Food Runner

Gordon Lodge | Bailey's Harbor, WI

Posted Date 4/04/2019

Have a summer that you will never forget by joining the Gordon Lodge team for the 2019 season. You will experience Bailey’s Harbor’s premier destination that has been welcoming visitors for nearly a century.

We are currently hiring a Food Runner to be apart of the Top Deck team.


The food runner will facilitate collaboration between our kitchen and wait staff. Additional responsibilities will include setting tables, serving food orders and removing used dishes and utensils.


  • Deliver food orders from the kitchen to customers’ tables rapidly and accurately
  • Act as the contact point between Front of the House and Back of the House staff
  • Communicate food orders to chefs, paying attention to priorities and special requests (e.g. food allergies)
  • Assist the wait staff with table setting by fetching and placing appropriate tableware, eating utensils and napkins
  • Serve welcome drinks and hors d’oeuvres, upon guests’ arrival
  • Ensure food is served in accordance with safety standards
  • Answer guests’ questions about ingredients and menu items
  • Inform restaurant staff about customers’ feedback or requests
  • Make sure families with young children get kids menus and special silverware sets


Front of House Manager and Chef


  • Certified Responsible Beverage Server (or be able to obtain certification)
  • ServSafe Certified (or be able to obtain certification)
  • Understanding of hygiene and food safety rules
  • Physical ability and stamina to carry heavy trays and stand for long hours
  • Ability to communicate effectively, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, and prioritize needs in a fast-paced environment
  • Effective problem solver
  • Demonstrate the ability to manage /coordinate multiple projects and successfully prioritize tasks with good judgment, initiative, and follow-through
  • High confidence level in addressing unplanned or short-notice issues requiring sound judgment


  • High-energy, outgoing personality
  • Clean, well-groomed individual that depicts an image appropriate for Gordon Lodge

Schedule / Hours / Compensation

  • This is a seasonal job [Mid-May – October]
  • Weekend hours are required
  • Nighttime hours are required
  • Holiday hours are required
  • Schedule is subject to change based on Gordon Lodge events and hours of operations
  • Salaried position based upon experience
  • Hourly compensation based on experience with bonus potential at the end of the season
Restaurant (front) | Restaurant (back)

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