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Food Runner / Expeditor

Parq Vancouver

Part Time / Full Time

Food Runner

Vancouver, British Columbia (view on map)

Posted 5 days ago

Are you passionate about the Food & Beverage Industry? This is your opportunity to join an amazing company be a leader at one of Vancouver’s most sought out North American Steak & Seafood Restaurant- the Victor!

Blau & Associates oversees the Food and Beverage operations at Parq Vancouver including the Victor. Victor represents the ultimate in a classic North American Steak & Seafood experience. The Victor features a contemporary and seasonally inspired menu highlighting a wide array of Pacific Northwest seafood and a tiered selection of specialty steaks. An elegant bar offers premium libations, cutting edge cocktails, and an extensive selection of champagnes and wines. The Victor boasts a vibrant energy that echoes and amplifies the vitality of the city of Vancouver, overlooking False Creek and a 30,000 square foot rooftop urban park. We are looking for YOU to join our team.

The Food Runner is primarily responsible for transporting food and beverage items, supplies and the transportation of various food and beverage items to guests in a restaurant, lounge or patio. The Food Runner assists with clearing, cleaning and resetting designated areas and greeting and seating of guests. This position is responsible for following both company and facility policies and procedures. The Food Runner will promote the Parq Vancouver facility and act as a positive role model and representative of Blau & Associates. The Food Runner continually strives for 100% guest satisfaction.

The Food Runner is responsible for:
•Working in collaboration with other Team Members and Departments to ensure the restaurant, lounge and patio operates in accordance with established operational procedures
•Serving food and beverage items to guests in the restaurant, lounge or patio areas
•Proper set-up, maintenance and adherence to scheduled duties, ensuring mise-en-place and par stock is maintained for all service related items
•Preparing speciality items and clearing, cleaning and resetting designated areas
•Maintaining a composed and professional demeanor while providing exemplary guest service
•Being aware of menu items, menu and operational changes and communicating the information as appropriate
•Protecting the organization, guests and co-workers by adhering to applicable food, liquor safety and workplace standards, operational requirements and statutory compliance regulations
•Ensuring that all property, furnishings, equipment and supplies are used according to proper instructions and intended use
•All duties as assigned by the Restaurant General Manager or their designated representative

The Food Runner must:
•Have experience as a Food Runner in a similar environment including a hotel, restaurant, catering or other fast paced high-volume establishment
•Have a Foodsafe Level 1 certificate. Serving It Right would be considered an asset
•Be able to obtain and maintain a GPEB license
•Have an excellent command of both spoken and written English. Knowledge of a 2nd language would be considered an asset
•Have a basic understanding of different cuisines and food preparation methods
•Have a good product knowledge and be able to effectively handle all guest inquiries including dietary, food sensitivity or allergy requirements
•Have solid problem solving, decision making, customer service, communication and sales skills
•Have the ability to handle inventory management and proper product use to eliminate waste and spillage
•Have detailed knowledge of the Vancouver area including Parq Vancouver amenities, services and local attractions
•Be able to stand for extended periods of time, reach, bend and stoop repeatedly
•Be able to frequently lift and carry up to 44 pounds

Checkout or for more information! We are looking forward to hearing from you!

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Date Available: September 10th, 2019

Compensation: hourly

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About Parq Vancouver

Parq Vancouver’s dynamic offerings include two luxury and lifestyle hotels, western Canada’s first JW Marriott Hotel and a first-to-market Autograph Collection Hotel, the DOUGLAS, world-class gaming entertainment with 600 slot machines and 75 table games, eight perfectly orchestrated restaurant and lounges, stunning rooftop park, a luxury Spa by JW, Vancouver’s largest hotel ballroom at 60,000 square feet, and more! Canada’s newest entertainment destination is Parq Vancouver.

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