1. Full-Time
  2. Permanent
  4. Food & Beverage


Fairmont Chicago - Millennium Park, Chicago, United States



Executive Steward


Luxury & Lifestyle

Company Description

Rising gracefully above Millennium Park and Chicago's impressive lakefront, Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park is located conveniently near major cultural attractions, the city's business and financial district and world-renowned shopping along the Magnificent Mile. With beautifully appointed, extraordinarily spacious guestrooms and spectacular suites, Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park offers a superior and distinctive array of amenities and services, including phenomenal dining experiences, seasonal pop-ups and luxury event space. 

Job Description

Executive Steward
Every memorable moment at Fairmont Chicago begins with the Food & Beverage team's commitment to safe and efficient operations. Showcase your leadership strengths in maintaining the smooth operation of the Stewarding Department. You will maximize labor efficiency, maintain costs, guarantee safe working conditions, and keep the highest standards of sanitation!

What is in it for you:

  • Employee benefit card offering discounted rates in Accor worldwide
  • Learning programs through our Academies
  • Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within your property and across the world!
  • Ability to make a difference in the local community through our Corporate Social Responsibility activities, like Planet 21
  • Extensive Benefit Package

What you will be doing:

  • Ensure the smooth operation of the Stewarding Department, maintaining established standards for a clean and organized heart of house area
  • Work with Culinary and Food & Beverage Department Heads to build a culture that is driven by pride, care, ownership, and passion for impeccable presentation and maintenance of equipment
  • Work closely with Banquets to ensure that all function equipment needs are on hand and in good working condition
  • Lead a preventative maintenance program by identifying and reducing high breakage/loss items through colleague awareness and ownership
  • Maximize on cost control opportunities through optimal scheduling and maintenance of equipment
  • Motivate, lead, coach, and monitor the performance of stewarding team members
  • Ensure the delivery of excellent service by maintaining high staff morale and team spirit
  • Actively promote a safe and hazard-free work environment which included ensuring proper food handling procedures, cleaning and storage of food containers, use of cleaning chemicals and PPE, and the timely maintenance of dishwashing equipment in all kitchens


Your experience and skills include:

  • Service focused personality is essential and previous Stewarding leadership experience required
  • Proven ability to build and maintain good relationships with all stakeholders
  • Communicate thoughts, actions, and opportunities clearly with strong networking skills
  • Highly motivated and guest-driven with the ability to solve problems and to make timely guest service decisions
  • Computer literate in Microsoft and Windows applications
  • Proactive with a demonstrated eye for detail and the ability to manage multiple functions/projects while meeting deadlines
  • Strong working knowledge of Hazardous Communication, Sanitation, and Food Safety regulations and guidelines

Additional Information

Visa Requirements: Successful candidates must be legally eligible to work in the United States.

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
We are an inclusive company and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent.

Why work for Accor?
We are far more than a worldwide leader. We welcome you as you are and you can find a job and brand that matches your personality. We support you to grow and learn every day, making sure that work brings purpose to your life, so that during your journey with us, you can continue to explore Accor’s limitless possibilities.
By joining Accor, every chapter of your story is yours to write and together we can imagine tomorrow's hospitality. Discover the life that awaits you at Accor, visit https://careers.accor.com/
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All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


Diversity & Inclusion for Accor means welcoming each and everyone and respecting their differences by giving priority only to qualities and skills in extending employment and development opportunities. Our ambition is to provide meaningful employment, a warm and welcoming culture, excellent working conditions and to promote the development of all people, including those with disabilities.
When applying, do not hesitate to let us know of any specific needs you may have so that we can take them into consideration.


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