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Dishwasher/Utility Steward

posted June 25, 2019

The Langham Huntington Pasadena
Pasadena, CA
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About This Job

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF POSITION:

Transport and clean cooking utensils and service ware in order to provide cooks, bus persons and food servers with appropriate equipment for guests’ dining experience.  Also requires cleaning of physical surrounding.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND JOB DUTIES:

  • Promptly and carefully sort soiled ware so that it can be put through the dish or pot machine properly.  Quickly wash all ware and replace in storage areas as designated.  Physical strength and stamina are essential to this position due to the high activity level.
  • Check station before, during and after shift for proper set-up and cleanliness.
  • Keep dish machine properly cleaned and filled with water per hotel standards.
  • Operate burnishing machine to ensure proper finish on silverware.
  • Polish silver for proper appearance
  • Clean Kettles, tilt skillets, pots and pans promptly and completely so cooks can carry out their work.
  • Empty all trash in service areas at predetermined times and upon request from the manager.
  • Perform general /routine cleaning tasks using standard hotel cleaning products as assigned by supervisor to adhere to health standards.
  • Clean and dry floors to avoid slip/fall accidents.
  • Separate linen from other debris.
  • Perform other duties as requested, such as moving supplies and equipment, cleaning up spills, etc.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Lifting objects weighing 50 pounds with the ability to push, pull or transport material weighing 600 pounds through crowded area. Carrying objects weighing 50 pounds for short distances.  Walking and standing for a significant period of work shift is required.  Physical activates include lifting, pushing, pulling, carrying, seeing, hearing, talking, walking, standing, bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, stretching, grasping and holding.

SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Knowledge of service ware and how to maintain same in order to compliment guest experience. 
  • Ability to push/pull service carts fully loaded with soiled ware.
  • Ability to read the English language so as to fully comprehend job requests, caution notices and similar written materials.
  • Ability to transport heavy objects through a crowded room.
  • Ability to grasp, lift and/or carry or otherwise move or push goods on a hand cart/truck weighing a maximum of 50 lbs.

EDUCATION REQUIRED:

Any combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge skills and abilities.  High school education preferred, G.E.D. accepted. diploma preferred.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

Previous stewarding experience preferred but not necessary.  Prior hospitality experience preferred. 

LICENSES OR CERTIFICATES:

 Ability to obtain any government required licenses or certificates. 

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About This Employer

The Langham Huntington Pasadena

1401 South Oak Knoll Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91106

(626) 568-3900

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HOTEL AT A GLANCE

Los Angeles' original getaway. Experience our iconic landmark hotel located in charming Pasadena, just minutes from Downtown.

ROOMS AND SUITES

379 elegantly furnished rooms, suites, and cottages. Each designed to reflect the grace and beauty of classic Southern California. All with expansive views of the surrounding landscape and nearby mountains. Each room a quiet haven and an escape from bustling city life.

DINING

Exquisite cuisine served in extraordinary settings. Savour expertly grilled USDA Prime Cuts, Australian Wagyu or Japanese Kobe steaks at The Royce. Enjoy a California bistro-style menu with fresh, local ingredients at The Terrace. For a taste of our British heritage, The Lobby Lounge offers our signature Langham Afternoon Tea with Wedgwood. And for those seeking a more relaxed environment, The Tap Room serves classic cocktails, premium beers on tap, and a variety of artisanal wines.

SPA AND FITNESS

At our award-winning Chuan Spa, pamper yourself with treatments inspired by Traditional Chinese Medicine combined with cutting-edge skin care technology. From facials to massages, our expert therapists will help rejuvenate and revitalise your mind, body, and soul. For guests seeking a more active experience, our state-of-the-art Fitness Centre and heated outdoor pool will help you keep fit on your travels.

MEETINGS AND EVENTS

Lush gardens, historic ballrooms, and private boardrooms. More than 50,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting and event space. State-of-the-art audio-visual equipment and wireless Internet to keep everyone connected. A skilled team to provide specialised service and make planning a successful event a seamless experience.