Mercat a la Planxa, a modern Catalan tapas restaurant and bar located adjacent to the historic Blackstone Hotel, was introduced in early 2008 by restaurateur Peter Karpinski of Sage Restaurant Group and highly acclaimed Iron Chef Jose Garces. Mercat’s menu features meats and seafood served a la planxa or “on the grill,” all inspired by Barcelona and Spain’s Catalan region. The bar offers Spanish-style cocktails and martinis, as well as an extensive collection of Spanish cavas, wines, and beer. Mercat has been featured in Esquire Magazine, The Food Network’s ‘Iron Chef America,’ and Bon Appetit Magazine. Mercat is consistently ranked as a top restaurant in the Spanish tapas and hotel dining categories.
The Steward will be responsible for maintaining kitchen work areas and restaurant equipment and utensils in clean and orderly condition by performing the following duties.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES •Scrapes food from dirty dishes and washes them by hand or places them in racks or on conveyor to dishwashing machine. •Washes pots, pans, and trays. •Sweeps and mops kitchen floors. •Washes worktables, walls, refrigerators, and meat blocks. •Segregates and removes trash and garbage and places it in designated containers. •Steam cleans or hoses out garbage cans. •Transfers supplies and equipment between storage and work areas. •Loads or unloads trucks picking up or delivering supplies and food. •Assists chefs with dish-up meals as needed.
While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is regularly required to lift up to 25 pounds. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 50 pounds. The employee is occasionally required to push and/or pull 100 pounds and lift up to 100 pounds with assistance. The vision requirements include: close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Previous stewarding experience preferred.
Must have general knowledge of basic customer service skills and be fluent in oral and written English.
Must have knowledge of local establishments, businesses and the surrounding community in general.
Must be available to work flexible schedule, especially weekends.
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