Banquet Personnel

  • Express Employment Professionals
  • Sep 06, 2020
Full time Other

Job Description

Job Purpose

The purpose of a Banquet Server is to assure the overall success of the property by meeting or exceeding the guest expectation for food and beverage service in meeting rooms and banquet functions.

Essential Job Functions

  • Ensure guest satisfaction through meeting room cleanliness and attention to guests' needs.
  • Ensure that a high level of sanitation and cleanliness is maintained before, during and after each shift.
  • Set tables in assigned area correctly and uniformly using clean, pressed linen (without rips, stains or tears), clean silverware, clean china with no chips of cracks and clean glassware. Properly clean and fill table condiments (salt, pepper, sugar, breadbaskets, etc.).
  • Know the menu for each function and be able to explain the major ingredients and preparation methods for each item served.
  • Keep station neat and clean during service. Constantly patrol assigned station, exchanging ashtrays, refilling water and coffee, removing service items and condiments per established policies and procedures. Extend courtesy and goodwill to everyone at all times.
  • Assist the lead server/captain in breaking down tables, buffet or other special food service tables and equipment.
  • Setup; serve and/or breakdown coffee breaks, receptions and other functions as assigned, following standard procedures and policies.
  • Extend courtesy and goodwill to everyone at all times.


Job Requirements:

Additional Responsibilities - Big Plus!

  • Run food from the kitchen to the banquet hall on demand
  • Assist with food and table prep before the event begins
  • Set up and serve from buffets with food presentation standards and practices in mind, ensuring safe food handling performance
  • Serve plated dinners to guests and respond to guest requests in a timely manner
  • Communicate with banquet supervisor as well as other servers and event organizers
  • Keep cooking and kitchen area
  • Maintain sanitation regulations throughout kitchen
  • Keeping dishes and other kitchen equipment clean./li
  • Assist with food preparation work
  • Remove trash and clean kitchen garbage containers
  • Maintaining overall cleanliness in the kitchen
  • Keeping dishes and other kitchen equipment
  • Serve food including plating/wrapping foods
  • Maintain food costs and maintain cleanliness of the kitchen at all times
  • Preparing portions and food items
  • Maintain and clean all kitchen equipment, plus preparation and storage areas
  • Using proper sanitizers including food handling and food storage areas
  • Assure that kitchen and dining hall are maintained in clean condition
  • Assist with food preparation, cooking and meal service
  • Perform shift opening and closing duties including cleaning kitchen mats, sweeping, and mopping kitchen and dish washing areas
  • Keeping dishes and other kitchen equipment clean./li
  • Receiving, stocking, organizing, and rotating food items in storage areas, refrigerators, and freezers
  • Set up dining areas for meals and events
  • Keeping kitchen clean, following all safety protocols
  • Set up dining areas for meals and special events