Food Runner / Barback

Socalo Santa Monica, CA
  • Depends on experience
  • Part Time / Full Time
  • Employer Fairly Likely to Respond

Socalo is a growing company with a small, tight knit group of dedicated individuals that are passionate about food, beverage, and service. We are looking for a dedicated, organized runner who enjoys working as part of a team in a fast-paced culinary environment. Due to staffing needs, the runner is expected to work weekends, nights, and holidays. Above all, the runner will conduct themselves in a way reflecting the culture and philosophy of Socalo.

Job Brief

We are looking for a friendly, professional food runner to provide excellent customer service to our diners.  The ideal candidate has above outstanding communication skills and thrives in a fast-paced environment while preparing tables, serving dishes, and facilitating collaboration between kitchen and staff.


  • Deliver food orders to a variety of customers in a timely manner.
  • Help the wait staff set up tables by placing appropriate tableware, eating utensils, decorations, and napkins.
  • Uphold our food health safety and sanitation principles.
  • Occasionally check on customers to handle any impromptu requests or issues.
  • Remove dirty dishes from the table.
  • Inform management on customer feedback.


  • A minimum of 1-year experience in a similar role.
  • High school diploma or equivalent qualification is preferred.
  • Outstanding communication and people skills.
  • Ability to stay professional in a stressful work environment.
  • Superb multitasking skills.
  • Available to work different hours including weekends, days and nights.
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