Food Runner/Expeditor - One Twenty Three Tavern

One Twenty Three Tavern | Grand Rapids, MI

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Posted Date 11/09/2021

One Twenty Three Tavern is looking for reliable and dedicated Food Runners/Expeditors (EXPO) to join our awesome team! $14 - $17/hour! Being a part of the Expo staff is a great way to learn about One Twenty Three and find out what's in the magic sauce here. You will have the opportunity to learn a variety of job duties that assist in helping the restaurant run like a well-oiled machine. We work in a fast-paced environment to get proper orders out faster and more efficiently. This position is great for those with experience in the restaurant industry as well as someone who is looking to start their career and gain restaurant knowledge and experience.

If you have a passion for being a part of a great team and want to work in a fun culture that promotes our core values, trust, empathy, courage and playfulness, please explore this opportunity today!

One more thing… Unlimited FREE movies are one of the unique perks that we offer!


  • Communicate with chefs during service, check on the status of dishes, and call for wait staff when food is ready to serve. You are also responsible for running food from the kitchen to our guests in the restaurant with a warm and welcoming demeanor and asking them if they need anything else while you are at the table.
  • Alert the wait staff when the kitchen is out of a specific ingredient and relay special food requests from the wait staff to the kitchen
  • Inspect every plate to make sure the proper garnishes have been applied and that dishes are free of smudges and spills before being delivered to the customer. We want EVERY plate that leaves our kitchen to look and taste amazing.
  • Maintain cleanliness and order in all cooking, prep, and food storage areas, keeping these areas neat, well organized, and stocked with ingredients. This includes food and bar walk in coolers, dry storage, reach in coolers, dishwashing area, and many other areas in the restaurant.
  • Follow sanitation standards keeping yourself, your tools, and your work areas clean and presentable according to Health Department Standards and Requirements.
  • Pitch in to help all staff as needed-- prepping food at times, serving plates of food, organizing food, beer, wine, liquor stock, assist with bussing and re-setting tables, washing bar glassware, taking out trash and linens, sweeping and mopping expo line.


  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • A team player who’s willing to go above & beyond for guests & peers.
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Must be able to communicate clearly & respectfully with all co-workers.
  • Must be punctual, organized, & trustworthy
  • Can thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays as required
  • Ability to be on your feet and active for 8 or more hours, climb stairs, lift up to 50lbs and use basic cleaning equipment


  • Flexible Schedules
  • Paid Volunteer Time
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance, Life, Long Term Disability, PTO and 401K - must meet eligibility requirements
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • FREE Movies and Discounted Food & Concessions!

Very Important: During the application process, please provide your availability when prompted.

Job Type
Part Time

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