Saint James French Diner San Diego, California
Sep 12, 2023Full time
Description RUNNER/BUSSER SAINT JAMES FRENCH DINER PALIHOTEL SAN DIEGO POSITION PROFILE: The responsibility of the Busser/Runner is to maintain efficient service between kitchen and front of the house. ABOUT SAINT JAMES FRENCH DINER: Palihotel San Diego features Saint James French Diner, a restaurant and bar that blends the utilitarian nature of an American diner with the subtle elegance of French bistro cuisine. Our menu is hearty and simple, yet refined by nature, paying homage to roadside food halls in Southern France. It's shared mussels and a beer in the afternoon and it's a burger and two martinis at night. It's sensible, unpretentious, and totally chic! If you're passionate about creating memorable dining experiences, thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced restaurant environment, and find joy in providing delightful, consistent service that turns first-time visitors into regulars, we invite you to join our team at Saint James French Diner! TASKS AT HAND: Ensure all orders leaving the kitchen meet presentation standards and guest requests Knowledge of menu items Ability to explain ingredients and preparation methods for each item Knowledgeable of table/seat/station numbers, proper table set ups, capacity, and hours of operation Deliver food and beverage items from kitchen/bar in prompt and neat manner Inform servers and applicable team members of wait times and any product shortage Assist server with food and beverage service to ensure guest satisfaction Assist with clearing table settings and prepare table for resetting when needed Maintain stock and cleanliness of stations for all meal periods with necessary equipment including silverware, linen and condiments. Perform any general cleaning tasks as assigned by supervisor/manager to adhere to health standards Perform other duties as requested, such as cleaning spills, handling guest requests, greeting and seating guests and ensuring overall guest satisfaction WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR: Has a strong working knowledge of and passion for the food industry Displays a strong hands-on approach Thinks critically and objectively Guest service oriented Current Servsafe Food Handler Certificate Required Flexible schedule - must be available to work a variety of shifts Perform job junctions with attention to detail, speed and accuracy Prioritize, organize, and follow up Be a clear thinker, remaining calm and resolving problems using good judgment Follow directions thoroughly Understand guest's service needs Work cohesively with co-workers as part of a team Work with minimal supervision Maintain confidentiality of guest information and pertinent hotel data Ability to carry up to 40lbs. Ability to walk, stand, and bend continuously throughout the day. Education: High school certificate or equivalent Experience: Previous experience preferred Grooming: All colleagues must maintain a neat, and well-groomed appearance (specific standards will be provided) WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU: 401(k) retirement plan Medical, dental, vision and life insurance Employee discounts at our Hotels and Restaurants nationwide Paid Time Off and Sick Pay Holiday pay Professional development and career advancement opportunities Company Information MORE ABOUT US: Palisociety is a fully integrated hospitality company that develops and operates unique hotels and residences across the country. In addition to our independent collection of hotels, we also operate Palihouses, Palihotels, and ARRIVE by Palisociety. We strive to delight and inspire our guests and local community by creating one-of-a-kind neighborhood-centric places filled with interesting people, friendly staff, and trusty service. We're a family business founded in Los Angeles by CEO Avi Brosh in 1998. As we continue to grow and develop new hotels and restaurants, we're always looking for spirited, hardworking, passionate people that can join our team and grow with us! For more information, visit or For more information, visit or Palisociety is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Palisociety does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state, or local laws. Privacy Notice: For information on the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 ("CCPA"), California Privacy Rights Act of 2020 ("CPRA"), and other California privacy laws, please go to the Palisociety Careers page at and to view the notice.