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Banquet Manager

Posted March 8, 2023

Graduate Eugene
Eugene, OR
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Job Description

Graduate Hotels® is seeking a Banquet Manager to join Graduate Eugene and its brilliant team of hospitality enthusiasts.  

Graduate Hotels creates authentic, spirited spaces that connect travelers, students and locals alike. Through thoughtfully curated design, creative F&B and community-focused events, we create hotels worthy of their communities.   

We are a diverse team of experience makers and storytellers. As a Graduate Hotels team member, you are the local insider shaping guest experiences. Our goal is to make every guest feel like a local even if it's their first time in town. In order to help you deliver on that goal, we encourage our team members to embody the same mindset as our guests through Graduate experiences and encouraged community exploration.   

Graduate Hotels is proud to be Great Place to Work-Certified™, proving that our associates feel our commitment to cultivate a culture of inspirational and supportive leadership. 

Job Duties And Responsibilities 

  • Supervises the Banquet Department during catered events and helps coordinate their work with the Event Planning team and Culinary team 
  • Acts as liaison between the Banquet Department, Event Planning, and Culinary to facilitate and maintain communications during events 
  • Works closely with the Senior Banquet Manager and Event Planning to plan and implement various catered events and services 
  • Assists with labor and wage costs controls 
  • Assists in monitoring all inventories and orders of stock supplies, and service equipment 
  • Oversee staff’s attention to detail and having a critical eye for all aspects of specified catered events 
  • Ensure Banquet staff are performing per The Henry Ford’s standards 
  • Assist in the planning and execution of continuous staff education 
  • Conducts performance reviews for part-time staff 
  • Assists with the development of Banquet Department policy and procedural manuals for part-time staff 
  • Fulfill the proper high-level standards of the food service sanitation policies and procedures that comply with the overall ascetic appearance to banquet event facilities 
  • Adheres to The Henry Ford and the Banquet Department rules and policies always 
  • Performs other activities as necessary 
  • Contributes to the effective team management of all problems, issues, and opportunities 
  • Acts as a team player, providing expertise within the team and with other team members, as appropriate 

Education And Experience

  • Minimum of bachelor’s Degree in hospitality 
  • Minimum of 3 years in food and beverage department of a hotel 

Knowledge, Skills And Abilities

  • Able to work flexible hours and shifts   
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally   
  • Team player   
  • Ability to multi-task   

About Graduate Hotels®

Graduate Hotels is a hand-crafted collection of hotels that reside in dynamic university-anchored towns across the country.  Each hotel pays homage to the heritage of its unique town through cultural nods to the local community.  Launched in 2014, there are 35 hotels across the U.S. and U.K. Graduate Hotels is owned by Adventurous Journeys (AJ) Capital Partners, a vertically integrated real estate developer, owner and operator. For more information on Graduate Hotels, please visit

  • Graduate Hotels is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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    Graduate Eugene

    66 East 6th Avenue
    Eugene, OR 97401-2667

    (541) 342-2000

    269 Room Hotel

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    Our Hotel

    Our hotel rooms are ready for a night like you’ve never had before, where little moments of surprise and discovery will meet you down every corridor and around each corner, including Malin + Goetz amenities and complimentary wi-fi. Be prepared to be inspired.

    Prominently located on 6th Avenue, Graduate Eugene is next door to the Hult Center and just a hop from the University of Oregon campus. Gather Ducks for a post-game bite or local brew at Poindexter Coffee, our lobby-level café.

    Located in the heart of downtown and close to the UO campus, our hotel is the ideal venue for your next celebration.  With 30,000 square feet of flexible event space, we offer a variety of distinct settings to host groups of up to 1,800 guests.