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Banquet Bartender

Posted September 14, 2022

The Westin Tempe
Tempe, AZ
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About This Job

Are you a banquets professional looking to provide exceptional guest service at one of the newest hotels in Tempe? You have come to the right place!

Inspired by its location at the edge of the painted desert, The Westin Tempe provides the perfect oasis in the heart of downtown for guests to unwind and enhance their well-being. The Westin Tempe is looking to expand its banquets team to service 13 gorgeous event spaces offering more than 21,000 square feet of space for groups of all sizes. Seeking Banquet Servers to serve food and/or beverages in a friendly, courteous and professional manner according to Crescent high standards of quality.

What will you be doing?

  • Bartend at banquet functions providing excellent customer service.
  • 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 Supervisor to ensure consistency throughout the banquet. Promptly remove dishes as guests complete each course and/or meal at the end of the meal or function.
  • Abide by all State, Federal and Corporate requirements pertaining to serving alcoholic beverages.
  • Replenish beverages and check with guests for overall satisfaction.
  • Comply with attendance rules and be available to work on a regular basis.
  • Perform any other job related duties as assigned.

What experience do you need?

  • Must have the ability to communicate in English.
  • Self-starting personality with an even disposition.
  • Maintain a professional appearance and manner at all times.
  • Can communicate well with guests. Must be willing to “pitch-in” and help co- workers with their job duties and be a team player.
  • Must have basic knowledge of food and beverage preparations, service standards, guest relations and etiquette.
  • Knowledge of the appropriate table settings and service ware.
  • Ability to comprehend and apply written product labeling instructions to enable the safe application of products and processes within the hotel.
  • Ability to remember, recite and promote the variety of menu items.
  • Ability to transport up to 30 lbs. through a crowded room on a continuous basis throughout the shift. Ability to operate beverage equipment, e.g., coffee maker.

Performance Standards

Customer Satisfaction

Our customers are what we are about. One of the keys to a positive guest experience is positive interaction with Crescent staff. It is essential that you remain professional at all times, and that you treat all guests and associates with courtesy and respect, under all circumstances. Every Crescent associate is a guest relations ambassador, every working minute of every day.

Work Habits

In order to maintain a positive guest and associate experience, your work habits should always meet and strive to exceed hotel standards for work procedures, dress, grooming, punctuality and attendance. You should be adaptable to change in your work area and in hotel procedures with a willingness to learn new skills and/or improve existing ones, have the ability to solve routine problems that occur on the job and ask for help whenever you are not sure how to do something.

Safety & Security

The safety and security of our guests and associates is of utmost importance to Crescent. Every Crescent associate should adhere to the hotel security policies and procedures, particularly regarding key controls, lifting heavy objects, using chemicals, and effectively reporting safety hazards and safety concerns.

NOTE:

This description excludes non-essential and marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of the fundamental job duties. Furthermore, the specific examples in each section are not intended to be all-inclusive. Rather, they represent the typical elements and criteria considered necessary to perform the job successfully. Other job-related duties may be assigned by the associate’s supervisor.

Furthermore, this description is subject to change, in the sole discretion of the Company, and in no way creates an employment contract, implied or otherwise; each associate remains, at all times, an “at will” associate.

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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About this Employer

The Westin Tempe

11 East Seventh Street
Tempe, AZ 85281

290 Room Hotel

www.marriott.com

Discover downtown Tempe's newest AAA 4-Diamond luxury hotel

Inspired by its location at the edge of the painted desert, The Westin Tempe provides the perfect oasis in the heart of downtown for guests to unwind and enhance their well-being. Retreat to a luxury room after a day of shopping on Mill Ave and rejuvenate in our spa-centric bathrooms complete with rainshowers. Sophisticated spaces await at our Tempe hotel with floor to ceiling windows providing breathtaking views of A Mountain. Host your next conference, meeting, wedding or special occasion in our 21,000 sq. ft of versatile event space. For collegiate sports lovers, Arizona State University's Sun Devil Stadium, Desert Financial Arena, and Wells Fargo Arena are just minutes away.