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Kitchen Steward

McCalls Catering & Events

Kitchen Steward

San Francisco, CA
Part Time
  • Responsibilities



    Dental insurance

    Health insurance

    Vision insurance

    Responsibilities for kitchen steward

    Setup and organize work station with proper equipment

    Use correct cleaning chemicals for designated items, according to OSHA Standards

    Check the working condition of equipment to make sure it works properly.

    Fill the dish machine with proper water level and ensure the temperature level is set to standard

    Organize the breakdown area for dirty ware

    Remove excess food/debris from soiled ware before placing them in the machine

    Position dirty ware in the designated racks for cleaning

    Ensures a clean and workable kitchen area by scraping food from dirty dishes, pots, pans, plates, glasses, flatware, service ware and miscellaneous items and washing them by hand and/or the dishwashing machine.

    Remove washed ware and allow them to dry -put them in designated area

    Inspect the cleanliness and condition of all washed equipment and areas; re-clean any item not meeting standards

    Handle all dishes carefully to prevent breakage and losses

    Change dish machine water/fill and refill as to ensure all dishes are properly cleaned

    Knows correct temperature for high volume machine ware-washing, including, rinsing, and pre-soaking of all pots, pans, utensils, plates, glasses

    Clean spills in kitchen and work areas immediately

    Transport garbage can from kitchen and work areas to dumpster, empty and clean according to standard

    Report damages, maintenance, problems or safety hazards to supervisor

    Organize and restock wash areas for next shift

    Restocks dish station and storage according to needs

    May clean dining room tables

    May locate and bring special equipment to kitchen as requested

    Promote the use of safe and environmentally friendly work habits in the performance of all work duties

    Checks for broken items on the floor and wet areas that may be hazardous and removes the hazard

    Understands and uses safety procedures when using all equipment

    Performs side duties as requested including cleaning, setting up presoaking solution, organizing and cleaning of kitchen areas, storerooms and wet and dry storage areas, and cleaning of equipment

    Prepare food in line as requested by the kitchen team including cutting fruit, vegetables preparing meat

    Ensures compliance to standards set by management for proper care and cleaning of all china, glassware, silverware, pots and pans, equipment, floor drains, vent-a-hoods, removal of trash areas and maintenance of kitchen and back hallways

    Qualifications for kitchen steward

    Constant standing and walking

    Frequent lifting/pushing/pulling objects up to 10-15 lbs, occasionally lifting/pushing/pulling objects up to 30 lbs, rarely lifting/pushing/pulling objects up to 100 lbs (with assistance)

    Able to use ladders, clean ground level areas

    Some culinary experience preferred

    Valid California Food Handlers Card