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Banquet Houseperson

Posted January 14, 2022

The Westin Mount Laurel
Mount Laurel, NJ
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Job Duties:

Keeping storage rooms maintained and organized.

Maintaining back hall: breakdown dirty dishes and bring to dish room.

Pickup linen and put away.

Set up all meeting rooms to the specifications of the guest. This includes considerable physical activity in transporting awkward and heavy materials such as staging, tables, chairs, dance floors, etc., from storage area to meeting rooms.

Break down all meeting rooms where meetings have concluded and return to storage closet so the room will be available to be reset for the next function.

Maintain established cleaning schedule of meeting rooms and ballrooms so the rooms stay presentable at all times.

Supply and replenish meeting rooms with clean glasses and fresh water.

Communicate with supervisor throughout shift to be aware of the work.

Perform any general cleaning tasks using standard hotel cleaning products as assigned by the supervisor to adhere to health standards.

Perform other duties as requested, such as cleaning up unexpected spills, or special guest requests.

Adheres to all company policies and procedures.

Follows safety and security procedures and rules.

Perform any related duties as requested by supervisor/manager.

Assists other Banquet Personnel when need.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Must have basic knowledge of food and beverage preparations, service standards, guest relations and etiquette.

Knowledge of the appropriate table settings and service ware. Knowledge of various types of equipment and set up styles used in the meeting rooms. For example: different table types (round, schoolroom, etc.).

Basic knowledge of the English language sufficient to understand inquiries from customers and communicate simple instructions.

Ability to comprehend and apply written product labeling instructions to enable the safe application of products and processes within the hotel.

Ability to operate beverage equipment, e.g., coffee maker.

Physical Demands

Ability to lift and move multiple tables and chairs and podiums weighing up to 80 lbs. through a crowded room. This position requires considerable physical activity on a continuous basis throughout the shift for room set up and breaks down.

  • Ability to grasp, lift and/or carry, or otherwise move or push goods on a hand cart/truck weighing a maximum of 100 lbs.
  • Frequent twisting, bending, stooping, reaching, standing, walking, talking, hearing, seeing and smiling.

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The Westin Mount Laurel

555 Fellowship Road
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054

(856) 778-7300

173 Room Hotel

www.starwoodhotels.com

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Refreshingly designed to enliven the spirit, The Westin Mount Laurel brings renewal to southern New Jersey and the Philadelphia area. Our convenient location – only six miles from downtown Philadelphia and less than 20 miles from the Philadelphia International Airport, will make your trip efficient and hosting an event or a meeting sensible for you, your colleagues, and your guests.

Find renewal in our 173 well-appointed guest rooms and 10 junior suites with floor-to-ceiling glass which provide views of manicured gardens. Deluxe guest rooms will feature the renowned Westin Heavenly Bed®. Ample working space will be available on our large work desks and the stone bathroom will showcase our Heavenly Bath® with rejuvenating spa amenities, extra large Brazilian-combed cotton bath sheets, and custom-designed velour bathrobes.

With an elegant atmosphere and extraordinary service, our hotel will be the crown setting for your wedding, Bar or Bat Mitzvah, special celebration, or business function. Our meeting facilities will be able to accommodate anywhere from 10-1,000 participants. Whether you are planning a formal business meeting or the social event of the season, we will do everything in our power to provide you and your guests with a superior experience.

Whether your visit is for business or leisure, our attentive staff will ensure a relaxing experience. Enjoy a dip in our indoor pool, an invigorating workout in our WestinWORKOUT® Gym, or a sumptuous meal in our award-winning restaurant. Our well-appointed meeting and banquet facilities provide the perfect setting for your event, creating memories that will last a lifetime.

The Westin Mount Laurel will also feature a Starbucks coffee bar, valet parking, 24-hour in-room dining, a lobby lounge, and a restaurant with private wine cellar dining.

Find a refreshing and inviting experience at The Westin Mount Laurel.