Food Order Expediter

Call out and verify food orders in restaurants.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$17,000 – $33,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Food Order Expediters do?

Calls out and verifies food orders in drive-in restaurant or restaurant specializing in fast service: Removes order placed on device, such as wheel or nail board, at kitchen service counter. Calls out food orders to cooks and pantry and fountain workers. Examines portioning and garnishing of completed food order. Reviews order for accuracy and tabulates check. Notifies serving personnel when order is ready. May record count of items, such as entrees drawn from supply or entrees served, to accumulate food control data. May prepare and cook foods that can be completed in short time [COOK, FAST FOOD 313.374-010].

Should I be a Food Order Expediter?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Food Aide

    How to become a Food Order Expediter

    Food Order Expediters generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Food Order Expediter-related education!
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