Oak View Group

Restaurant Steward | Part-time | McCormick Place Convention Center

Location US-IL-Chicago
Job ID
Location Name
McCormick Place Convention Center
Culinary / Kitchen Management
Regular Full-Time


Reporting to the Restaurants and Concessions Manager, the Restaruant Steward is responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of the overall “back of house” operations of the Food and Beverage locations. Overall responsibilities include the thorough cleaning of equipment and facilities to ensure proper sanitation standards are adhered to.


This role will pay an hourly wage of $25.47.


For PT roles: Benefits: 401(k) savings plan and 401(k) matching.


job expires 8/1/2024



Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Washes pots, pans and traps; maintains neat appearance of working areas and cleaning equipment storage areas.
  • Scrapes food off of, rinse, and hand wash dishes or use a dishwasher.
  • Sweeps and mops kitchen floors, restaurant locations including Pods, Branded Locations, etc.
  • Empty the garbage from all the restaurant locations in the Back of House
  • Cleans the floor mats and the floor in the restaurant locations at the end of the night as requested.
  • Cleans garbage cans and waste receptacles
  • Clean and sanitize entire restaurant areas including storage areas, hallways and elevators.
  • Clean and sanitize restaurant coolers and discard outdated items.
  • Clean and sanitize restaurant restrooms and locker rooms as directed.
  • Adheres to cleaning schedules.
  • Store all equipment in proper storage areas.
  • Fill out dish machine logs.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by Supervisor


Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.


Educational Requirements:

  • Must have a High School Diploma/GED.
  • Must have sufficient math ability to accurately add, subtract, divide, multiply and perform other basic business math calculations and pass basic math skills test.
  • Must speak, be able to read and understand English well enough to converse with customers, supervisors and employees.
  • Understand written and oral direction and communicate effectively with others.


Skills and Abilities:

  • Must possess good organizational skills
  • Must have ability to follow directions and effectively perform the work
  • Ability to work closely with others.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment; sense of urgency.
  • Must have a pleasant personality and adhere to Uniform Standards policy.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be able to work various shifts and hours to include holidays and weekends.
  • Ability to take tasks that are not clearly defined and appropriately define problem, propose and implement solutions.


Computer Skills                                          

This position does not require computer skills.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Valid Food Handler Certification is required.


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Physical Requirement:

  • Must be able to Stand for minimum of: __8 hours___
  • Must be able to Lift ___25___pounds
  • Must be able to Sit for minimum of: _   0 hours_____
  • Must be able to Push __25___pounds
  • Ability to move heavy (200+ pounds) wheeled carts.

While performing the duties of this job, one must have the physical ability to maneuver around McCormick Place at times. The employee may be regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move a minimum of 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to focus.


NOTE: The essential responsibilities of this position are described under the headings above. They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.



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