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27 Oct 2017

Part-Time Banquet Server

JW MARRIOTT AUSTIN – Posted by AUSJW Austin, Texas, United States

Job Description

This is a highly visible and key role responsible for the successful set-up, service, and tear down of all Banquet events to include coffee breaks, 3-meal dining, and bar operations. This person is responsible for assisting the Banquet Captain in the successful ownership and operational execution of Banquet Functions and duties.

Responsibilities:
• Meets and exceeds customer expectations.
• Communicates effectively with customers, co-workers and supervisors.
• Attends work on time as scheduled and adheres to attendance policy.
• The primary responsibility of the Banquet Server is to provide the highest quality of service at all times to guests.
• Must be able to read a BEO and know how to complete a setup.
• Sets tables in assigned area (or checks to see that they have been set) correctly and uniformly, using: clean, pressed linen (without rips, stains or tears); clean unspotted silverware, clean china with no chips or cracks; clean unspotted glassware. Properly cleans and fills table complements (salt and pepper, sugar, bread baskets etc)
• Knows the menu for each function served and is able to knowledgeably explain the major ingredients and preparation methods for each item to be served.
• Keeps station neat and clean during service. Constantly patrols assigned station, refilling water and coffee, removing service items and condiments per established policies and procedures. Checks on the Guest.
• Serves food, coffee, water and other beverages to customers, refills beverages as needed.
• Receives customer order for any food or beverage that varies from the set menu.
• Refers complaints on food to service to the Banquet Manager.
• Performs all opening and closing side duties assigned. Cleans function room and back of house areas during and after banquet functions.
• Returns all reusable table complements and condiments to be cleaned and refilled.
• Assists the Captain in breaking down buffet or other special food service tables and equipment.
• Sets up, serves and breaks down coffee breaks, receptions, other special functions, as assigned, following standard policies and procedures.
• Assists Captain in setting up buffet and other special food services tables/stations.
• Greets and serves guests, following guidelines for “Aggressive Hospitality” and all other details of our policies and procedures regarding the service of food and beverage.
• Follows all guest check and money-handling procedures when serving a la carte and beverage orders.
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SKILLS
• Minimum of 19 years of age to serve alcoholic beverages
• Knowledge of various food-service styles (plated, buffet, French, Russian, Table-Side, Butler Service)
• Ability to satisfactorily communicate in English with Guests, Management, Staff and co-workers to their understanding
• Ability to provide legible, written communication
• Ability to compute basic mathematical calculations
• Knowledge of effective office organizational practices
• Ability to maintain strict confidentiality

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
• 3 or more years of previous banquet experience, preferably in a four-diamond property.

How to Apply

www.whitelodging.com/careers Job ID 1733

Job Categories: Catering & Kitchen Jobs. Job Types: Part-Time. Job Tags: Banquets, Event Services, and High Earning Potential. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

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