Banquet Manager- Upscale Polished Restaurant

Location: Columbus, Ohio
Date Posted: 11-16-2017

Job Duties:

  • Responsible for completing Performance Reviews and making recommendations for the promotion, hiring, and advancement of banquet personnel. Once completed he/she will then forward all reviews and recommendations to the General Manager for final approval.
  • Responsible for the training, supervising, and termination of all banquet personnel in conjunction with the General Manager
  • Responsible for managing the dining room and other restaurants operations along with the restaurant management team. 
  • Responsible for reviewing all Banquet Contracts to coordinate a schedule of events for each function.
  • Responsible for requisitioning or obtaining equipment and supplies needed for each function.
  • Responsible for inspecting the banquet room prior to the function to verify that the room setup, menu, and schedule of events are correct.
  • Responsible for greeting clients prior to the event and for being present throughout the course of the event to assist the banquet staff if needed.
  • Responsible for checking in with the clients during the course of the event to ensure satisfaction and to respond to any additional request.
  • Responsible for overseeing the banquet staff during banquet functions to ensure that all details are carried out according to the client’s contract.
  • Responsible for overseeing the preparation and presentation of the Banquet check to the client at the conclusion of the function and ensures that proper payment is rendered.
  • Supervises cleanup and breakdown of banquet functions and accounts for all equipment and supplies to ensure they have been returned to the proper storage facilities.
  • Participate in the weekly management meeting to verify all banquet contracts for the following business week.
  • Responsible for forecasting labor needs for the banquet department and entering in the banquet departments schedule in to the BOH system weekly to ensure that each function is adequately staffed.
  • Schedule may fluctuate based on departmental requirements.
  • Must wear approved manufacturer certified slip resistant or non-slip shoes at all times while working
  • Participate in and pass alcohol awareness and safety training classes

Education/ Experience:

  • College Degree or 3 years related experience preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of Food & Beverage service procedures. With a strong background in hospitality preferred

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Must be able to create and maintain a team atmosphere with in the department and ensure that employees are appropriately trained and have an adequate workload.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Proven ability to perform all positions in banquet operations in order to supervise, direct, and train banquet personnel.
  • Strong PC skills with a working knowledge of including but not limited to MS Excel, MS Word, MS Office, and Outlook.
  • Must be able to clearly and effectively communicate in English

Schedule Requirements:

  • Full-time
  • Schedule may fluctuate based on departmental requirements

Travel Requirements:

  • Local travel required when considered necessary.

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to walk and stand for hours at a time. Lift and carry up to 50 lbs. Balance and walk with heavy trays, dinnerware and drinks full time.
Disclaimer: The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; and is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.
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