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Banquet Captain (Full-Time)

Company: Boise Centre
Location: Boise
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

The Banquet Captain supervises all Banquet Servers in the execution of events that require food and beverage service. In this position, one must exercise independent judgment and make multiple decisions quickly. The Banquet Captain collaborates with all departments and serves as a liaison between the Client, Event Managers, Kitchen, and Operations to ensure the overall guest experience.OUR PURPOSE:As Idaho's premier event venue, our mission is to WOW our guests with unforgettable experiences. Our team of passionate, creative professionals are devoted to excellence in food, service, amenities, and venue management.WHAT IS BOISE CENTRE?Boise Centre opened in 1990 and is Idaho's largest convention, meeting, and tradeshow facility. Located in vibrant downtown Boise adjacent to the Grove Plaza. Featuring, 86,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event space. The convention center hosts more than 220 diverse events each year, bringing over 125,000 guests through our doors.WHY WORK AT BOISE CENTRE?Full-time schedule with benefitsExposure to community partners and large conventions while working events, this is a great chance to network!Opportunities to grow within Boise CentreAbility to cross train with other departments at Boise CentreComplimentary meals provided to the employee while working events (with meal service)Phenomenal team atmosphere and professional culture, WOWgisitics!BENEFITS:Group Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance Benefits401(a) Retirement Savings Plan457 Deferred Compensation PlanFlexible Spending AccountParking (based on availability)Work life balance - Paid Time Off (PTO)Paid HolidaysWAGE:Starting at $18.50-$21 per hour, depending on experienceWHAT DO BANQUET CAPTAINS DO?Assists with overall food and banquet service operations during an event including, but not limited to, proper table set-up, food and beverage service, and clean-upAnalyzes Banquet Event Orders to plan and assign duties ensuring all preparations are accomplished in a timely mannerConducts Team meetings before and after each event serviceInteract with clients and guests while delivering outstanding customer serviceEnsures all servers are following standard operating proceduresVerify that any changes on the Event Order are current and implementedEnsures personal appearance standards are being followedConducts a final walk through of the building before end of shiftPractices food safety and sanitation in accordance with Boise Centre standards, Local, State, and Federal laws

REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS:One year of leadership experience, or related experience requiredThree years of customer service or related experience, preferredMust be willing to become TIPS Certified by City of BoiseLeadership abilities to coach and train banquet staff, be proactive, and approachableAbility to collaborate, listen and respond to others and client needsBasic knowledge of service standards, guest relations, and food service etiquetteAbility to perform multiple functions in a fast-paced environmentAbility to handle time sensitive delivery of services and emergenciesAssesses multiple demands and priorities and identifies necessary resources to handle critical work demandsPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:Ability to lift and balance trays with plates of food at shoulder level and perform moderate physical activity and somewhat strenuous daily activitiesFrequently will: stand and walk for long periods of time; bend, stoop, kneel, and twist; reach and use of ladders, stools, and stairs; lift, push and pull up to 50 poundsMay be exposed to moderate noise levelsMust be willing to work outside of normal business hours, long hours, weekends, evenings, and holidaysPI179838066

Keywords: Boise Centre, Boise , Banquet Captain (Full-Time), Hospitality & Tourism , Boise, Idaho

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