Banquet Captain

2017-04-20 | Food and Beverage / Culinary | The Westin Edmonton

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At a glance

Location

Edmonton,Canada

Employment Fraction

Part Time

Reference Code

20422522

Job Description

Our position is an exciting opportunity for an energetic candidate to work in a fast paced department.and provide excellent service as per Starwood standards. Functions will take place in the hotel and at outside venues. Duties would include, but not be limited to: - Working with all Banquet associates to set up and tear down meeting rooms and venues and ensure all food and beverage is served in a timely, enthusiastic and professional manner. - Meeting and greeting meeting planners and organizers throughout the shift and ensure we meet and exceed their expectations. - He/she will ensure station and table set ups are complete prior to service and at the end of the shift and will oversee assigned functions at all stages room set up to tear down. - Coaching associates on an ongoing basis with the Director of Banquets to ensure they are always ready to give exemplary service. - Liasing with catering, kitchen and audio visual for last minute changes and requests. - Food and beverage charges are recorded and billed accurately and beverage controls are in place.

Requirements

- Must have a minimum of 2 years experience in banquets and 1 year supervisory experience in an upscale 4 diamond property. - Must be able to work variable shifts which would include weekends and holidays. - Must be able to work variable shifts with shifts starting as early as 5am and the evening shift will be required to work up 3am as required. - Must be physically fit and able to handle a heavy work load for the set up and tear down of functions. - Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written are required. - Working knowledge of various computer programmes is required. - Pro Serve certification is required.

Department

The Banquet Department caters various functions within the hotel and at outside venues. Our Banquet department has over 27,000 sq feet of meeting space and we work to ensure that all functions are executed brilliantly to exceed our guests expectations.

Location

Located in the heart of downtown, The Westin Edmonton is the city's premier hotel, located near the arts district, theaters and shopping, and is connected to the vast Shaw Conference Center. The hotel has earned awards for exceptional service, and we believe in exceeding expectations, have a passion for excellence, value innovation and believe in integrity. We invest in our associates with world class training and development, competitive benefits and a warm caring environment.

Company Description

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., a subsidiary of Marriott International, is the leading hotel and leisure company in the world at its owned and managed properties. Starwood is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels, resorts and residences under the renowned brands: St. Regis®, The Luxury Collection®, W®, Westin®, Le Méridien®, Sheraton®, Tribute Portfolio™, Four Points® by Sheraton, Aloft®, Element®, along with an expanded partnership with Design Hotels™. The Company also boasts one of the industry’s leading loyalty programs, Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG®). Please visit www.starwoodhotels.com for more information.. The company is an equal opportunity employer encouraging diversity on the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, (including pregnancy), age religion, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic as protected by law.

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At a glance

Location

Edmonton,Canada

Employment Fraction

Part Time

Reference Code

20422522