The Assistant Banquet Manager will be responsible for assisting with the management of the day-to-day Banquet operations, including supervising banquet servers, banquet bartenders & banquet house people. Candidate will be responsible for overseeing 16,000 square feet of banquet space ensuring that Banquet rooms are set per guest contracts and the highest level of service for the entire banquet operations is maintained. The candidate will coordinate catering functions with other departments, (including: Sales, Kitchen, Restaurant); cultivate working relationships with on-site contacts & guest; attend Daily BEO meetings and Pre-Convention Meetings; effectively communicate with the kitchen to ensure that food is prepared according to specifications and set times.
Qualified candidate will be responsible for proficient and efficient use of Micros, Delphi, Word & Excel. Must have strong verbal and written communication skills, be able to train and develop team members, work effectively in a team environment and take initiative.
Must have at least 2 years previous banquet management experience, preferably in a luxury setting.
Sofitel and its Ambassadors
The Sofitel brand is based on three core values guaranteed by each employee every day:
A Passion for Excellence, an Essence of Pleasure and a Spirit of Openness.
Through their actions and know-how, the Men and Women that are the creators of Sofitel’s luxury, offer clients a highly personalised service. By transforming every detail into a unique moment of pure comfort and elegance , they create and nurture a relationship with their guests.
The Sofitel values are also at the heart of the communication between employees. It is the legacy received and transmitted by all those involved in the brand to guarantee the continuity of the Sofitel spirit in the hotels and headquarters.
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Ideal candidate profile
Level of Education Associate
Areas of study Hospitality Management
Professional experiences 1 to 2 years
Languages essential English
Essential and optional requirements