Lead Banquet Server (Bqt Captain)
Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants - Alexandria, VA

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Brabo by Robert Wiedmaier and the Lorien Hotel & Spa are looking for a lead banquet server to serve food and beverages at banquet functions in a timely manner and in an environment of teamwork. Duties are as follows but not limited to:

- Meet and Greet
- Make initial contact with group contact/ host and review the function details and
relay any changes to appropriate departments
- Ensures all client catering needs are being met.
- Communicate with group contact /host throughout the event
- Oversees all service staff within the department and orchestrates all events
- Thoroughly review BEO and all details of the event
- Set food and beverage buffets and tables as specified on BEO's
- Serve food and beverages to the tables or on a buffet, clear buffets and tables
- Responds to last minute changes or special requests that may occur during the event
- Work effectively with the kitchen staff and banquet team to ensure that events are successful
- Perform set up and breakdown of various food and beverage stations
- Gather products, set up and serve beverages as needed for bars and beverage stations
- Perform side work and other duties as assigned
- Is present for all special, evening or VIP events
- Participates in weekly BEO meetings.
- Post checks/Ring in orders

Required Skills & Experience:

Superior wait staff service skills
Position requires reading, writing and effective communication with departments and team
Understands meeting & banquet presentation standards
Basic understanding of Aloha (POS system)
Ability to present & conduct oneself professionally and Emulates the Kimpton Culture

Do applicants need to provide their own work permit? Yes

Bonus? No

Accommodation Provided? No

Position Categories: Banquet Services

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