• Buffet Runner

    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(8/28/2019 5:38 PM)
    Job ID
    Food & Beverage - Culinary
  • Overview

    The Buffet Runner is responsible for assisting servers in the delivery of food and beverage items and in providing prompt and courteous service to all restaurant guests.


    • Understand and follow specific instructions for the manual set up and break down of the buffet
    • Ascertain that all dishes on the buffet table are sparkly clean and spotless
    • Make arrangements to ensure that buffet burners are available and in proper working condition
    • Place plates, glasses and forks and spoons on auxiliary tables and replenish them as and when required
    • Coordinate efforts with the kitchen to ensure timely delivery of food items to the front end
    • Keep a constant check on buffet items to ensure that no “run out” situations arise
    • Assist patrons in deciding which dishes to eat according to their specific tastes
    • Maintain a consistent supply of food items and condiments as per the rules of the restaurant
    • Break down the buffet table at the end of the dinner time and ensure that all items are taken back to the kitchen area
    • Clean and sanitize buffet tables according to set instructions and replace table cloths and runners
    • Follow all food safety, sanitation, service laws and regulations.
    • Know, understand, and practice (with energy and enthusiasm) the mission, values, mottos, culture and spirit that make Hard Rock unique.
    • Performs all other job-related duties as request.
    • Lives the Brand


    This job description reflects the position’s essential functions; it does not encompass all of the tasks that may be assigned.



    • Performs duties which require bending & reaching
    • Standing or moving, for up to 8+ hours
    • Ability to turn or twist body parts in a circular motion.
    • Maintains a well-groomed appearance
    • Follows all uniform guidelines
    • Practicing all general safety & sanitation standards
    • Recycling products, where possible
    • Remaining calm in a hectic, fast-paced atmosphere
    • Demonstrating a high level of organization, attention-to-detail and a sense-of-urgency
    • Displaying a positive and outwardly friendly attitude toward guests and co-workers
    • Ability to tolerate exposure to heat, cold, chemicals, and loud/noisy environment.


    • Must possess strong listening skills.



    • Ability to stand and sit for extended periods of time.
    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms, talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move 50 pounds or more.
    • Specific vision abilities that may be required by this job include close, distance, color, and peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


    Hard Rock Ottawa values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.


    If you require accommodation to apply or if selected to participate in an assessment process, please advise Human Resources.


    We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.



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