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Food Runner - Terra Tempe (PM)

Posted November 22, 2022

The Westin Tempe
Tempe, AZ
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About This Job

Are you looking for a food and beverage opportunity at one of the newest restaurants in Tempe? You have come to the right place! Terra Tempe seeks a full time food runner to assist and contribute to a luxurious dining experience for guests.

The Terra Tempe Kitchen & Spirits, located in the brand new Westin Tempe is a modern and innovative restaurant led by Executive Chef, Mario Ventura cleverly combines the bold and rustic flavors of Arizona and the Southwest.

What will you be doing?

  • Ensuring prompt food delivery to tables.
  • Assisting guests and associates with a smile.
  • Quickly clear dirty table settings and prepare table for resetting. Promptly and consistently reset all service ware as prescribed.
  • Maintain stock and cleanliness of stations for all dining periods with necessary equipment including silverware, linen and condiments.
  • Serve guests with beverages, breads and butter to begin their dining experience and replenish as necessary.
  • Transport all dirty tableware from dining room to dishwashing area for proper cleaning.
  • Perform any other job related duties as assigned.

What experience do you need?

  • Must have the ability to communicate in English. 
  • Self-starting personality with an even disposition. 
  • Maintain a professional appearance and manner at all times.
  • Can communicate well with guests.
  • Must be willing to “pitch-in” and help co- workers with their job duties and be a team player. 
  • Knowledge of the appropriate table settings and service ware. 
  • Ability to grasp, lift and/or carry, or otherwise, transport up to 50 lbs. through a crowded room. 
  • Ability to move or push goods on a hand cart/truck weighing a maximum of 150 lbs.

PERFORMANCE STANDARDS

Customer Satisfaction: 

Our customers are what we are about.  One of the keys to a positive guest experience is positive interaction with Crescent staff.  It is essential that you remain professional at all times, and that you treat all guests and associates with courtesy and respect, under all circumstances.  Every Crescent associate is a guest relations ambassador, every working minute of every day. 

Work Habits:

In order to maintain a positive guest and associate experience, your work habits should always meet and strive to exceed hotel standards for work procedures, dress, grooming, punctuality and attendance.  You should be adaptable to change in your work area and in hotel procedures with a willingness to learn new skills and/or improve existing ones, have the ability to solve routine problems that occur on the job and ask for help whenever you are not sure how to do something.

Safety & Security: 

The safety and security of our guests and associates is of utmost importance to Crescent.  Every Crescent associate should adhere to the hotel security policies and procedures, particularly regarding key controls, lifting heavy objects, using chemicals, and effectively reporting safety hazards and safety concerns.

NOTE:  

This description excludes non-essential and marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of the fundamental job duties.  Furthermore, the specific examples in each section are not intended to be all-inclusive.  Rather, they represent the typical elements and criteria considered necessary to perform the job successfully.  Other job-related duties may be assigned by the associate’s supervisor.

Furthermore, this description is subject to change, in the sole discretion of the Company, and in no way creates an employment contract, implied or otherwise; each associate remains, at all times, an “at will” associate.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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The Westin Tempe

11 East Seventh Street
Tempe, AZ 85281

290 Room Hotel

www.marriott.com

Discover downtown Tempe's newest AAA 4-Diamond luxury hotel

Inspired by its location at the edge of the painted desert, The Westin Tempe provides the perfect oasis in the heart of downtown for guests to unwind and enhance their well-being. Retreat to a luxury room after a day of shopping on Mill Ave and rejuvenate in our spa-centric bathrooms complete with rainshowers. Sophisticated spaces await at our Tempe hotel with floor to ceiling windows providing breathtaking views of A Mountain. Host your next conference, meeting, wedding or special occasion in our 21,000 sq. ft of versatile event space. For collegiate sports lovers, Arizona State University's Sun Devil Stadium, Desert Financial Arena, and Wells Fargo Arena are just minutes away.