This position requires candidates to have a US work permit. Please do not apply if you are not legally able to work in the United States.
Applicants to this position must reside within a 90 mile radius of the property.
RESPONSIBILITIES: - Ensure the smooth operation of the Stewarding department, maintaining established standards for a clean and organized heart of the house area - In conjunction with the Food & Beverage Department Heads, build a culture that is driven by pride, care, ownership, and passion for impeccable presentation and maintenance of equipment - Work closely with Banquets to ensure that all function equipment needs are on hand and in good working condition - Lead a preventative maintenance program by identifying and reducing high breakage/loss items through colleague awareness and ownership - Maximize on cost control opportunities through optimal scheduling and maintenance of equipment - Motivate, lead, coach and monitor performance of stewarding team members - Ensure the delivery of excellent service by maintaining high staff morale and team spirit - Actively promote a safe and hazard free work environment. This includes ensuring proper food handling procedures, cleaning and storage of food containers, use of cleaning chemicals & PPE's and the timely maintenance of diswashing equipment in all kitchens - Actively involved in supporting the hotels Environmental and Health & Wellness Committees
QUALIFICATIONS: - Previous Stewarding leadership experience in a similar work environment - Degree or Diploma in Hotel or F&B Management is an asset - Proven leadership ability that supports an environment of employee growth and development, interdepartmental teamwork, and exceptional customer service - Highly motivated and guest driven with the ability to solve problems and to make timely guest service decisions - Proactive with a demonstrated eye for detail and the ability to manage mutiple functions/projects while meeting deadlines - Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal - Computer literacy required: MS Office (Word/Excel) - Strong working knowledge of HAZCOM and Food Safe regulations and guidelines
The Fairmont Newport Beach is currently undergoing a $23 million dollar phased remodel commencing with our guest rooms, scheduled to be completed this fall, and culminating with the public spaces, due to be completed the first quarter of 2006. The hotel will offer 444 luxury accommodations including 50 exquisite Jacuzzi suites, and a redesigned sky pool deck. All guest rooms will include beautiful marble entries and luxurious linens.