• Banquet Manager

    Job Locations US-TX-Fort Worth
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/8/2018 1:03 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-26172
    # of Openings
    1
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Banquets
  • Overview

    Fort Worth Hotel

     

    Fort Worth

     

    As breathtaking as any West Texas sunset, the Omni Fort Worth Hotel offers a taste of Texas hospitality. Conveniently located in the heart of Fort Worth’s exciting downtown, the hotel is adjacent to the Fort Worth Convention Center and within walking distance from the city’s cultural centers, restaurants and nightlife. The Omni Fort Worth Hotel received the 2015 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award, and was named Top 100 Meeting Hotels in the United States in 2014 by Cvent.

     

    The Omni Fort Worth Hotel offers unique employment experiences revolving around associate engagement and innovation. The invigorating world of hospitality resonates through the walls of our one-of-a-kind convention center property. The Omni Fort Worth will continue to be recognized for exemplary guest service and accommodation. As we provide empowerment through our Power of One culture, we work to strengthen and grow the careers of our dedicated associates. The Omni Fort Worth Hotel is searching for dedicated hospitality professionals with guest service mentality to join our extraordinary team!

    Job Description

    The Director of Banquets is responsible for ensuring proper set up and service of all banquet functions, supervising all banquet associates to ensure guest satisfaction, and maintain service standards. This is a leadership role responsible for training of associates to deliver prompt, courteous service in a manner that complies with Omni food and beverage standards and company policies and procedures.

    Responsibilities

    • Represents management at functions.
    • Determines set-ups in conjunction with Director of Catering.
    • Coordinates functions with service staff, Chef and Head Steward.Sees that guest satisfaction is achieved through effective supervision and delegation of functions, checks on food quality and courteous performance of entire banquet staff.
    • Coordinates with the Stewarding Department on fast recovery of food leftover and minimizes waste.
    • Briefs waiters on functions and procedure of service.
    • Establishes high standards of quality service and maintains them through effective training and continuous upgrading.
    • Maintains the equipment entrusted to his care and keeps pars up.
    • Maintains records, reports, closing reports and payroll costs.
    • Inspects function rooms and writes work orders for the Engineering Department to maintain rooms in excellent condition.
    • Conscious of business fluctuations, reacts either increasing of decreasing when volume of business fluctuates up or down.
    • Maximizes profits in his department through effective management techniques keeping in mind at all times guest satisfaction.
    • Must stay updated on new food and wine trends. Sets the pace and a good example for a successful quality operation.
    • Prepare for and conduct departmental meetings.
    • Use Synergy and Epitome Reports to effectively relay guest concerns to other departments.

    Qualifications

    • 8 plus years of previous Banquet experience is desirable in hotel setting
    • High School Degree or Equivalent; Some College Preferred.
    • Exceptional people skills preferred.
    • Must be detail oriented, have excellent communication skills, and the ability to perform professionally under high levels of stress.
    • Computer skills required

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