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Banquet Manager

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Property Name:
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Newark Airport
Job Title: 
Banquet Manager
New Jersey-Northern/Newark
Company Name: 
Work Permit: 
Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in the United States will not be considered.
Management  Position: 
Bonus Pay: 

Welcome to Crescent Hotels & Resorts, a premier hotel management and ownership group. Crescent seeks energetic, innovative individuals who have a desire to work in a results-driven environment. Our success is the direct result of everyone working together toward a common goal: To deliver exceptional service to our valued guests and provide a high quality work environment for our associates.

Strong core values related to customer service and associate satisfaction account for the continued success of our company. We are more than just a collection of hotels, we are a progressive company determined to be the employer of choice in the hospitality industry. We are pleased that you have chosen to learn more about our growing organization and are confident that Crescent will provide you with a very rewarding career.

Job Overview Hires, trains and directs the banquet staff in servicing all banquet activities in order to ensure a successful function and repeat business. Reports to Food Beverage Manager.

Essential job functions
-Interview, hire, train, recommend performance evaluations, resolve problems, provide open communication and recommend discipline andor termination when appropriate.

-Supervise the set-up of function rooms to include placement of linens, silver, china, and glassware according to event order specifications. Visually inspect function rooms and equipment prior to functions for cleanliness, proper inventory and set up.

-Verbally communicate, during the course of the functions with the kitchen, service, beverage, convention services and engineering staff, as well as the guest host to ensure timely execution of events, quality service, and adherence to all applicable federal, state, local safety and health regulations and corporate standards.

-Supervise clean-up and proper break down of function room.

-Enter billing information into POSautomated sales system in order to generate a final guest check. Process payroll for each event which includes calculating number of hours worked and gratuity distribution.

-Check staff attendance according to schedules, adjust and reassign server stations, as necessary, in order to provide quality service during functions.

-Perform any other job duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
Must have the ability to communicate in English, can communicate well with guests
Comprehensive knowledge of food and beverage preparations, service standards, guest relations and etiquette.
Positive, energetic personality, willingness to learn and commitment to support and advance the image and reputation of the hotel.
Knowledge of the local health and safety regulations.
At least 3 years banquet experience in a full service hotel establishment.
1-2 years in a managerial role, preferably in the hospitality industry.

Additional Qualifications
3-5 years banquet experience in a full service hotel establishment.
3-5 years in managerialleadership role
Strong interpersonal verbal communication skills
ServSafe Certification
High school diploma or equivalent

Physical Demands
Ability to push andor pull equipment weighing up to 100 lbs
Able to stand for long periods of time, reach above head level, bend, stoop, twist and lift
Ability to operate various food and beverage equipment present at a function.

These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an associate to successfully preform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions of the job.

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