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Food Runner

Washington, DC

City Winery

City Winery strives to deliver the highest-end combined culinary and cultural experience to our guests who are passionate in sharing wine, music, and culinary arts. We are a unique facility, combining a fully functioning winery with intimate concerts, food & wine classes, private events in a variety of configurations, and elevated dining. We have created a compelling mix for our sophisticated clientele of foodies, and active cultural patrons—bringing the wine country experience to the heart of a large city.

Position Summary:

Food runners lend support to our staff and improve the dining experience for our customers. They relay important information between management, kitchen staff and servers, as well as customers and servers. During our busy hours, the food runner is expected to assist servers, performing any tasks necessary to ensure a high-quality customer experience.

Overview of Responsibilities:

  • Tasks include, but are not limited to:
  • Welcome each guest with a smile and friendly greeting
  • Help customers with orders by explaining dishes and making recommendations as appropriate
  • Coordinate food orders to guarantee timely and efficient delivery to guests
  • Exercise table maintenance when dropping off food, clearing any dirty dishes as necessary, refilling water, etc.
  • Maintain high food safety and sanitation standards
  • Have extensive menu knowledge, including ingredients, preparation methods, and allergen information and communicate this information tableside to guests
  • Be able to navigate restaurant and venue floor, including tight spaces and dark and noisy rooms
  • Assist in kitchen duties as reasonably requested by Executive Chef
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