Req #: 5358BR
Job Title: Dishwasher/Steward
Position Type: Full Time - Regular
Location Name: Urban Farmer Philadelphia
Why Us: Every aspect of Urban Farmer Philadelphia is thoughtfully tailored to the people who live, work and visit this Northeast city — from the look and feel of the restaurant to the locally-sourced offerings served. Just as Urban Farmer achieved in both Portland and Cleveland, the specific local personality is the driving force behind all creative and culinary details, giving it a style unique to Philadelphia. Urban Farmer’s menu emphasizes sustainable local ingredients, and authentic, straightforward preparations. Our rustic pantry is stocked with house-made, preserved and pickled local produce which offers a homespun counterpoint to the refined ambiance. Our chefs build personal relationships with local farms, ranches and fisheries, bringing a taste of their dedication to the table and reaffirming the direct connection between land and plate. Beverage offerings reflect the variety of Pennsylvania beer selections, cocktails made with local craft spirits and an extensive wine program highlighting regional vineyards. Situated in the heart of Philadelphia, Urban Farmer Philadelphia is the third evolution of the modern farm-to-table concept introduced by Sage Restaurant Group Urban Farmer is committed to sustaining the region we live and eat in. Come taste Philadelphia’s Modern steakhouse.
Our associates understand the needs and wants of our guests and can address them without hesitation. They create a personalized experience for each person who visits Urban Farmer Restaurant and support one another in doing so. If you have a passion for pleasing others, a get it done mentality, and are looking for an opportunity to make a difference every day by enriching the lives of others, Urban Farmer Restaurant may be for you.
We are currently seeking a Restaurant Manager to join our amazing team!
Under general supervision, provides the restaurant and kitchen with clean and sanitary ware.
Dealing with Ambiguity
Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.
Genuinely cares about people; is concerned about their work and non-work problems; is available and ready to help; is sympathetic to the plight of others not as fortunate.
Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; doesn’t show frustration when resisted or blocked; is a settling influence in a crisis.
Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
Must have basic knowledge of dish washing.
Must have vision ability to see minute objects at arms length, to read meters and controls.
Must have finger, hand and upper body dexterity to grasp dishes, push, pull, carry and lift racks, carts, and large trash bins.
Must be able to bend, squat, reach and retrieve items from above head.
Must be able to lift, push, pull and carry up to 50 lbs to include serving trays, carts, tables, chairs, and small equipment up to 75% of the time.
Balancing, stooping kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching handling, fingering throughout the shift.
Mobility -full range of mobility and the ability to travel up to 300 feet on a regular basis throughout the shift.
Continuous standing -during preparation, during service hours or during expediting.
Must have moderate hearing to hear customers, supervisors, and communicate with other staff.
Must have excellent vision to see that product is prepared appropriately.
Must have moderate comprehension and literacy to read use records and all special requests.
Must have ability to perform multiple tasks at one time, must be able to follow verbal and written instruction, and be able to communicate both verbally and in writing.
Must be highly organized and able to pay attention to sound and sight details in crowded and noisy situations, particularly when handling multiple tasks.
Must be able to understand and follow written or verbal instruction, or instruction by example.
Must have the ability to keep breakage to a minimum by handling china, glassware and fragile equipment with care.
Operate dish machine, garbage disposal. trash compactor, broom, mop, floor buffer and other cleaning equipment. dishware handling, and floor maintenance.
Dish washing chemicals, sanitation chemicals and all purpose cleaners.
Rubber gloves, back supports and protective eye wear approximately 100% of 8 hours. Continual exposure to hazardous chemicals used for cleaning.
Prolonged standing, walking, lifting and carrying throughout entire shift in 95% indoor environment. Going in the freezer temperatures can be -10 degrees.
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.