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 outlet
Assist in overseeing the daily operations of all banquets including staff while making sure that all food, banquet and otherwise, meet specifications and standards for all functions. Support the Galt House hallmarks and standards. Responsible for the Supervision, training and scheduling of kitchen staff. Ability to cross function in every position of kitchen. Ensure that all food, banquet and otherwise, meet specifications and standards for all functions. Develop, implement and cost menus and buffets. Ensures the cleanliness of kitchen, dish room and floors. Communicate with sales and convention services to ensure guest satisfaction. Meet with vendors to determine best pricing. Act as Executive Chef in his/her absence. All other duties as required.
One should have a culinary degree or equivalent experience. One must have ServSafe Certification or equivalent. Have the ability to read and understand Banquet Event Orders. Generally 5+ years of experience in high volume banquet kitchen. One must have computer skills in Microsoft Word and Excel. Have the ability to connect with people quickly in an outgoing, friendly manner. One must have persuasive communication skills to gain the interest and involvement of others in the work process. One should have an extreme sense of urgency. Have the ability to get work done in complete, accurate detail and in accordance with company standards. One should have a faster than average work pace. Ability to be thorough with follow up of delegated work. Must have the ability to train, teach, and motivate a team. One will be subjected to wet floors, temperature extremes, and loud noises. Must be able to bend, stoop, lift, and carry up to 40 pounds on a regular basis. Must be able to stand for long periods of time and move from area to area in the kitchen. The statements in this job description are intended to describe the essential nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be ALL responsibilities or qualifications of the job.