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Banquet Setup

Posted August 2, 2022

Cherry Valley Hotel
Newark, OH
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Widewaters Hotels is looking for a fun and enthusiastic Banquet Setup/Houseperson to join our awesome team! We have a fantastic benefits package with very generous PTO policy and no waiting period to use. We offer Health, Dental, Vision insurance starting after only 60 days and a 401K program with a great employer match. Immediately, upon starting you’ll be eligible to participate in our Associate Referral Bonus Program, which puts extra money in your pocket to help us recruit! You’ll also be joining a team of dedicated individuals that truly care about creating memorable moments for our guests. Apply with us today, we’re hiring great team members now!

The Banquet Setup person is responsible for proper set up, tear down, and maintenance of all meeting and banquet spaces, including properly storing and maintaining all equipment. 

What you will be doing
  • Follows Banquet Event Orders with strong attention to detail.
  • Be informed of hotel standard operating procedures and aware of various types of set-up.
  • Maintain the banquet storerooms in a neat and organized manner stocked with any and all appropriate supplies necessary for meeting and food service functions.
  • Maintain an open line of communication at all times with any and all departments.
  • Maintain a commitment to customer service and guest satisfaction.
  • Offer warm and sincere welcome/farewell for all guests including use of guest name& good eye contact with each guest.
  • Prepare all banquet space prior and events.
  • Assist the banquet servers/captains with clearing of tables as needed.
  • Assist the A/V team with setting up equipment.
  • Assist with all set-up and removal functions to include setting silverware, draping tables, linens, folding napkins and arranging centerpieces/décor.
  • Assemble and disassemble dance floors.
  • Arranges buffets, stages, and podiums.
  • Report any needed repairs immediately to supervisor (such as leaky faucets or toilets, loose tiles, broken window panes, missing nuts or screws, etc.).
  • Clean meeting space including, but not limited to, vacuuming, sweeping, mopping, polishing, wiping areas and washing walls before and after events.
  • Perform any assigned task not outlined above that the associate has the ability to perform.
  • High School education or equivalent. 
  • One (1) year of experience in food and beverage is preferred.
  • Knowledge of proper cleaning techniques, requirements, and use of banquet equipment.
  • Ability to communicate satisfactorily with guests, management, and co-workers.
  • CPR certification is a plus.
  • Must have absolute respect for guest property.
  • Must have a positive attitude at all times.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

View All Current Opportunities at WidewatersWidewaters Hotels' Mission & Values

Widewaters Hotels is an award winning, innovative hospitality management leader, built on proven pillars of success. We are passionate about delivering exceptional returns for our owners and partners, creating the ultimate guest experience and providing rewarding opportunities for our associates.

Widewaters' Hotels Values: Our values guide the way we work with and for our guests, owners & associates. Through Passion, Energy, Attitude & Work Ethic we have created a vibrant company culture and a compass for our actions.



We appreciate your interest in Widewaters Hotels, LLC. Widewaters Hotels, LLC offers equal opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color religion, age, sex, disability, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, military or veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics or genetic information, or any other status protected by law.

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Cherry Valley Hotel

2299 Cherry Valley Road
Newark, OH 43055

(740) 788-1200

200 Room Hotel

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Our Hotel

Nestled between small towns and scenic landscapes, Cherry Valley Hotel welcomes you and your entire group to our newly renovated property. The hotel and event center is designed for travelers seeking to relax and experience a touch of the outdoors. Slow down, breathe in the fresh air, and enjoy a treasured stay.

Our venue features lush botanical gardens, an intimate gazebo, elegant ballrooms, and more, perfect for weddings and social events. We can host any size gathering, from a small board meeting to a grand event in our spacious 31,500 square foot Ohio Event Center.

While you’re here, enjoy the numerous accommodations we have to offer. All of our guest rooms come standard with king beds so you can sleep like royalty, and a private patio/balcony to let in the fresh air. Take a dip in our pool and jacuzzi, work up a sweat in the fitness center, and enjoy exquisite cuisine prepared by our in-house chefs.

Taste the flavors of Ohio’s farm-to-table cuisine and craft beers. Our Lobby Bar and Patio offer signature cocktails, hearty bar bites, and live entertainment every Friday and Saturday night. Need a quick bite? Visit our Granville Pantry for snacks, grab & go meal options, and Starbucks coffee. Our Craftsmen Kitchen & Terrace restaurant, opening summer 2021, will offer elevated American-style cuisine crafted from seasonal ingredients. 

Stay tuned for even more wonderful additions and announcements as we continue to add amenities under our new ownership.