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Food Runner - Element 47 - Winter

Company: Aspen Skiing Company
Location: Aspen
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

It's been called Aspen's "finest spot to wine, dine and unwind." The name element 47 pays tribute to silver, the precious metal that first put Aspen on the map, and to the finest silver service cuisine -for breakfast, lunch, aprs and dinner, 7 days a week. Our team of culinary and wine professionals is one very good reason our hotel has enjoyed the rare Five-Star, Five-Diamond ranking for so long. In 2015, element 47 received its first Five-Star Restaurant Award, the only one among Aspen restaurants. Whether you ski in for lunch, drop in at the bar for a more casual rendezvous, or join us for the most special of occasions, you'll be greeted with warmth, not formality.

Job Description

The Food Runner serves food to guests per Forbes 5 star standards.

Essential Job Functions
--- Serve food to guests according to standards
--- Run dishes and make serving dishes a high priority
--- Proficient in all E47 menus and can describe all menu items to a guest if/when necessary
--- Well versed in all Wines by the Glass (BTG) offerings
--- Has working knowledge on wine-cellar and able to find wines if/when needed
--- Assist in clearing dishes from guests
--- Responsible for set-up the expediting line
--- Polishes glasses and silverware during the entire shift and as time allows
--- Maintain the proper care and cleanliness of serving equipment. Stack and handle china, glassware, and silver to avoid breakage
--- Assist in closing jobs (i.e., re-set dining room, stock equipment, etc.)
--- Attend daily pre-shift meetings
--- Maintain positive communication with service and kitchen staff
--- Make managers aware of the guest's comments and complaints
--- Display advanced knowledge of all menu items and able to describe dishes proficiently to guest
--- Maintain positive communication with service personnel
--- Carries tools necessary to perform the job, i.e., corkscrew, lighter, pen, notepad, etc.
--- Knowledgeable of Forbes 5 star standards and adheres to them in every aspect of the operation


--- High School Diploma or equivalent preferred
--- One year related experience required
--- Basic knowledge of wine, food and cooking methods

Additional Information

Supervision Given and Received
Given: This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
Received: Works under direct supervision of the Restaurant Manager. Tasks are assigned according to specific procedures, and work is checked frequently. Instruction, advice and assistance are readily available.

Work Environment and Physical Demands
--- Ability to reach, crouch, kneel, stand, walk or be on your feet for extended periods of time
--- Regularly work in wet, hot and humid conditions for extended periods of time and may be required to walk on slippery and uneven surfaces
--- Must be able to frequently lift, push or pull up to 50 lbs. individually or with assistance

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This job description is designed to indicate the general nature and level of work. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Duties and responsibilities may change at any time with or without notice.

Aspen Skiing Company / ASPENX / The Little Nell / Limelight Hotel is an equal opportunity employer.

For an overview of Aspen Skiing Company's benefits and other compensation visit

As of March 11th 2022, Aspen Skiing Company, ASPENX, The Little Nell, and The Limelight Hotels will no longer require all active employees to be fully vaccinated in the workplace. Read more about our policies as it relates to employee safety here

Keywords: Aspen Skiing Company, Aspen , Food Runner - Element 47 - Winter, Other , Aspen, Colorado

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