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Lead Steward

posted October 30, 2019

El Monte Sagrado Living Resort & Spa
Taos, NM
508640 l

About This Job

Heritage Hotels & Resorts is Seeking Qualified Candidates for Dishwasher P/T On-Call Seasonal at El Monte Sagrado.  Help us preserve and advance New Mexico’s cultural heritage while growing your career in hospitality!  Thanks for applying with us. 

What We Offer:  Competitive Wages and Career Advancement, Benefits for F/T & P/T Employees, including Medical, Dental, Vision, Flex Spending, Life Insurance, Holiday Pay, Paid Time Off, Dining Discounts, Hotel Room Discounts for Employees and their Friends and Families, Cell Plan Discounts, Employee Referral Bonus Program

El Monte Sagrado means "The Holy Mountain." The word "Sagrado" also means "sanctuary." Indeed, a stay at El Monte Sagrado Living Resort and Spa offers a luxurious and lush retreat from a hectic world.

One of two Heritage Hotels & Resorts spaces in Taos, New Mexico, El Monte Sagrado is a trailblazer in the area of eco-resorts, both in development and sustainability.

El Monte Sagrado is seeking a Full Time Lead Steward must be able to work  holidays, weekends and various hours throughout the week.

What you will be doing

The Lead Steward is primarily responsible for assisting in the cleanliness of all of the kitchens, service pantry, silver, china and glassware.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Directs, assists, supervises and trains all dishwashers in maintaining all culinary work areas and equipment in a clean and orderly condition.
  • Trains team members in chemical usage and appropriate food handling practices.
  • Takes inventory, places orders and receives orders on each shift.
  • Delegates shift station responsibilities and supervises kitchen when called upon.
  • Practices safe food handling and sanitation duties as directed by management.
  • Demonstrates willingness to assist other team members as needed without being asked.
  • Reports any equipment malfunctions; maintains station in a neat and orderly manner.
  • Perform other duties as assigned to support the efficient operation of the department.


  • Food Handlers Card

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About This Employer

El Monte Sagrado Living Resort & Spa

317 Kit Carson Road
Taos, NM 87571

(575) 758-3502

84 Room Resort

Luxury in the Heart of Taos

Just three blocks from Taos Plaza, El Monte Sagrado Living Resort and Spa offers a secluded yet indulgent sanctuary. In harmonious coexistence with its natural setting, El Monte Sagrado is surrounded by towering mountains and rustic high desert, sunlit, fish-filled streams, tropical flora and the sounds of calming waterfalls. Guests are inspired by the nurturing ambiance and mystique of the resort. 

The Living Spa

Immerse yourself in a world of serenity, wellness and life enrichment in El Monte Sagrado's award-winning Taos spa. Delight in an all-encompassing, eco-friendly, romantic, revitalizing and healing retreat. The Living Spa features artistically designed treatment rooms and beautifully landscaped grounds for meditation and relaxation.

Weddings & Meetings

El Monte Sagrado offers 7,000 square feet of function space, including the 2,400 square foot Rio Grande Ballroom and the 1,400 square foot Sandoval Room. Also available are galleries, board rooms and other meeting and event spaces, all perfect for Northern New Mexico and Taos retreats, reunions, receptions, events and fundraisers.

El Monte Sagrado offers unmatched Taos wedding spaces, perfect for indoor or outdoor wedding ceremonies and receptions, and made even more perfect with the backdrop of the Taos Mountain. The Sacred Circle is surrounded by waterfalls, ponds and towering cottonwoods, and the Taos Mountain Lawn features a perfectly manicured lawn for ceremonies and/or receptions up to 400 people.