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Banquet Server Part-time On-call

Posted September 29, 2021

Crowne Plaza Houston Galleria Area
Houston, TX
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**Previous banquet or catering serving experience required**

**Able to lift, push, pull and carry at least 30lbs.**

**TABC or TIPS certification required**

Job Description

-Set up banquet room as required by the banquet event order to include table set up, linen, serviceware and glassware.

-Attend roll call meetings before events to learn function particulars, including guest and hotel expectations.

-Greet guests and respond to requests in a friendly and courteous manner.

-Serve the food and/or beverage in the order and to the expectation of the Supervisor to ensure consistency throughout the banquet. Promptly remove dishes as guests complete each course and/or meal at the end of the meal or function.

-Abide by all State, Federal and Corporate requirements pertaining to serving alcoholic beverages.

-Replenish beverages as necessary, and check with guests for overall satisfaction.

-Once banquet is complete, reset banquet room according to Supervisor’s specifications to ensure the readiness of the room for the following function.

-Comply with attendance rules and be available to work on a regular basis.

-Perform any other job related duties as assigned.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Must have the ability to communicate in English.  Self-starting personality with an even disposition.  Maintain a professional appearance and manner at all times.   Can communicate well with guests.  Must be willing to “pitch-in” and help co- workers with their job duties and be a team player.  Must have basic knowledge of food and beverage preparations, service standards, guest relations and etiquette.  Knowledge of the appropriate table settings and serviceware.  Ability to comprehend and apply written product labeling instructions to enable the safe application of products and processes within the hotel.  Ability to remember, recite and promote the variety of menu items.  Ability to transport up to 30 lbs. through a crowded room on a continuous basis throughout the shift.  Ability to operate beverage equipment, e.g., coffee maker.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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Crowne Plaza Houston Galleria Area

7611 Katy Freeway
Houston, TX 77024

(713) 680-2222

207 Room Hotel

www.ihg.com

Welcome to Crowne Plaza Houston Galleria Area
Perfectly located near The Galleria Mall, The Marq*E Entertainment Center, and Memorial City Mall - the Crowne Plaza® Houston Galleria Area offers guests a convenient central location right inside the Loop at the I-10/610 interchange close to the Houston First Baptist Church. With over 12,000 square feet of unique meeting space, your "single point of contact" via the Crowne Meetings Director, a two-hour RFP response guarantee and a Daily Meeting Debrief, we are "The Place to Meet" among hotels in Houston. We go above and beyond your expectations! Houston visitors enjoy easy access to popular area attractions. Spend the day in the Houston Museum District, shopping at The Galleria or Memorial City Mall, or visiting the Houston Zoo. The Livestock Show & Rodeo and the Offshore Technology Conference held in the Houston Area are just minutes from our hotel.