Executive Steward

Frisco, TX Embassy Suites
7600 John Q. Hammons Dr.
Requisition ID
Hotel - Food Preparation and Serving
AM & PM - Including weekends and Holidays
Previous Experience Preferred
1 Year
Employment Type
Regular Full Time
Pay Rate

About Us

With 35 owned properties, comprised of more than 8,400 guest rooms and 1.7 million square feet of banquet space, our properties and brands represent some of the finest facilities in the industry and a competitive edge for John Q. Hammons Hotels and Resorts!


Mr. Hammons built properties that provide an exceptional guest experience. Our vision is to ensure we live up to Mr. Hammons standards of excellence by providing exceptional award winning facilities for each guest!

Position Description

Job Purpose:  

To maintain the smooth operation of the stewarding, purchasing and receiving department to maximize labor efficiency, maintain budgeted labor costs, guarantee safe working conditions, keep the highest standards of sanitation, monitor/control daily food & beverage costs and safeguard inventories.

Job Responsibilities:    

  • Supervises kitchen employees not actively engaged in cooking to ensure clean, efficient, and economical food service.
  • Assigns kitchen staff and other non-cooking employees to such activities as dishwashing and silver cleaning.
  • Direct the overall stewarding and receiving needs and assumes responsibility for their implementation.
  • Inspects and maintains kitchens, workrooms, loading dock, break rooms and equipment for cleanliness and order in accordance with property and state cleanliness requirements.
  • Takes inventories of china, silverware, and glassware. Ensures the kitchen areas, restaurant, banquet and service areas are stocked with designated wares, utensils and equipment.  Reports shortages and requisitions replacement of equipment. 
  • Observes and evaluates employees' performance to devise methods for improving efficiency and guard against theft and wastage.
  • Hires, counsels, schedules and discharges employees; posts time and production records; ensures proper uniform standards are in place.
  • Ensures that all kitchen equipment, hoods, store rooms, hallways, dock, machines, floors and walk ins are thoroughly clean and that the dish machine is operated in the prescribed manner.  Comply with all loss prevention guidelines.
  • Directs staff empty trash and wash cans, wash all dishes, pots, pans, glasses and cutlery according to property standards. hand wash pots and pans as needed.
  • Must be effective in handling problems in the workplace, including anticipating, preventing, identifying, and solving problems as necessary

Job Skills:

  • Strong understanding of a working kitchen, staff responsibilities, not limited to use of a dish machine, mops, brooms, buckets, cleaning supplies, chafing dishes, hot boxes, various rolling carts, all other dish washing machines, calculator, scales, hand truck, pallet jack and computer. Must be able to process payroll and will schedule staff and maintain labor costs.
  • Mathematical Reasoning - Must be able to work with and understand basic arithmetic functions.
  • Excellent understanding of safety procedures related to working with kitchen equipment.

Job Qualifications: 

Education -

  • High School diploma or equivalent preferred, Previous supervisory responsibility preferred and Computer experience a plus

Experience -

  • Two (2) years related experience and/or training in hospitality operations field; supervision of staff OR equivalent combination of education and experience.

Benefits and EEO

Full-time associates are eligible for the following benefits:

  • Paid Time Off
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Company paid life with employee paid supplemental options
  • Matching 401-k with immediate vesting for eligible participating associates
  • Company Hotel Travel Discounts


John Q Hammons Hotels & Resorts is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans 
here to view EEO is the Law


Note:  To be considered for this position, candidates MUST apply at www.jqhhotels.com/careers.


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