Banquet Manager

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

DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia Airport Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia, PA
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)


The Banquet Manager is responsible for managing the daily execution of all banquet functions in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. In addition the Banquet Manager will provide support and assist when needed in all areas of Food and Beverage particularly the Food and Beverage Outlets. Specifically, the Banquet Manager is responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards: Manage daily Banquet functions to include, but not limited to, planning, organizing and executing all aspects of breakfasts, coffee breaks, luncheons, dinners, cocktail receptions, galas, room set ups, maintenance of all areas. Oversee the set up of function rooms to include, but not limited to, table set ups, the placement and quality of linens, silver, glassware and chinaware according to event specifications and a full inspection. Monitor and develop team member performance to include, but not limited to, providing supervision, scheduling, conducting counseling and evaluations and delivering recognition and reward Recruit, interview and train team members Communicate function specifications, procedures and changes with affected departments including, but not limited to, the Food and Beverage Team, Event Services, Property Operations, Audio Visual and Housekeeping Oversee the breakdown of the function room and ensure proper storage of equipment Assist and work in Food & Beverage Outlets as needed Ensure compliance with health, safety, sanitation and alcohol awareness standards This position requires the ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays and to lift 50+lbs on a regular basis. Qualified candidates must possess a minimum of 2 years experience as a Banquet Manager, preferably in a hotel setting. Previous Hilton Brand experiences a plus. (ref. 17933)