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Benchmark Banquet Servers in Roanoke, Virginia

Benchmark’s company culture is central to our management philosophy. The company’s stated purpose is “to provide an entrepreneurial environment where determined people dare to create, share, and build futures.

To be the “benchmark” by which all others are judged takes passion, courage, and dedication. We invite you to explore our extraordinary offering of unique opportunities, all with a common goal of providing an unforgettable journey.

Job Description Summary:

Interested in a stunning property with growth potential? A NEW place to expand your knowledge and utilize your abilities? Join us at the Roanoke Valley's premier, four diamond, Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center! Discover our beautiful, historic hotel at http://www.hotelroanoke.com.Inspiring ways to “Be the Difference” with every guest and employee interaction. We’ve created a place where YOU feel at home with an excellent working environment that encourages our “Be the Difference” Culture. We provide benefits for all Full-time employees such as; Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term disability, Critical Illness and Accidental Insurance. Generous PTO plans and Holiday Pay. Company 401k and Employee Assistance Program is available to ALL employees as well as discounted hotel rates under two different hotel travel plans. Think this sounds like a fit for you? Apply now…we would love to have you on our team!Job Description Summary:You have a passion for serving people and creating extraordinary experiences through genuine hospitality and superior service to our guests!

Job Description:

We are currently looking to staff our Banquet department for the busy fall season. We are in need of part time BANQUET SERVERS. Hours are flexible but mostly evenings and weekends. Pay starts at $2.66 per hour plus gratuity.

WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED:

  • Flexibility - This is a demanding business and we look for flexibility with work days and hours, but it’s also a lot of fun!

  • Experience –

  • Minimum of 6 months previous experience in food & beverage and passionately providing service to others.

  • High School graduate or equivalent.

  • Ability to transport up to 50 lbs. through a crowded room on a continuous basis throughout the shift.

  • Knowledge - Must have basic knowledge of food and beverage preparations, service standards, guest relations and etiquette. Knowledge of the appropriate table settings and service ware.

  • People Person - The best part of serving others is creating experiences for them that go beyond the expected.

  • Great communicator - Providing amazing experiences requires the ability to communicate fluently in English both verbally and through legible writing

  • A qualified applicant is a “people person” who is flexible with their schedule, loves to serve others, and knows how to multi-task while ensuring accuracy.

WHAT THE JOB DOES:

  • Set banquet tables to meet function specifications.

  • Deliver and serve food and beverages, including, but not limited to, meals, condiments and accompaniments.

  • Replenish beverages as necessary, and check with guests for overall satisfaction.

  • Ensure menu knowledge

  • Remove china, glassware, silverware, etc. from tables at the conclusion of the meal period and deliver to the stewarding area

  • Ensure guest satisfaction throughout the meal service

  • Respond to guest requests in a friendly, timely, and efficient manner

  • Assist fellow team members and other departments wherever necessary to maintain positive working relationships

  • Assist others with side work including, but not limited to cleaning, stocking, folding silverware, etc.

  • Once banquet is complete, reset banquet room according to Captain's specifications to ensure the readiness of the room for the following function.

  • Any other duties as assigned by the Banquet Captain and/or Banquet Manager.

    WHAT WE ARE:

  • 330 Room Hotel and Conference Center with over 60, 000 sq. feet of meeting space.

  • Located in Roanoke, VA.

WHY WORK FOR US:

  • Awesome Employee Events & Recognition

  • Paid Time Off & Holiday Pay – even for part time employees!

  • Medical Benefits

  • Employee Travel Program

  • 401K

  • Employee purchase plans and other Great Perks!

EOE/AA/Disabled/Veterans

BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, is a trailblazer in the development, management, marketing and owner‐advisory services of resorts, hotels, conference centers and exclusive private clubs. In addition to the company’ iconic Benchmark Resorts & Hotels portfolio, the Gemstone Collection is a distinctive luxury portfolio of independent hotels & resorts in highly preferred destinations.

BENCHMARK’S distinguished and proven reputation is deeply‐rooted in core values that are focused and aligned with exceeding ownership and stakeholder performance expectations. The combined portfolios feature nearly 70 unique and distinctive properties domestically and internationally. The company leadership and valued employees are passionately committed to delivering the industry’ most authentic, enchanted, soulful, vibrant, unrivaled and memory‐making experience.

BENCHMARK’S progressive “Be The Difference” culture and values are a cornerstone to the company’s nearly 40 years of extraordinary achievement and prosperity. Many properties have been recognized with the Benchmark Conference Centers® mark of meeting excellence. www.benchmarkglobalhospitality.com

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