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The Steward works with the culinary team to clean and sanitize pots, pans, utensils, the kitchen and other kitchen equipment, in accordance with time, product and placement standards to ensure total guest satisfaction.


Job Description

The Steward sets the tone for Sonesta’s mission by always going above and beyond for our guests and coworkers.  The role’s responsibility is to clean, sanitize, transport and store pots and pans, china, glassware, silverware and other equipment to be used in the Food and Beverage department. The Steward is also responsible maintaining the cleanliness of the kitchen, storage areas, dumpster area and back dock area according to established safety and sanitation guidelines. The ideal candidate has a passion for hospitality and providing exceptional service.


Job Description

Work Environment

  • Must be able work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Majority of work takes place indoors.
  • Must be able to tolerate extreme temperatures - i.e. freezers, loading dock.


Physical Demands

  • Must be able to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 20 pounds of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
  • Must be able to push and pull equipment weighing up to 250 lbs.
  • Frequent bending, kneeling and reaching.
  • Ability to stand during entire shift.


Expected Hours of Work

  • Must be flexible to work variable days of the week to include weekends and holidays.
  • Must be flexible to work variable shifts (days, nights, overnights).
  • Ten to twelve hour shifts sometimes required.


Education and Experience

  • Previous experience as a kitchen worker preferred.
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred.


Principle duties and responsibilities (Essential Functions) include:

  • Operate dish machine, clean and sanitize pots and pans, china, glassware, flatware, kitchen equipment and other utensils.
  • Store all clean pots and pans, china, glassware, flatware, kitchen equipment and other utensils to its proper storage location using care to minimize breakage.
  • Clean and sanitize the kitchen and food preparation areas.
  • Sweep and mop all kitchen floors and other assigned areas.
  • Collect and properly dispose of trash.
  • Service food for the Employee Cafeteria as specified by the Chef or Kitchen Supervisor.
  • Adhere to established safety and sanitation guidelines.


  • Adhere to uniform and grooming standards.
  • Perform other duties or projects as requested by management.


Additional Job Description




Sonesta recognizes that benefits play a vital role in helping ensure the health and financial security of employees and their families. We offer a variety of benefits to our employees including:


  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Health Savings Account with Company Match
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacation and Sick Days
  • Sonesta Hotel Discounts
  • Educational Assistance
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Company Paid Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Various Employee Perks and Discounts



Upon submitting your application, please ensure you complete a full application in addition to attaching a resume. Incomplete applications received will not be considered. 

Required qualifications:

  • 18 years or older
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States
  • At least high school diploma or equivalent or higher
  • Able to comfortably lift 50 lbs
  • Able to stand for duration of shift
Posting ID: 639224299 Posted: 2021-10-26 Job Title: Steward