Acqua Restaurant and Banquets Buffalo, New York
Oct 03, 2023Full time
Description Immediate position available for an Operations Manager for high volume established banquet and catering company. Position requires prior experience in the banquet/hospitality industry. Must possess leadership values and strong work ethic. Duties & Responsibilities: All areas of guest service and core standards Daily supervision, coordination and direction of all colleagues in the Banquet and Banquet Set-up Department including staff supervision, tip distribution, ringing in of checks, alcohol distribution, etc. Scheduling of Banquet Set-up Department to ensure banquet facilities are cleaned and set for events Ensuring all functions maintain a first class and positive visual impact; including ambiance, cleanliness, orderliness, décor and service flows. Maintaining high staff morale and team spirit within the Banquet Department. Leading and coaching all colleagues in the banquet services department Lead recruiting, staffing and scheduling ensuring adequate staffing levels to satisfy guest needs. Create and implement colleague-training initiatives Implementing meeting and conference service standards. Creating and implementing new processes and procedures to drive the department forward The overall financial success of the department, including day-to-day payroll control, planning yearly capital improvements and exercising control of fixed and variable expenses. Responsibilities include, but not limited to: supervising, hiring and training of new staff (servers, bartenders and captains). Ordering of liquor, bar supplies, soda mixes, Co2 and any other items needed for the execution of events. Costing of bar packages to ensure pour costs can be met. Ordering of linens, napkins, and table clothes on a weekly basis. Attend weekly banquet meetings to take accurate notes to be reviewed with banquet staff prior to event. Oversee all bar functions, including inventory and pulling of liquor, pour size, staff attire, tips and usage report Assist in training and overseeing proper serving and clearing procedures (ie: glassware, trays ) Company Information The foundry was built in the early 1900's as a manufacturing plant for Railroad signals which changed the age of the railroad industry forever. With its impressive façade, and floor to ceiling windows, its magnificent appearance represents Buffalo's prestigious heritage and notable history. The Foundry has been refurbished to its original elegance and grandeur with a chic, industrial stylish hotel and banquet venue in WNY. Our hotel places you centrally located to some of Buffalo's premier attractions. Minutes away from Buffalo's prestigious Albright Knox Art Gallery, the renowned Burchfield Penny Art Center, The Historical Museum, The Buffalo Zoo, Buffalo State College and an array of specialty shops and restaurants on the Elmwood Avenue strip. Visit Niagara Falls, only a short distance to one of the seven wonders of the world. Only minutes away from downtown Buffalo, the Foundry Suites is the place to stay.