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Banquet Captain

Medical, Dental, 401K match, Free Covered Parking, Free Meals, Free Life Insurance Policy

Posted March 9, 2023

Lakewood Country Club
Dallas, TX
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Lakewood Country Club is looking for a dynamic Banquet Captain that can bring our service to the next level. Interested in steady established work environment with competitive benefits then this is the place for you! Apply with us.



About This Job

Position Reports To: Food and Beverage Manager 

Job Summary:

Supervise the banquet functions for the Club when the Banquet Manager is not available or assist the Banquet Manager during the function.  Assists management in supervising service personnel to ensure that Member and Guest satisfaction and presentation standards are consistently attained.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Under general supervision, coordinates and supervises catered events based on client specifications and documented in the Banquet Event Order.
  • Works with Banquet Manager and others to coordinate staffing requirements for private functions in partnership and with approval from Banquet Manager. 
  • Supervises and directs banquet staff during all phases of a catered event.
  • Effectively and regularly communicates expectations and service goals to staff in line with training.
  • Assists in the creation and implementation of employee incentives and morale-boosting programs setting the example for permanent and temporary staff.
  • Assists in the development and execution of short and long-term department goals.
  • Coordinates food service between kitchen and banquet service staff with the Banquet Manager.
  • Inspects all linens before event for proper appearance.  Report any issues to the Banquet Manager.
  • Assists with quarterly inventory of all banquet service ware, equipment and supplies to meet required needs.
  • Notifies Banquet Manager of established Club rules, regulations and policies being violated by staff.
  • Reviews table diagrams, guest tables and set-up needs for special functions.
  • Participates in or conducts pre-function meeting with servers to ensure smooth, efficient service; assigns server stations and coordinates the timing of courses in coordination with the Banquet Manager.
  • Ensures that all banquet staff (permanent and temporary) are well-groomed and in proper uniform.
  • Assists with training and supervising of banquet service staff.
  • Assures the neatness, cleanliness and safety of all banquet areas including back of house.
  • Interacts with banquet host or hostess to assure all needs are being met.
  • May serve “VIP” guests.
  • Assures that state and local laws and the Club’s policies and procedures for the service of alcoholic beverages are consistently followed.
  • Analyzes accurately situations requiring solutions and adopts an effective plan of action.
  • Notifies management of Member and Guest complaints.
  • Oversees event breakdown assignments, including clean-up activities and securing the facilities.
  • Completes with Manager an after-event “Banquet Service Catering Report” post function to improve quality and efficiency of banquet functions.
  • Ensures that all appropriate consumptions are completed correctly to each event and forwarded to the Banquet Manager’s desk.
  • Attends Banquet Department meetings and confers with management to identify, plan and develop methods and procedures to obtain greater efficiency.  Must attend function meetings.
  • Completes other appropriate assignments made by the Banquet Manger.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Previous fine dining and banquet experience.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age to serve alcohol.
  • Minimum two years of Banquet Server experience.
  • Proven track record in successfully assisting all types of banquet functions and other special events.
  • Some liquor and public entertainment license knowledge.

Licenses and Special Requirements

  • Food safety certification.
  • Alcohol beverage certification.
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About this Employer

Lakewood Country Club

6430 Gaston Ave.
Dallas, TX 75214

(214) 821-1491

Golf/Country Club

In 1912, Lakewood Country Club's graceful three-story clubhouse overlooked a woodland that rolled and tumbled pleasantly over this fast growing East Dallas Neighborhood. The Club's founding fathers knew that the land at the corner of Gaston and Abrams would be a perfect spot for Dallas' second 18-hole golf course.

Dining & Social

Lakewood boasts one of Dallas' finest and most complete dining banquet facilities. Choose from seven dining rooms and the popular cocktail lounge. Lakewood prides itself in offering the perfect setting for the most discriminating black tie affair to casual dining. The formal "Wine Room" and the casual "Grill" as well as the men's "Card Room" all overlook the beautiful 18th hole.

Fitness & Spa

The Fitness Center and Spa is fully staffed with certified Personal Trainers and Massage Therapists. Professional staff are available to answer your questions and help you reach your wellness goals. 

Kidz Klub

Our childminding facility is conveniently located near the Fitness Center and Spa. 

Lakewood's youth enjoys various kid-friendly events such as cooking classes, movie nights and Tween Nights.


Lakewood Country Club has a vibrant program on eight lit courts and one 36-foot 8 and under court. 

Why people like to work here

Lakewood Country Club seeks highly motivated, energetic, service-oriented individuals who share our values and passions for exceptional service.  

We offer a fun, professional, work environment fostered by a service commitment to excellence.  

Along with receiving competitive pay and outstanding benefits, you can be a part of a positive environment where you can learn valuable career and personal skills.