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Cipriani

This is a Full-time position in New York, NY posted September 22, 2022.

< P>POSTION: FOOD RUNNER< /b>

FLSA DESIGNATION: NON-EXEMPT < /b>

POSITION REPORTS TO: RESTAURANT MANAGER< /b>

POSITION PURPOSE:< /b>

The Runners responsibilities include delivering food from the kitchen to a customer. They are responsible for handing the order to the chef, double checking orders, matching the food ticket to the customer, and refilling customer’s drinks. They also assist the wait staff and bartenders improve the dining experience for customers. Runners will also perform a range of duties including assisting guests with orders, taking feedback, and preparing table set-ups.< /p>

< B>ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIES:< /b>

  • Assist customers with their orders by explaining specials, meals, and drinks, and make recommendations.< /li>
  • Deliver food orders to avariety of customers in a timely manner.< /li>
  • Accurately explain food orders to chefs, with specific attention to allergies and special requests.< /li>
  • Help the wait staff set up tables by placing appropriate tableware, eating utensils, decorations, and napkins.< /li>
  • Uphold our food health safety and sanitation principles.< /li>
  • Occasionally check on customers to handle any impromptu requests or issues.< /li>
  • Remove dirty dishes fromthe table.< /li>
  • Inform management of customer feedback.< /li>

OTHER:< /b>

  • Regular attendance in conformance with the standards, which may be established from time to time, is essential to the successful performance of this position. Employees with irregular attendance will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.< /li>
  • Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, employees may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the organization. In addition, attendance at all scheduled training sessions and meetings is required.< /li>
  • Upon employment, all employees are required to fully comply with Cipriani rules and regulations for the safe and effective operation of the facilities. Employees who violate rules and regulations will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.< /li>

SUPPORTIVE FUNCTIONS:< /b>

In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions:< /p>

  • To maintain a good and effective industrial relations climate with Cipriani management, and show a willingness to support any necessary change development of the services provided.< /li>
  • To protect restaurant and diners by adhering to sanitation, safety, and alcohol beverage control policies.< /li>

SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:< /b>

The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of knowledge, skills, and abilities:< /p>

  • Mustbe able to speak, read, write, and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace.< /li>
  • Must be able to read andwrite to facilitate the communication process.< /li>
  • Requires good communication skills, both verbal and written.< /li>
  • Ability to learn and perform all essential job functions accurately and safely.< /li>
  • Ability to perform duties within extreme temperature ranges.< /li>
  • Ability to walk, stand, and continuously perform essential functions for an extended period of time.< /li>
  • The ability to perform tasks requiring bending, stooping, kneeling, and walking.< /li>
  • Auditory and visual abilities to observe and detect signs of emergency situations.< /li>

  • A minimum of 2 years experience in a similar role.< /li>
  • High school diploma or equivalent qualification is preferred.< /li>
  • Outstanding communication and people skills.< /li>
  • Ability to stay professional in a stressful work environment.< /li>
  • Superb multitasking skills.< /li>
  • Willingness to work at peak hours, which may include evenings, holidays, and weekends.< /li>

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES AND REQUIREMENTS OF THIS POSITION:< /b>

  • Most work tasks are performed indoors. Temperature is moderate and controlled by facility environmental systems.< /li>
  • Must be able to stand and exert well-paced mobility for up to 4 hours in length.< /li>
  • Must be able to exert well-paced ability to reach other departments of the restaurant on a timely basis.< /li>
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, squat and stretch to fulfill cleaning tasks.< /li>
  • Must be able to exert well-paced ability in limited space and to reach other locations of the property on a timely basis.< /li>
  • Must be able to exert well-paced ability in limited space.< /li>
  • Requires grasping, writing, standing, sitting, walking, repetitive motions, bending, climbing, listening and hearing ability and visual acuity.< /li>
  • Talking and hearing occur continuously in the process of communicating with guests, supervisors and other employees.< /li>
  • Vision occurs continuously with the most common visual functions being those of near vision and depth perception.< /li>
  • Requires manual dexterity to use and operate all necessary equipment.< /li>

QUALIFICATION STANDARDS:< /b>

Education:< /b> High school or equivalent education preferred.< /p>

< B>Experience Required:< /b> Prior restaurant experience preferred.< /p>

< B>Licenses or Certificates< /b>: Ability to obtain and/or maintain any government required licenses, certificates or permits.< /p>

< B>Grooming:< /b> All employees must maintain a neat, clean and well-groomed appearance per Company standards.< /p>

< B>INTENT AND FUNCTION OF JOB DESCRIPTIONS< /b>

All descriptions have been reviewed to ensure that only essential functions and basic duties have been included. Peripheral tasks, only incidentally related to each position, have been excluded. Requirements, skills, and abilities included have been determined to be the minimal standards required to successfully perform the positions. In no instance, however, should the duties, responsibilities, and requirements delineated be interpreted as all-inclusive. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. Job descriptions are not intended as and do not create employment contracts. The organization maintains its status as an at-will employer.< /p>