Banquet Captain

Best Western University Inn


Posted December 9, 2018

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Banquet Captain

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.

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.

Interstate Hotels & Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please call (703) 387-3830 or email ADA.Assistance@interstatehotels.com with the nature of your accommodation request and include the Hotel location and title of the job opening. Please allow one (1) business day for a reply.

Best Western University Inn

99 Room Hotel

Our Hotel

With easy access off of Route 11, this 99 room property is surrounded by a championship golf course and groomed cross country ski trails. An indoor pool, whirlpool, saunas, and state of the art exercise facility compliment the tastefully appointed rooms. With an on-site restaurant, relaxing lounge, business center, and high-speed wireless Internet, it is the perfect destination for those traveling on business or leisure. Our friendly staff, personalized service and meeting spaces make this an ideal location for any special event.

The BEST WESTERN University Inn is conveniently located adjacent to St. Lawrence University and several minutes from Clarkson University and Corning Incorporated. Families will especially enjoy an afternoon exploring nearby St. Lawrence Court House, Eisenhower Locks and St. Lawrence Seaway. Guests can also enjoy a short trip to Lake Placid, 1000 Islands or Ottawa, Canada.

Whether guests are planning a meeting, banquet, conference or wedding, the BEST WESTERN University Inn is here to serve them.