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Senior Banquet Captain

Hospitality Discounts , Free Parking ,Competitive Pay and Benefits !!

Posted January 3, 2022

Embassy Suites by Hilton St. Augustine
Saint Augustine, FL
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Join the leadership team of the most dynamic catering team in St. Johns County!

About This Job

Who this job will appeal to

A fun energetic and engaging team leader looking for an opportunity to learn and grow!

What you will be doing

In the role of Senior Banquet Captain, you will be responsible for working with the Banquets & Sales department to review, revise and execute functions in accordance to the BEO. You would be responsible for putting together the banquet schedule, and overseeing the banquet staff during specific events, in order to ensure exceptional delivery of the event to guests. The ideal candidate will have the ability to work with meeting planners as needed to coordinate special menus, themes and is able to utilize this information to ensure that supplies are appropriately budgeted for. The Senior Banquet Captain will be responsible for forecasting, taking inventory and ensuring the overall financial success of the department. Hiring, training, coaching & counseling would be part of this role.

The Senior Banquet Captain would be responsible for training and educating the banquet team members. Oversees the proper and safe use of all equipment. Is responsible for reporting any safety hazards, employee issues to hotel management. Understands alcohol consumption awareness & trains staff on the effects of alcohol and protocols to follow i.e. TIPS training. They ensure a clean and safe working environment and ensure that all employees, including themselves are following company policies and procedures. This would include ensuring that staff is in full uniform for functions.

Supervise food and beverage service throughout banquet functions to ensure quality service and product quality. Ensure guest satisfaction throughout the meal service and respond to requests in a timely, friendly and efficient manner. Other duties maybe assigned as needed.


Requirements include basic reading, writing and math skills with some laundry experience preferred.  You may be required to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays. This job requires ability to perform the following: regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, frequently standing up and moving about the work area, frequently handling objects and equipment to maintain the facility, frequently bending, stooping and kneeling, frequently working in areas of high temperatures around heavy equipment.

Education & Experience

Four year college or university program certificate; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Two to four years related experience and/or training.


  • Medical / Dental / Vision
  • Short Term Disability / Long Term Disability / Life Insurance
  • 401k - 4% Match
  • Paid Vacation Days / Paid Sick Days
  • Company Travel Discounts

An Equal Opportunity Employer

We provide equal opportunity without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, or disability.  

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About this Employer

Embassy Suites by Hilton St. Augustine

300 A1A Beach Blvd.
Saint Augustine, FL 32080

(904) 461-9004

175 Room All Suite

At A Glance

Enjoy a relaxing beach getaway at the Embassy Suites by Hilton St. Augustine Beach Oceanfront Resort hotel. Located on the beautiful St. Augustine beach, you’ll love our oceanfront location near popular restaurants and shops, just 10 minutes from historic downtown St. Augustine.

Start your morning in our signature restaurant with a free made-to-order breakfast. Wind down after a busy day with drinks and snacks at the complimentary Evening Reception* before returning to our restaurant for a delectable dining experience. Daily room service is available, and our Pool Bar is the perfect spot to beat the heat and enjoy tasty cocktails and select light fare.

Settle in to one of our two-room suites featuring a private bedroom and separate living room with a sofa bed as well as a flat-screen TV in each room with cable and movies. Take advantage of the wet bar, refrigerator, microwave and complimentary WiFi.

Bask in the Florida sunshine by our resort-style pool or relax in one of our cabanas. Feeling adventurous? Check out some of our watersport activities. Our younger guests will find plenty of children’s activities include a splash pool and dive-in movies. Explore the area on bicycle or take our shuttle to the historic district.

We've Figured Out How To Make Everyone Happy

  • At Embassy Suites by Hilton™, we anticipate travelers’ needs and deliver what matters most.
  • All of our guests are welcomed with a two-room suite, free made-to-order breakfast each morning, and complimentary drinks and snacks for two hours every night*.
  • We’re delighted to welcome you in over 230 unique locations, so stay with us and come experience all Embassy Suites has to offer.

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