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Banquet Captain

posted May 31, 2019

The St. Gregory Hotel
Washington, DC
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About This Job

Opportunity: Banquet Captain

Supervise banquet staff during assigned functions, ensuring staff performs in accordance with established guest service and sustainability standards.

Potential Career Path

Assistant Banquet Manager – Assistant Restaurant Manager – Banquet Manager

Essential Job Functions

  • Check Banquet Staff’s Event Orders to ensure that all information is accurate.
  • Check room set-up to see that Banquet Event Order directions are completely followed.
  • Act as point of contact for group representatives.
  • Communicate all Banquet Event Order changes to catering or convention services office and affected departments.
  • Coordinate with banquet staff set-ups, changes and time schedules for all functions.
  • Verify staffing levels for the next day's functions.
  • Adjust schedules accordingly through the addition or cancellation of servers, bartenders, and/or housepersons.
  • Operate as a banquet server when needed; setting up, greeting and serving the guest, and breaking down the function.
  • Inspect banquet areas at end of function to ensure all equipment is returned to its proper area and all areas are clean.
  • Post all banquet checks at end of the day and turn in to night audit.
  • Abide by all state, federal and corporate requirements pertaining to serving alcoholic beverages.
  • Oversee staff to ensure that proper liquor controls are in use.
  • Follow sustainability guidelines and practices related to HHM’s EarthView program.
  • Practice safe work habits, wear protective safety equipment and follow MSDS and OSHA standards.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

Position Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Previous banquet experience required.

Work Environment and Context

  • Work schedule varies and will include working on holidays and weekends.
  • Requires standing for extended periods, walking, pushing, lifting up to 35 pounds, bending and reaching, stooping, kneeling, or crouching.

What We Believe

People Are Our Capability – Hearts That Serve – Only Excellence – Stay Nimble - Own It

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About This Employer

The St. Gregory Hotel

2033 M Street NW
Washington, DC 20036

(800) 491-6126

155 Room Hotel

www.stgregoryhotelwdc.com

Our Hotel

Blending thoughtful design and intuitive service, The St. Gregory Hotel excels at immersing guests in the rich culture of Washington, D.C. The lobby functions as a sophisticated lounge for guests to mingle and unwind. A dual-sided glass fireplace serves as the main focal point and is surrounded by mid-century modern seating with luxe marble, velvet, and metallic finishes. These refined materials are also used throughout the hotel’s Mediterranean-inspired restaurant and wine bar.

The hotel rooms and suites provide guests the opportunity to rest and rejuvenate keeping the highly stylized design that echoes throughout, but with a calmer more subdued palette. The hotel’s penthouse floor creates an additional deluxe experience with balconied suites and cultured comforts, such as wet bars with elevated cocktail and coffee options.

Located in D.C.’s Dupont Circle, this boutique hotel occupies the coveted location at the intersection of the West End and Georgetown neighborhoods, providing unbeatable access to the capital city’s cultural and historic attractions. Whether for business or pleasure, the timeless decor and curated services make The St. Gregory a perfect locale for the modern-day traveler.