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Food Runner

Posted 3 days ago by Sodexo
Location Virgin Lounges Gatwick Airport Job Type Permanent
Salary £8.50 - £8.70 Sector Catering & Hospitality

We currently have an opportunity for an Food Runner to join our catering team. This is a great opportunity for a customer focused individual to join a world leading food and facilities management company, which can offer unrivalled opportunities for career progression.

Main responsibilities
  • Serving food and beverages in a professional manner with high levels of customer service
  • Dealing with customer complaints
  • Checking with customers to ensure that they are enjoying their meals and take action to correct any problems
  • Assisting customers with any queries they may have
  • Explain how various menu items are prepared, describing ingredients and cooking methods
  • Removing dishes and glasses from tables or counters, and take them to kitchen for cleaning
  • Serving food and/or beverages to patrons
  • Stocking service areas with supplies such as coffee, food, tableware, cutlery, and linens
  • Living the Virgin values in everyday activities and incorporating Sodexo Values in alignment with the clients
  • To assist Virgin and Sodexo Management with any reasonable request made while on duty
Ideal candidate
  • Previous experience in catering hospitality, fine dining or banqueting environment
  • Understanding of food hygiene and customer service
  • Excellent customer service skills
  •  First class communication skills and to demonstrate accuracy and attention to detail
  • The ability to demonstrate great team work
About the company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors.

With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.