Food Runner - Berkeley Café

  • The Berkeley
  • Food & beverage
  • Full time

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Food Runner to join the team of The Berkeley Café.

With an independent spirit and an eye for style, The Berkeley is the epitome of modern British luxury. Rooms are by leading designers, and London’s original fashionista afternoon tea is served daily in the Collins Room. The Berkeley is perfectly positioned between Hyde Park, fashionable Knightsbridge and the residential neighbourhood of Belgravia. Its signature experiences include the famed Blue Bar, The Berkeley Bar & Terrace with its inspired interior styling, Michelin-starred dining in Marcus and Bamford Wellness Spa.

Main duties & responsibilities

As a Food Runner you will work closely with our Restaurant Waiter/ess and Restaurant Supervisors and assist in the day to day task such as preparing and dispensing drinks in The Berkeley Café’ bar back for breakfast, lunch, Afternoon Tea and dinner. You will be passionate about working with the finest F&B products and brands and excited to learn from the senior restaurant management team.

Main responsibilities of the role include but are not limited to:

  • Collect food from the kitchen/pastry and bring it to the “The Berkeley Café” bar for the waiters to serve in their station.
  • Ensuring that there is always enough ‘Mise en Place’ available for the smoothly and efficient running of the pantry.
  • Complete daily cleaning duties and sign off the cleaning checklist before the end of each shift. 
  • Assist the Restaurant Manager with any other incidental jobs within the scope of the department and as requested.
  • Ensure that effective communication with all team members is practiced at all times and the team is well informed about the daily running of the bar back.

Entry Requirements

Successful candidates for our Food Runner opportunity will demonstrate genuine dedication to The Berkeley and show a commitment to consistent quality in our product and service. Previous restaurant experience as a Commis Waiter/Food Runner is desirable. 

This is an exciting role for a talented individual who is looking for a new challenge and wants to join a fast paced and high performing hotel team renowned for their approach and delivery of unparalleled service.

Benefits package

  • Competitive salary
  • Preferential room rates for yourself and family across Maybourne Hotel Group
  • 50% food & beverage discount across Maybourne Hotel Group
  • Vast range of learning and development programmes, for colleagues and managers at all levels
  • Opportunities for transfer and promotion across Maybourne Hotel Group
  • Social events & activities
  • Wellbeing events & activities
  • Critical illness cover
  • Paid Birthday Leave
  • Season ticket loan
  • Additional benefits & initiatives may be available in local properties

Terms & conditions apply to all benefits


In line with the requirements of the Asylum & Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.

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