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On Call Banquet Server

Company: Chase Park Plaza hotel
Location: Portland
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

At Sonesta, we value our team members as individuals who enhance our guests' experiences with their unique skills and contributions. We actively support professional growth and personal happiness in each of our employees at each of our hotels, resorts, suites and cruise ships. We seek out people who will eagerly partner with us to improve the overall Sonesta experience for our guests, and the overall Sonesta experience for their fellow colleagues. If you are interested in a career in some of the most impressive and beautiful surroundings in the world with generous benefits and perks, we hope you'll get in touch with us. We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. Job Description Summary A Banquet Server is responsible for delivering and serving food and beverage items to banquet guests in a timely, friendly and efficient manner in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service. Job Description Job Description Maintain Pleasant personality and demeanor throughout the function Provide food service for banquet events in accordance with Hotel & Banquet standards Setup action stations, Cook (ie: simmer, brown, saut, Serve patrons at action stations in accordance with head chef plate presentation and garnishes Setup banquet buffet displays both hot, and cold in allotted time Maintain food levels at those displays Engage guest(s) at banquets events in order to determine food allergies, preferences, and dietary needs. Report those needs and preferences to the proper Banquet captain(s) Proper coffee brewing and tea brewing techniques are expected of all banquet staff Server must be familiar with seating positions for plated events as well as proper serving techniques for proper food placement at guest tables during that synchronized service Completes all daily side duties, post function clean up, organization, and deep cleaning of affected work areas Report to all necessary pre shift, and post shift meetings with banquet leadership Report to banquet leadership for inspection of completed work responsibilities before leaving the hotel property Store all banquet & hotel equipment used in an orderly and clean fashion in accordance with banquet captain, banquet assistant manager, banquet manager, and banquet director's instruction Deliver Passionate & Engaging Service to our Guests You will be passionate and truly engaged in taking care of our guests, recognizing individual guests and anticipating their unique needs in order to exceed their expectations You will consistently deliver our GUEST model: Greet or welcome everyone, warmly with a smile Use eye and ear contact and guest's name Establish/anticipate needs Solve and own all requests/complaints Thank everyone Build solid relationship with your Colleagues Treat colleagues with respect and dignity Balance team and individual responsibilities Exhibit objectivity and openness to others' views Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives Support everyone's efforts to succeed. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned. The employee is expected to work in other areas of the hotel when needed to assist operations to perform job duties not necessarily contained in this job description. Qualifications and Skills A candidate for this position must possess the following applicable knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to demonstrate and provide applicable examples to support his/her competency. Track record of delivering exceptional guest or client experience Communication skills are utilized a significant amount of time for training and safety purposes, and when interacting with guests and associates. Strong communication skills Appropriate professional appearance and demeanor Must be available for various shifts including early morning, late nights, double shifts, occasional triple shifts, occasional split shifts, weekends, holidays, and long hours. Understanding of basic room diagrams for station setups and seating charts for guests' Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group environments to customers, clients, and or employees of organizations that we serve. Additional Job Description Benefits Sonesta recognizes that benefits play a vital role in helping ensure the health and financial security of employees and their families. We offer a variety of benefits to our employees including: Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Health Savings Account with Company Match 401(k) Retirement Plan with Company Match Paid Vacation and Sick Days Sonesta Hotel Discounts Educational Assistance Paid Parental Leave Company Paid Life Insurance Company Paid Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance Various Employee Perks and Discounts Upon submitting your application, please ensure you complete a full application in addition to attaching a resume. Incomplete applications received will not be considered.

Keywords: Chase Park Plaza hotel, Portland , On Call Banquet Server, Other , Portland, Oregon

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