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Banquet Captain

posted December 14, 2017

Hyatt Regency Westlake
Westlake Village, CA
633049 l

About This Job

Job Responsibilities:

  • Requisitions additional help as required by banquet schedule.
  • Directs setting up of tables, and decorations.
  • Plans the serving order and orchestrates its completion in a timely, quiet and courteous manner.
  • Supervises wait staff and set up staff.  Trains all set up and wait staff. Ensures that waiters and waitresses are ready to serve meal when it is prepared.
  • Takes the initiative to greet guests in a friendly and warm manner and ensures all needs are met.  Observes guests to fulfill any additional requests, to perceive when next course should begin, or when meal is completed.
  • Aides in the operation of banquet department.
  • Ensures proper banquet check control.
  • Actively participates in room set up and service.
  • Inventories all equipment.
  • Displays awareness and compliance with security, safety, emergency and energy procedures.
  • Relieves banquet manager and operates the department.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Skills:

  • Use judgment and reasoning to cope with emergencies such as sudden illness, accident, or interrupted service.
  • Perform a variety of activities, changing activities frequently and sometimes without notice.
  • Plan and carry out an activity, such as a card party or dance.
  • Plan the work of others.

Job Qualifications:  


HS Diploma or equivalent


Minimum 6 months experience in banquets or food service.


About This Employer

Hyatt Regency Westlake

880 South Westlake Blvd.

Westlake Village, CA 91361

Telephone (805) 557-1234

262 Room Hotel

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A Thousand Oaks Hotel Beyond Ordinary - Just Minutes From Malibu Beaches

Escape from the ordinary in Southern California at our luxury hotel - Hyatt Regency Westlake. Located just minutes from the scenic beaches of Malibu, California. With a unique combination of outstanding business facilities and a resort-like atmosphere, our Mediterranean style hotel is an oasis of sophistication in the Westlake Village business complex in Thousand Oaks. Designed for the modern traveler, our hotel offers inviting spaces where you can think and places to get away and relax.

What Our Guests Love
  • Sleep well in our luxurious guestrooms equipped with modern amenities
  • 37" HDTVs, coffeemaker, iHome radio, and climate control
  • Heated outdoor pool with a view of our beautiful landscaping
  • Harvest Kitchen & Bar: serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Room service from 6am until midnight
  • 24-hour finess and business centers
  • 25,000 ft2 of meeting and event space (14 meeting rooms)
  • 7,820 ft2 ballroom perfect for social events and weddings
  • Outdoor garden gazebo is a stunning event, reception, and wedding space
  • Several top golf courses within minutes of the hotel
  • Minutes to LA and top attractions