Food Runner/Busser - Founding Farmers Reston Station

Farmers Restaurant Group
Reston, VA
United States
Job Description

Food Runners/Bussers - Earn up to $600-$800 per week!

Our Food Runners and Bussers are an integral part of our front of house service team providing exceptional hospitality, serving delicious scratch-made food and drink, and help keep our restaurant environment clean and welcoming.


  • Respond to guest requests with exceptional hospitality

  • Prepare tables for meals, including setting up items, such as linens, silverware, and glassware

  • Run food and drinks from kitchen and bar to guest tables

  • Support the service staff by removing dishes and glasses from tables or counters and taking them to the dishwasher

  • Clean tables or counters after patrons have finished dining and set tables for next guests

  • Keep silverware and linens rolled and guest ready

  • Set up dining areas to prepare for large parties and brunch buffet

  • Ensure condiments are clean and full

  • Perform cleaning duties, such as sweeping, vacuuming carpet, tidying up server station, taking out trash

  • Stock service areas with supplies, such as coffee, food, tableware, and linens

  • Other important tasks, as assigned, that keep all our guest operations humming


  • Full-service restaurant experience is helpful, but not required

  • Must be 18 years old due to service of alcohol

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time, walk up and downstairs and lift up to 50 pounds, as needed

  • Capable of continuous bending, stooping, reaching, twisting, and use of hands and arms


  • Flexible scheduling

  • Health insurance plans available for as low as $100 per mth after 90 days of employment!

  • Dental and vision plans offered

  • Paid time off

  • Discounted shift meal and generous discount when dining as a guest

  • Employee initiatives, including company massage therapist and discounted gym & yoga membership

  • Training and career growth opportunities

  • Free online mental health therapy (unlimited text messaging and two optional 30-minute live video therapy sessions per month) through our partner, TalkSpace, for all employees and their immediate family members

Farmers Restaurant Group was voted as one of the Best Places to Work across the Greater Washington, D.C. area. Our restaurants are among the most booked in the nation on OpenTable. As a Farmers Restaurant Group team member, you will be working in a lively, fast-paced work environment within a growing farmer-owned restaurant company that cares about great food and drink, thoughtful sourcing, preserving our lands and waterways for future generations, and creating a culture of never-ending learning and reinvention for our employees. No matter where you work in our company, you are on a career path with challenges and opportunities for continued professional development and growth, and we are committed to your health and overall well-being.