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Steward

Company: Hyatt Regency Bethesda
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Job Description:

Highgate Hotels:Highgate is a leading real estate investment and hospitality management company widely recognized as an innovator in the industry. Highgate is the dominant player in major U.S. gateway cities including New York, Boston, Miami, San Francisco and Honolulu, with a growing Caribbean and Latin America footprint. The hospitality forward company provides expert guidance through all stages of the property cycle, from planning and development through recapitalization or disposition. Highgate has a proven record of developing its diverse portfolio of bespoke lifestyle hotel brands, legacy brands, and independent hotels and resorts with contemporary programming and digital acumen. The company utilizes industry-leading revenue management tools that efficiently identify and predict evolving market dynamics to drive outperformance and maximize asset value. With an executive team consisting of some of the most experienced hotel management leaders, the company is a trusted partner for top ownership groups and major hotel brands. Highgate maintains corporate offices in New York, Chicago, Dallas, London, Miami, and Seattle. www.highgate.com.Location:Hyatt Regency Bethesda is an iconic hotel located in the heart of downtown Bethesda. Nestled above the Bethesda Metro Red Line, the hotel offers easy access to Washington DCs famous museums, monuments and zoo and is only minutes from Bethesda Row, which offers unlimited shopping, dining, and entertainment. The Hotel offers 390 modern guestrooms with upscale amenities.Overview:The Steward/Potwasher/Warewasher is responsible for maintaining cleanliness and proper storage of all china, glass, and silver, and ensuring the highest standards of sanitation. He/she is also responsible for assisting the kitchen staff in maintaining the cleanliness of the kitchen and all storage areas; specifically for cleaning all equipment, utensils, and the physical work area. He/she is also responsible for assisting with proper food storage and rotation.Responsibilities:Maintain a high standard of cleanliness and orderliness in all kitchens, back dock, dumpster and utility work areas.Heavy duty cleaning of ovens, grills, sinks, walls, floors, walk-in refrigerators and freezers and other heavy kitchen equipment.Wash pots, pans, and kitchen utensils following proper procedure for their cleanliness and sanitation, and Vacuum carpeted areas through the food and beverage outlets.Sweep, mop and wash floors in all food and beverage areas, kitchen, and restaurant and dock area.Keep management informed of shortage of equipment and supplies.Operate the dishwashing equipment to ensure that all china, glass, and silver are cleaned thoroughly and sanitation of such is maintained.Return all clean china, glass, and silver to its proper storage location using care to minimize breakage.Knowledge of proper safe handling techniques for all chemicals used.Report any faulty equipment to management immediately.Empty garbage from the Food and Beverage areas into the hotel dumpster.Know the location and operation of all fire extinguishing equipment.Practice safe work habits at all times to avoid possible injury to self or other employees.Follow the proper procedures in the breakdown, cleaning and reassembling of all kitchen equipment, as needed.Follow all sanitation standards.Assist in the set up and breakdown of the restaurant buffet as required.Assist Banquets by supplying china, glass, and silver as required by business demandQualifications:High School diploma or equivalent and/or experience in a hotel or a related field preferred.Flexible and long hours sometimes required.Heavy work - Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 50 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.Ability to stand during entire shift.Ability to withstand temperature variations, both hot and cold.Maintain a warm and friendly demeanor at all times.Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and written, with all level of employees and guests in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service oriented manner.Must be effective at listening to, understanding, and clarifying concerns raised by employees and guests.Must be able to multitask and prioritize departmental functions to meet deadlines.Approach all encounters with guests and employees in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service-oriented manner.Attend all hotel required meetings and trainings.Maintain regular attendance in compliance with Highgate Hotel Standards, as required by scheduling, which will vary according to the needs of the hotel.Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which includes wearing the proper uniform and nametag.Comply with Highgate Hotel Standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations.Maximize efforts towards productivity, identify problem areas and assist in implementing solutions.Must be effective in handling problems, including anticipating, preventing, identifying and solving problems as necessary.Must be able to understand and apply complex information, data, etc. from various sources to meet appropriate objectives.Must be able to cross-train in other hotel related areas. Must be able to show initiative, including anticipating guest or operational needs.Perform other duties as requested by management. Associated topics: cleaning, cleanliness, cookware, dishwasher steward, duties, housekeeping, lavaplatos, sanitation, stock, utensils

Keywords: Hyatt Regency Bethesda, Bethesda , Steward, Other , Bethesda, Maryland

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