Banquet Captain

Wyndham Worldwide Cincinnati, OH
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Located less than ten miles fromdowntown Cincinnati, The Summit is set to usher in a new era of style andsophistication in the Queen City. The anchor of $124 million mixed-usedevelopment on the campus of MedPace, the 239-room hotel will delight guests witha contemporary, Cincinnati-centric art collection; modern Fitness Center withyoga studio; and well-stocked library. Chefs and mixologists will oversee aninnovative program highlighted by fresh, seasonal ingredients with a culinarynod to the region's German heritage.

TheSummit offers up a refreshing dose of local color and flavor, and promises aunique Cincinnati experience for passionate travelers.

Job Description

Wyndham Hotel Group is searching for a Banquet Captain to work at to work at thenew property, The Summit, in Cincinnati. This position is responsible for directingstaff assigned to the Banquet Department, and supervising and coordinating thefood and beverage service of banquet functions.

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

* Performs planning and organization functions for the banquet department, including maintaining the banquet logbook and maintaining and updating function sheets.

* Checks banquet rooms, service, and kitchen areas for cleanliness, proper set up, and sufficient supplies and equipment.

* Performs human resource functions for staff, including scheduling, evaluating, and training staff.

* Monitors the profitability of functions to ensure quality and portion control while minimizing waste and broken or lost supplies.

* Assists the Banquet Manager to establish maintenance, repair, and cleaning schedules for all banquet equipment and facilities.

* Supervises the food and beverage services of banquet functions, including set-up, service, and breakdown.

* Coordinates function details with banquet, conference planning, and kitchen staff.

* Inspects food products to ensure quality, quantity, and palatability guidelines are followed.

* Ensures all guest checks are priced, written, and signed by the guest according to planned arrangements.

* Ensures accurate daily sales reconciliation and time and attendance records are completed and provided to Night Audit.

* Maintains current knowledge of hotel culture, amenities, art and design, community, events in the area, points of interest, and services in the area.