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Steward/Dishwasher- at CUT Restaurant by Wolfgang Puck

General Information

United States of America
Washington, DC
Rosewood Washington D.C.
Food & Beverage - Culinary
Job Type
Full-time Permanent

Job Description

Steward/ Dishwasher

Overview: Set up wares for dining outlets, cafeteria and events, retrieve and wash soiled wares, transport supplies and food to service areas and assist the Kitchen with plating up of meals as needed. Clean and maintain equipment in Dishwashing, Kitchen, Cafeteria, Trash Compactor, Storage areas. Assist in washing pots, pans and other kitchen utensils/equipment.


  • Set up wares for dining outlets, cafeteria and banquets, retrieve and wash soiled wares, transport supplies and food to service areas and assist the Kitchen at times with plating up of banquet meals.
  • Maintain complete knowledge of and comply with all departmental policies, service procedures and standards, ensuring that standards are maintained at a superior level on a daily basis.
  • Maintain and strictly abide to state sanitation and health regulations and hotel requirements of work areas and equipment.
  • Maintain complete knowledge of correct maintenance and use of equipment; use equipment and tools only as intended, properly and safely.
  • Meet with Sous Chefs to review assignments, anticipated business levels, changes and other information pertinent to the job performance.
  • Complete opening duties: Set up workstation with required sanitary cleaning supplies, tools and equipment according to standards.
  • Inspect the cleanliness and working condition of all tools, equipment and supplies and ensure everything complies with kitchen standards.
  • Check cleaning schedule, list and review with Sous Chefs and establish priority items for the day. 
  • Transport supplies to and from the storeroom and refrigerators to stock in designated areas using the FIFO system and maintain proper organization.
  • Clean and maintain equipment in Dishwashing, Kitchen, Butcher Room, Cafeteria, Trash Compactor and Storage areas.
  • Restock plates, pots and pans throughout your shift.
  • Maintain a superior level of cleanliness throughout the kitchen.
  • Frequent sweeps and mops throughout the kitchen areas, cafeteria, butcher room and back of house.
  • Maintain level of trash throughout the kitchen areas, removing and replacing can liners as needed.
  • Set up and maintain cafeteria per standard operating procedures and guidelines.
  • Assist with receiving and organizing goods into proper locations adhering to FIFO standards.
  • Exhibit a friendly, helpful and courteous manner when dealing with guests and fellow employees.
  • Always communicate with Sous Chef when leaving your station.  
  • Other duties as assigned by the chefs.

*The list of responsibilities is illustrative only and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by this position. The company reserves the right to add, remove or alter duties when business need dictates.


Experience: Previous experience as a Steward or Dishwasher is preferred.

Education: High school diploma or equivalent education preferred.

General Skills: Must be able to perform job functions with attention to detail, speed and accuracy; prioritize, organize and follow-up; be a clear thinker, remaining calm and resolving problems using good judgment; follow directions thoroughly; understand a guest's service needs; work cohesively with co-workers as part of a team; work with minimal supervision; maintain confidentiality of guest information and pertinent hotel data.

Technical Skills: Fluency in English both verbal and non-verbal; ability to provide legible communication and directions; ability to perform job functions with attention to detail, speed and accuracy; ability to prioritize, organize and follow up; able to follow directions thoroughly; ability to work cohesively with co-workers as part of a team.

Physical Requirements: Must be able to exert physical effort in transporting of supplies, restaurant equipment, furniture, plates and flat ware. Endure various physical movements throughout the work areas, ability to stand stationary for long periods of time; able to reach up and down to lift, pull, push up a minimum of 35 pounds.  

Licenses & Certifications: None required.


*Rosewood Washington DC requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and applicants are required to submit proof of vaccination prior to starting employment. In accordance with the law, Rosewood Washington DC will accommodate employees who cannot be administered the COVID-19 vaccine for medical or religious reasons, and applicants should contact the Director of Talent and Culture if they have questions about this requirement or wish to request an accommodation.

About Us

About Rosewood Washington DC

Ideally located in the charming neighborhood of Georgetown, alongside the historic C&O Canal, Rosewood Washington, D.C. features 55 rooms including 12 suites and six townhouses. The hotel, which opened in 2013, offers ample privacy, bespoke guest services and a tangible connection to the culture and traditions of the nation’s capital.

In addition to its enviable location, Rosewood Washington, D.C. presents its guests with peerless amenities and facilities. Overlooking the picturesque canal, CUT by Wolfgang Puck and CUT Bar surprise and delight with a creative, seasonally inspired menu and masterful libations. On the rooftop, CUT Above, a wraparound bar and lounge area boasts a stunning indoor/outdoor swimming pool and sweeping views of the Potomac River, Washington Monument, Roosevelt Island and the spires of Georgetown University. Fitness and spa services, private dining and meeting venues and a calendar of intriguing, curated events and occasions round out the hotel’s remarkable offerings.

Competitive Benefits

Free Parking

Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits

Competitive Pay Rates

401k Plan and after 1 year up to 3% Match

Paid Time Off (Vacation, Holidays, Sick and more)

Complimentary Room Nights

Restaurant Discount- 50% off F&B

Complimentary Meal during your shift

Life Insurance and AD&D 

Complimentary Short-Term Disability

Long-Term Disability 

Pre-tax commuter benefits

Flexible schedules

Tuition Reimbursement up to $500 per year

A clear career pathway - career advancement opportunities

Relationship Hospitality.

It’s in the genes. Some just have it; a natural desire to deliver meaningful and heartfelt experiences. It’s a calling. At Rosewood Hotel Group we work instinctively and from the heart, to master and elevate our craft. Together, we push the boundaries to impart magic into every day. We care for people, and make it our purpose to build long-lasting, genuine relationships. Here, we do what we were born to do.

Here, we answer The Calling.