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Banquet Captain

Hyatt Regency Princeton

102 Carnegie Center
Princeton, NJ 08540-6293

330 Room Hotel
Managed By Dimension Hospitality


Job Type
Full-time, Part-time


Reports To
Banquet Manager
Banquet Servers, Banquet Setup
Job Purpose
To plan the serving details for banquets, receptions, and other social functions.
Job Responsibilities
  1. Requisitions additional help as required by banquet schedule.
  2. Directs setting up of tables, and decorations.
  3. Plans the serving order and orchestrates its completion in a timely, quiet and courteous manner.
  4. Supervises
    wait staff and set up staff. Trains all set up and wait staff. Ensures that waiters and waitresses are ready to serve meal when it is prepared.
  5. Takes the initiative to greet guests in a friendly and warm manner and ensures all needs are met. Observes guests to fulfill any additional requests, to perceive when next course should begin, or when meal is completed.
  6. Aides in the operation of banquet department.
  7. Ensures proper banquet check control.
  8. Actively participates in room set up and service.
  9. Inventories all equipment.
  10. Displays awareness and compliance with security, safety, emergency and energy procedures.
  11. Relieves banquet manager and operates the department.
  12. Other duties as assigned.
Job Skills
  1. Use judgment and reasoning to cope with emergencies such as sudden illness, accident, or interrupted service.
  2. Perform a variety of activities, changing activities frequently and sometimes without notice.
  3. Plan and carry out an activity, such as a card party or dance.
  4. Plan the work of others.


  • HS Diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 6 months experience in banquets or food service.
  • TIPS certification and Food Safety certification
Posted November 22, 2023

Hyatt Regency Princeton

Explore New Jersey from the heart of Princeton 

Hyatt Regency Princeton offers a convenient location close to Route 1 and the Princeton Junction Train Station, making it the perfect location to explore the area. Our deluxe hotel near Princeton University features a glass-enclosed heated pool, state-of-the-art StayFit™ Gym, and scenic running and biking paths just outside our doors. You can enjoy a laugh with friends at Catch A Rising Star Comedy Club or sip cocktails over conversation at Laurea or the Artisan Kitchen & Lounge — all at our hotel in Princeton, NJ.

Located on the Gallery level of the Hyatt Regency Princeton, Laurea Restaurant offers the tastes and traditions of Italy crafted with a contemporary flair. The food is prepared with love and served with joy in an atmosphere that is vibrant and unique. The interior is a combination of large-scale 20th century modern design combined with the comfort of rustic Italian outdoor dining. A towering steel bar structure with cascading light installation is balanced by weightless fabric pergolas floating just overhead along with overflowing planters and piazza-style string lighting. The central bar is surrounded by the warm glow of a pizza oven, an energetic exhibition kitchen, communal and intimate dining, and contemporary wine and private dining rooms with hand-painted antique mirrors.

Special Events
Our 32,000 square feet of meeting space in Princeton, NJ boasts high-tech meeting rooms with an on-site A/V team, dramatic ballrooms, expansive exhibit space and a modern conference center—ideal for corporate & hybrid meetings, weddings, and family gatherings.