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What is a food runner?

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Food runner is a term used to describe a food service professional who works in a restaurant. They are responsible for transporting food from the kitchen to the dining room, and ensuring that it is delivered promptly and correctly.

Why do restaurants need food runners?

Restaurants need food runners because they play an important role in ensuring that food is served promptly and correctly. Without food runners, restaurants would likely experience delays in food service, and customers would be left waiting longer for their food.

Food runners are an essential part of any restaurant, and their job is to make sure that food is delivered quickly and efficiently. By doing so, they help to ensure that customers are satisfied with their dining experience.

How Does Square for Restaruants support food runners?

Square’s restaurant point of sale has the ability to track seat numbers for each item ordered. This will be extremely beneficial for your food runners as it will designate which guest will receive which item so they don’t have to ask the diners who ordered each dish.

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