• HEI Hotels & Resorts
  • $25,540.00 -36,750.00/year*
  • Philadelphia , PA
  • Hospitality - Food Services
  • Full-Time
  • 1103 Market St


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About Us

Originally a YMCA, our hotel is housed in a 10-story Georgian revival-style structure with intriguing historical flair, located in the heart of the city's business district and less than one block from the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Striking features and architectural detail awaken the eye: a skylight allows for the play of natural light to our 75-foot central atrium courtyard, while an airy restaurant/bar with graceful archways and classic woodwork brings endless possibility.

Our associates receive a free hot meal per shift, discounted SEPTA passes, weekly treat carts, monthly General Manager Roundtables and a great referral program. The ability to travel expands as our associates can take advantage of the employee discounted travel rewards program. Come join our family at the Le Meridien Philadelphia!

Overview

Assist Banquet Manager in the serving of guests during banquet functions to ensure positive guest experience.

Responsibilities

* Set up banquet room as instructed by Supervisor to include linen, serviceware and glassware.
* Attend roll call meetings before events to learn function particulars, including guest and hotel expectations.
* Greet guests and respond to requests in a friendly and courteous manner.
* Serve the food and/or beverage in the order and to the expectation of the Supervisor to ensure consistency throughout the banquet. Promptly remove dishes as guests complete each course and/or meal at the end of the meal or function.
* Abide by all State, Federal and Corporate requirements pertaining to serving alcoholic beverages.
* Replenish beverages as necessary, and check with guests for overall satisfaction.
* Once banquet is complete, reset banquet room according to Supervisor's specifications to ensure the readiness of the room for the following function.
* Comply with attendance rules and be available to work on a regular basis.
* Perform any other job related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

* Hotel experience preferred.
* Can communicate well with guests.
* Must be willing to \"pitch-in\" and help co- workers with their job duties and be a team player with or without reasonable accommodation.
* Must have basic knowledge of food and beverage preparations, service standards, guest relations and etiquette. Knowledge of the appropriate table settings and serviceware.
* Ability to comprehend and apply written product labeling instructions to enable the safe application of products and processes within the hotel.
* Ability to remember, recite and promote the variety of menu items.
* Ability to transport up to 30 lbs. through a crowded room on a continuous basis throughout the shift. Ability to operate beverage equipment, e.g., coffee maker with or without reasonable accommodation.
* Ability to stand for long periods of time with or without reasonable accommodation.
* Effective verbal and written communication skills. Ability to adapt communication style to suit different audiences, such as effectively communicating with supervisors, coworkers, public etc.

Benefits

HEI Hotels and Resorts is committed to providing a comprehensive benefit program that offers you choices for your physical, mental and financial wellness, creating value in your most important investment - you!

For your physical and mental wellness we offer competitive Medical, Dental and Vision insurance programs geared to you and your family's needs as well as Vacation/Sick/Holiday benefits. For your financial wellness, HEI provides a wide array of coverage, including Supplemental, Spousal and Child Life insurance as well as Short and Long-Term Disability plans. Our 401(k) Savings Plan with matching funds, and discounts through our 'YouDecide' and Hotel Room Discount programs provide additional incentives for choosing HEI as the employer of your future.

HEI Hotels and Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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Associated topics: cafeteria, cocinera de la preparacion, cocinero de la parrilla, cocinero de la preparacion, commercial kitchen, cook, dinner, food prep, kitchen prep, restaurant cook

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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