Al J Schneider Co.

  • Banquet Captain at the Galt House Hotel

    Job Locations US-KY-Louisville
    Posted Date 1 month ago(10/16/2018 10:59 AM)
    ID
    2018-2321
    # of Openings
    3
    Category
    Food & Beverage
  • Overview

    The Galt House Hotel - A legendary destination among hotels in the city. 

     

    As Louisville’s only waterfront hotel, the Galt House Hotel is quite simply the best place to find a unique and authentic experience in our exciting city.  Sip some bourbon while taking in spectacular views of the Ohio River. We are just a shot away from Whiskey Row, where you immerse yourself in the history of Kentucky’s native spirit. Explore world-renowned cultural encounters at nearby Museum Row, featuring icons such as Muhammad Ali and Louisville Slugger. Delight your palette with mouthwatering culinary tastings in our top-rated restaurant scene. The Galt House Hotel, the Heart of Louisville, is in the center of it all.

     

    The Galt House Hotel is the place to meet for a totally self-contained meeting or event, priding ourselves on a warm, friendly atmosphere and sincerity of our service. Located in the heart of Louisville, we are within driving distance from half the US population and just 10 minutes from the airport. We offer six restaurants and lounges; 130,000 square feet of meeting space; 53 meeting rooms; over 1,300 guest rooms; the city’s best fitness center; and six retail outlets.

     

    The Galt House Hotel is currently hiring an experienced Banquet Captain to supervise Banquet Servers and manage special events.  The ideal candidate will excel in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with a special focus on meeting and exceeding clients' expectations. 

    Responsibilities

     

    • Meet and greet clients.
    • Oversee in house catered functions.
    • Responsible for making the function space visually appealing and presenting the menu offering for the event..
    • Responsible for the overall sanitation and cleanliness of the work areas, banquet rooms and storage areas. 
    • Responsible for the proper usage and good working order of all equipment, furniture and fixtures in the Banquet and Catering Section in the shift assigned.
    • Provide excellent customer service and ensure customer needs are met. 
    • Supervise events and team members throughout service.
    • Guide the Banquet Servers in set up of tables and place settings.
    • Resolve staff and customer concerns quickly and efficiently.
    • Responsible for ensuring sufficient operating guest supplies, beverage supplies and operating equipment for functions assigned.
    • Other duties as assigned.

     

    Qualifications

    • Supervisory experience preferred.
    • High school or equivalent required; college degree preferred.
    • Good computer skills including Word and Excel.
    • 2+ years of convention hotel experience or related field preferred.
    • Excellent interpersonal and guest service skills.
    • Have the ability to make connections with people, motivating and inspiring them to achieve results.
    • Demonstrate strong initiative and self-direction.
    • Ability to work at a fast pace and results oriented.
    • Ability to understand, quickly react and motivate others to adapt to the changing organization.
    • Must be able to stand and exert fast-paced mobility for periods of up to 4 hours in length.
    • Must have good sense of balance, be able to bend and kneel and have the ability to lift bus pans and trays frequently weighing up to 25 pounds.

     Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

     

    The Galt House Hotel offes a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, 401k, a complimentary meal in the associate cafeteria, complimentary parking, a discounted monthly TARC bus pass and much more.

     

    The Galt House Hotel is a Drug Free Workplace, creating a culture of care where diversity is welcomed.

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