Food Runner

Sfoglina Downtown



Fabio Trabocchi Restaurants by James Beard Award Winning and Michelin-Starred Chef Fabio Trabocchi are now accepting applications for our Food Runner opportunity within our acclaimed and celebrated restaurant, Sfoglina Pasta Housa, located in Washington, D.C.

Sfoglina (pronounced "sfoal-yee-nah") is named for the female artisans and Italian cultural icons that carry on the tradition of rolling sheets of pasta by hand with a rolling pin, a technique passed through the generations. [ learn more about our Sfoglina restaurants by visiting: ]

We are seeking experienced and confident people who understands the standards of world class service and hospitality, so if you'd like to be a part of a growing restaurant group and work with some of the city's best hospitality and culinary professionals, we would love to meet you!

Some of our recent award and accolades include but not limited to:

  • Michelin "Bib Gourmand" 2018, 2019
  • Thrillist, "DC's Best New Restaurants of 2017" November 2017
  • Washington Post s #2 Best New Restaurant, 2017 (Spring Dining Guide)
  • 3 Stars, Washington Post, 2017
  • DC Magazine s Top 10 Most Exciting New Restaurants July 2017
  • Zagat s Hottest Italian Restaurants in DC 2016
  • Zagat s 10 Most Important Restaurant Openings in DC 2016
  • Washingtonian #35 in "100 Very Best Restaurants" 2017
  • RAMMY Award Nominee, Rising Culinary Star Chef Erin Clarke 2016
  • Zagat s Hottest Italian Restaurants in DC 2016


  • Be a part of an award winning restaurant group which continues to grow
  • Competitive Pay
  • Company sponsored health care plan and optional vision/dental coverage after 60 days of full time
  • Excellent training & development opportunities
  • Employee Meals
  • Referral Bonuses


  • Minimum of 1-2 years of relevant runner experience in a fine dining or upscale restaurant/luxury hotel
  • An appetite for providing memorable hospitality
  • Excellent emotional self-awareness under pressure
  • Gracious and pleasant demeanor with a positive attitude
  • Professional appearance and grooming standards appropriate for a premier fine dining restaurant

How to apply:

Please apply with an updated copy of your resume, via the following link:

For a list of all open positions, visit our restaurant websites at:

To learn more about our company, watch our Join our Journey video on YouTube.

More detail about Sfoglina Downtown part of Fabio Trabocchi Restaurants, please visit

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