Kitchen Steward

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Toronto

Hornblower - City Experiences

City Experiences is seeking a Kitchen Steward for our City Cruises operation in Toronto.

Please note, this is a seasonal contract position.

About You:

This person will be adaptable, dynamic, and embody City Experiences’ RESPECT Service System.

About the Opportunity:

The Kitchen Steward efficiently cleans all flatware, assists in food preparation and production, contributes to general kitchen operations including receiving and storing provisions, is hospitable and cordial to coworkers and guests, and acts safely and responsibly. The Kitchen Steward will enable professional and efficient kitchen operations, be favorably viewed by supervisors and peers, and be swift and effective in the execution of assigned duties.

Crew Benefits:

  • Competitive Wage
  • Retention Bonus – up to $500.00!
  • Complimentary Cruise Tickets & Uniforms
  • Complimentary Crew Meals
  • Crew Recognition Awards
  • Crew Referral Program – up to $200.00 per referral
  • Crew Events
  • Paid Training

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide exceptional hospitality to coworkers and guests as prescribed in our RESPECT Service System.
  • Operate dish machine; ensures all dishes are cleaned, organized, and stored appropriately.
  • Ensure that dishwasher is in proper working order; responsible for routine cleaning of equipment and refilling chemicals as needed.
  • Test and document dish machine temperature and sanitizer daily.
  • Stock supplies such as food and utensils in serving stations, cupboards, refrigerators, and buffets or food stations.
  • Receive and store food and supplies using proper food handling techniques including stock rotation and monitoring temperatures of perishable products.
  • Assist in routine cleaning of kitchen including daily cleaning of equipment and implements, sanitizing food preparation surfaces, and mopping floors.
  • Set up and stock stations with all necessary supplies.
  • Prepare food for service (e.g., chopping vegetables, butchering meat, or preparing sauces) as directed by Chef or Kitchen Manager on duty.
  • Maintain safety and cleanliness of kitchen and service areas; sweep and scrub floors, clean garbage cans with water, sort and remove trash – placing it in designated pickup areas.
  • Assist with food deliveries for catering operations.
  • Be prepared to begin work at scheduled time.
  • Maintain uniform and personal grooming in compliance with appearance standards.
  • Other duties as assigned by manager on duty.

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Previous kitchen experience preferred.
  • Food Handlers Certificate considered an asset.
  • Energetic and enthusiastic personality is essential.
  • Will be closely supervised; must be able to take direction.
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills. Knowledge of another language in addition to English is an asset.
  • Must possess a service orientation – actively looking for ways to help others .
  • Will work for extended periods without sitting.
  • The nature of the work may be strenuous, and the work environment may be warm .
  • Will be required to be available for work on all major holidays.
  • Ability to reach, bend, stoop, wipe, push, pull, move or lift up to 40 pounds (18 kilograms).
  • Required to wear assigned Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) (i.e. non-slip shoes, gloves, weather appropriate dress attire, sun protection).

About Us:

City Experiences’ passion is to provide amazing experiences on land and water. Our 40-year success through organic growth and acquisitions has resulted in a portfolio of over 25+ brands that welcome upwards of 30 million guests/riders annually. If you’re an enthusiastic team player who thrives in an environment where communication, creativity, and cooperation are encouraged, this may just be the opportunity for you.

The RESPECT Service System embodies City Experiences’ mission, vision, values and operating principles. By creating a company culture that puts RESPECT at its core, we believe it will drive us to achieve our goal of becoming a Global Experiences and Transportation Leader.

City Experiences is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of harassment and/or discrimination of any type, including but not limited to discrimination and/or harassment based upon race, citizenship, place of origin, colour, ancestry, disability, age, creed, sex/pregnancy, family status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic characteristics, receipt of public assistance and record of offences.

City Experiences employment and workplace decisions will be based on company needs, job requirements and individual job qualifications and skills. City Experiences will comply with provincial and federal legislation relating to equal employment opportunities and employment equity.PandoLogic. Keywords: Food Preparation Worker, Location: Toronto, ON – M5R 1M4


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