Company: Morning Glory Farm Inc
Posted on: November 23, 2022
EOE STATEMENT: We are an equal employment opportunity employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin,
gender identity, disability status, sexual orientation, age,
protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by
CATEGORY: Food Services
Title: Head Steward
Hours: Full time, including weekends
Season: Year round
Report to: Executive Chef
Wage: $18.00 - $20.00 Depending on Experience
Affordable housing options may be available.
Morning Glory Farm offers a wide assortment of fresh-packed salads,
side dishes, entrees and soups that are prepared daily in our
kitchen. We pride ourselves on using our own produce and other
local ingredients in season to create outstanding food. Our
Farmstand is stocked with freshly prepared entrees, soups, side
dishes, salads and pickled vegtables and dressings. We use our own
farm produce whenver possible as well as the finest non-GMO and
organic products. We prioritize sustainability in food services.
Our dishes are based on seasonal produce and our meals and
offerings are made from scratch.
The Head Steward works closely with the Executive Chef to
effectively manage all steward staff, the cleanliness of the
facility, stocking and receiving orders, and washing dishes. Other
responsibilities include proper use of chemicals, dishwashing
machine, and maintenance of the dishwashing machine.
In our daily work, we:
- Stocks and receives orders.
- Has a high standard for cleanilness for equipment and work
- Cleans and mops floors.
- Follows all sanitation and safety guidelines.
- Maintain chemicals and dish washing equipment in good condition
and working order.
- Take out thrash when necessary
- Supervises steward staff to ensure all job tasks are completed
- Performs all other job-related duties as assigned. POSITION
REQUIREMENTS: Our ideal candidate:
- 18 years or older
- Has the ability to remain calm and focused and provide
excellent quality of work in a high volume environment.
- 4 years of commercial kitchen experience required
- Able to work in a team-orientated environment, takes direction,
and assists with problem solving.
- Is required to lift and/or move 50 pounds frequently.
- Applicants must be flexible, adaptable, and able to work
WAGE: This position is paid $16 - $20 hourly commensurate with
POSITION: Head Steward
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION: Morning Glory Farm, started in 1975 by
James and Deborah Athearn, grows about 65 acres of vegetables and
small fruits on the island of Martha's Vineyard.
Small successive plantings of a wide variety of crops supply the
Farmstand from May through December.
Crops include sweet corn, lettuce, carrots, beets, tomatoes,
melons, potatoes, beans, squash, pumpkins, and more. Our herb
garden supplies a full assortment of culinary herbs. We also raise
four acres of cut flowers, and small plantings of strawberries,
grapes, peaches, and beach plums.
We keep beef cows on pasture in Chilmark for which we harvest 45
acres of hay and we also produce eggs, pork and fresh,
pasture-raised chickens to sell in the Farmstand. Twenty-three
acres of our vegetable fields are farmed using natural practices
and only OMRI certified fertilizers and pesticides. We manage the
rest of our land with a minimum of pesticides and with attention to
the long-term health of the soil.
The farm name grew from the vision of the sun rising over lush,
green fields, cows with udders full of milk ambling past bountiful
gardens and hedgerows lively with honeybees: true wealth of
Each year we meet a new crew of farmers, bakers, cooks, and
Farmstand staff who become part of the farm family. The farm has
benefited from a variety of wonderful people who have endowed
Morning Glory with their own special contributions.
LOCATION: MA, Edgartown
Keywords: Morning Glory Farm Inc, Nantucket , Head Steward, Other , Edgartown, Massachusetts
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