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Dishwasher steward Job Description

Dishwasher steward Job Description Template

As a recruitment expert, I can say that a dishwasher steward is responsible for ensuring the cleanliness of dishes, utensils, and kitchen equipment in a restaurant or other food service establishment. They play an essential role in maintaining a sanitary kitchen environment, supporting kitchen staff, and ensuring guests have a pleasant dining experience.


  • Dishwashing - responsible for cleaning dishes, utensils, and kitchen equipment
  • Sanitization - responsible for maintaining cleanliness and sanitation in the kitchen area
  • Stock management - responsible for ensuring that there are enough clean dishes and utensils available for use
  • Assisting kitchen staff - responsible for supporting the kitchen staff by completing tasks as requested, such as food preparation or cleaning spills
  • Equipment maintenance - responsible for maintaining and cleaning dishwashing equipment, such as washing machines and drying racks
  • Following safety procedures - responsible for following all safety procedures to prevent accidents and injuries in the kitchen
  • Shift management - responsible for ensuring that the dishwashing area is ready for the next shift, including cleaning and restocking supplies


  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Willingness to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Attention to detail in cleaning and sanitation
  • Ability to lift heavy objects such as pots and pans
  • Familiarity with commercial dishwashing equipment
  • Flexibility to work varied shifts, including nights and weekends
  • Ability to work in a team environment and follow instructions
  • Willingness to adhere to food safety regulations and company policies.

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