Food & Beverage - Banquet Captain (On-Call)

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Banquet Captain oversees set-up and clean-up of food preparation for all banquet functions. This is an on-call union position, and all individuals in this role are represented by UNITE HERE! Local 19.

 SALARY: $11.75 per hour + tips/service charge for functions (First 30 shifts pays $1.00/hr less)

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supervise Food and Beverage service to ensure consistency throughout the banquet. Assist with the planning, organizing and execution of all banquet functions. Greet clients in charge and respond to requests.
  • Supervise banquet rooms set-up and clean-up.
  • Speak at roll call meetings prior to events to inform staff about event particulars and expectations.
  • Prepare consumption sheets and finalize numbers for event authorized drink orders.
  • Authorized employees drive company vehicle for business purposes.
  • Supervise Food and Beverage service to ensure consistency throughout the banquet. Assist with the planning, organizing and execution of all banquet functions. Greet clients in charge and respond to requests.
  • Supervise banquet rooms set-up and clean-up.
  • Speak at roll call meetings prior to events to inform staff about event particulars and expectations.
  • Prepare consumption sheets and finalize numbers for event authorized drink orders.
  • Supervise general cleaning tasks using standard products as assigned to adhere to health standards.
  • Check with Facilities, Catering and Culinary for any last minute changes.
  • Supervise all assigned side work which includes replenishing condiments and restocking banquet cabinet supplies
  • Perform other related duties as required.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Able to speak, read and write in the English language effectively.
  • Two (2) years’ experience as a Banquet Captain in large venues.
  • Scheduling flexibility is essential, willing to work evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Must have a California Food Handler Card.
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs
  • Perform general cleaning tasks to adhere to health and safety standards.
  • Comply with company & departmental procedures, expectations, goals and standards.
  • Consistently provide friendly and pleasant customer service by being courteous, professional, and maintaining a positive attitude.
  • Abide by all state, federal and corporate liquor regulations pertaining to serving alcoholic beverages.

 

HOW TO APPLY:

  • Drop In: Complete an application at the Human Resources Offices located at 408 Almaden Blvd San Jose, CA 95110 (inside the San Jose McEnery Convention Center next to Marriott Hotel)
  • Email: Send resumes to jobs@sanjose.org. Please include “Banquet Captain” in the subject line.