Banquet Setup

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POST DATE 9/18/2016
END DATE 10/18/2016

La Quinta Inns & Suites Tacoma, WA

Tacoma, WA
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)


At La Quinta, we serve busy, practical, hardworking travelers and take care of their business or leisure travel needs. We provide the best hotel rooms, warmest hotel atmosphere and most courteous service in our market segment at every hotel, every night. La Quinta Holdings Inc. (NYSE: LQ) is a leading owner, operator and franchisor of select-service hotels primarily serving the midscale and upper-midscale segments. The Companys owned and franchised portfolio consists of more than 830 La Quinta Inn & Suites and La Quinta Inn branded hotels representing approximately 84,000 rooms located in 47 states, as well as in Canada and Mexico. La Quintas team is committed to providing guests with a refreshing and engaging experience. Our guests enjoy consistently clean and comfortable guest rooms and suites with many of the frills they would expect at higher priced hotels, such as our Free Bright Side Breakfast and refreshing swimming pools, all at some of the most affordable and competitive rates anywhere. And because we value your input and want to keep you coming back, we continually upgrade and refurbish our properties with modern amenities and useful services that you request. At every La Quinta hotel, you'll find a dedicated staff and comfortable, affordable lodging perfect for business or leisure travel. To learn more about our culture, benefits, career advancement, training & development opportunities, search for corporate and hotel management positions, or search for hourly hotel positions, click here: POSITION SUMMARY: The purpose of the Banquet Setup position is to set, maintain and refresh hotel banquet meeting rooms according to sales contract and company standards. This position must ensure cleanliness and organization is completed in a timely manner and to assist supervisor during large functions. The Banquet Setup must ensure that all banquet and meeting rooms are properly set in a timely manner, so that the banquet service staff may prepare for functions. Responsible for timely and safe breakdown of meeting rooms after event completion. Must refresh rooms on time, have water in rooms, clean rooms and set for appropriate functions. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: * To effectively assist food and beverage service, guest attention, and overall logistics of banquet events by way of set-up, clear communication and teamwork, while maintaining the companys standard for excellence, resulting in the overall success of banquet events. * Uphold the highest level of customer service. * Maintain a friendly and approachable attitude towards guests and staff. * Maintain a professional appearance and mannerism. * Assist with set-up of tables, linens, chairs, etc, for full service of banquet events. * Provide excellent food and beverage service for banquet events. * Maintain knowledge of policies and procedures. * Maintain sense of urgency when on the service floor. * Maintain back of the house, front of the house and side work duties for overall productivity of banquet events. * Maintain positive and professional attitude. * Complete all other assigned duties when necessary. * Maintain clear and open communication between all staff members for overall event success. * Follow Health and Safety practices at all times. * Complete all other duties as assigned