• Assistant Director of Banquets

    Job Locations US-DC-Washington
    Posted Date 2 months ago(11/14/2018 11:49 AM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-30491
    # of Openings
    1
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Banquets
  • Overview

    Shoreham Hotel

     

    Shoreham

     

    Nestled in the Woodley Park neighborhood of Washington, DC, the Omni Shoreham Hotel is a true urban oasis within the Capitol City. Associates pride themselves as being a part of a historic landmark serving as host to numerous presidents, dignitaries, political events and inaugural balls.


    Associates can enjoy and be rewarded by several career development opportunities and the environment to grow one’s career into various areas of the hotel including leadership roles. The Omni Shoreham Hotel associates consistently rank their place of employment as one of the Best Places to Work by the Washington Business Journal and scored the hotel with the highest ever results on the Associate Engagement Survey in 2012.


    Associates at the Omni Shoreham Hotel are proud of being a true part of an extended family and many have spent their entire careers within the hotel, some with over 4 decades of service! We celebrate these milestones and as well as many other successes on a monthly basis during our all associate rallies, “Hibiscus Huddles, “in honor of our company logo.

    Job Description

    The Assistant Director of Banquets will lead the banquets department and ensure that functions at the hotel are properly set up and executed. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to further their hospitality career and join a team of dynamic associates. 

    Responsibilities

    • Represents management at functions.
    • Determines set-ups in conjunction with Catering team.
    • Coordinates functions with service staff, Culinary team and Stewarding team. 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 servers 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

    • Previous Hospitality Banquet Management experience is required
    • Union experience is preferred
    • High School Degree or Equivalent Required
    • Must have strong customer service, analytical, communication, presentation, training, coaching and organizational skills.
    • Must be detail oriented and have the ability to perform professionally under high levels of stress.
    • Computer skills required
    • Ability to move, bend, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing up to 40 pounds without assistance. Stand or walk for an extended period or for an entire work shift.  Exposure to cleaning chemicals and food/beverage items.
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule and willingness to work nights, weekends, and holidays.

    Omni Hotels & Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement are available using the following links:EEOC is the Law Poster and the following link is the OFCCP's Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination policy statement 

    If you are interested in applying for employment with Omni Hotels & Resorts and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, please send an email to applicationassistance@omnihotels.com.

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