A Busser, or Food Runner, oversees setting and clearing tables at a dining establishment to provide a clean and tidy environment for restaurant patrons. Their duties include removing used dishes, re-setting silverware and filling beverages for diners.

Duties and Responsibilities

A Busser, or Food Runner works primarily in the dining area of a restaurant or eatery. They move back and forth between these areas attending to diners and assisting waitstaff with their duties. The duties and responsibilities include:

-Removing used plates, glasses, cutlery, and napkins from tables after diners are done eating

-Wiping up water spills, food stains, and dirt from tables

-Straightening out the tablecloth or replacing stained ones

-Replacing cutlery and glassware in anticipation of new diners

-Refilling paper napkins, salt and pepper shakers, and any other depleted condiments on the dining table

-Refilling drinking glasses with water

-Bringing out meal orders from the kitchen to the dining tables

-Handling cleaning of the dining area at the close of day

-Any other additional duties and responsibilities needed to provide a clean environment for the facility