Lead Steward

The Estate Yountville

Posted February 7, 2019


Job Description

Will be working very closely with the Executive Chef, keeping all outlets supplied with equipment, inventory of all china, glass, and silver. Organization of all back of the house F&B areas. Help direct the stewarding team on a daily basis to ensure a smooth operation work flow. Work in the stewarding department washing dishes and keeping the area clean.


1 - 2 years of stewarding or food and beverage experience required. Good organizational skills and attention to detail. Self-motivated person with a positive work ethic. Must be available flexible hours, and willing to work weekends, holidays and possibly a late night shift. Standing and walking are continuous in this role, as are bending reaching and lifting. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and push and pull up to 250 pounds (with or without assistance or accommodation). Must be able to speak English fluently to communicate to the team and managers. Should have or be able to obtain Servfesafe certification.

Primarily Responsible for Operating and maintain cleaning equipment and tools. Also responsible for washing dishes, china ware, flatware, cutlery, crockery, kitchen vessels, sweeping  and mopping floors, cleaning and detailing equipment's etc. Maintains the kitchen, dish washing and back area in an inspection-ready condition in accordance with local authority and hotel guidelines.


Ensure the kitchen is clean, well maintained and organized at all times.

Ensure floors are dry and clean at all times.

Operate pot-washing machinery and maintain a hygienic working environment in accordance with hygiene regulations and company standards.

Adhere to all sanitation guidelines.

Assist the Cooks and Servers as and when necessary.

Collects and removes trash from all areas of the operation following established procedures.

Dispose of waste as per the hotel and authority standards and Adhere to recycling guidelines.

Ensure waste bin area is kept clean and tidy.

Carry out general cleaning as directed to include sweeping, mopping up, washing up, emptying of rubbish bins and boxes ensuring placement in the correct containers

Cleans and sanitizes pots, pans, utensils, and other minor equipment routinely used in the kitchen following established procedures.

Cleans and maintains floors and walls in kitchen and dish washing area by following standard procedures.

Cleans and sanitizes dishes and related service-ware following established procedures.

Cleans large equipment as assigned, following established procedures.

Consistently adheres to SDS (Safety Data Sheet) information related to the proper and safe use of chemicals in the workplace.

Knowledge and proficiency to operate industrial dish washers.

Ensure all equipment is clean and in good working order.

Check all chemical levels and inventory.

Wash, Wipe, Sort, stack dishes, and load/unload dishwasher

Wash, Wipe, Sort, stack and store all cleaned items in an organised and safe manner.

If any breakages or chipped items found then remove them from circulation and update the breakage and inventory register.

Clean, sanitize and close workstations.

Uses and maintains all equipment's according to manufacturer and department guidelines.

Report any maintenance or hazard issues to the chief steward / stewarding manager.

Assist in light food preparation as directed by manager or chef on duty.

Assist in serving food and beverages to the residents in the dining room.

The Kitchen Steward, upon demonstrated job performance excellence, will be considered for numerous growth opportunities.

Always Maintain a clean and safe work environment.

Plate food during events and help clean work areas and transport food. .

                Other duties as assigned


The right candidate should have a positive attitude, Communicates effectively, work under pressure and Priorities and works efficiently with limited supervision

Interstate Hotels & Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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The Estate Yountville

193 Room Hotel


Nestled in the charming town of Yountville in the renowned Napa Valley wine region, The Estate is a luxe new lifestyle destination and playground for the senses, set on a lush and luring 22-acre village-within-a-village. The first of its kind, The Estate has redesigned the wine country experience in a very vino-cultured way spilling out its contemporary elegance and a zesty modern vibe across an interconnected retreat accentuated by two luxury hotels with decidedly difference personalities - the sinfully good and oh-so-social Hotel Villagio, and its sophisticated counterpart, Vintage House, a stylish and serene sanctuary. Arrayed around the hotels, swish pool zones, a luxurious spa and a walkable collective of vintners, dining, shopping, and entertainment options inspired by Yountville's star-studded reputation.

Culture vultures and savvy travelers will have their pick of stays to fit their whims, their vibe, or their travel companions, surrounded by an amply-endowed enclave of style-wise accommodations and splendid relaxation - taste and tastings. Flanking Main Street over multiple blocks, The Estate is a stone's throw from some of the country's finest dining options - Yountville is a super-nova of star-studded chefs.

Meaning days find guests soaking up the California sun from a poolside cabana before sampling wine from a local vintner, then snagging a table at one of the town's many sought-after restaurants before returning to a room or suite designed as a haven in its own right. Whatever is on the agenda, The Estate invites guests to explore the Valley in a worldly way - indulging in a bespoke itinerary from a luxurious basecamp that showcases Napa's deep-rooted culture and heritage, while reinventing wine country hospitality in an authentic, modern and unprecedented way. Welcome to a grand exploration, the alluring centerpiece of Yountville - a place where splendid relaxation meets exceptional taste, and every detail is thoughtful. This is The Estate.