Banquet Food Server

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Annapolis
Annapolis, MD

Posted June 23, 2022

Banquet Food Server

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Job Overview

Set up of Banquet Room and serve food and/or beverages in a friendly, courteous and professional manner according to high standards of quality.

Responsibilities And Duties

  • Set up banquet room as instructed by Banquet Captain to include linen, service-ware and glassware.
  • Attend roll call meetings before events to learn function particulars, including guest and hotel expectations.
  • Greet guests and respond to requests in a friendly and courteous manner.
  • Serve the food and/or beverage in the order and to the expectation of the Banquet Captain to ensure consistency throughout the banquet. Promptly bus dishes as guests complete each course and/or meal at the end of the meal or function.
  • Replenish beverages as necessary, and check with guests for overall satisfaction.
  • Once banquet is complete, reset banquet room according to Captain’s specifications to ensure the readiness of the room for the following function.
  • Perform all assigned side-work to include replenishing condiments and restocking banquet shelves with supplies.
  • Perform general cleaning tasks using standard hotel cleaning products, as assigned to adhere to health standards.
  • Abide by all State, Federal and Corporate liquor regulations pertaining to serving alcoholic beverages to minors and intoxicated guests.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Specific Job Knowledge And Skills

The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Must have basic knowledge of food and beverage preparations, service standards, guest relations and etiquette.
  • Knowledge of the appropriate table settings and service-ware.
  • Basic knowledge of the English language sufficient to understand inquiries from customers and communicate simple instructions.
  • Ability to comprehend and apply written product-labeling instructions to enable the safe application of products and processes within the hotel.
  • Ability to remember, recite and promote the variety of menu items.
  • Ability to transport up to 30 lbs. through a crowded room on a continuous basis throughout the shift.
  • Ability to operate beverage equipment, e.g., coffee maker.

Other Expectations

  • Regular attendance in conformance with the standards, which may be established from time to time, is essential to the successful performance of this position.
  • Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, associates may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the hotel. This includes nights, weekends and/or holidays.
  • All employees must maintain a neat, clean and well-groomed appearance (specific standards available).
  • Employee is always required to take on the responsibility and wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as determined by position and duties.
  • Complies with health and safety rules, regulations and procedures to maintain a safe environment.

Working Conditions

Physical Demands

  • Ability to speak and hear
  • Close and distance vision
  • Frequently walking with some standing at times, possibly extended distances; ability to bend when necessary
  • Frequently lift/carry up to 25 lbs.
  • Occasionally lift/carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to reach with hands and arms in any direction and kneel and stoop repeatedly

Environmental Conditions

Inside: Protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes. A job is considered “inside” if the worker spends approximately 75 percent or more of the time inside.

Qualifications

  • Any combination of education, training or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Ability to obtain any government required licenses or certificate. CPR Certification and/or First Aid training preferred.
  • No prior experience required. Prior hospitality experience required.

Additional language ability preferred.

Full Time Benefits

We offer a comprehensive full-time benefits package consisting of medical, dental, vision, telemedicine, pet discount program, identity theft protection, pre-paid legal support, flexible spending accounts, matched 401K, life, critical accidental or illness, short- & long-term disability, paid time off, wellness programs, wonderful hotel discounts and much more!

Spire Hospitality is an equal opportunity/AA/Disability/Veteran employer.

The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement are available using the following links: EEOC is the Law Poster (https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/poster.cfm) and the following link is the OFCCP's Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination policy statement (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp\_formattedESQA508c.pdf)

Part Time Benefits

We offer part-time benefit plans consisting of telemedicine, vision, dental, life, short- & long-term disability, critical illness, accident and indemnity, identity theft, pre-paid legal, pet discount program, wellness program, wonderful hotel discounts and much more!

Spire Hospitality is an equal opportunity/AA/Disability/Veteran employer.

The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement are available using the following links: EEOC is the Law Poster (https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/poster.cfm) and the following link is the OFCCP's Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination policy statement (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp\_formattedESQA508c.pdf)

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Annapolis

219 Room Hotel

At A Glance

Whether you are staying with us for business or leisure, no one can offer the best of Annapolis quite like DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Annapolis. We’re within walking distance of Annapolis Towne Centre and its unique shopping and dining options. A short ride via the hotel’s complementary shuttle takes you to Historic Annapolis and the waterfront, where you can find the sailing capital of the world and the freshest seafood you’ll ever eat, plus a lively music scene and more terrific shopping. We’re also close to Baltimore, Washington, D.C. and Baltimore/Washington International, and with two electric vehicle charging stations at our Annapolis hotel it’s easier to travel around.

Our rooms are great to relax or work in, with our Sweet Dreams® bedding, complimentary WiFi and ergonomic desk chairs. Suites include a king-sized bed, larger seating area with sofa bed, a kitchenette and upgraded bathrooms with a whirlpool tub and glass shower. Ports of Call, our on-site restaurant, serves a hot breakfast every morning as well as lunch and dinner specials. We also offer in-room dining and a 24-hour café for your convenience.

Our business center is open 24/7. We have 12,000 sq. ft. of flexible meeting space for groups of 4-400, plus a dedicated meetings coordinator and an award-winning chef.

Join us at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Annapolis. We will greet you with one of our signature, warm DoubleTree chocolate chip cookie and follow up with one of the best experiences you will ever have.