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Banquet Manager

Posted January 5, 2022

Le Méridien St. Louis Clayton
Saint Louis, MO
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About This Job

Start the new year in a career that is right for you! Are you looking for an opportunity with a competitive salary, benefits, and potential for bonus? All with a company that values their associates? Le Meridien St Louis Clayton is the place for you!

For chic, stylish, and cultured leisure and business travelers, Le Meridien St Louis Clayton is the hotel that best delivers the art of travel by curating modern, unique, and sophisticated guest experiences that pay homage to the European influence of St. Louis. Le Meridien St Louis Clayton is currently looking for a passionate Banquet Manager to lead our banquet team!

JOB OVERVIEW:

As a Banquet Manager you will be responsible for ensuring the efficient operation of the Banquet Department with a focus on exceptional guest service. The Banquet Manager will oversee a function from set-up, to execution, to break-down. 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Responsible for the oversight of banquet personnel. Interview, hire, train, conduct performance evaluations, and recommend discipline and/or termination when appropriate.
  • Maintain open-door policy and communicate with associates openly and honestly to resolve any concerns
  • Supervise the set-up of function rooms to include placement of linens, silver, china, and glassware according to event order specifications.  Visually inspect function rooms and equipment prior to functions for cleanliness, proper inventory, and set up.
  • Verbally communicate, in a calm, positive demeanor, during the course of the function with the kitchen, service, beverage, convention services, and engineering staff, as well as the guest host to ensure timely execution of events, quality service, and adherence to all applicable federal, state, local safety and health regulations and corporate standards.
  • Supervise clean-up of function room and proper breakdown and storage of equipment.
  • Enter billing information into point of sale/automated sales system in order to generate a final guest check. Process payroll for each event which includes calculating number of hours worked and gratuity distribution.
  • Enter billing information into point of sale/automated sales system in order to generate a final guest check. Process payroll for each event which includes calculating number of hours worked and gratuity distribution.
  • Perform any other job duties assigned by management.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to lift, push, and pull up to 50 lbs with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Knowledge of Micros system preferred
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About this Employer

Le Méridien St. Louis Clayton

7730 Bonhomme Avenue
Saint Louis, MO 63105

(314) 863-0400

268 Room Hotel

www.marriott.com

Our Hotel

Le Meridien St. Louis Clayton is where the creative minded, the culture seekers, and those who live to savor the moment unlock the destination of St. Louis. With 268 thoughtfully designed guestrooms and 17,000 square feet of stylish event space, we guide our guests through the nuances of what makes this city great. Located in the epicenter of the chic Clayton business district, minutes from Forest Park and downtown Saint Louis, this Clayton hotel celebrates art through an effortless blend of simplicity and comfort with style and detail. Delight in the nostalgia of form and function in our nod to Mid Century Modern design while remaining fearless to indulge in the new and exciting inside our food and beverage programs. Join us in this genuine journey while we pay homage to the European heritage of St. Louis through curated guest experiences and the elevated custom of service.