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Restaurant 101

Restaurant 101: Expo

Expo: short for “expediter”, a person who organizes the flow of food from the kitchen into the dining room. This requires a strong knowledge of how long it takes each dish to cook (cook time) and how quickly the kitchen is currently cooking each dish (ticket time). Good expos will […]

Restaurant 101

Restaurant 101: What does a Runner/ Expo Do?

While dining out you have probably heard the terms “Expo” and “Runner,” but have you ever wondered what those words mean in a restaurant setting? Essentially, the food runners (a.k.a Runner) and Expediter (a.k.a Expo) make sure that all your food comes out at the same time and in a […]