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Food Runner
David Rubenstein Forum at the University of Chicago
1201 E 60th St, Chicago, IL 60637, United States
David Rubenstein Forum at the University of Chicago hiring Food Runner in Chicago, IL

David Rubenstein Forum at the University of Chicago hiring Food Runner in Chicago, IL

David Rubenstein Forum at the University of ChicagoMore Info

Full Time • Hourly ($15.00) plus tips
Expired: Dec 15, 2023

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Required Years of Experience

0-1 years


Job Details
The David Rubenstein Forum is a University-wide facility for scholarly and academic discourse on campus. The venue supports and promotes inquiry, the open exchange of ideas, and the power of academic, interdisciplinary convening. The Forum is located at the intersection of East 60th Street and Woodlawn Avenue. It serves as a place where scholars gather and exchange ideas through activities that range from talks and workshops to multi-day conferences that span academic disciplines. The facility provides spaces and amenities that are not currently available on campus, including highly collaborative, well-appointed meeting and event rooms commensurate with the types of conferences, special events, workshops, and meetings that University faculty and academic departments host. The building has a sustainable design target of LEED Gold. BASIC FUNCTION: The Food Runner, is responsible for supporting waitstaff in carrying beverages and meal items to designated tables. Their duties include communicating with Waiters to determine their needs, carrying food items from the expediting counter to the right table and helping with cleanup duties after the conclusion of service. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE, TRAINING, & WORK EXPERIENCE
  • Deliver food orders to customers quickly and accurately
  • Uphold sanitation and food safety principles
  • Bus tables by removing dirty dishes and trash
  • Check in with customers to ensure their experience is satisfactory
  • Relay reports of customer satisfaction to the management and relevant parties
  • Ensure patrons have all the appropriate tableware they need to properly enjoy their food
  • Assist setting up tables before service with appropriate utensils, napkins and decorations
  • Handle various impromptu requests from customers
  • Pleasant personality
  • Proper posture and professional body language
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficient in English

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  1. Work in tandem with the restaurant team, particularly assigned servers
  2. Run food from the kitchen to the assign guest and table
  3. Clear tables as needed. Reset with proper linen napkin, china, silver and glassware
  4. Provide water and bread throughout the meal to the guest
  5. Complete opening and closing side work
  6. Provide quick and attentive assistance to any mishap in the restaurant
  7. Keep work area neat and clean
  8. Be familiar with all property amenities, hours of operations, etc.

 

MARGINAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Respond to any reasonable task as assigned by supervisor or manager
  2. Help in other areas of the restaurant as needed

Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly ($15.00) plus tips

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, 401k, Dining Discounts, Wellness Program


Required Skills

Customer Service

Teamwork

Communication

Positive Attitude

Attention to Detail

Standing for Long Periods of Time

People Skills

Multitasking

Work Well Under Pressure

Following Steps of Service

Guest Service

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The David Rubenstein Forum is a University-wide facility for scholarly and academic discourse on campus. The venue supports and promotes inquiry, the open exchange of ideas, and the power of academic, interdisciplinary convening.

The Forum is located at the intersection of East 60th Street and Woodlawn Avenue. It serves as a place where scholars gather and exchange ideas through activities that range from talks and workshops to multi-day conferences that span academic disciplines.

The facility provides spaces and amenities that are not currently available on campus, including highly collaborative, well-appointed meeting and event rooms commensurate with the types of conferences, special events, workshops, and meetings that University faculty and academic departments host. The building has a sustainable design target of LEED Gold.