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Banquet Server

Part-time On-call

Posted July 18, 2022

High Peaks Resort
Lake Placid, NY
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Job Overview

Set up of Banquet Room and serve food and/or beverages in a friendly, courteous and professional manner according to high standards of quality.

Responsibilities And Duties

  • Set up banquet room as instructed by Banquet Captain to include linen, service-ware and glassware.

  • Attend roll call meetings before events to learn function particulars, including guest and hotel expectations.

  • Greet guests and respond to requests in a friendly and courteous manner.

  • Serve the food and/or beverage in the order and to the expectation of the Banquet Captain to ensure consistency throughout the banquet. Promptly bus dishes as guests complete each course and/or meal at the end of the meal or function.

  • Replenish beverages as necessary, and check with guests for overall satisfaction.

  • Once banquet is complete, reset banquet room according to Captain’s specifications to ensure the readiness of the room for the following function.

  • Perform all assigned side-work to include replenishing condiments and restocking banquet shelves with supplies.

  • Perform general cleaning tasks using standard hotel cleaning products, as assigned to adhere to health standards.

  • Abide by all State, Federal and Corporate liquor regulations pertaining to serving alcoholic beverages to minors and intoxicated guests.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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High Peaks Resort

2384 Saranac Avenue
Lake Placid, NY 12946

(518) 523-4411

133 Room Resort

Managed By

Property Description

High Peaks Resort is the heart of Lake Placid, New York offering spectacular & sweeping vistas overlooking Mirror Lake on one side anchoring Lake Placid's historic Main Street on the other. From our resort's central location all of Lake Placid's shopping, entertainment, dining and recreation fan out in every direction you are never more than steps away from exploring history, finding a great antique bargain, experiencing a one of a kind adventure or tasting an Adirondack dining treat.

Rooms at High Peaks Resort offer comfortable yet sophisticated style. All guestrooms provide personal patios or balconies overlooking Mirror Lake, European style bathrooms with sensual natural stone tile floors, rainfall showerheads, high thread-count bedding and linens, the latest flat-screen TVs, and complimentary high speed wireless Internet access. Invigorate with a canoe or kayak across Mirror Lake, or in one of our two indoor swimming pools. Stay healthy with a workout at our resort's state-of-the-art expanded fitness center, or spend a day being pampered at our Aveda Concept Spa & Salon.

Lake Placid offers world-class activities and recreation all throughout the year which we can happily book for you and your friends. If you love nature you are surrounded by one of the largest & most pristine wilderness parks on earth. How big? The Adirondack Park is America's largest wilderness park in the lower 48 states. Our 3,000 lakes and 2,000 miles of hiking trails are located in a 6 million acre park bigger than the entire state of Vermont!

Named for local dignitary, Mr. Peter Roland, whose family began the history of hospitality in this location nearly 100 years ago, PR's is an elegantly appointed lobby bar with large comfortable chairs, 65 inch flat screen television and the warming scent of burning wood in a double hearth natural stone fireplace. Bright colors and a glowing fire harken back to the property's century-old history as a bed and breakfast.

PR's bar and lounge will set the tone for your entire visit. It is located adjacent to our registration desk, and will invite all who enter our resort. Start the evening, meet, drink, enjoy and plan the night's activities; then rendezvous back at PR's for that special after dinner cordial before retiring to your room.

On Friday and Saturday nights during fall and winter, PRs offers a unique food and beverage menu. With exotic tapas creatively presented, delicious fondues, gourmet pizzas, dozens of wines by the glass and by the bottle coupled with a intimately understated yet opulent décor featuring ornate woods an oversized leather chairs, this one-of-a-kind lounge will appeal to guests, locals and travelers.

##Dancing Bears
The world famous Dancing Bears Restaurant is one of the hottest places in Lake Placid. This fun and energetic retaurant is a place for everyone - families, locals and visitors alike. Dancing Bears is the place where Olympians came to celebrate their victories and today it boasts a modern atmosphere and its own unique character. Located right on Main St., stop by to enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner 7 days a week.

Guests can start their day with an incredible American style breakfast featuring hardy omelets, buttermilk pancakes with fresh berries or just a great cup of gourmet organic coffee and fresh baked pastry all while enjoying one of Lake Placid's great views.

For lunch and dinner, the convenient Main Street location makes the Dancing Bears restaurant the perfect place to enjoy the variety of great foods featuring nachos piled high, Lake Placid's favorite burgers, signature pizzas, great salads and a wide variety of appetizers.

The bar features the coldest beer in Lake Placid: Our Mega-Freeze Drafts are poured through taps encased in blocks of ice. There's also wines by the glass, signature cocktails and our refreshing tea sparklers. Plus everyday from 4pm-7pm you can Freeze Your Glass Off with $2 Megafreeze Draft Pints!

Why People Like to Work for Us

As one of the Top 20 hotel management companies in America, Spire Hospitality successfully owns and manages lodging facilities in 14 states, and is currently developing new projects at several different locations.

Spire Hospitality is a very people oriented company. We have built a culture which creates a respectful, fair, safe and pleasant workplace. All of our employees have access to a toll free Employee Hotline to address any concerns or career development.

Property Statistics

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Hotel Amenities
  • Full service staff waiting to serve your every need
  • European-styled bathrooms with natural stone tiled walk-in showers
  • Molton Brown of London bath amenities
  • Free high-speed wireless Internet access
  • Multi-function Alarm clock/radio/MP3 player
  • Flat screen televisions with Cable TV and Lodgenet for movies and video games
  • High quality bedding and linens featuring Pacific Coast Hyperclean® down products
  • White Organic Cotton Terry Robes
  • Coffee Maker with Allegro Brand Organic Coffee
  • Exclusive furnishings
  • Oversized work desks with ergonomic chairs
  • Granite finishes and surfaces throughout your room
  • Refrigerators, Ironing Boards and Iron, Hair dryer
  • Junior Suites also offer fireplaces and whirlpool tubs with a separate shower
  • High Peaks Resort is a Pet Friendly Hotel