Food Runner / Busperson Job Description

Food Runner / Busperson Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Food Runner / Busperson to join our team.


  • Promptly greet guests as they are seated and bring bread, butter and water to table;
  • Thank guests as they are leaving;
  • Between seatings promptly clean table tops, chairs and booths. Check floor and clean as required. Reset and arrange tabletop;
  • Inspect assigned restroom every 30 minutes and clean as needed;
  • Respond appropriately to guest requests. Communicate guest requests to server as needed;
  • Remove used tableware between courses and provide tableware for next course;
  • Clear tables after guests. Take tableware to dishroom and place silverware, dishes, glassware, etc. in appropriate areas for washing;
  • Communicate with server and hostess to assure efficient seating, table utilization and customer service;
  • Obtain service area assignment at the beginning of each shift;
  • Assist server as needed with food delivery, especially with large parties and during peak periods.


  • Have working knowledge of the predominant language(s) of our guests;
  • No previous restaurant experience required;
  • Be able to lift, reach, bend and stoop;
  • Be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 5 hours).

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