Executive Kitchen Steward

Property Westin Portland Harborview
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/13/2022 4:40 PM)
ID
2022-169484
Location
US-ME-Portland
Category
Culinary/Stewarding
Type
Regular
Status
Full-Time

Job Summary

The Executive Kitchen Steward manages non-food production areas within the kitchen such as the dishwashing and storage areas. Responsibilities include managing inventory and supplies such as glassware and utensils. This position leads efforts to promote overall cleanliness, sanitation, and compliance with state and local health regulations. Management-level associates are expected to work as much of each workday as is necessary to complete their job responsibilities; for OEM associates overtime does apply and is calculated accordingly.

Responsibilities

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent and at least 2 years of experience in stewarding kitchen maintenance kitchen operations or similar with at least one year experience in a supervisory capacity.
  • Knowledge of food and beverage service operation preferred.
  • Complies with certification requirements as applicable for position to include: Food Handlers Alcohol Awareness CPR and First Aid
  • Demonstrates familiarity with all Aimbridge Hospitality policies and house rules as well as hospitality terminology.
  • Has or can acquire Food Manager Certification (applicable state).

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Approaches all encounters with guests and associates in a friendly service oriented manner.
  • Controls and analyzes cost breakage and quality support provided to outlets banquets and other areas of all china glass and silver. Assists the Executive Chef maintain the culinary supplies.
  • Monitors condition and cleanliness of equipment
  • Monitors condition and cleanliness of all kitchen areas.
  • Recommends cleaning projects to Outlets Manager.
  • Participates in the preparation of the annual stewarding operating budget which supports the overall objectives of the Food & Beverage Department
  • Educates associates on current safety issues to ensure compliance with all health and safety regulations.
  • Informs management of hazardous situations emergencies or threats to security of guests employees or hotel assets
  • Determines the minimum and maximum stock and control the par stocks of all materials and equipment.
  • Leads supervises and directs the Stewarding department and prepares/conducts performance evaluations.
  • Ensures all Stewarding personnel fulfill their job functions appropriately.
  • Ensures the highest levels of sanitation and cleanliness of all facilities and equipment.
  • Purchases and stores food equipment and supplies as applicable and necessary.
  • Works closely with engineering department and schedules preventative maintenance work as needed.
  • Maintains costs by minimizing breakage loss and excessive chemical usage.
  • Ensures the proper handling of all chemicals.
  • Conducts and attends meetings as necessary.
  • Assists with other duties as needed which may include but is not limited to providing assistance with food dish-up completing set-up sheets etc.
  • Maintains open communication with other departments.
  • Participates in the property manager on duty program as assigned.

 

Property Details

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The Westin Portland Harborview provides travelers a perfect vantage point to explore Maine's largest city. Originally opened in 1927 as the Eastland Park Hotel, this historic hotel has been immaculately restored. Visitors can take a short walk to discover the Old Port and some of the best restaurants, retail shops, museums and artistic venues in Maine. Guests will leave feeling better than when they arrived when they stay over in our plush rooms and suites. Each of the guest rooms feature a stunning view of downtown, the harbor or Casco Bay. Guests can enjoy a thoroughly satisfying night's sleep in a Westin Heavenly® Bed. They can re-energize in our state-of-the-art Westin WORKOUT® Fitness Studio or relax with a massage, manicure and more at Artné Spa. We offer on-site dining, including the timelessly chic Top of the East rooftop restaurant with panoramic views. Weddings and meetings thrive here with nearly 15,000 square feet of event space and a spectacular grand ballroom.

 

Company Overview

As the global leader in third-party hotel management, our growing portfolio represents over 1,550 hotels in 49 states and 22 countries, from top international lodging brands to luxury hotels, destination resorts and lifestyle hotels. Our associates around the globe are passionate about serving our guests and driving exceptional results, and thrive in a culture where everyone is inspired to be the best. Join a world of possibility with Aimbridge Hospitality.

Benefits

After an initial waiting period, those hired into full time positions are eligible for a competitive benefits package that includes the following:

  • Now offering Daily Pay! Ask your Recruiter for more details
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Income
  • Term Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k Retirement Plan

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