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Banquet Manager

Posted April 15, 2021

Thompson Savannah
Savannah, GA

About This Job


Luxury along the Savannah River’s edge where the Historic District meets the burgeoning Eastern Wharf, honoring the city’s colorful past paired with today’s vibrant present. A steppingstone to all that Savannah has to offer from noteworthy historical sites to high-end shopping on Broughton Street to perusing eclectic art at the SCAD Museum of Art, Thompson Savannah is an urban oasis to relax, revitalize and rejuvenate. Indulge in the essentials: 193 supremely chic guestrooms including 21 spirited suites; a restaurant inspired by the bounty of the Georgia coast, swanky rooftop bar with post-card worthy panoramic views; a sprawling pool deck with private cabanas and sun room bar, state of the art fitness center, and nearly 8,200 square feet of flexible function space perfect for energizing meetings and serene nuptials.

We believe our guests select Thompson because of our caring and attentive associates who are focused on providing efficient service and meaningful experiences.

Banquet Manager

The goal of the Banquet Manager is to lead and inform all areas of service with regards to Banquets / Events, Breakfast/Lunch Restaurant Nine at the National, Catbird (PM Nightlife) Restaurant and In-Room Dining.

Responsibilities include:

Supervise, Empower, Lead, Coach and Motivate the Banquet team including captains, food servers, and lead house attendants towards achieving exceptional guest service results and complete associate engagement and work closely with RB&E Director, Director of Sales Events, and Chef.

Support opening and closing functions of both restaurants

Managing labor of temp and hotel staff time and attendance in Kronos.

Comfortable working within the details of event set-up, of breakfast, break, lunch and wedding events.

Responsible for maintaining a high energy, positive, professional appearance

Responsible for developing and maintaining innovative and creative decor for Banquet function space

Responsible for short and long term banquet functions in the front and back of the house

Creates an environment establishing highest standards of quality service and ensures implementation through effective hiring, training development, promotion and continuous reinforcement.

Administrative tasks may include the facilitation of payroll, reports, forecasts, point of sale procedures, inventory and budget for food and beverage functions

Performing daily walk-throughs in banquet department and all function space and storerooms to ensure full compliance with Department of Health regulations and Thompson Dallas standards

Your colleagues will work along with the Restaurant Manager, Executive Steward, Beverage Manager, Executive Chef and or Banquet Chef to ensure a successful Food & Beverage Team. Experience in the previous mentioned areas will guide you to the next step in your career path as a growing Banquet Manager.

Thompson colleagues work in an environment that demands exceptional performance, yet reaps great rewards...whether it's career opportunities, job enrichment or a supportive working environment. If you are ready for this challenge, then we are ready for you.


Full Time Management Position that requires full flexibility, including the ability to work weekends and holidays and a varied schedule

Must have experience working hotel events / Banquets for a year in a full-service hotel and preferably a boutique or luxury hotel.

Able to adapt on the fly between different F&B outlets

Must be proficient in general computer knowledge and managing timecards

Organized, effective at time management

Hotel experience and a thorough understanding of all levels of banquet service

Previous experience as a Banquet Director preferred

Upscale Boutique or Luxury Banquet Experience highly preferred

Must possess the following strengths: high energy, entrepreneurial spirit, motivational leader, effective communicator, strong developer and trainer and effective in providing exceptional customer service


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Thompson Savannah

Savannah, GA

193 Room Hotel

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