Banquet Server/Setup Staff

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Part Time

Holiday Inn Resort

Fort Walton Beach, FL

We are looking for a dedicated banquet server/setup staff to join our team. Candidates should possess an efficient work ethic, a friendly and professional demeanor and be comfortable being on their feet for several hours at a time.

Job Description: 

Banquet Server/Setup Staff will work as a member of our Food and Beverage department and will specialize in the setup and service of banquets, events and meetings. Must be able to handle multitasking in a fast-paced environment. Team member will be responsible for all table service duties during the actual event as well as prep work prior to event and closeout tasks afterwards.

Duties/Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • Setup for events including arranging tables and chairs, placing tablecloths and napkins, neatly displaying china and glassware, putting up decorations and preparing serving stations.
  • Greeting guests as they arrive.
  • Assist with serving food from kitchen area to buffet stations (or for plated events must present dishes to guests) in a timely manner.
  • Keeping patrons glasses and/or beverage stations refilled at all times during events.
  • Collecting used dishes and utensils from tables and returning them to the proper dishwashing area.
  • In addition to providing guests with exceptional service during the event, banquet servers must ensure event area is still clean and tidy. Must clean up messes and spills during the event/keep areas looking presentable at all times.
  • Interact with guests to make sure all needs are met and if necessary respond to any special requests in a timely manner. Communicate any complaints or questions from guests to banquet captain on duty.
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism at all times.
  • Perform cleaning and breakdown services after the event.
  • Assist with banquet inventory and organization on an ordinary basis.

Physical Requirements:

Frequently walking with some standing at times, possibly extended distances.

Frequently lift/carry up to 25 lbs.

Occasionally lift/carry up to 50 lbs.