Banquet Manager

US-AR-Little Rock
Job ID #
2016-2319
HQ / Initiative
Clinton Presidential Center- Forty-Two

About the Clinton Foundation

The Clinton Foundation convenes businesses, governments, NGOs, and individuals to improve global health and wellness, increase opportunity for girls and women, reduce childhood obesity, create economic opportunity and growth, and help communities address the effects of climate change. Because of our work, nearly 35,000 American schools have provided kids with healthy food choices in an effort to eradicate childhood obesity; more than 150,000 farmers in Malawi, Rwanda, and Tanzania are benefiting from climate-smart agronomic training, higher yields, and increased market access; working with partners, more than 8.5 million trees and tree seedlings have been planted to strengthen ecosystems and livelihoods; over 600,000 people have been impacted through market opportunities created by social enterprises and health and wellbeing programs in Latin America, the Caribbean, Asia, and Africa; through the independent Clinton Health Access Initiative, over 11.5 million people in more than 70 countries have access to CHAI-negotiated prices for HIV/AIDS medications; an estimated 85 million people in the U.S. will be reached through strategic health partnerships developed across industry sectors at both the local and national level; and members of the Clinton Global Initiative community have made more than 3,600 Commitments to Action, which have improved the lives of over 435 million people in more than 180 countries.

 

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Overview

The Banquet Manager is responsible for efficiently managing servers and ensuring exceptional guests services and proper setup and cleanup for all events at the Center. The Banquet Manager is responsible for helping to plan, organize, manage and direct the execution of all assigned food and beverage for events. S/he supports and executes on the service delivery aspects of our sales strategy and approach, and looks to continually improve methods of service delivery and supports development of new standards. S/he must maintain a high standard of customer service with clients and customers while working as a team player.

 

Responsibilities

  1. Manages servers; Ensures proper setup/cleanup service for events and overseeing the food & beverage operations during events; helps support sales and service delivery strategy.
  2. Reviews all Banquet Event Orders and coordinating with other departments to ensure proper implementation of Food & Beverage requests.
  3. Order food and equipment.
  4. Processes Invoices.
  5. Prepare daily task sheets for employees and ensure proper execution.
  6. Complies with all policies and standards/procedures applicable to the position, including attendance, time quality control and othe standards.

Qualifications

  1. Bachelors Degree required
  2. 5 years previous catering, Fine Dining and bnquet experience: One year supervisory experience preferred.
  3. Must have attention to detail and be able to manage multiple events simultaneously. The ability to manage in a diverse environment with focus on client and customer service is essential for success in this position.
  4. Point Of Sale knowledge , Meeting Matrix and Fastbook
  5. This Is A Hospitality Business And A Hospitable Service Atmosphere Must Be Projected At All Times.  Must be willing to work event-based hours including early mornings, late nights, weekends, and holidays.

Physical and Other Requirements

  1. Able To Withstand Hot Temperatures For Long Periods Of Time While Operating Standard Cooking Equipment As Designated By The Station. Ability To Move About Facility, Stand For Long Periods Of Time And Able To Bend And Stoop.    

  2. Occasional Lifting Of Heavy (> 20 Lbs) Objects, Bending, Pulling, Collating/Filing, And Occasional Lifting, Carrying, And/Or Moving Boxes, Files, Etc., Some Of Which Could Be Heavy (>20 Lbs) Or Require The Use Of Carts.

  3. Significant Computer Work, Which May Require Repetitive Motion, Prolonged Periods Of Sitting, And Sustained Visual And Mental Applications And Demand.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The Clinton Foundation maintains a strong policy of equal opportunity in employment. It is our objective to recruit, hire, and retain the most qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Our equal employment philosophy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, compensation, benefits, training, promotions, transfers, job benefits, and terminations.

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