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Food Runner

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Aimbridge Hospitality
Physical Address

Bedford Park, IL 60499
Job Description

The Food Runner creates an excellent dining experience for members and guests by anticipating their needs and serving them in a professional and efficient manner. Provide food and beverage items in a friendly enthusiastic professional and timely manner.


+ High School diploma or equivalent required unless currently enrolled.

+ Minimum of one year previous experience as a server or server assistant in an upscale restaurant hotel/resort or private club environment preferred.

+ Certification of previous training in liquor wine and food service including Alcohol Awareness Certification preferred.

+ Must be able to work in an outdoor environment in all weather conditions.

+ Must have professional appearance.

+ Must be able to effectively multitask in an extremely fast paced environment.

+ Must be able to comply with standards of responsible alcohol service.

+ Must be physically able to safely lift and carry trays kegs and cases weighing up to 50lbs several times during the course of a shift.

+ Must be physically able to climb lift reach bend and stoop.

+ Must be able to work in a standing position and walk for long periods of time.

+ Must be able to effectively and professionally communicate with guest co-workers and management.

+ Candidates in this role will be able to read write speak and understand English and meet the minimum age requirement of jurisdiction.


+ Assist the servers with presenting menus answering questions and making suggestions regarding food and beverage service.

+ Prepare baskets with required condiments and sides prior to serving.

+ Confirm that all orders from the kitchen are accurate have all required condiments and are presentable then serve to the member/guest.

+ Always address the member/guest by name.

+ Anticipate the members/guests needs.

+ Observe member/guest to respond to any additional requests and to determine when service has been completed.

+ Responsible for monitoring supplies maintaining stock and keeping the kitchen/café areas in a clean and orderly fashion at all times.

+ Responsible for assisting the servers in keeping sections and service areas in a clean and orderly fashion.

+ Responsible for collecting/maintaining baskets throughout the course of the shift.

+ Maintain a “full hands out full hands in” perspective.

+ Monitor kitchen times and relay times to servers/management.

+ Maintain complete knowledge of menu alcoholic beverages specials and 86’d items.

+ Complete daily/weekly checklists of duties and monitor supplies.

+ Performs other related duties as assigned by manager.

+ Other duties may be assigned as business demands.

In Manhattan in 1965, there was no place where people could go out to meet friends and make new ones in an environment that was at once both relaxed and yet exciting. Then, Alan Stillman opened Fridays as a way, he said, “to meet Pan Am stewardesses.” Suddenly, there was a place with great food, new and exciting drinks and an electric energy. A place where bartenders mixed the environment just as well as they mixed drinks. In short, a place like nowhere else.

Today, Fridays in Bedford Park, IL is still America’s most iconic bar and grill. We embrace and celebrate our heritage as a bar. One that just happens to serve killer food in an environment where it’s always Friday.

As the global leader in third-party hotel management, our growing portfolio represents over 1,550 hotels in 49 states and 22 countries, from top international lodging brands to luxury hotels, destination resorts and lifestyle hotels. Our associates around the globe are passionate about serving our guests and driving exceptional results, and thrive in a culture where everyone is inspired to be the best. Join a world of possibility with Aimbridge Hospitality.

After an initial waiting period, those hired into full time positions are eligible for a competitive benefits package that includes the following:

+ Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage

+ Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Income

+ Term Life and AD&D Insurance

+ Paid Time Off

+ Employee Assistance Program

+ 401k Retirement Plan

Job ID: 2021-33829

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time

Street: 6600 Cicero Ave

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