Steward Ejecutivo - The Willard InterContinental Washington
Marca del hotel: InterContinental
Ubicación: Estados Unidos, DC, Washington
Hotel: The Willard Washington D.C. (WASHA), 1401 Pennsylvania Ave Nw, 20004
Número de empleo: 119381
Do you see yourself as an Executive Steward? What's your passion? At IHG we're interested in YOU. We employ people who apply the same amount of care and passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies - people who put our guests at the heart of everything they do. And we're looking for more people like this to join our friendly and professional team.
As the world’s largest family of luxury hotels, we all take great pride in being genuine ambassadors of the InterContinental® brand. Shaped by decades of international know-how and local insights, our passion for luxury travel spans cultures and customs. Inspiring us to create warm and sophisticated experiences for those seeking a richer perspective on the world. Each of our hotels cultivates a distinctive style and ambience where we embrace every opportunity to give our guests a personal and enriching experience. If you’d like to embrace a wider world of experiences and opportunities, we’d like to welcome you to the world’s most international luxury hotel brand.
The Willard InterContinental Washington, DC is one of the most iconic hotels in the Nation’s Capital. Since 1818, the Willard InterContinental Hotel has played host to the world’s social and political elite. Often referred to as the ‘Residence of Presidents’, The Willard has welcomed U.S. presidents, foreign dignitaries and celebrities, as well as has been the site of many historic moments in U.S. history. Located in the heart of the nation's capital on Pennsylvania Avenue, the Willard continues to be the hotel of choice for heads of state and leaders of the world's business, cultural, social and political sectors. The hotel's 335 well-appointed large guestrooms include 41 elegant suites. Dining options consist of the Cafe du Parc, a popular French bistro with seasonal outdoor seating, traditional Afternoon Tea in Peacock Alley, the classic Round Robin Bar and Private In-Room Dining. There is over 20,000 square feet of Conference and Banquet space and the hotel hosts events ranging from intimate meetings to luxurious weddings. The Willard InterContinental combines heritage, sustainability and luxury with contemporary comfort and the latest technology.
Your Day to Day
Supervise day-to-day operation of stewarding department. Responsible for total maintenance and sanitation in all food production service areas. Control storeroom orders and issue all china, silver and glass. Ensure all food and beverage outlets have sufficient equipment to perform adequately.
Control and analyze cost, breakage and quality of support provided to outlets, banquets and other areas. Monitor condition and cleanliness of equipment.
Control expenses in accordance with established budget. Participation in the preparation of the annual stewarding operating budget which supports the overall objectives of the Food & Beverage Department. Maintain procedures for security of inventory.
Supervise day-to-day operations and assignments of the stewarding staff, communicate objectives and expectations, and assign/schedule work. Communicate and enforce policies and procedures.
Promote teamwork and quality service through daily communication and coordination with other departments. Key departmental contacts include Catering, Banquets, Outlets, Maintenance, and Guest Services.
May interact with outside contacts:
- Guests – to ensure their total satisfaction
- Suppliers – regarding orders and invoices
- Guest Experience:
Educate employees on current safety issues to ensure compliance with all health and safety regulations. Inform management of hazardous situations, emergencies or threats to the security of guests, employees or hotel assets. Schedule preventative maintenance and repairs as needed. Ensure that equipment is prepared and operational for the following day’s work.
Manage the stewarding function in all kitchen areas to promote overall cleanliness, sanitation and compliance with state and local health regulations. Stewarding functions include setting up work stations, cleanliness and storage of dishes, filling dish machines, ensuring correct chemical levels, maintaining efficient traffic patterns in kitchen, etc.
Determine the minimum and maximum stocks and control the par stocks of all materials and equipment. Liaise with the Purchasing Department and suppliers regarding purchasing needs for the stewarding operation.
Conduct daily briefings as needed to obtain optimal results.
May conduct inventories as needed.
What We Need From You
High school diploma or equivalent and two years’ experience in stewarding, kitchen maintenance, kitchen operations or similar, with at least one year in a supervisory capacity. Knowledge of food and beverage service operation preferred.
This job requires ability to perform the following:
- Carrying or lifting items weighing up to 50 pounds
- Standing up and moving about the kitchen
- Handling food, objects, products and utensils
- Bending, stooping, kneeling
Communication skills are utilized a significant amount of time when interacting with others.
Problem solving, reasoning, motivating, organizational and training abilities are used often.
Reading and writing abilities are utilized when assisting in the scheduling of the stewarding staff, or when monitoring inventory.
May be required to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays.
The statements in this job description are intended to describe the essential nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be ALL responsibilities or qualifications of the job.
What We Offer
In return we'll give you a competitive financial and benefits package which can include healthcare and dental coverage, disability and life insurance, and a matched 401(k) program. Hotel discounts worldwide are available as well as the chance to work with a great team of people. Most importantly, we'll give you the room to be yourself.
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As the world’s first and most global luxury hotel brand, InterContinental Hotels & Resorts has pioneered international travel since the 1940s, we are passionate about sharing our renowned international know-how and cultural wisdom in truly impressive surroundings. We all take great pride in being genuine ambassadors of the InterContinental®️ brand and to be part of the brand you will have a thirst for travel, passion for culture and appreciation for diversity. We create inspiring experiences for those seeking a richer perspective on the world. If you’d like to embrace a world of opportunities, we’d like to welcome you to the world’s most international luxury hotel brand. Let’s Go Further Together.
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Don't quite meet every single requirement, but still believe you'd be a great fit for the job? We'll never know unless you hit the 'Apply' button. Start your journey with us today.