Assistant Executive Steward
Washington, DC 
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Posted 18 days ago
Job Description
Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center (RRB/ITC) is a dynamic hub for government, business, commerce and the community, in the heart of the nation’s capital. As the first and only federal building dedicated to both public and private use, the Reagan Building is the official World Trade Center Washington, DC, featuring a premier conference and events center, executive office space, attractions and exhibits, retail, dining, parking and public programming.  

Trade Center Management Associates (TCMA, A Drew Company), the exclusive manager of the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, is seeking an Assistant Executive Steward to join our Food and Beverage team.

The Assistant Executive Steward works with the Executive Steward to coordinate and oversee all stewarding operations, providing support for the Culinary and Events Departments.  Ensures the cleanliness of all kitchen and pantry areas and other places used for dispatch and breakdown of food and maintains inventory of china, glass and silver, ensuring that all equipment is clean and in proper working order. 

Essential Functions
  • Maintenance and care of all food and beverage equipment
  • Maintain a perpetual inventory of all food and beverage equipment and par levels
  • Ensure that equipment is stored properly and cleaned properly for use
  • Revise and maintain policies and procedures to minimize breakage and shrinkage, and reinforce with training
  • Ensure the cleanliness and organization of all kitchen areas, pantries, dispatch areas, loading dock and employee locker rooms
  • Ensure that all food and equipment is dispatched to the appropriate place to facilitate food and beverage service as specified on the banquet event orders
  • Schedule staff properly to provide necessary support for plate-ups, dispatch and breakdown stations, delivery of equipment for set-up, and proper breakdown and storage of equipment
  • Maintain three sets of up to date MSDA sheets for chemicals used in the Stewarding department and ensure that they are stored in the proper places
  • Train staff on all machinery, equipment and chemicals used
  • Ensure that the dish machines are performing up to standards and that equipment is cleaned properly
  • Report and/or remedy any unsanitary or unsafe conditions immediately
  • Establish and maintain ongoing training programs for each position in the Stewarding department
  • Administer employee counseling when appropriate consistent with TCMA’s policies and procedures, following the direction of the Executive Steward.
Job Requirements
  • Minimum of one year in a supervisory position in a high volume food and beverage operations  
  • Ability to work flexible schedule to include days, nights, weekends and holidays
  • Experience with Microsoft word and excel (or equivalent)
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of kitchen equipment use and operation

 
Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities

 

Job Summary
Start Date
Immediately
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
40
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
Varies
Salary and Benefits
$60,000 - $70,000
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
4 to 5 years
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