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Omni Hotels Banquet Server | On Call in Boston, Massachusetts

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The 1,054-room Omni Boston Hotel at the Seaport is the newest luxury hotel in the City of Boston, and the most significant hotel project in the city for the last forty years. The property features seven outlets for drinking and dining, a signature spa, fitness center, and rooftop pool. It boasts more than 100,000 square feet of meeting and event space, and caters to the most discerning clientele.

Job Description

Responsible for delivering excellence in guest service by developing relationships with guests, providing personalized service, anticipating and delivering guests’ needs. The Server comprehends the food and beverage menus and serves food and drinks to our guests directly.

Responsibilities

• Consistent maintenance and refinement of service standards. Ensures compliance with all hotel standards and local laws.• Ensure compliance with health, safety and sanitation awareness standards. Prepare daily for health department and Ecosure inspections.• Perform all necessary tasks for banquet server according to the standard operating procedure of the hotel including but not limited to polishing china, glass, silver and holloware, brewing coffee, cleaning and filling condiments, serving food and beverage, setup and breakdown of buffets and food stations, proper breakdown and storage of FOH food requisitions, cleaning and clearing of tables.• Complete set up and break down of assigned banquet event.• Perform all banquet sidework as assigned by management including but not limited to the cleaning of food and beverage equipment, tables, walls, and carpets surrounding assigned work area.• Perform proper steps of service for all banquet events. Responsible for ensuring high-quality meeting room sets, service, food quality and presentation.• Assist culinary with food and beverage assembly and plate up as needed.• Responsible to pick up clean linen from storeroom as well as bring dirty linen to designated area for cleaning at the end of each event.• Responsible to adhere to all proper trash procedures.• Contribute to the banquet sanitation operation and timing of service out of the kitchen and into all banquet areas. Ensures prompt delivery and quality control from point of departure to arrival.• Must retain and maintain complete knowledge of all food and beverage menu items.• Report to management any need for housekeeping or maintenance of banquet areas and banquet equipment.• Responsible to maintain all furniture, fixtures and equipment to a high standard. Minimize breakage by demonstrating care when handling hotel assets and equipment.• Contribute to the cleanliness and organization of all banquet space, FOH & BOH.• Executes all necessary instructions on Banquet Event Orders.• Assist in the controlling of food and beverage quantities by avoiding over/under preparing.• Ensure positive guest service and respond positively to complaints, taking all appropriate actions to turn dissatisfied guests into return guests.• Respond to guests’ requests in an accurate and timely manner, creating a positive outcome that will result in a memorable experience.• Maintain knowledge of hotel offerings and local surroundings, i.e. nearby entertainment, theaters, etc.• Responsible to attend daily stand up meeting to gather relevant information prior to each event.• Encourages and builds mutual trust, respect and cooperation among co-workers. Treats co-workers fairly and equitably.• Maintain a professional, neat and organized appearance according to Omni Boston Seaport standards.• Respond swiftly and effectively in any emergency or safety situations. Ensure a safe working and guest environment to reduce the risk of injury or accident.• Attend all required department trainings and meetings.• Perform any other duties required by management.

Qualifications

• Candidate must have hands-on food and beverage knowledge and a comprehensive, working knowledge of the hospitality business.• A minimum of relevant serving experience in a large convention hotel is strongly preferred.• Must be willing to work flexible hours as needed during busy times and high-profile events, including nights, weekends and holidays.• Highly developed customer service skills; possessing a friendly approachable demeanor and strong problem-solving abilities, with a keen eye for detail.• Proven ability to engage guests at all levels. Must be passionate about providing warm, engaging and personalized service.• Candidate must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and be able to handle multiple priorities.• Must possess the ability to handle stressful and busy hotel operations. Ability to maintain a positive and professional demeanor and composure at all times.• Must have the ability to report to work on time and when scheduled.• Must have the ability to stand and/or walk for extended periods of time.• Must meet standards of appearance and maintain a high level of personal hygiene at all time.• Clear, concise written and verbal communication skills. Candidate must be comfortable speaking to guests. Ability to clearly and pleasantly communicate both verbally and in writing in English with guests, management, and co-workers.• Computer literacy to include: Payroll systems, Micros, POS systems• Serve Safe certified | Unexpired TIPs required.

ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:• Interior of hotel, in restaurant and kitchen areas with exposure to steam, humidity and extreme temperature.• The ability to stand/walk for extended periods of time.• The ability to bend, reach and lift to 50lbs and push/pull/carry up to 100lbs.• Exposure to hazardous cleaning chemicals.

Omni Hotels & Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement are available using the following links: EEOC is the Law Poster (https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/poster.cfm) and the following link is the OFCCP's Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination policy statement (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf) If you are interested in applying for employment with Omni Hotels & Resorts and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, please send an email to applicationassistance@omnihotels.com .

Job LocationsUS-MA-Boston

Posted Date2 weeks ago(1/25/2023 10:13 AM)

Requisition ID 2023-84253

of Openings 6

Category (Portal Searching) Banquets

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