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Food Expeditor

The Food Expeditor inspects dishes for visual appeal and ensures that food is properly prepared and served at the proper temperature in a timely fashion. He/She calls out orders to chefs, checks on the status of dishes, and calls for wait staff when food is ready to serve. He/She also alerts the wait staff when the kitchen is out of a specific ingredient and relays special food requests from the wait staff to the kitchen.

Key Responsibilities

  • Plans and manages the order flow
  • Makes sure that all the orders are prepared in time
  • Assists and manages the final preparation of different food and dishes
  • Controls and oversees dishes before they leave the kitchen
  • Ensures adherence to all relevant quality and sanitation rules and regulations
  • Provides assistance in cleaning activities
  • Serves as a contact point for the kitchen and the wait staff
  • Takes care of customers with special needs and requests
  • Ensures excellent client service
  • Gives suggestions for the improvement of the restaurant’s offerings and reputation
  • Executes a variety of different tasks as needed in accordance with managers requests

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Good understanding of restaurant health and safety regulations.
  • Food handling certification may be required.
  • Ability to handle a high-pressure, fast-paced, and stressful environment.
  • Physical stamina to stand for long periods, assists where needed, and carry heavy trays.
  • Skills needed for this role
  • The Food Expeditor must have excellent communication and leadership skills, strong attention to detail, multi-tasking and time management skills. Having great customer service skills is also essential for this role.


Career Level

1-4 Years Experienced Employee

Job Specializations

Hospitality, Food Management