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Food Runner at LAVO Italian Restaurant

Part Time | Hourly
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Delivers all food menu items and accurately describes them to the guests.  Acts as a liaison between the servers, cocktail servers & bartenders, and chefs. Interacts with the dining room guests, fellow team members, and supervisors in a polite and courteous manner to ensure gracious hospitality. 


  • Anticipate and accommodate all needs of the guests. 

  • Provides professional and exceptional service. 

  • Delivers and describes all food items to the guests, in a timely manner. 

  • Participates in table maintenance and bussing of excess tableware. 

  • Maintain general cleanliness of stations and the entire venue. 

  • Follow supervisor’s instructions, communicate with and support co-workers, and be a team player. 

  • Possesses in-depth knowledge of all food menus and the company. 

  • Complies with Department of Health and company sanitation standards. 

  • Communicates the needs of the guests to Front-of-House and Heart-of-House support team members, managers, and chefs. 

  • Properly sets-up runner’s station, performs side-work and other opening/closing procedures as directed by management, including:  

  • Stocks station with prescribed items and supplies  

  • Performs opening side-work as prescribed 

  • Performs closing side-work as prescribed 

  • Reports all breakage, and damage of equipment or furniture immediately to management. 

  • Attends and participates in daily pre-service meetings. 

  • Attends and participates in any training sessions or departmental meetings. 

  • Learn by listening, observing other team members, and sharing knowledge while leading by example. 

  • Portrays a positive and professional attitude. 

  • Demonstrates knowledge of Tao Group Hospitality, its partners, and supporting hotel environments. 

  • Works as part of a team and provides help and support to all fellow team members. 

  • Assist and/ or complete additional tasks as assigned 


  • Tao Group Hospitality in-venue food runner training 


  • Previous hospitality experience. 

  • Previous food running experience. 

  • Previous experience in a high-volume restaurant/nightclub/lounge. 


The work environment characteristics and/or physical demands described here are representative of those a team member encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions 

  • Ability to write and verbally communicate 

  • Must have good positive energy throughout the day 

  • Must be able to print legibly for team members, management, and guests to read 

  • Must be able to kneel, bend, and stand for extended periods of time 

  • Must be able to move quickly  

  • Must be able to push and lift up to 50 lbs. 

  • Work in an environment that is subject to varying levels of noise, crowds, and smoke, the severity of which depends upon the guest volume 

  • May work extended hours irregular shifts, evening and/or weekend shifts, and holiday work may be required 

  • Exposure to cleaning materials 

  • Exposure to hot kitchen elements or cleaning materials. 

  • May work extended hours irregular shifts, evening and/or weekend shifts, and holiday work may be required 

  • Office, Casino, Nightclub, Bar, Lounge, and/or Restaurant working environment 

  • Maintain a professional, neat, and well-groomed appearance adhering to Company standards 

  • Must be effective as part of a team; ability to interact with internal and external customers, managers, and co-workers in a professional, courteous manner 

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality 

  • Ability to handle a fast-paced, busy, and somewhat stressful environment 

LAVO Italian Restaurant

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