Food Runner (Server Assistant) PT – Kona Village | Rose Wood

December 12, 2023

Job Description

This position requires someone that is friendly, eager to learn and a self-motivator. Due to the high amount of guest contact, he / she needs to be a people person, intuitive and friendly with a vibrant personality.
  • 6 months experience in Hotel Food and Beverage operations or freestanding lifestyle restaurant.
  • Background in upscale free-standing restaurant or Food & Beverage operations preferred 
  • Familiarization with Forbes standards is preferred
  • Fluent spoken and written in English
  • High School Diploma


To provide a genuine, professional, and intuitive service to guests and associates with respect to the company’s high-end standards, values, and vision. Assist the service team to help deliver exceptional service. To work closely with the Food and Beverage team to ensure achievement of strategic departmental goals, especially in the area of guest satisfaction. To be prepared to work flexible shifts at designated area to create a fully multi skilled and productive Food and Beverage team with a sense of Aloha.
Food Runner responsibilities include but is not limited to, bringing dishes from the kitchen to the guests to the necessary outlets including restaurants, bars, pool & beach, ensuring proper communication with kitchen, set up for service, keep work station clean, works cohesively with co-workers, carrying back to the dishwasher empty/dirty dishes.
Guest Satisfaction
  • Utilizes proper food handling and food service techniques.
  • Exhibit a friendly, helpful, and courteous manner when dealing with guests and fellow employees.
  • Utilizes proper food handling and food service techniques.
  • Exhibit a friendly, helpful, and courteous manner when dealing with guests and fellow employees.
  • Assist the Server in delivering food and beverage orders in a friendly and timely manner and ensures accurate entry and delivery of the order
  • Ensures the delivery of Rosewood Relationship Hospitality and provides exceptional and memorable guest service.
  • Efficiently delivers an engaging refined and intuitive high standard of service with the respect of the Hawaiian culture and tradition.
  • Provides excellent service to internal customers in other departments as appropriate.
  • Handles all guest and internal customer complaints and inquiries in a courteous and efficient manner, following through to make sure problems are resolved satisfactorily.
  • Maintains positive guest and colleague interactions with good working relationships.
  • Establishes a rapport with guests maintaining good customer relationships.


  • Ensures that Rosewood standards are implemented and followed.
  • Ensures that all the Food and Beverage Sequence of Service are implemented.
  • Carry out the service to the highest professional standards in a genuine and intuitive manner.
  • Ensures the appropriate mise en place before and after service.
  • Carry out the service to the highest professional standards in a genuine and intuitive manner.
  • Works closely with other Outlet associates in a supportive and flexible manner, focusing on the overall success of the hotel and the satisfaction of hotel guests.
  • Effectively manages guest demands with dining room.
  • Gathers and records guest preferences.
  • Works in a supportive and flexible manner with other departments, as one team.
  • Maintains par stocks of all equipment and guest supplies as required.
  • Seats, takes orders and serves food and beverage to guest according to the established sequence and procedures.
  • Presents menu, answers enquiries and makes suggestions regarding food, beverage and service to restaurant guests.
  • Clears and resets counters or tables at conclusion of each course.
  • Fully conversant with all aspects of the Micros System.
  • Strictly adheres to all policies and procedures issued by the Finance with regard to cashiering and cash handling.
  • Has a thorough knowledge and understanding of all food and beverage items in the menu and the ability to recommend Food and Beverage combinations and up sell alternatives based on preference, on dietary restriction, etc.

Other Duties

  • Understands and strictly adheres to rules and regulations established in the associate handbook and the Hotel’s policies concerning fire, hygiene and health and safety.
  • Ensures high standards of personal presentation and grooming.
  • Responds to changes in the Food and Beverage function as dictated by the industry, company and hotel.
  • Attends training sessions as and when required.
  • Carries out any other reasonable duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Group Specific

  • Contribute to ensuring that brand integrity and clarity are always maintained.
  • Is a “Brand Ambassador” at all times and ensures brand integrity and clarity are always maintained.
  • Model the company’s culture, vision, mission and core values at all times.
  • Complies to the company policies.
  • Works with a sense of Aloha and in respect of the Hawaiian culture and tradition
  • Takes on other tasks in addition to the ones stated, in a reasonable framework.

While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the duties involved in this position, the company reserves the right to add, remove or alter duties when business need dictates.