Dishwasher (Food and Drink Enthusiast)

  • Vaux
  • Portland, OR, USA
  • Oct 02, 2019
Full time Dishwashers

Job Description

Every summer, North Americas largest concentration of Vaux Swifts graces Northwest Portland on their annual migration south to Central America. Since the 1980s, this flock of birds have roosted inside a chimney at Chapman Elementary School and thousands of revelers gather to take in this natural fleeting spectacle. Vaux restaurant is named for this special Portland phenomenon and draws culinary inspiration from their migration through the Pacific Northwest. Located in the heart of the vibrant Pearl District, Vaux features an all-day seasonal contemporary menu that highlights favorite local products.Led by Executive Chef Sara Woods and drawing on her diverse culinary experience at some of the countrys best restaurants, the menu draws heavily from flavors and products of the Pacific Northwest with Italian and French accents. Bartenders create signature cocktails from Portlands renowned Distillery Row, and serve world-class wines from Willamette Valley and beers from the countrys finest craft breweries. Vaux features flavorful contemporary Pacific Northwest fare that is indigenous, seasonal, and healthful, served on small plates for variety and large plates for sharing, combined with service that is engaging and informative at approachable prices in a warm, welcoming and modern environment.Vaux is a multi-occasion gathering place for: power breakfast, lunch with business associates or friends, a relaxing meal when visiting family, winding down after viewing the galleries of the Pearl, and socializing over drinks and dinner. Dinner features shareable dishes like Roast Half Chicken and Halibut with pistou. Vaux offers two daily happy hours, from 4 to 6pm, as well as late night happy hour from 9 to 11pm. The Culinary team at Vaux supports local farmers and sustainability efforts.Vaux is located inside the Canopy Portland | Pearl District set amidst an extensive collection of fine and local art curated by neighboring Elizabeth Leach Gallery, including an expansive sculpture inspired by Vaux Swifts from Portland-based artist Sean Healy. Vaux boasts an outdoor patio along NW Glisan, dining room seating, a comfortable lounge and a private dining room perfect for intimate groups up to 30 guests.Canopy by Hilton's culture is defined by who we are and how we interact with each other, our guests, our partners, and our neighbors. Our culture, "Positively Yours," is much more than a slogan. It's our underlying attitude, the story of who we are and how we approach everything.At the core of Canopy by Hiltons culture is the Positive Stay Promise. An ideal Enthusiast sets the tone for creating the Positively Yours culture at our hotel and is committed to delivering the lifestyle experiences our guests want.Competitive Wage and Benefits:o $13.25 per houro Medical, Dental, Visiono Paid Time Offo Travel Discountso 401(k) Retirement Planningo Life & Disabilityo Will & Trust Preparation Serviceso Travel Assistance Serviceso Flexible Spending AccountWe Are Unique. We are OKAY with:Extreme/Unusual Hairstyles & ColorsMustaches and BeardsTattoo's & PiercingsJob Summary:Transport and clean cooking utensils and service ware in order to provide cooks, bus persons and food servers with appropriate equipment for guests' dining experience. Also requires cleaning of physical surroundings.Summary of Essential Job Functions:Promptly and carefully sort soiled ware so that it can be put through the dish or pot machine properly. Quickly wash all ware and replace in storage areas as designated. Physical strength and stamina are essential to this position due to the high activity level.Keep dish machine properly cleaned and filled with water per hotel standards.Operate burnishing machine to ensure proper finish on silverware.De-tarnish/polish silver for proper appearance.Clean kettles, tilt skillets, pots and pans promptly and completely so cooks can carry out their work.Comply with attendance rules and be available to work on a regular basis. Perform any other job-related duties as assigned.Requirements/Qualifications:As Food & Drink Enthusiast, must be friendly, energizing, positive and caring in all core aspects of the Canopy culture as defined. Previous stewarding/dishwashing experience in fast-paced, multi-outlet kitchens preferred Physical Aspects of Position (includes but are not limited to): Walking and standing throughout shift. Frequent bending throughout shift. Occasional lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying up to 100 lbs. Frequently required to use hands.