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Banquet Captain

posted January 12, 2020

Sheraton Columbia Town Center Hotel
Columbia, MD
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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

Sheraton Columbia Town Center Hotel

10207 Wincopin Circle
Columbia, MD 21044

(410) 730-3900

290 Room Hotel

www.marriott.com

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Our Hotel

Lakefront hotel centrally located between Baltimore's Inner Harbor and our nation's capital, the Sheraton Columbia Town Center Hotel has everything travelers need for work and for play. Situated on 12 wooded acres, our hotel overlooks a serene Lake, a calming way to start or end the day. 290 brightly appointed guest rooms, suites, and Club Level rooms are a quiet retreat from the hustle and bustle of the Baltimore-Washington METRO area. Guests can spend a relaxing evening in our Lounge or enjoy breakfast and lunch in our award-winning Waterside Restaurant with lake views. Our guests will feel brand new after experiencing our refreshing outdoor pool and 24-hour fitness center. We can even help plan an event for five to 500 in our meeting space. 

We want to make every stay as comfortable and convenient as possible.