Banquet Houseman Job Description

Banquet Houseman Job Description

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Banquet houseman provides overall direction of the Banquet department, including planning, timing, organizing, execution and evaluation of all banquet functions.

Banquet Houseman Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Tear-down and set up of the meeting and event rooms, daily
To inspect all public areas (foyer, assembly areas, restrooms) for cleanliness and pleasing appearance
Inspects each function room prior to, and during breaks to insure that all requirements reflected on the daily worksheets are met
Executes Associate MOS reports on a monthly basis
8.Ensuring a 'Member Ready' appearance at all times
Supports a strong commitment to world class guest service and ensures a pleasant and enjoyable dining experience for restaurant patrons
Ensure meeting rooms/areas are properly set and all necessary equipment is in place
Regularly inventory and maintain all related equipment
Ensure proper uniforms are worn, and departmental service standards are maintained
Continuously strive for complete guest satisfaction – including cooperating with guests and others for last minute changes/additions

Banquet Houseman Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Banquet Houseman

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: TAM, TIPS, TEAM

Education for Banquet Houseman

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the banquet houseman job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Collage Degree in Education, General Education, Economic Development, Continuing Education, Hospitality, Culinary, Health, Technical, The College, Hotel Management

Skills for Banquet Houseman

Desired skills for banquet houseman include:

Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture – Department of Food Safety and Sanitation regulations
Counts
Proper cleaning techniques
Requirements and proper chemical handling
Styles of room set-ups
A/V hardware
Air Wall System
Ballroom
Banquet service
Beer

Desired experience for banquet houseman includes:

Audio Visual Level I
At minimum 2 years previous in customer service experience in a fast paced guest focused operation
It is a physically demanding position requiring the ability to lift up to 50 Lbs
Must have exceptional guest service skills
Complete written communication in order to keep management informed
Ensure the proper cleanup of all Banquet/departmental areas

Banquet Houseman Examples

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Banquet Houseman Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a banquet houseman. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for banquet houseman
  • Basic knowledge of wine, beer, spirits, glassware, garnishes and beverage service techniques
  • Attend BEO meetings when necessary
  • Physically assist with all functions of Banquet Department, Lookout, Uncle Bucks Fishbowl and Pyramid events as needed
  • Other/Additional
  • Maintains constant awareness of safety issues
  • Report any needed repairs immediately to supervisor (such as leaky faucets or toilets, loose tile, broken window panes, missing nuts or screws)
  • Set up tables, chairs, and other supplies
  • Service continental group functions
  • Ensure cleanliness of banquet rooms and surrounding areas
  • Properly dispose of and return set-up materials to designated area
Qualifications for banquet houseman
  • Adhere to all standards to ensure guest satisfaction
  • Serve and communicate with group contacts in friendly and efficient manner
  • Effectively communicate with other staff members
  • Set-up and/or breakdown tables, chairs, audio visual equipment and platform/stages and other equipment as specified by group requirements
  • Maintain cleanliness of banquet rooms, banquet hallways, and storage and services areas
  • Inspect cleanliness and working conditions of all equipment to be set up in function area
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Banquet Houseman Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of banquet houseman. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for banquet houseman
  • May retrieve clean linen and skirting and stock in storage area
  • May pick-up and delivery all boxes and materials (flip, charts, easels, blackboards, ) for function
  • The Banquet House Attendant assists in setting up functions for our group guests
  • Must be a team player and enjoy working in teams
  • Proactive approach when interacting with guests, co-workers or vendors
  • Experience as a Banquet Houseperson within a similar type of property preferred
  • Perform all guest contact activities with a cordial, efficient, and professional manner while maintaining a commitment to excellence
  • Adhere to all departmental and Casino-wide policies and procedures
  • Attend all department, full staff, safety, and other meetings and trainings as required by management
  • Responsible for set-up of all catering and banquet functions in a timely manner to include fixtures, accessories, glassware, tableware, and other supplies
Qualifications for banquet houseman
  • Must be self-motivated with excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, be knowledgeable with regards to operating hours and events, and attend required department meetings
  • Understands applicable emergency procedure and evacuation protocol
  • Must be able to work flexible shifts including days, nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Must be able to work evenings, weekends, holidays and early AM hours
  • Experience as a busser in a full service, fine dining restaurant or upscale catering operations
  • Customer service oriented with a positive attitude, an openness and willingness to learn, and a desire to be held accountable and contribute to a team
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Banquet Houseman Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of banquet houseman. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for banquet houseman
  • Clean, store, and secure banquet equipment
  • Maintains assigned areas in the Front of House, Back of House, or immediate area outside casino
  • Performs all phases of light duty cleaning, including sweeping, wiping, mopping, vacuuming, gum removal, emptying trash receptacles, cleaning sand urns, and spot cleaning of glass, mirrors, and carpeting, as directed
  • Performs snow removal duties as assigned
  • Returns all equipment to its proper storage area
  • Responsible for accurate cleaning and setting of banquet functions and meeting rooms
  • Provide outstanding service and ridiculously personable experiences!
  • Assists in monitoring the event space for cleanliness or maintenance
  • Assists guests with movement of equipment, materials or boxes as deemed by supervisor
  • Responsible for periodically refreshing rooms according to written instructions F
Qualifications for banquet houseman
  • Strong work ethic with the ability to multi-task, work quickly and efficiently with grace in a high-volume fast-paced environment
  • Very organized with a strong attention to detail
  • Well-groomed and presentable with a professional demeanor
  • Available for part-time, on-call events
  • Must be able to work indoors and outdoors and in all weather condidtions
  • Prepares rooms for special events according to instructions
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Banquet Houseman Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a banquet houseman. 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 houseman
  • Knowledge of operational policies in regards to hours of operation, types of menus offered, restaurant concepts and marketing programs
  • Sets patron tables and buffet areas for service
  • Accommodates all guests and addresses inquiries
  • Replenishes buffet food, refills beverages, removes dirty dishes from tables
  • Assists in additional tasks to help facilitate a smooth and efficient service
  • Be part of a cohesive team with a focus on creating the best possible guest experience
Qualifications for banquet houseman
  • Performs duties that require organization, efficiency, and bending and lifting
  • Handles multiple priorities, works under stress and exercises good judgment when dealing with guest situations and complaints
  • Active and attentive during pre-shift meetings
  • Able to push, pull, lift up to 50 pounds
  • Prior experience in banquet set-up or in the hospitality industry preferred
  • Previous housekeeping or janitorial experience preferred, but not required
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Banquet Houseman Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of banquet houseman. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for banquet houseman
  • Refresh rooms when groups are on breaks
  • Maintain back of house clean and organized
  • Assist the banquet manager with any or other duties assign to you
  • Well knowledge of rooms set ups
  • Be familiar with difference size tables, 66 inch rounds, cocktail, highboys, 6X30 or 6X18 tables
  • Able to lift 50 lbs all day
Qualifications for banquet houseman
  • Receive a complimentary meal when at work in our employee restaurant, the Post Alley Galley
  • Positive attitude with an ability to work individually and harmoniously on a team
  • Maintain ownership of duties through hard work and discipline
  • Food Handler Card and MAST Alcohol Permit is required at time of hire
  • Flexible scheduling requiring availability of morning, afternoon, evening, weekends and holidays
  • Care and storage of all equipment such as tables and chairs, carpets

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