Uccello's Downtown

Job 177364 - Dishwasher
Grand Rapids, MI

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Job Details

Location: Grand Rapids, MI
Employment Type: Part-Time
Salary: Competitive

Job Description

Uccello’s Hospitality Group is a West Michigan staple, locally and family owned, founded on Italian family values. UHG operates 8 restaurants in the Greater Grand Rapids area and strives to save a place for everyone at its table. Faro Uccello, Founder of UHG, opened the first Uccello’s Ristorante in 1996. Uccello’s has since grown into 6 successful locations. In 2016, UHG launched a fast-casual concept, Herb & Fire Pizzeria, and has since added a second location.

UHG has operated successfully for more than two decades and is proud to offer Team Members opportunities to grow their culinary and hospitality careers. UHG also offers competitive wages, great benefits, flexible scheduling and more!

Summary of Position:  

The Dishwasher is responsible for performing various kitchen cleaning and storage activities such as but not limited to dish washing, pot washing, general and equipment cleaning, storage and rotation of food and supplies. Responsible for janitorial duties in all areas of the restaurant including the Dining Room, Bar, Kitchen and exterior areas. Responsible for safe handling and storage of all tableware, utensils, pans, containers, etc., and all cleaning activities in performed in accordance with sanitary procedures and standards. Complies with all federal, state and local regulatory procedures regarding food storage, cleaning and preparation.


Duties & Responsibilities:

§  Load, run and unload dish machine.

§  Keep the dish machine clean and report any functional or mechanical problems immediately.

§  Monitor dish machine water temperature to ensure sanitary wash cycle.

§  Wash and store all tableware and kitchenware.

§  Keep dishroom and kitchen clean and organized.

§  Maintain adequate levels of clean tableware for dining room and kitchen.

§  Bag and haul dishroom trash to dumpster at designated times.

§  Handle tableware carefully to prevent breakage and loss.

§  Maintain adequate levels of dish detergents and cleaning supplies.

§  Clean all areas of the restaurant as required.

§  Perform other related duties as assigned by the Chef or manager.

§  Be available to fill in as needed to ensure the smooth and efficient operation.


The successful applicant will have:

  • Previous experience working in a high volume kitchen
  • Availability on weekends (mandatory)
  • Flexible scheduling 6+ months of dishwashing experience
  • Be able to excel in a guest and team-oriented environment

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Competitive pay, based on experience level
  • 1 week paid vacation after 1 year of employment
  • Receive a free meal every shift

Uccello’s Hospitality Group’s Vision:

Core Values:

  • Hospitality:

                -We care for each other

                -We care for our Guests

                -We care for our community

                -We care for our vendors

  • People: Talented, committed, passionate, diverse people who are constantly learning and growing and contributing to the success of our company.
  • Performance: Delivering outstanding performance to our Team Members, our Guests and Owners.
  • Innovation: Constantly developing and implementing ideas to increase our business and to grow our company.
  • Commitment: “A Whatever it Takes Attitude” and “A Commitment to Excellence”
  • Compassion: We will "Seek First to Understand" in all situations.
  • Accountability: We do what we say we will do, we take responsibility for our actions, we admit to our mistakes and we learn from them.

Core Beliefs:

  • Treat every Guest as if they are a Guest in our homes. Make each Guest believe we are “On Their Side” in every interaction. The answer is “Yes”, what’s the question?
  • Quality is paramount in everything we do
  • Trust, respect and integrity in all of our relationships. Have a genuine care and concern for the well-being of others. Teamwork and open, honest communication
  • Continuous improvement, innovation, and always embracing change
  • Creating a fun, safe, rewarding and productive work environment for our Team Members
  • Each Manager and Team Member is responsible for contributing to our company’s success
  • Building strong family ties within our company and each restaurant’s communities
  • Always err on the side of generosity: We will get more back by first giving more.
  • Please and Thank you go a long way

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