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Banquet Manager

Posted January 15, 2022

JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa
Tucson, AZ
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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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JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa

3800 W. Starr Pass Boulevard
Tucson, AZ 85745

1-520-792-3500

575 Room Hotel

careers.marriott.com

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Welcome to our Tucson resort nestled against the saguaro-covered foothills of Tucson Mountain Park. JW Marriott Starr Pass Tucson Resort & Spa seamlessly blends with its stunning mountaintop setting, as natural as the surrounding desert itself. Our breathtaking resort in Tucson merges surpassing luxury and personal service with ample family-friendly recreation, an incredible array of dining options, three nine-hole desert golf courses, entertaining traditions, free Wi-Fi in the lobby and patio, supreme indulgences such as our Hashani Spa , and over 81,000 sq. ft. of event space. With spectacular views, and laced with nature trails through the mountain park for hiking and biking, plus exciting activities for the entire family, you'll make memories that will last a lifetime. And complementing the surrounding landscape, our fabulous array of multi-level swimming pools, waterslides, lazy rivers, and dancing fountains, fun for all ages. Immerse yourself in our AAA Four-Diamond luxury golf resort in Tucson.