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Banquet Captain

posted September 22, 2017

Millennium Hotel Durham
Durham, NC
512639 l

About This Job

Job overview

As a Banquet Captain, you will supervise, as well as be involved in, 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:

  • Supervise, counsel and assist our banquet wait staff on all breakfasts, lunches and dinner functions.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Capable of ladling soup, tossing salads, portioning pies and desserts, brewing coffee and tea.
  • Assist with clean up after event and assists with inventory, food storage and other closeout tasks.
  • Follow through with any additional requests/duties assigned by immediate supervisor, including the signing of all Banquet receipts and inputting into the point of sale system.

What you need to perform this job successfully:

  • Two years server experience. Must have prior experience in supervising wait staff, training and disciplining.
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Strong organizational and customer service skills.
  • Ability to perform well in a high-pressured work environment.
  • Adequate mathematical skills.
  • The ability to walk and stand throughout the majority of each shift.
  • Able to regularly lift 20-40 pounds.

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. This job description is subject to change at any time.


About This Employer

Millennium Hotel Durham

2800 Campus Walk Avenue

Durham, NC 27705

Telephone (919) 383-8575

316 Room Hotel

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About the Hotel

Millennium Durham is undergoing a multi-million dollar, “top to bottom” renovation of all 316 spacious guest room, suites and more. When combined with our enviable location (4 minutes from Duke University, Duke University Medical Center, Cameron Indoor Stadium and less than ten minutes from the revitalized and trendy downtown Durham) and improved service delivery, the Hotel is poised to regain its place among the finest hotels in the region.

We’re looking for an experienced professional who possesses a sense of urgency and energy to join us as an important member of the welcoming Millennium Team.