Stewarding Manager @ UnionLeague


Reports To: Executive Steward/Asst. Executive Steward

Job Summary:

Supervises the entire utilities, dishwashing, and pot room crew, making sure that all wares are cleaned and sanitized and that the overall operation is running to a maximum efficiency level.

Job Tasks:

  • Supervises and coordinates the activities of all ware and pot washing.
  • Supervises floor employees, making sure that kitchen area is completely cleaned and sanitized at any given moment during the day
  • Supervises the cleaning of all areas but focused on dry storage areas, refrigerators, and all service elevators.
  • Develop and maintain controls against theft and waste.
  • Develop all necessary supervisory functions for subordinates; develop performance standards, trains; directs – on-going.
  • Develop proper training procedure for all tasks, machinery, freight elevator, compactor, etc.
  • Develop proper training procedures for the use of all chemical and cleaning products.
  • Requisitions china glassware, silverware, etc, to ensure sufficient supplies for efficient service
  • Prepare Garde Manger with equipment for salad and pastry production.
  • Stock all carter Hoffman hot boxes, making sure they are marked properly, making sure they go to the proper destination
  • Assist chef in plating all hot meals and cold ones if necessary.
  • Conduct physical weekly inspection of kitchen and storage areas with Lead Steward to assure that sanitation is consistently obtained.
  • Works closely with Union League exterminator to control all pest problems within food and beverage areas.
  • Assures proper staffing levels and payroll control.
  • Conduct accurate monthly small ware inventory (China, glassware, silverware)
  • Maintains chemical inventory for all F&B Departments.
  • Maintain all service elevators on a regular basis.
  • Assist management staff with maintaining all pantries
  • Performs other tasks as requested by the Executive Chef
  • Conduct weekly physically inspections of food and beverage areas with Lead Steward to ensure high standards of cleanliness
  • Maintain a high standard of cleanliness and orderliness in all kitchens, Moravian Street and utility work areas.
  • Manage breakage of China, Glass and Silver.
  • Conduct inspection and repair of equipment to ensure fully functional.
  • Ensure all ware wash are clean polished and sanitized properly.
  • Trains new hires on proper procedures.
  • Ensures Food Server Assistants are productive, efficient and timely with the items on BEOS.


Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma
  • ServSafe Certification
  • Highly professional appearance, ability to maintain a neat, clean and well-groomed appearance
  • Strong knowledge of operation of kitchen equipment
  • Strong knowledge of the fundamentals of catering operations
  • Good working knowledge of the fundamentals of catering operations
  • Ability to lift, carry, push, move, up to 100 lbs.
  • Strong knowledge of performing inventory
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English in order to communicate effectively with various staff personnel (managers, dishwashers, stewards, etc.)
  • Basic mathematical skills


This job is open at the following location:

Union League- 140 South Broad Street - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19102