Hotel Granduca Houston is the first jewel in the crown of the Granduca Hotels hospitality group. A leader in luxury hotels, Granduca Houston and Granduca Austin are the only hotels in Texas that has the honor of being a part of the Leading Hotels of the World. Located in the heart of Uptown/Galleria area, this "hidden gem" is reminiscent of a private Italian villa, consisting of 122 guest rooms and luxury suites, spacious meeting rooms and a stunning ballroom with an amazing view of Il Giardino and our exhilarating saltwater pool - an oasis among the lush green landscape and beautiful palm trees. Relax with friends and enjoy the live music in our exotic Bar Malatesta or experience the delectable cuisine in Ristorante Cavour, one of Houston's most renowned fine dining restaurants.
The Language of Luxury, Service and Serenity
The full-time Food Runner is responsible the timely delivery of food and support to all F&B outlets to ensure prompt and exceptional service to our guests.
To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
Ensure adequate inventory of dishes and required items in assigned culinary station
Deliver menu items and orders from kitchen to all serving areas in a timely and professional manner
Monitor and verify accuracy and proper presentation of orders before transporting items to serving area
Maintain ongoing communication with servers, culinary team and Executive Chef to ensure timeliness and accuracy of order and delivery
Assist servers in communicating special requests and needs to culinary team
Assist with all side work including set up and reset of tables and work areas
Prepare condiments, garnishes and other tasks as requested
Adhere to Federal, State, OSHA and Health regulations
Follow the LQA and hotel's standards, policies and procedures
Maintain knowledge of all food and beverage items and special menu items
Understand new food and beverage items and ingredients
Adhere to the hotel's Daily Core Values and 3 Steps of Service
Perform other job duties as assigned
Minimum high school diploma or equivalent
At least one year related experience in a full-service or luxury hotel
Excellent command of English, verbal and written and ability to follow instructions
Excellent interpersonal and time management skills
Bilingual - English and Spanish - preferred
Ability to lift/carry, push and pull at least 30 lbs
Must be able to stand, walk, sit, bend, crouch, use both hands for long periods
TABC certificate required
Food Handlers or Serve Safe certification required
Must be available to work any shift, including weekends and holidays, based on business demands
Hotel Granduca is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.