Barnes & Noble Steward / Disher in Edina, Minnesota

Steward / Disher


MN - Edina - Edina - 3301




As a Steward/Disher you'll adhere to specifications and standards in operating the dishwashing machine to wash designated Restaurant and Kitchen wares, clean and maintain equipment and Dishwashing/ Kitchen/Compactor and Storage areas. Assist in washing pots, pans and other Kitchen utensils/equipment. Complete other special cleaning projects as assigned.

Essential Functions

• Maintain complete knowledge of and comply with all departmental policies/service procedures/standards. • Maintain complete knowledge of correct maintenance and use of equipment; use equipment only as intended. • Maintain positive guest relations at all times. • Monitor and maintain cleanliness, sanitation and organization of assigned work areas. • Use correct cleaning chemicals for designated items, according to OSHA regulations. • Set up and organize work station with designated supplies and equipment; report shortages to supervisor; replenish as needed throughout the shift. • Check the working condition of dishwashing machine in accordance with specifications; rectify any deficiencies. • Position wares in designated racks correctly and send through dishwashing machine only when full. • Inspect the cleanliness and condition of all washed wares and rewash wares not meeting standards. • Sort, stack and store cleaned wares in designated areas. • Handle all wares carefully to prevent breakage and loss. • Change dishwashing machine water/filters and refill as specified to ensure all wares are properly cleaned. • Monitor usage of dishwashing machine and chemicals to maximize consumption of water and chemicals. • Maintain cleanliness and working condition of garbage disposal. • Clean spills in Kitchen and work areas immediately. • Other duties as assigned by MOD or Supervisor.


• Fluency in job related English, both verbal and non-verbal. • Compute basic arithmetic. • Ability to: ○ perform duties with attention to detail, speed, accuracy and follow-through, perform duties under variable working conditions (example: heat or cold) ○ follow directions ○ adapt to meet priority changes of work flow or requirements ○ operate designated machinery. • Previous experience as restaurant dishwasher or in janitorial/cleaning position. • Familiarity with proper sanitation regulations. • Knowledge of proper chemical handling. • Exert physical effort in transporting up to 50 pounds. • Endure various physical movements throughout the work areas. • Remain in stationary position for 4 to 6 hours throughout work shift. • Satisfactorily communicate with guests, management and co-workers to their understanding.

Barnes & Noble is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.