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Director of Banquets

Company: Cosmos Club
Location: Washington
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionDo you enjoy training and inspiring your team?Are you a supportive and respectable leader?Do you want the opportunity to provide world class service?If you answered yes, please know that Cosmos Club is seeking a Full-Time Director of Banquets to further provide true hospitality to our distinguished members and guests. Cosmos Club is looking for team members who believe in the impact of kindness and the power of teamwork. We strive to provide our members and guests an atmosphere of warmth, dignity, and elegance. If you would like to be a part of our mission, check out the position below!JOB DESCRIPTIONSummary: The Director of Banquets oversees all private and club events and has a tremendous role impacting a member's enjoyment of their Club through attendance of club events. The same is true for private events a member may hold at the Cosmos Club. The success of that event reflects well on the member which again helps create a positive relationship with the member and this Club. Leading the banquet team and fostering relationships and communication with that staff is also essential as this team will take care of the members.Primary Functions:

  • Works with the catering team, Banquet Chef and others to schedule and coordinate personnel requirements for private functions
  • Develops detailed plans for each catered event in conjunction with the Club's managers (Food and Beverage Director, Executive Chef, Banquet Chef, catering team and housekeeping team, as necessary)
  • Serves as liaison between banquet service personnel and other staff members on the Club's team
  • Diagrams buffet tables, guest tables and other function room set-up needs for special events
  • Holds pre-function meetings with staff to ensure smooth, efficient events and functionsPhysical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand for long periods of time, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms.
    • Must be able to lift, carry, push and pull food trays, carts, chairs and tables up to 40 lbs with or without reasonable accommodationPlease note this job description is not a comprehensive list of duties, responsibilities, or tasks that may be required for this position. Employees will have many opportunities other than those listed. Any questions regarding essential functions of this position may be asked at the time of contact. Benefits:
      • Full-time position
      • 401k benefits included
      • Great Healthcare including Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
      • Life Insurance Ad & D with short- and long-term disability
      • Expertly crafted shift meals
      • Rate of pay will commensurate with experience
      • Generous paid time off policy and holiday pay
      • Opportunities to participate in company picnics, educations, contests, and more!Qualifying Experience and Education:
        • Minimum of 5 years of previous supervisory experience in hospitality venue preferred
        • Superb customer service and interpersonal skills
        • Excellent problem solver and team player
        • Flexible with varying schedules to reflect business needs
        • Must have knowledge of food & beverage preparation and service

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Keywords: Cosmos Club, Washington DC , Director of Banquets, Hospitality & Tourism , Washington, DC

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