Job Description

If you are passionate about delivering outstanding service and thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, then we invite you to join our team as Executive Steward at the Indiana Convention Center. Your skills and commitment will be celebrated, and you will have the opportunity to be a part of the thrilling world of sports and entertainment in one of the nation's premier venues.

Our Executive Steward will work alongside our Executive Chef to lead stewarding within our 71 meeting rooms, 11 exhibit halls, and three multi-purpose ballrooms event space. Our Executive Steward is an integral member of our culinary team. You will be are responsible for managing primarily non-food production areas of the kitchen, to include the dish room, storage areas and other utility areas.

Our Executive Steward is responsible for cleanliness and sanitation within the kitchen, for maintenance of key equipment and for the inventory, storage and distribution of the facilities supply of banqueting items such as silver, china, glassware and linen. Our Executive Steward is responsible for leading the Stewarding Department hourly staff and is responsible for monitoring and organizing the flow of activity within the kitchen in a way that complements and supports quality food preparation and service.


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Support overall food and beverage operations by participating as part of the Culinary Leadership Team; Manage the facility's Stewarding function and its staff members.
  • Ensure that standards for health, safety, cleanliness and sanitation are maintained throughout Stewarding areas.
  • Control inventory, storage and distribution of supplies. Ensure Stewarding and Kitchen equipment is properly maintained.
  • Ensure Stewarding and Kitchen equipment is properly maintained.
  • Contribute to goal of 100% customer satisfaction through personal commitment to customer service and leading the culinary team by example.

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Appropriate combination of education and experience to support on-the-job effectiveness.
  • A minimum of 2 years of previous leadership experience within a diverse food and beverage environment, to include management of a large staff and focus on exceptional client and customer service.
  • Previous venue catering/Stewarding experience and multi-site experience strongly preferred.
  • Strong working knowledge of food safety, sanitation, and general workplace safety standards with knowledge of Health Department requirements.
  • Demonstrated financial acumen; P&L accountability and/or contract-managed service experience is highly desirable
  • Demonstrated success in interfacing with a variety of organizational functions and divisions to accomplish tasks.

Other Requirements:

  • Able to work effectively and safely while subject to wet floors, temperature extremes and excessive noise; must be able to lift up to 50 pounds in weight; must be able to maneuver in an often tightly-quartered environment.

Venue Information: The Indiana Convention Center is a major convention center located in Downtown Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. The original structure was completed in 1972 and has undergone five expansions. In total, there are 71 meeting rooms, 11 exhibit halls, and three multi-purpose ballrooms. Now one of the largest convention centers in America, the Indiana Convention Center is connected by skywalks to more hotel rooms than any other city in the nation. Also linked to the center is a four-story urban shopping mall, surrounded by more than 200 restaurants and clubs, well-known sports venues, and a 10-block state park that features top museums, green space and a convenient canal walk.

Sodexo Live! Information: At Sodexo Live!, we take pride in crafting exceptional events at the most prestigious venues on the planet and creating lasting memories for fans, visitors, guests and team members. Working with Sodexo Live! is more than a job; it's a chance to be part of something greater. Here, you'll build a career where 'everyday' is anything but normal. Sodexo Live! is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, genetic information, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable Federal, State or Local law.


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