Banquet Chef Job Description

Banquet Chef Job Description

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Banquet chef provides quality food production for both restaurants and banquets, focusing especially on timing, portions, food quality and sanitation/cleanliness.

Banquet Chef Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective banquet chef job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included banquet chef job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Ability to operate, maintain and properly clean deep fryer, broiler, stove, steamer, food processor, mixer, slicer, oven, steam table, tilt kettle, waffle iron, flat top grill
Attends daily BEO meetings to ensure guarantees and food products are correct
Regular quality assurance and quality control inspections in order to maintain cleanliness of all back of the house areas
Oversees and manages food preparation for a specific area of the kitchen
Aids in control procedures for cost and quality, par inventories, standardized recipes, use records, food costing sheets, Ensures all recipes are followed and prepared on a consistent basis
Lead and supervise the qualityquantity of the food offered, coordinate the production as it relates to all banquets
Ensure that the banquet kitchen is opened and closed in the expected manner
Assist in continuously evaluating staffing levels in accordance with business demand, forecasts, and budgetary guidelines
Monitor waste and over production, utilizes leftovers, and ensures proper rotation and quality control
Assist Banquet Chef in production of menu

Banquet Chef Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Banquet Chef

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Education for Banquet Chef

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Employers hiring for the banquet chef job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as University and Collage Degree in Culinary, Culinary Arts, Hotel and Restaurant Management, Education, Hospitality, Management, Technical, Graduate, Directing, Applied Science

Skills for Banquet Chef

Desired skills for banquet chef include:

Sanitation
Broiler
Kitchen operations
Pantry and saut stations
Food products
Food safety
Food service equipment
F&B preparation techniques
Health department rules and regulations
Liquor laws and regulations

Desired experience for banquet chef includes:

Must be able to handle a multitude of tasks in an ever-changing environment
Must work well in high-pressure situations
Minimum two years experience as Sous Chef or equivalent role
Minimum 2 year culinary degree required, three – four year degree preferred
Able to resolve conflicts with guests, supervisor and employee
Extensive knowledge or menu development, knowledge of both international and domestic dishes

Banquet Chef Examples

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Banquet Chef Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a banquet chef. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for banquet chef
  • Assist with overseeing the service of menu – Supervise and assists in plate up, coordinates with Chef on buffet and reception setup
  • May manage other key culinary leadership rolls including supervisor and Sous Chefs
  • Coordination of all banquet hot and cold foods
  • Works one to two days ahead of his operation to insure product delivery is on time and to insure on his days off anyone covering has what they need to operate
  • Responsible for overall banquet food operation to ensure quality and quantity
  • Communicates with the Executive Steward on all banquet equipment needed to perform a banquet
  • Banquet Chef is also responsible for cost control, payroll and menu planning along with Executive Chef
  • Coordination with Executive Sous Chef, Night Chef, Pastry Chef/Garde Manger
  • Monthly training classes with immediate associates
  • Continuously create new menu items and specialty dishes for banquets
Qualifications for banquet chef
  • Ability to work AM or PM shifts, weekends and holidays
  • Work all game days
  • Experience in banquets
  • Experience in chef tables
  • Makes any attempt to prevent any damage or loss of hotel property and equipment
  • Works on hours to guaranty the running of a professional sound operation at the highest level of guest satisfaction at all times, which may allocated to him by the Executive Chef
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Banquet Chef Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a banquet chef. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for banquet chef
  • Ensure that received food products are high quality, stored properly and are rotated FIFO
  • Responsible for daily kitchen operations
  • Ensures restaurant and Health Department sanitation requirements are maintained at all times
  • Continuously evaluate staffing levels in accordance with business demand, forecasts, and budgetary guidelines
  • Monitor waste and over production, utilizes leftovers, ensures proper rotation and quality control
  • Assist in supervising the daily cleaning of the pantry, cooking line, prep kitchen, dish area, stairs, walk-in and downstairs prep area
  • Assist in filling any open positions with qualified internal or external candidates
  • Manage hourly kitchen colleagues through scheduling, payroll, training, coaching, evaluating and hiring
  • Lead and supervise the quality and quantity of the food offered, coordinate the production as it relates to all banquets
  • Manage food production according to the order specification (Banquet Event Order and Micros checks) and according to the standard recipe
Qualifications for banquet chef
  • Empower, coach, and counsel all employees
  • Develop and mentor internal talent into next Sage Restaurant Group leaders
  • Must have pastry experience
  • Minimum of 3 years previous hotel banquet culinary experience highly preferred
  • Completion of a Culinary Arts/Chef Apprenticeship program from an accredited institution
  • Must have a minimum of three years experience in a large volume operation
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Banquet Chef Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of banquet chef. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for banquet chef
  • Inspects completed food products to insure they meet or exceed standards of quality and appearance
  • Directly oversees the teams daily sanitation procedures of all kitchen equipment and kitchen facilities
  • Must be able to make decisions quickly and staying customer focused
  • Must enforce proper steps to ensure compliance with local Health Department Authority and employee safety programs
  • Manager dishwashers
  • May work in other areas of the hotel if there is the need
  • Assists Chef de Cuisine with administrative duties, such as tracking/maintenance of attendance records
  • Manage associates in scheduling, training, developing, coaching and counseling, conducting reviews
  • Monitor, analyze and control all labor and food costs
  • Assist the Executive Chef, Executive Sous Chef and Banquet Chef in the creation, costing and implementation of outlets, banquets, seasonal and special menus
Qualifications for banquet chef
  • Previous Kitchen Supervisor role experience or similar role recommended
  • College degree in culinary/hospitality field preferred
  • Banquet experience la carte
  • Full time with benefits
  • Culinary Certificate from college or technical school
  • 2 Years previous experience in similar position in a Resort environment
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Banquet Chef Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of banquet chef. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for banquet chef
  • Provide support and leadership to accomplish our Medallia food quality score
  • Conduct a frequent walkthrough of Banquet, Garde Manger and Main Kitchen areas and direct respective personnel to correct any deficiencies ensuring that quality and details are being maintained
  • Provide Banquet Sous Chefs and Line Level Associates with proper training with developmental opportunities that will aid in their career aspirations
  • Meet with Banquet Sous Chefs to review schedules, assignments, anticipated business levels, changes and other information pertinent to the job performance
  • Provide management and support of all Banquet kitchen employees ensuring proper scheduling and vacation planning
  • Oversee and provides management and support of all kitchen employees ensuring proper scheduling and vacation planning
  • Walk all banquet functions daily and review daily menus, offering feedback to Banquet Sous Chefs
  • Check and ensure that all opening/closing duties are completed to standard
  • Assist management in hiring, training, supervising and scheduling associates
  • Prepare, cook, and present food in accordance with productivity standards, costs controls and forecast
Qualifications for banquet chef
  • Must have moderate speech communication skills to be able to communicate with staff
  • Requires knowledge of policies and procedures and the ability to determine course of action based on these guidelines
  • Luxury hotel experience strongly preferred
  • College Degree or certification in culinary field/hospitality field
  • Minimum of 2 years of Supervisory experience required in both a lacarte and banquet operations
  • Previous working experience in a unionized environment preferred
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Banquet Chef Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of banquet chef. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for banquet chef
  • Required to hold pre-shifts daily, as needed so employees are knowledgeable about events, sanitation, casino information
  • Plan, coordinate, and implement special events and functions
  • Able to read and comprehend weekly Banquet Event Orders (BEO) and prepare food orders based on BEO
  • Assist in creating and implementing new banquet menus
  • Enforce safety procedures and cleanliness standards throughout kitchen
  • Order food as needed or as directed by Executive Chef
  • Maintain kitchen and equipment
  • Set up and organize catering functions
  • Ensure recipes are properly prepared per standard while maintaining portion control and minimizing waste
  • Attend all hotel meetings as required
Qualifications for banquet chef
  • Able to maintain composure when under pressure
  • The successful candidate is expected to be a leader in demonstrating
  • Service attention
  • And MS office
  • Prior experience in a private club setting preferred
  • 2-3 years previous leadership experience in the Culinary field required in a high volume 4 or 5 star Hotel

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