A Chief Steward trains, supports, and motivates the Back of House Team to deliver an excellent Guest and Member experience while managing cleaning schedules, moving and storing necessary equipment, and observing safety guidelines.
What will I be doing?
As a Chief Steward, you are responsible for training, supporting and motivating the Back of House Team to deliver an excellent Guest and Member experience.
A Chief Steward will also be required to manage cleaning schedules, observe COSHH and Hilton Hotel Health and Safety Manual guidelines, and ensure that machinery is operated properly, efficiently, and is moved, stored, and available when needed.
Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards :
Run the Back of House Department efficiently and to consistent high standards
Manage, train and develop the Back of House team
Ensure Back of House areas are maintained to the highest cleanliness standards and cleaning schedules are followed and completed
Ensure the flow and supply of operating equipment's meets bar, banqueting and restaurant requirements
Oversee the cleanliness of all food and beverage outlets and the Team Restaurant
Ensure the Stewarding Team has full knowledge and understanding of compliance regulations as they effect sanitation and hygiene, as set by internal and local legal requirements
Identify and develop new revenue opportunities
Work with the banqueting functions to ensure the accurate and timely preparation of individual plates / orders
Observe guidelines when handling hazardous substances and comply with all aspects of Health and Safety requirements
Report faults, misused or damaged equipment issues to the Back of House Manager, Head Chef, and / or Maintenance Manager
Ensure machinery is operated properly, efficiently, safely and in accordance with the Hotel Health and Safety Manual
Assist in the location, movement and storage of operational equipment
Assist in the stock take of equipment and other items as required
Work with all departments to ensure items that are required for service are available when needed
Ensure team members adhere to all Health and Safety and Hygiene Regulations
Carry out any other reasonable task set by the Hotel's Management
What are we looking for?
A Chief Steward serving Hilton brands is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow :
Good organisational and planning skills
Good communication skills
Ability to work under pressure
Ability to work on their own or in teams
Flexibility to respond to a range of various work situations
A passion for building excellent relationships with colleagues
It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions :
A high school certificate or equivalent and any other related qualifications
Previous experience in supervisory role
Experience in hotel / leisure industry