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Banquet Captain

posted June 12, 2019

Courtyard Atlanta Decatur Downtown/Emory
Decatur, GA
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About This Job

You enjoy teaming up to create an atmosphere where things happen, but you really shine when inspiring others into action. And, your sharp eye for detail ensures perfect set-up and safe breakdown of event spaces. Whether setting stage for an A-Lister or getting down to business, you’ve got what it takes to orchestrate success. Then, Interstate’s Banquet Captain position may be a great opportunity for you.

As Banquet Captain, you will

  • Understand Banquet Event Orders to ensure safe, efficient event set up and break down.
  • Help set up and break down buffet or other special food service tables and equipment.
  • Complete prep and side work efficiently so focused attention during the event can be given fully to guest care.
  • Provide genuinely friendly, professional guest service.
  • Respond to guest questions, requests, and concerns with prompt courtesy.
  • Be familiar with event offerings in order to describe and delight guests with menu ingredients and preparations.
  • Tactfully employ “suggestive selling,” when appropriate.

Fundamentals

High School Diploma or equivalent, with two years hotel banquet food and beverage experience is required. Clear, effective communication skills in written and verbal English is essential. You must be able to understand and comply with all liquor laws and be of legal age and TIPS trained to serve alcoholic beverages. You must be able to accurately count cash and efficiently process transactions using Interstate systems. Flexible day and evening hour availability is expected. This position requires continuous motion and the ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.

Interstate Hotels & Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please call (703) 387-3888 or email ADA.Assistance@interstatehotels.com with the nature of your accommodation request and include the Hotel location and title of the job opening. Please allow one (1) business day for a reply.

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About This Employer

Courtyard Atlanta Decatur Downtown/Emory

130 Clairemont Avenue
Decatur, GA 30030

(404) 371-0204

179 Room Hotel

www.marriott.com

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Our Hotel

Open, airy and modern, experience the all-new Courtyard Atlanta Decatur Downtown/Emory. This Downtown Decatur hotel offers completely renovated guestrooms, community spaces and meeting rooms. The open lobby greets you with oversized chairs, workstations and private media pods. Each guestroom features new plush bedding, hardwood floors and flat screen TVs with unlimited streaming services. Guests can relax poolside at the indoor saltwater pool or bar side at The Bistro offering handcrafted cocktails. They can enjoy the unique bars, award-winning restaurants and locally crafted gifts in Decatur’s famous Downtown Square, just steps from the hotel. The Decatur Conference Center offers over 11,000 sq. ft. of event space and on-site catering to create the perfect event. From corporate meetings to joyous celebrations, our experienced staff is dedicated to making every event a success. Whether traveling for business or pleasure, a stay here is sure to be comfortable, productive and enjoyable!