Steward Manager - The Met Opera - Delaware North


: $39,570.00 - $62,650.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


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Our Exciting Work Environment

The Grand Tier Restaurant is set within one of the most spectacular cultural destinations in the world. Located inside Lincoln Center?s Metropolitan Opera House, it is a tribute to elegance and artistry.

This?high-status and high-volume location requires our talented restaurant team of culinary and hospitality professionals who embody this world-class cultural dining experience. Patina Restaurant Group is seeking similarly passionate individuals to share in this vocation with us. We are dedicated to facilitating growth and development of our employees' careers in all fields.



The Opportunity

An immediate opportunity exists for a back of house professional to position as Steward Manager with Patina Restaurant Group. This individual will receive, maintain, store, and conduct quality control for all front and back of the house restaurant supplies. He/she will accept all deliveries, check invoices, document deliveries, inspect goods and report quality and quantity, place the goods in their designated areas, and monitor inventory of storage areas and inside the kitchen. Steward Managers must ensure that all deliveries are timely and received according to company and restaurant safety and quality standards.

The ideal candidate possesses strong food knowledge and organizational skills. This representative will be the direct supervisor of subordinate stewarding staff responsible for hiring, training, and motivating their stewarding team. Other BOH duties may include ordering and coordinating food supplies and beverage and performing quality-control checks on deliveries, ensuring all necessary equipment is running, supervising kitchen and cleaning staff, and ensuring that health code regulations and liquor laws are obeyed.

With these responsibilities come unlimited opportunities to grow as a supervisory professional with Patina Restaurant Group?s friendly and enjoyable work environment and healthy work life balance.


  • Supervise and lead the duties of all stewarding department employees, maintain facilities, conduct necessary kitchen operations, and monitor costs.
  • Receive and process all unit orders and deliveries according to company protocol.
  • Ensure Back of House areas and operations are maintained to the highest sanitary and quality standards, assuring cleaning schedules are followed and completed.
  • Work closely with the Chef, Banquet and Catering Managers, and various departments to anticipate guest needs and ensure items that are required for service are available when needed.
  • Facilitate banquet plate-ups and buffet arrangements by transporting and ensuring adequate stock; mobilize necessary transportation and set-up staff.
  • Co-ordinate with the restaurant managers to check their supply, orders, and or operations required for the day and the next day.
  • Enforce proper cleaning routines for service ware, equipment, floors, dish room machinery, etc; ensure compliance with food handling and sanitation standards.
  • Monitor supplies and submit monthly reports on shortages in china silverware and equipment and requisition replacements as required while following budget guidelines; ensure necessary items are ordered in a timely manner.
  • Ensure all food holding and transport equipment is in working order.
  • Minimum 3 years? experience in a managerial stewarding position or related back of house position with supervisory responsibilities in a full service high-volume restaurant, hotel, or other food and beverage unit with similar capacity and clientele.
  • Strong financial and computer skills; has experience working with and an understanding of P&L?s.
  • Servsafe, Food Safety Handler, and Training for Intervention Procedures (TIPS) certification required.
  • Able to effectively mobilize back of house staff as needed.
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays in addition to normal business hours, as needed.?
  • Proven ability to direct staff clear and concisely while positively influencing employee behavior and performance.?
  • Maintains openness and willingness to learn new techniques and improve abilities.?
  • Think quickly, multitask, and adapt to changing situations while maintaining the highest quality of product and other established standards.?
Equal Employment Opportunity

Delaware North Companies, Incorporated and its subsidiaries consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. Delaware North is an equal opportunity employer.

Who We Are

Take your career beyond the ordinary?to the extraordinary, with Patina Restaurant Group and Delaware North.




Associated topics: assistant general manager, assistant restaurant manager, back end, conference, day manager, day shift manager, front end, grocery store manager, night shift manager, partner * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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