Arriving in 2017, Norfolk’s premier dining and entertainment district will be a central place where you can hang out, dine and shop with your whole family. Waterside District will feature the best of national, regional and local restaurants and will offer live music, festivals and more. Located in the heart of the central business district and adjacent to the City of Norfolk’s world-class waterfront and festival site, Waterside District will become a central gathering place for local residents and visitors.
We are looking for an energetic person for a Banquet Manager to work in the district.
Provide prompt and courteous food and beverage service to guests during banquet/catering functions.
•Serve menu items to guests in a prompt and courteous manner and according to the banquet event order; time the service of courses to correspond with the dining pace of the guests.
•Perform pre- and post-shift side work; set-up, condiments, etc.
•Clear tables after service. Remove trays of dirty dishes, silverware and glassware to kitchen for cleaning.
•Respond to guest inquiries and special requests promptly and professionally to ensure guest satisfaction; notify supervisor of guest complaints or unusual situations.
•Properly store all reusable goods.
•Perform other duties as assigned which may include assisting with set up and breakdown of function space, and plating of meals.
Basic reading and writing. Food service experience with general knowledge of banquet operations. Must speak fluent English.
This job requires ability to perform the following:
•Handling, carrying or lifting items weighing up to 75 pounds (tables, chairs, trays, etc.)
•Moving about the function areas.
•Moving about the outlet(s)
•Handling objects, products
•Bending, stooping, standing, and kneeling
•Withstand potential climate temperature changes in assigned work area.
•Communication skills are utilized a significant amount of time when interacting with guest, cooks, wait staff, and supervisors.
•Alcohol awareness certification and/or food service permit or valid health/food handler card as required by local or state government agency.
•Reading and writing abilities are utilized often when taking orders, completing paperwork, etc.
•May be required to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays.