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Food Runners Part-Time

Posted April 19, 2021

Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa
Singer Island Riviera Beach, FL

About This Job

Assist Servers in providing the highest level of quality and service to our guests by being responsible for all preparation, interaction and steps of service needed to exceed guest expectations in the restaurant.


 To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Assist in preparing restaurant for dining service.
  • Greet all guests and co-workers in a warm, personal, friendly manner.
  • Check that each plate is wiped and correctly garnished prior to leaving kitchen. Accountable for plates leaving the kitchen window.
  • Deliver food items to guests’ tables as ordered and within the appropriate time limits (hot food hot, cold food cold), describing each food item when placing them in front of the guests using deliver position number.
  • Check for proper condiments and utensils when approaching table to deliver food.
  • Assist guests with any requests or concerns and take action to correct any problems.
  • Follow protocol and inform manager on duty for all noted guest allergies.
  • Assist Service Team as needed by removing dishes and glasses from tables or counters throughout guests’ meal, and take them to kitchen for cleaning.
  • Keep clean kitchen and Runner stations, regularly checking floor for debris.
  • Stock service areas with supplies such as plates, utensils, condiments, and to go items throughout service period.
  • Maintain awareness of current availability of food items throughout service period and communicate effectively with management and service team.
  • Take extra care to maintain the highest standard of cleanliness in each duty performed.
  • Must be dependable, report to work as scheduled and on time, and follow all policies regarding scheduling and attendance.
  • Work in a safe manner and report any safety concerns.
  • Follow food safety program guidelines of hand washing, bare hands, hygiene and health.



  • Guest Oriented - Ability to take care of the guests’ needs while following procedures.
  • Working Under Pressure - Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations.
  • Safety - Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety as well as safely operate and handle all required equipment, appliances, and tools. Follow all safety policies and procedures.
  • Active Listening - Ability to actively attend to, convey, and understand the comments and questions of others.
  • Communication - Ability to communicate by speaking, effectively and clearly with guests, coworkers, and management. Ability to actively listen and understand the comments and questions of others.
  • Response to direction - Receive and follow directions from supervisors; follow direction of computer generated tickets.
  • Teamwork Abilities - Ability to work together with a team in a positive manner to achieve a common goal; understand the importance of teamwork with both other bussers and the rest of the staff.
  • Friendly - Ability to exhibit a cheerful demeanor toward others.
  • Neat and well groomed.


 (Occasionally - up to 33% of the time; Frequently - from 34% - 66% of the time; Constantly- more than 66% of the time)

 Stand Constantly Squat or Kneel Occasionally

 Walk Constantly Bend Frequently

 Use hands / fingers Frequently Lift/carry 11-20 lbs Constantly

 Reach Outward Constantly Lift carry 21-50lbs Occasionally

 Reach above shoulder Occasionally Push/pull 10-25lbs Frequently

 Climb (stairs) Frequently + Push/pull 26-40lbs Occasionally

 Sense of Sound (Hear verbal requests by guests, coworkers, and managers)

 Vision (Near, Distance, Color, Peripheral, Depth Perception)

 Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) (Non Slip shoes, back belt if lifting over 20lbs)


 Fast paced, high-energy, moderately noisy environment containing multiple personality types. Can become crowded and high-pressure.

 This job description includes all the essential functions and basic duties of the position of food runner. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and we reserve the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as deemed appropriate.


About this Employer

Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa

3800 North Ocean Drive
Singer Island Riviera Beach, FL 33404

(561) 340-1700

191 Room Hotel

Our Hotel

Our all-suites hotel is located on beautiful Singer Island, between Jupiter and West Palm Beach. Spanning 20 floors and 191 suites, our resort features condominium-style accommodations with a full kitchen, separate living, dining and sleeping areas, private balconies with ocean views and abundant amenities. Guests can savor a delicious meal and great views at one of our three restaurants. They can go for a swim in our outdoor infinity pool or our lagoon pool with a slide. We are ready to host an event in our versatile event venues, featuring inspired catering and modern technology. Our luxury hotel on Singer Island welcomes all travelers to the West Palm Beach area in the height of style.