Interstate Hotels & Resorts Food Runner in Ypsilanti, Michigan

Job Summary

This is a full time position, working dinner shifts.



JOB TITLE: Restaurant Expeditor or Food Runner

REPORTS TO: Restaurant Manager


BASIC PURPOSE: Facilitate assembly of food order from front line to server to ensure guest service quickly and efficiently and consistent presentation.


1.Assemble order according to use record specifications. Read kitchen order print out from computer to organize order. (35%)

2.Garnish place and supply appropriate condiments in preparation for server pick up. (20%)

3.Set up all necessary condiments and garnishments in preparation for meal period. Ensure items kept at proper temperature at all times. (15%)

4.Act as liaison between service staff and line cooks. (10%)

5.Breakdown, wrap, label and date and store products; clean and sanitize work station. (10%)


1.Complete tray set up of any other required items.

  1. Break down trays of dirty dishes returned from dining room.


JOB TITLE: Restaurant Expeditor

REPORTS TO: Restaurant Manager


Knowledge and Skills:

Education:No formal education needed

Experience:Kitchen or restaurant experience helpful

Skills and Abilities:Organized work habits; minimal reading abilities

No. of employees supervised:Zero

Travel required:No

Hours Required:Flexible according to shift and restaurant hours

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JOB TITLE: Restaurant Expeditor LOCATION:


Physical Job Requirements

(for essential functions only)


Lifting/Pushing/Pulling/Carrying Describe the type(s) of required lifting, pushing, pulling, and/or carrying to include objects, weights and frequency.

90% of shift - minimal - 10 lbs. maximum - plated order and misc.

No Lifting/Pushing/Pulling/Carrying Required.

Bending/Kneeling Describe the type(s) of required bending and/or kneeling to include when, why and how often.

Minimal bending to retrieve garnishes and condiments- no kneeling

No Bending/Kneeling Required.

Mobility Describe the type(s) of mobility required to include distances and % of time involved.

100% - short distances - 25 feet - walking, reaching, twisting

Stationary Position

Continuous Standing Describe the reasons to include time period and frequency.

100% on feet entire shift - not stationary

No Continuous Standing Required.

Climbing Stairs: Up to approx._steps% of___

(time period) Ladders: Up to approx.______feet______% of_____________ (time period)

X No Climbing Required.

Driving Describe type of vehicle, distances, % of time involved and frequency.

X No Driving Required.

Work Environment Inside: 100 % of shift _

(time period) Outside: _____% of _______________ (time period)

Describe any abnormal temperature exposures:

In kitchen - can be warm

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Physical Job Requirements

(for essential functions only)


Hearing Critical X Moderate Minimal


Vision Critical X Moderate Minimal

Explain:To read orders, prepare food according to order

Speech Critical X Moderate Minimal

Explain:Communicate between cooks and servers

Literacy Critical X Moderate Minimal

Explain:Able to read orders from computer printout

Chemicals/Agents Describe any chemicals/agents to include what they are, warnings and frequency of use.

Mikroklene - bacterial disinfectant/soaking solution

No Chemicals/Agents Used.

Protective Clothing Type:Lab safety gloves for handling food

Approx. 100 % of (time period) None Required.

Equipment Operation List type of equipment and frequency of use.

Can opener - Toaster - Knife- moderate frequency

None Required.

Other Considerations


Additional Information


Ypsilanti Michigan

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