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Eataly Chicago
43 East Ohio Street, Chicago, IL, United States
Food Runner at Eataly Chicago
Food Runner at Eataly Chicago

Food Runner

Eataly Chicago More Info

43 East Ohio Street, Chicago, IL, United States

Full Time • Hourly $5.95
Expired on Jul 5, 2017


2 years

Job Details


Job Title: Runner

FLSA Status: Hourly + Tips/Non Exempt

Job Purpose:

Responsible for the proper and timely delivery of food from the kitchen to the dining room. Coordinates with servers so all food is delivered to the correct diners while maintaining a comfortable and effortless dining pace for the guests. Assists in providing a dining experience that meets or exceeds guest expectations.

As an ambassador of Eataly products and services, the Runner is responsible for helping to create and maintain quality experiences for each guest that comes to Eataly. Eataly ambassadors are expected to actively engage with guests and spend quality time with each customer.


Essential Job Functions (Duties & Responsibilities) Description

1. Ensure that the all food ordered by the customers reaches their tables at the desired temperature and in a highly presentable manner. Food must be timed and coursed appropriately. All food should be announced upon delivery to guests.

2. Ensures that each course delivered to a table is complete.

3. Adheres to all standard steps of service as recommended by department.

4. Properly garnish the food items before delivering to the table.

5. Place dishes on the table in front of the correct guest and according to service standards.

6. May be responsible for serving beverages.

7. Assists servers wherever necessary to create a positive dining experience for all guests.

8. Adheres to all company and department procedures, policies and expectations and quality standards.


Minimum Qualifications

Previous runner experience preferred. A good knowledge and understanding of various food items and ingredients. Good listening skills and capable of understanding verbal instructions quickly.


High school diploma or equivalent is preferred.

Physical Effort

Must be able to communicate effectively with employees, dining room staff and guests. Must be able to exert well-paced mobility for periods of up to four hours in length. Must have the ability to lift trays up to 30 pounds in weight. Must be able to follow instructions

Compensation details

Competitive Health, Dental, Vision Benefits, Employee Perks and Discounts Programs, 401K Options.

Required Skills

Customer service

Experience in a High Volume Environment

Food Safety Knowledge

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Eataly Chicago


Part of Eataly USA

Eataly is the largest artisanal Italian food and wine marketplace in the world! With various restaurants, our market sells the same quality products used by our chefs: cured meats, cheeses, fruits and vegetables, meat and fish, handmade pasta, pastries, coffee and tea, as well as dried pastas, sauces and olive oil. A cooking school, bookstore, housewares and beauty section makes it even easier to bring Italy home!

Here at Eataly, we have dedicated our daily lives to promoting a real understanding of high-quality food and drink. How lucky are we that we get to do what we love?

We encourage a culture of curiosity, passion, harmony, fun and honesty: Curiosity and passion for our products, services, guests and experiences; harmony between guests and staff and also amongst team members and finally, harmony on the plate (pairing simple regional food with complementary wines and beverages); and lastly, we place a daily emphasis on creating fun and honest interchanges with our guests and amongst our staff.

We seek service-minded, talented, and innovative individuals who can help us continue to offer our high standard of quality service. If you believe that by making healthier happier food choices, we will all reap many benefits both for our bodies and our minds and you find enjoyment in sharing your knowledge and your positive people skills with others in order to create quality experiences for our guests, we encourage you to apply.

Eataly offers exciting opportunities that will challenge your abilities, expand your skills and reward your contributions in an atmosphere that encourages both personal and professional growth for all.

Additionally, Eataly offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits, and a positive work environment designed around the philosophy of mutual respect and the challenge of contributing to the continued success of our organization.

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