Banquet Captain

  • Omni Hotels
  • Atlanta, GA, USA
  • Jan 19, 2018
Hospitality / Restaurant / Food Service

Job Description

Location

Scheduled to open early 2018, the luxurious Omni property will be a full-service hotel and serve as a cornerstone of the mixed-use community adjacent to SunTrust Park, future home of the Atlanta Braves. The Omni Hotel at The Battery Atlanta will feature 16 floors, approximately 264 guest rooms including 28 suites, over 12,000 square feet of meeting space, an elevated pool deck and bar overlooking the ballpark, and a signature restaurant.

Located on the 60-acre mixed-use development site, at the northwest intersection of I-75 and I-285 at Cobb Parkway, the new community will redefine the traditional model of "live, work, play" into a "play, work, stay" destination. The community will also feature residences and premier office space, an entertainment venue, retail and a variety of dining options."

Job Description

Responsible for coordinating the execution of our events in our multiple private event rooms. You will be responsible for motivating and leading our team of banquet servers and bartenders to ensure our members and guests expectations are exceeded.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for controlling all aspects in the execution of banquet function.
  • Effectively supervise the Banquet staff during all food and beverage service.
  • Coordinating every aspect of the Banquet staff during all food and beverage service.
  • Assist the Banquet Manager in the complete operation of the Banquet Department
  • Responsible for adhering to hotel policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for adhering to all liquor liability laws.
  • Must assist/conduct all designated staff/pre-function meetings.
  • Ensure work area is clean and clear of standing water, debris or any objects that can obstruct the job duties from being performed safely, efficiently and effectively
  • Must be willing to adapt to different climate changes in the restaurant, lounge and kitchen areas, with exposure to extreme temperatures.
  • This position will be working with Food and Beverage hazardous cleaning chemicals.


Qualifications

  • Must have a minimum of 3 years' banquet serving experience. Those with previous banquet captain or other similar leadership experience are preferred.
  • Candidate must have proven leadership skills and must be able to direct, develop and motivate staff.
  • Ability to teach employees importance of, and how to greet guests and courteously solve requests
  • Ability to clearly and pleasantly communicate both verbally and in writing in English with guests, management and co-workers, both in person and by telephone
  • Ability to work cohesively with co-workers both within and outside of your department
  • Ability to compute accurate mathematical calculations and have previous cash handling experience
  • Must be familiar with BEO's, Banquet Checks and Banquet Room Sets
  • Ability to think clearly, quickly and make concise decisions
  • Ability to prioritize, organize and follow up
  • Ability to handle stressful situations, while maintaining a calm and welcoming demeanor.
  • Must have experience in handling beverages.
  • Must be actively TABC Certified.
  • Ability to work flexible schedule to include weekends and holidays.
  • Must be able to carry a full banquet server tray on shoulder
  • Move, bend, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing up to 50 pounds without assistance. Stand, walk or sit for an extended period or for an entire work shift. Requires repetitive motion, including utilizing telephone/computer for an extended period or for an entire shift.