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Banquet Captain - On Call Part Time

Crowne Plaza Seattle Downtown, Seattle, WA



Posted August 11, 2017 R-127001

You enjoy teaming up to create an atmosphere where things happen, but you really shine when inspiring others into action. And, your sharp eye for detail ensures perfect set-up and safe breakdown of event spaces. Whether setting stage for an A-Lister or getting down to business, you’ve got what it takes to orchestrate success. Then, Interstate’s Banquet Captain position may be a great opportunity for you.

ON CALL POSITION 12.50/HOUR PLUS AUTOGRATUITIES

As Banquet Captain, you will

  • Understand Banquet Event Orders to ensure safe, efficient event set up and break down.
  • Help set up and break down buffet or other special food service tables and equipment.
  • Complete prep and side work efficiently so focused attention during the event can be given fully to guest care.
  • Provide genuinely friendly, professional guest service.
  • Respond to guest questions, requests, and concerns with prompt courtesy.
  • Be familiar with event offerings in order to describe and delight guests with menu ingredients and preparations.
  • Tactfully employ “suggestive selling,” when appropriate.

Fundamentals

High School Diploma or equivalent, with two years hotel banquet food and beverage experience is required. Clear, effective communication skills in written and verbal English is essential. You must be able to understand and comply with all liquor laws and be of legal age and TIPS trained to serve alcoholic beverages. You must be able to accurately count cash and efficiently process transactions using Interstate systems. Flexible day and evening hour availability is expected. This position requires continuous motion and the ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.

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Pay Transparency Policy Statement
Interstate will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against associates or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another associate or applicant. However, associates who have access to the compensation information of other associates or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other associates or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by Interstate, or (c) consistent with Interstate’s legal duty to furnish information.

Crowne Plaza Seattle Downtown

1113 Sixth Avenue

Seattle, WA 98101

Telephone (206) 464-1980

Crowne Plaza Seattle Downtown

415 Room Hotel

Our Hotel

Rising high in the city’s skyline the award winning Crowne Plaza Hotel Seattle Downtown Area offers impeccable service accommodations and a location close to such attractions as the cruise terminals Fifth Avenue Theatre and the Space Needle. If guests are visiting on business we are the Place to Meet in Seattle. Our downtown hotel can easily host parties from 10 to 400 and offers the expertise of an extremely talented Crowne Meetings Director. We also have a charming covered patio during the warmer months perfect for weddings or upscale functions. A 24 hour Business Center with print and Internet capabilities allows guests to finish up last minute business details.

The Crowne Plaza Hotel Seattle Downtown Area is the ideal choice for leisure travelers. Were just a short walk from Pike Place Market Seattle Art Museum and the Paramount Theatre. Sports fans are pleased that were only a mile from Qwest and Safeco Fields while shoppers love that Nordstrom’s flagship store Westlake Center and Pacific Place shopping malls are nearby. While staying at our Seattle hotels downtown location guests enjoy amenities our restaurant and lounge and a 24 hour Fitness Center while earning points toward their IHG Rewards. The Crowne Plaza Sleep Advantage Program ensures a restful visit and our staff promises to help make our guests' trip stress-free and memorable.