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BANQUET CAPTAIN

 

  • We have an opening for a BANQUET CAPTAIN position.
  • Location: Austin, TX

 

If you have a positive attitude and a love for learning, you may be interested in joining our team.

 

At FLIK, our operating philosophy is centered on three essential factors: great food, great service and great people. A FLIK Family-Then & Now. Great Food and Great Service are only possible with Great People behind the scenes. FLIK’s steadfast dedication to the training and support of our associates continues to nourish our vision and growth. Dedication, diligence, operational excellence and hands-on expertise are FLIK trademarks – only achievable through the work of our team of professionals. We embark on a relationship with every FLIK associate that provides, demonstrates and cherishes growth, education and ongoing mentoring – today and every day.

 

 

Full time associates at FLIK are offered many fantastic benefits such as:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life Insurance for Associates and Eligible Dependents
  • Short Term Disability (STD) and Long Term Disability (LTD)
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
  • Discount Marketplace
  • And other voluntary benefits

Job Summary

OVERVIEW OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Banquet Manager will be responsible to assist The Director of banquets in operations at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center.  They will help with Organization, Par Levels, Maintenance Reports, Manage events and daily meetings, Purchases of food and equipment that may be needed to run the department and meet and assist clients.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • . Assist Director of Banquets in the performance of duties
  • In the absence of Director of Banquets, coordinate, control, and organize staff and maintain standards of service.
  • Act as the client liaison with all the operational departments
  • Ensure that all meeting rooms are set up correctly based on set up sheets
  • Assign Pre/Post event duties
  • Design sequence of service based on type of meal
  • Monitor and maintain all banquet areas to be clean and hazard free at all times.
  • Schedule all Banquet and Conference Services Staff based on business and levels of productivity
  • Control payroll and maintain all necessary records.
  • Coordinate functions with Service Staff, ensure appropriate setup of functions.
  • Maintain constant interaction with all clients to ensure satisfaction.
  • Coordinate services required by Stewarding Department, Convention Services and Kitchen.
  • Maintain highest levels of quality performance by waiters at all time, consistent reinforcement and training to guarantee success.
  • Maintain presence on floor to ensure that functions flow smoothly and without incident.
  • Ensure all Banquet Checks are signed and posted timely and accurately
  • Perform other duties as required by manager.
  • Assignment of job duties to service staff
  • Fluent in English language skills, Spanish is a plus
  • Must be Friendly, Team-Player Service Oriented, and Lead by Example
  • Maintain Equipment Pars Throughout the Day
  • Ensure pre-meals briefings are carried out for all events with team members
  • Must be Well Organized
  • Sees that guest’ satisfaction is achieved through effective supervision and delegation of responsibilities, checks on food quality and courteous performance of entire banquet staff
  • Insure meal periods or events are set up on time and to predetermined standards
  • Equipment Maintenance and proper Sanitation must be practiced
  • Insure all staff are following Platinum Service Standards during the service
  • Work closely with staff to maintain positive morale

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience as a banquet manager or similar job role is expected
  • Associated degree in hospitality is preferred but not required

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Must be able to stand for extended periods of time.

  • Must be able to read, write, and speak in English.
  • Occasionally lifting or pushing up to 50 lbs.
  • Expected to maintain proper professional business attire appearance.
  • Expected to be cleanly groomed and maintain proper hygiene, per employee handbook requirements.

 

About Compass Group: Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry
 

Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer.  At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.
 

Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. *Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance).

 

Req ID: 180488

SALARIED NON-EXEMPT 


Nearest Major Market: Austin

Job Segment: Banquet, Food Service, Payroll, Kitchen, Hospitality, Finance

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