What does a Steward Chief do? What are the duties of the Steward Chief? Why is the Stewarding Department important for hotels? What should be the characteristics of the employees of the Stewarding department? Let's look at the statements of Professional Stewarding manager Sefail Kurtul!"Today, the way to be successful in hotel businesses is through team spirit. Here is the Stewarding Department, one of the most important elements of this team. Although the importance of this department has not yet been grasped by many, contrary to popular belief, working in the Stewarding Department requires expertise, professionalism and dedication. However, the costs can be very heavy for hotels.
Stewarding manager provides required support to successfully maintain sanitation and cleanliness standards in all kitchen and food service facilities, including loading bays and kitchen equipment.
I can explain the importance of the Stewarding Department as follows; The materials and equipment used in hotel kitchens and restaurants are quite expensive and are supplied with high investment costs.The more professional your Stewarding Department is, the more your costs and losses will decrease. However, high maintenance and repair costs as many businesses do not hand over this department to professionals they encounter.
A professional Stewarding Department means more hygiene and quality. A Stewarding Department that does its job professionally and builds its business plan on efficiency facilitates the business processes of other departments.
Another of the most important benefits of the Stewarding Department is to inform the hotel management with functions such as malfunction notification, material counting, damage report and prevent possible risks.
In short, the staff of the Stewarding Department should consist of trained professionals, each of whom is an expert in their field, who has adopted the team spirit approach.
Stewarding department employees must be individuals with a high level of education,
Should have a high sense of responsibility, be able to make quick decisions and produce solutions,
They should preferably know a foreign language,
They should have an innovative, visionary and multidisciplinary management approach that is open to learning,
Stewarding department manager should have the knowledge, knowledge and experience to train subordinates,
They must have professional experience,
They should be self-sacrificing, meticulous and hardworking,
They should be able to easily use all kinds of tools and equipment required by their profession, especially chemicals,
The essence of the word; Stewarding Department, managed by professionals, means less cost, higher hygiene and more efficient operation for businesses.”
Sefail Kurtul is still working as Stewarding Department Manager at Cullinan Hotels. Sefail Kurtul studied Tourism and Hotel Management at Akdeniz University and graduated from Anadolu University, Department of Social Services.Sefail Kurtul held managerial positions at various levels in the Stewarding Departments of important hotel brands such as Rixos Hotels, Amara World Hotels, Sunis Hotels, Divan Hotels, Marriot International and Biblos Resort Alaçatı.
Kurtul, who is married and has two daughters, has many expertise and certificates about stewarding department management.