanding of hygiene and food safety rules

Physical ability and stamina to carry heavy trays and stand for long hours

Availability to work various shifts, including weekends

Multi-tasking abilities

Good oral communication skills

Ability to remain calm and professional in a fast-paced work environment

Follow the LMG, EE* Code of Conduct


$9/hour + Tips; Paid Weekly

M/D/V/L; 401K ILSC; paid weekly