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Banquet Manager

Posted January 14, 2022

Conrad Nashville
Nashville, TN
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Job Summary: The Director of Banquets will have operational and financial responsibility for the overall Banquet operation. He/she is overseeing the overall organization, insuring the implementation and consistency of the company standards. Provide leadership and support for all Banquet Supervisor and associates

Key Responsibilities:

  • Trains, evaluates and schedules Banquet associates in accordance with the standards of the company policies and guidelines
  • The ability to hire, train, motivate, direct and supervise the work of the associates in the banquets department
  • Ensure proper care, security and maintenance of hotel equipment through proper supervision of service personnel
  • Organize and orchestrate any last-minute changes or details to functions
  • Directly oversee the actual set-up and service of contracted functions by gig specific menu information to the servers, by coordinating the timing of the events with the Executive Chef/Banquet Chef and by assigning functions to the Captains and Banquet Servers to insure the success of the function
  • Communicate directly with the hosts of functions and go over the details of the function.
  • Post all contracted function sheets
  • Oversee payroll and gratuity reports as required
  • Coordinate and insure the needs of the Catering department with the managers of interrelated departments

Qualifications:

  • Excellent leader and trainer
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to handle guest requests in a detailed manner
  • Have an in-depth knowledge of food and preparation
  • Have a in-depth knowledge of wine
  • Be able to consistently delight out guests
  • ServSafe and TABC license 

Preferred:

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in similar position, preferably in luxury environment

Physical Requirements:

  • Position requires walking and giving direction most of the working day. Must be able to stand and walk for 8 hours a day. Requires grasping, writing, standing, sitting, walking, repetitive motions, bending, climbing, listening and hearing ability, and visual activity. Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs. on a regular and continuing basis.
  • Must be flexible to work any day of the week, weekends, and holidays if assigned.
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Conrad Nashville

1620 West End Avenue
Nashville, TN 37203

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Opening Spring 2022 

About the Hotel
  • 234 rooms & suites
  • 11,400 ft² of meetings and events space with banquets for up to 400 people
  • 3rd floor outdoor terrace and pool
  •  2 distinct restaurant offerings concepted by world renowned Blau & Associates
  • 5 star luxury product