Steward

Department: Culinary

Reports to: Executive Chef

Status: Non-Exempt

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Job Summary:

The Kitchen Steward will be responsible for assisting the kitchen staff with all their pots, pans, dinnerware, flatware, and glassware to ensure they are readily available for all activities within the hotel. The Kitchen Steward is to uphold the Innovation Hotel standards and Mainsail Lodging & Development standards.

**Please note, Mainsail Lodging & Development is a drug-free workplace. Pre-employment screening, to include a background test and drug screen, is required for all candidates offered a position.

Essential Functions

  • Washing dishes to include machine and hand washing
  • General cleaning to include equipment, sweeping & mopping floors, walls, coolers, and freezers
  • Basic food prep – peeling vegetables, portioning product, etc.
  • Wash dishes, glassware, flatware, pots and pans using dishwasher or by hand
  • Restock clean dishes, flatware, and all cooking equipment in the appropriate storage areas and cook line
  • Maintain the kitchen work area in an orderly and clean condition
  • Follow proper hand washing procedures
  • Assist with plate up dinners during banquets
  • Stock supplies for the kitchen in specified locations and maintain area in order
  • Sort and remove trash and clean the garbage cans / whales daily
  • Maintain trash area and place in proper area for pickup
  • Assist with loading and unloading of food deliveries and supplies
  • Maintain a professional presentable uniform and personal grooming
  • Able to effectively communicate with the team on a daily basis
  • Maintain a sense of ownership for the hotel / restaurant
  • Follow SafeStaff sanitary compliance throughout every area
  • Follow all safety procedures to include knife safety
  • Ability to use knives, kitchen machinery safely and effectively.

Education & Experience

  • High School diploma or higher
  • Previous restaurant kitchen experience preferred
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Serve Safe certified preferred

 Physical Demands

  • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to communicate clearly
  • Corrected vision to normal range
  • Ability to work long hours as needed

Mental Demands

  • Make sound judgments quickly
  • Ability to work with others in a high demand kitchen
  • Work on multiple tasks, making appropriate progress towards deadlines
  • Able to work independently, take direction, and provide direction to others
  • Manage differing personalities within the kitchen, the hotel and the community
  • Maintain the highest degree of confidentiality
  • Ability to work effectively in stressful, high pressure situations
  • Ability to effectively handle challenges in the workplace, including anticipating, preventing, identifying, and solving problems as necessary

 

Career Information

Date Posted:
October 22, 2019

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