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Banquet Manager

Posted October 2, 2021

Courtyard Newark Liberty International Airport
Newark, NJ
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Job Summary

Directs and motivates team while personally assisting in providing high quality service based on requirements and standards. Monitors and controls financial and administrative responsibilities including asset protection. Provides clear and concise communications to everyone having ownership in the success of the event. Identifies training opportunities and plans a strategy to accomplish goals.

Candidate Profile

Education And Experience
  • High school diploma or GED; 2 years experience in the event management, food and beverage, or related professional area.

Core Work Activities

Managing Banquet Operations
  • Projects supply needs for the department, (e.g., china, glass, silver, buffet presentations, props).
  • Applies knowledge of all laws, as they relate to an event.
  • Understands the impact of Banquet operations on the overall success of an event and manages activities to maximize customer satisfaction.
  • Adheres to and reinforces all standards, policies, and procedures.
  • Maintains established sanitation levels.
  • Manages departmental inventories and maintains equipment.
  • Uses banquet beverage records to control liquor costs and manage the banquet beverage perpetual inventory.
  • Schedules banquet service staff to forecast and service standards, while maximizing profits.
  • Assists team in developing lasting relationships with groups to retain business and increase growth.

Participating In And Leading Banquet Teams

  • Sets goals and delegates tasks to improve departmental performance.
  • Conducts monthly department meetings with the Banquet team.
  • Applies and continually broadens knowledge of food and wine pairings and cutting edge cuisine with emphasis on current event trends.
  • Acts as a liaison to the kitchen staff.
  • Leads shifts and actively participates in the servicing of events.

Ensuring And Providing Exceptional Customer Service

  • Sets a positive example for guest relations.
  • Interacts with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels.
  • Responds to and handles guest problems and complaints.
  • Empowers employees to provide excellent customer service.
  • Ensures employees understand expectations and parameters.
  • Strives to improve service performance.
  • Emphasizes guest satisfaction during all departmental meetings and focuses on continuous improvement.
  • Reviews comment cards and guest satisfaction results with employees.

Conducting Human Resources Activities

  • Communicates and executes departmental and property emergency procedures and ensures staff are trained in safety procedures.
  • Observes service behaviors of employees and provides feedback to individuals.
  • Monitors progress and leads discussion with staff each period.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of corrective action plans.
  • Reviews quarterly Meeting Planner Survey results and participates in the development and implementation of corrective action to address service challenges; focuses on continuous improvement of guest satisfaction.
  • Attends and participates in all pertinent meetings.

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.

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Courtyard Newark Liberty International Airport

600 Routes 1 and 9 South
Newark, NJ 07114

1-973-643-8500

146 Room Hotel

www.marriott.com

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The Courtyard by Marriott Newark International Airport Hotel features a recently renovated lobby with inviting, flexible spaces to work or relax in, free Wi-Fi throughout and easy access to the latest news and travel conditions via our GoBoard (TM). The highlight of our lobby experience is The Bistro – Eat, Drink, Connect. which provides guests with healthy food and beverage offerings in the morning and evening dinner service with cocktails. Our Newark Airport hotel is near downtown Newark and is conveniently located just two miles from the Prudential Center - home of the NHL's New Jersey Devils. We offer complimentary shuttle service to Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and provide easy access to NJ Transit. Back at our hotel, enjoy a well-equipped fitness center, indoor pool and whirlpool, 24-hour business center and boarding pass printing services. Your stay at our Courtyard Newark Airport Hotel is sure to be comfortable, productive and most importantly, enjoyable.