Fairmont Banquet Manager in Boston, Massachusetts
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The primary function of the Banquet Manager is to assist in all areas of supervision, coordination, training and direction of all personnel for the Banquet Department, assuring the success of all banquet events while maintaining high standards of service.
Inspect the rooms for assigned functions, making certain that every detail of the room set is completed to specifications.
Check in staff, assign work and arrange pre-post function side work duties.
Inspect table place settings for accuracy and condition including table linens, china, glassware, silverware and condiments so that finished product meets standards.
Supervise the setting of buffet tables and other food service tables used for catering functions.
Supervise the handling, storage and security of the all the department's equipment.
Ensure that all scheduled functions take place on time and according to plan.
Contact host in charge of the function and coordinate any last-minute details for the function.
Supervise clearing and post function cleanup including the storage areas.
Assist with administrative duties including scheduling and payroll.
Conduct an accurate count once guests are seated for plating and preparation of the guest check.
At least 4 years of progressive experience in a hotel or related field required.
Must be able to convey information and ideas clearly.
Must be able to evaluate and select among alternative courses of action quickly and accurately.
Must work well in stressful, high-pressure situations and maintain composure and objectivity while under pressure.
Be effective in handling problems in the workplace.
Must be able to work with and understand financial information and data with use of basic arithmetic functions.
A team devoted to service and accuracy as they work with team members from other departments in an environment where learning and growth are continual.