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POST DATE 9/10/2016
END DATE 10/10/2016

Embassy Suites St. Paul-Downtown Saint Paul, MN

Location
Saint Paul, MN
AJE Ref #
576135735
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Regular
Company Ref #
hc.1E5C2D1408999A89
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Education
High School Diploma or GED

JOB DESCRIPTION

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.