F and B Chief Steward
at Edwardian Hotels London - Careers Site

Date Posted: 04/02/2019

Job Description



Corporate/Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Street/ 10482_25870_RFT_F04


At the heart of Edwardian Hotels London is a simple founding belief, that from back of house to the boardroom we are all Hosts. Everyone is encouraged to express their individuality and initiative, and to bring their passion to work. (We may wear uniforms, but we don’t believe in uniformity.)

Everything we do is driven by a desire to exceed our guests’, clients and partners expectations. To surprise and delight. To make the time our guests choose to spend with us genuinely exceptional. So that even the shortest stay with us, will last long in their memory. Everyone who works here does this every day across our portfolio of brands, in highly prestigious locations in London and beyond.

For 40 years Edwardian Hotels  London has built upon this ambition, and as a family owned company we’re proud of the freedom our independence gives us to grow our business on a relentless and memorable curve – upwards.

With an enviable collection of luxurious distinctive hotels and restaurants such as The May Fair Hotel, Radisson Blu Edwardian London Hotels, Steak and Lobster, Scoff and Banter, May Fair Kitchen, Annayu and May Fair Bar; in the most desirable locations of the UK's most vibrant cities, EHL's vision is unique: To Be Memory Makers.

Being a Memory Maker as a Food and Beverage Chief Steward

In this role, you will become part of the Edwardian family and work within Food and Beverage in Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Street

The job of a Chief Steward is very important to the smooth running of the kitchen and back of house operation. A Chief Steward is the person who takes control of all cleaning and storage requirements, maintains a clean, sanitary kitchen and ensures all orders are put away and distributed correctly. A steward should be smart, enthusiastic, professional and polite at all times.


Duties and Responsibilities

Implementing and maintaining of food safety manuals procedure and SOPs

Distribution and communication of all collateral for back of house procedures in food and beverage areas

BOH training and induction plan for all BOH employees.

Administer training feedback to measure training effectiveness with Head Chef or BOH Manager

Co-ordinate incoming deliveries ensure that they are stored away correctly.

Carry out and record daily / weekly check list and pass onto head chef or supervisor to sign and file

Follow up with corrective action on all negative points on the health and safety audits

Identification of training needs and requirements in F and B back of house

Assist the head chef with 3, 6 month and annual appraisals of the stewarding team

File and update of all F and B basic standards documents/SOPs

Build strong relationships between front of house and Back of house teams

Periodic audits of each area to ensure they are at a satisfactory standard in back of house areas

Ensure the cleanliness of the BOH areas are maintained

Report any damage equipment or breakages to the head chef

Report any pest sightings or evidence to the head chef

Maintain par stock levels for crockery, cutlery and glassware for F and B outlets

Liaise with head chef regarding supplier issues for new or existing products needed for operations

Participates in the day-to-day running of all BOH operational aspects of the F and B department

To maintain food health and hygiene standards

To perform other duties as required in the F and B Team

Performs other duties required to provide the service brand behavior and genuine hospitality

Key Requirements


Key Requirements

Has the ability to effectively negotiate and listen to colleagues and guests needs

Has a good command of English

Has good attention to detail

Has good communication skills

Demonstrates ability to proactively prioritise needs, put first things first, and effectively manages time

Displays a working knowledge of the Hotel in order to assist internal and  external clients

Displays a Yes I Can attitude

Friendly and confident personality

To be up to date with current health and safety procedures in food and beverage

To have health and safety qualifications at a minimum level one, work towards level two

 We Believe In Developing and Delighting Our Hosts So You Will Receive:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Complimentary 2 night stay in a luxury Edwardian Hotel of your choice (after two years service)
  • Preferential accommodation rates for all Edwardian Hotels for Hosts, friends and family
  • Discounts on food and beverage up to 30% in all Edwardian restaurants and bars
  • Discounts on Spas and beauty treatments
  • Hot meals and salad bar, teas, coffees and juices provided each day
  • Uniforms provided per role requirement

All Hosts must have valid permission to live and work in the United Kingdom. Verification of documentation will be undertaken as part of the recruitment process.


Job Snapshot

About Us

Welcome to Edwardian Hotels London.

Edwardian Hotels London is a collection of luxury hotels in central London, Heathrow, and Manchester. Our hotels provide luxury without pretension. Individually designed rooms, the latest technology, new meeting spaces, chic restaurants and bars and service that focuses on every detail of your stay, so that you do not have to.

With an enviable collection of distinctive hotels and restaurants such as The May Fair Hotel, Radisson Blu Edwardian London Hotels, Steak and Lobster, Scoff and Banter, May Fair Kitchen, Annayu and May Fair Bar; in the most desirable locations of the UK's most vibrant cities, Edwardian Hotel's vision is unique: To Be Memory Makers.