Steward Job Description

Steward Job Description

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Steward provides support to customers regarding EHS/Regulatory issues and training for handling and use of products within the PMN portfolio.

Steward Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective steward job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included steward job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Provides proper support to other departments involved in overall kitchen success
Consistently meet required sanitation standards
Ensure recycling and garbage is placed in appropriate bins/areas
Maintain a clean and safe environment by following all sanitation codes and EcoSure standards, ensuring proper food handling procedures are followed
Set up work station as required to include filling dish machine, checking chemical levels, presoaking and gathering required set-up equipment for appropriate work stations
Check the working conditions of equipment and machinery in accordance with specifications
Transport garbage containers from Kitchen and work areas to Dumpster
Use designated chemicals, supplies and equipment to clean various floor surfaces (brooms, mops, stripper, buffer)
This person is also responsible for the disposal of all food and beverage refuse
Support Chief Steward to ensure security incidents in your operational area are reviewed and corrective measures implemented to prevent recurring incidents

Steward Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Steward

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: HACCP, WHMIS, APICS, MRP

Education for Steward

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the steward job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Primary Degree in Culinary, General Education, Hospitality, Business/Administration, Hotel and Restaurant Management, Education, Business, Engineering, Computer Science, Technology

Skills for Steward

Desired skills for steward include:

Proper safe handling techniques for all chemicals used
Measurements and volume
Proper chemical handling
Basic Food Hygiene
Proper cleaning techniques
Requirements and use of equipment/machinery
Basic math
Flavor profiles and how they are made
Imported and domestic varieties

Desired experience for steward includes:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk and talk or hear
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions
Sort and rinse dirty dishware, glassware, tableware, appropriate kitchen utensils and place through dishwashing machine
Sort and stack clean dishes, carrying to the kitchen line and other proper storage areas
Rewash soiled dishes as required
Hand wash pots, pans and trays

Steward Examples


Steward Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of steward. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for steward
  • Responsible for all aspects of dish/pot washing including but not limited to
  • Stocking stores
  • Setting up and tearing down for wine tastings and events
  • Clean and maintain the sanitation of kitchen equipment and other areas assigned
  • Clean all china, glassware, and silver pieces according to sanitation standards
  • Stock the hot line with adequate supply of chinaware, plate covers and anything necessary to present food
  • Pick up and dispose of trash, cardboard, in all food and beverage areas
  • Ensure all kettles are cleaned when shift begins
  • Wash all pots and pans and store neatly
  • All food stains, smoke stain, must be removed before storage takes place
Qualifications for steward
  • Assemble/disassemble dishwashing machine
  • Must notify Manager when dish machine wash or rinse cycle falls below safety standard temperatures
  • Must be able to lift, push and pull up to 75 lbs on a regular and continuing basis
  • Must be able to stand and exert well-paced mobility, including bending, kneeling, squatting and reaching
  • Prefer 1 year of experience but will train
  • Maintain a high standard of cleanliness and orderliness in all kitchen, back dock, dumpster and utility work areas

Steward Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of steward. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for steward
  • Keep the workspace clear
  • All counters must be cleaned at the end of the shift
  • Clean dishes, glasses, cutlery using dish-washer and by hand
  • Set up work station as required including filling dish machine, checking chemical levels, presoaking, and gathering required set-up equipment for appropriate work stations
  • Clean designated equipment, such as hoods, filters, steam tables, bus tables, carts, ovens and grills, sinks, refrigerator/freezers, service areas, walls, floors, kitchen cafeteria dump site/compactor area as assigned
  • Empty and clean trash cans when they become full
  • Ensure adequate supply of trays, plates, utensils, napkins, condiments, and other cafeteria supplies to serve all hotel employees
  • Document receipt, storage and disbursement of items
  • Issue merchandise, including food, beverages, alcohol, and/or non-food products, as requested on authorized requisitions
  • Ensures wash and rinse cycle temperature settings are accurate
Qualifications for steward
  • Advanced English reading and communication skills
  • Must be able to work in extreme temperatures (freezers and walk-in refrigerators)
  • Fills and drains dish machine
  • Refills dish machine with clean water before cleaning glassware
  • Pre-cleans all dishware that goes into the dish machine
  • Cleans, sanitizes and wipes down dish table

Steward Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of steward. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for steward
  • Maintains floor to remove standing water and debris
  • Continually maintains cleanliness and equipment maintenance to include deep cleaning when necessary
  • Keeps kitchen organized and ensures that all equipment, products and materials are properly stored
  • Follows and is knowledgeable of Osha chemical requirements and maintains chemical amounts as posted on Ecolab chart
  • Disposes chemicals in accordance to Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) requirements
  • Ensures kitchen and Health Department sanitation requirements are maintained at all times
  • Assists in the prep area during down time
  • Performs all duties in adherence to all company standards and policy
  • Must have the ability to work a flexible schedule and late hours when necessary
  • Set up designated wares for Banquet functions and transport to function area
Qualifications for steward
  • Willingness and ability to work hard labor
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time and push and pull or lift up to 50lbs
  • Must have open availability to include evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Previous Stewarding experience is strongly preferred
  • Set up equipment on buffet tables as directed for specified functions
  • Set up all Kitchen equipment and plate requirements

Steward Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of steward. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for steward
  • Prepare coffee as assigned, following specifications
  • Fill water glasses with ice and water
  • Assist the Banquet Chef with plating up hot Banquet meals
  • Ability to work well with minimal or no supervision
  • Assist in putting away bi weekly Grocery order
  • Insure the cleanliness of all floors, walls, dishes, pots
  • Sort and remove trash, placing it in the designated pickup/receptacle area
  • To clean all restaurant, banquet and kitchen wares and store in a clean and organized manner
  • Keep the dish machine clean and report any functional or mechanic problems immediately
  • Bag and haul dish area trash to dumpster when necessary
Qualifications for steward
  • Ability and willingness to work between various which includes working on weekends and holidays
  • Medium to heavy lifting capabilities
  • Must be able to work weekends and holiday shifts
  • Previous stewarding experience preferred
  • Must have no chemical allergies
  • Working knowledge is typically learned on-the-job

Steward Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of steward. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for steward
  • Stock and maintain the Employee Cafeteria ensuring that employee meals are provided in a timely manner with the proper utensils and products for the meal of the day and the cafeteria remains clean, stocked, and organized at all times
  • Clean and maintain with supplies, the employee restrooms
  • To follow green recycling procedures
  • Cleans, washes, dries and polishes all items processed through the dishwashing area using the machinery, equipment and products provided
  • Returns cleaned items to respective areas
  • Ensures proper handling of all items, machinery and equipment
  • Cleans kitchen including floors and halls as outlined in the cleaning schedule and as directed
  • Cleans refrigerators, cupboards, hot plates and other fixtures as outlined in the cleaning schedule and as directed
  • Cleans stoves, Bain maries, storage racks and other equipment after each meal period and as directed
  • Takes all full bins from all kitchens and restaurants to the garbage fridge
Qualifications for steward
  • Must be fully available to work morning, and daytime, and evening hours
  • Prior hospitality or restaurant experience preferred, however, no prior experience required
  • Must be able to work a flexible shift, weekends and holidays
  • Maintain Company Standards
  • One (1) year kitchen cleaning experience preferred
  • Knowledge of cleaning detergents, chemicals and washing equipment and the proper safety procedures for their use

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