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Banquet Director

Company: Aspen Skiing Company, L.L.C.
Location: Snowmass
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

Summary

Manage the activities of the Banquet Department to maintain high standards of food and beverage, service and presentation to maximize profits. Responsible for planning logistics for all meeting, function, and wedding space as well as off-site catering venues. Interact with staff in a fast-paced environment while remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful, professional and efficient. Must be exceedingly well organized, flexible and enjoy the challenges of supporting a luxury banquet operation at a five-star level.

Essential Job Functions

  • Acts as liaison between client, Event Managers and The Little Nell/Sundeck/Aspen Mountain Club.
  • Interacts with VIPs, Ownership and Guests on behalf of the hotel greeting VIPs, handling special requests, etc.
  • Create profit plans for maximizing event execution balancing profitability against promotion in order to create return clientele and sales growth.
  • Responsible for the general operation of the Banquet department. Specifically responsible for administrative duties to include hiring, scheduling, payroll, accounting, training and motivating staff
  • Conduct training and development programs within the department which will provide well trained employees at all levels and permit advancement for those persons qualified and interested in career development
  • Responsible for staffing levels at functions within service and labor standards to insure the highest level of guest service while also monitoring labor costs.
  • Attend and contribute input to bi-weekly Staff meetings, BEO meetings and weekly F& B meetings
  • Oversee table and room set-up, side duties and delivery times of rental equipment
  • Complete reports, projects and paperwork and billing timely
  • Supervise the care of equipment; minimize waste, breakage and misuse
  • Regular communication with Event Managers to ensure guest requests are being met.
  • Responsible for budget creation and maintenance
  • Maintain a high level of guest satisfaction; make immediate corrective action when necessary
  • Maintain professional appearance and conduct at all times and ensure staff appearance is impeccable
  • Conduct daily walk through ensuring banquet area is clean and maintained
  • Enforce local liquor and sanitation ordinances
  • Review banquet event orders; communicate with Director of Events and Executive/Banquet Chef.
  • Participate with the chefs, Director of Events and F&B management in the creation of attractive menus and unique offerings designed to attract a luxury customer. Remain up to date on industry trends and recommend supply purchases and process improvements.
  • Control banquet liquor cost, secure beverage, maintain accuracy of banquet beverage consumption reports, conducts monthly beverage inventory
  • Responsible for the safety and fire procedures, proper handling of staff and equipment
  • Responsible for inventory of banquet store room, china, glass, silver, chairs, tables, linens etc.
  • Manage effective control of food, beverage and labor costs to achieve predetermined profit objectives

Responsible for assisting all team members in organization of kitchen items, to include, dry goods, kitchen equipment, storage containers, cleaning supplies and proper rotation and organization of all food deliveries.

Additional Job Duties

  • Assist in other F&B outlets as needed during high business volumes
  • Report to work in a neat groomed and acceptable manner as outlined in the Little Nell Grooming policy
  • Enforce and comply with all policies and procedures for the Food and Beverage Department, The Little Nell and the Aspen Skiing Company

This role typically pays around $75,000 + commissions, actual pay will be dependent on budget and experience, all our salaried roles are eligible for bonus.

Keywords: Aspen Skiing Company, L.L.C., Snowmass , Banquet Director, Other , Snowmass, Colorado

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