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Banquet Server Full-Time Seasonal

posted October 5, 2017

The Lakefront Anchorage
Anchorage, AK
Looking to make some extra money? Come join the banquet team at The Lakefront!
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About This Job


As a Banquet Server, you will assist with setting-up, serving guests and clean-up of our banquet events such as weddings, meetings, and luncheons. This is a fast-paced position that will involve constant guest interaction.

Your every day:

  • Assist with food and table prep before the event begins.
  • Set up buffets with food presentation standards and practices in mind, ensuring safe food handling performance.
  • Serve plated dinners to guests and respond to requests for beverages and other needs.
  • Set up audio/visual equipment (Microphones, LCD Projectors, Projector screens, etc.) 
  • Respond quickly to requests from guests, supervisors or management in a timely, friendly and efficient manner.
  • Being knowledgeable of event menu items and their contents, appropriate table settings and service ware, and the correct preparation and garnishing methods.
  • Carves, bones and prepares flaming dishes and desserts.
  • Ladles soup, tosses salads, portions pies and desserts, brews coffee and tea.
  • Cleans up after event and assists with inventory, food storage and other closeout tasks.

What you need to perform this job successfully:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or 1-3 months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Strong organizational and customer service skills.
  • Ability to perform well in a high-pressured work environment.
  • Adequate mathematical skills.
  • Audio/Visual experience.
  • Required to walk and stand throughout the majority of each shift.
  • Required to regularly lift 20-40 pounds.
  • A Positive professional attitude.
  • Flexible schedule.

This job description is not intended to detail every aspect of your job or list every task you may perform. It is provided as a general overview of the responsibilities and skills required to do this job successfully.


About This Employer

The Lakefront Anchorage

4800 Spenard Road

Anchorage, AK 99517

Telephone (907) 243-2300

248 Room Hotel

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About the Hotel

Set on the shore of Lake Spenard next to Lake Hood, The Lakefront Anchorage has daily flightseeing and fishing pickups from its own dock, from which you can also gaze at floatplanes with the majestic Chugach Mountains behind. Getting here is a breeze. Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport is a mile away and downtown Anchorage is just four miles out. Our lodge-style hotel is for adventure seekers and business travelers alike, with 248 guest rooms, welcoming hospitality, comfortable amenities and 5,000 sq ft (465 sq m) of event space. Take in your Last Frontier adventure and try our bison burgers or jumbo king crab legs paired with an icy pint of Alaskan Amber.