Banquet Captain

Hersha Hospitality Management LP


Job Description

Opportunity: Banquet Captain

 

Supervise banquet staff during assigned functions, ensuring staff performs in accordance with established guest service and sustainability standards.


Potential Career Path   

Assistant Banquet Manager – Assistant Restaurant Manager – Banquet Manager

 

Essential Job Functions

  • Check Banquet Staff’s Event Orders to ensure that all information is accurate.
  • Check room set-up to see that Banquet Event Order directions are completely followed.
  • Act as point of contact for group representatives.
  • Communicate all Banquet Event Order changes to catering or convention services office and affected departments.
  • Coordinate with banquet staff set-ups, changes and time schedules for all functions.
  • Verify staffing levels for the next day's functions.
  • Adjust schedules accordingly through the addition or cancellation of servers, bartenders, and/or housepersons.
  • Operate as a banquet server when needed; setting up, greeting and serving the guest, and breaking down the function.
  • Inspect banquet areas at end of function to ensure all equipment is returned to its proper area and all areas are clean.
  • Post all banquet checks at end of the day and turn in to night audit.
  • Abide by all state, federal and corporate requirements pertaining to serving alcoholic beverages.
  • Oversee staff to ensure that proper liquor controls are in use.
  • Follow sustainability guidelines and practices related to HHM’s EarthView program.
  • Practice safe work habits, wear protective safety equipment and follow MSDS and OSHA standards.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

Position Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Previous banquet experience required.

 

Work Environment and Context

  • Work schedule varies and will include working on holidays and weekends.
  • Requires standing for extended periods, walking, pushing, lifting up to 35 pounds, bending and reaching, stooping, kneeling, or crouching.

 

What We Believe

 

People Are Our Capability – Hearts That Serve – Only Excellence – Stay Nimble - Own It


Salt Wood Kitchen & Oysterette - the culinary destination of the Monterey area. Salt Wood features three distinct dining environments - a full-service dining room, lively bar and lounge and al fresco dining patio. Our experiential oyster bar and central live-fire kitchen act as the heart and hearth of the restaurant. From cocktails on the patio to large group parties held in our multifunctional meeting space and private dining rooms, Salt Wood offers an experience like no other.

 

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