Sage Hospitality Resources Banquet Server in Denver, Colorado

Req # 5671BR

Job Title Banquet Server

Position Type Part Time - Regular

Location Name Embassy Suites Denver Downtown

City Denver

State CO

Why Us Un-conventional (Location and Look)

Not your average Embassy Suites, our urban location directly across the street from the Colorado Convention Center and walking distance to anywhere you want to be in downtown Denver. Featuring two-room suites with a refreshed cutting-edge design, there’s something a little more fun to our all-suite hotel.

Approachable (Upscale Unexpected Service)

Our staff is made up of hospitality professionals who live to serve by weekday and live for adventure by weekend. We can serve you up a cooked to order breakfast or a full company event in our event space, this team knows how to make your time with us a true Colorado experience.

Down to Earth (Super Green Design)

One of the first LEED Certified hotels in Denver, this Embassy Suites still practices green initiatives daily. Down to the earthy design of the hotel, to the rich textures and the options to reduce your own carbon footprint, step inside for a breath of fresh air in this urban Embassy Suites.

Truly Colorado (Our Vibe)

Our new look feels like landing at Denver International Airport, touch down into a true Colorado experience. Our staff can recommend the best hiking and skiing trail, we pour fresh craft Colorado beer at our nightly manager’s reception and right outside your door step is Denver in any direction. Choose your own adventure at our Embassy Suites.

Come be a part of our unconventional, approachable, down to earth team! Submit your resume and application today!

Posting Overview

Under general supervision, provides prompt and courteous food service to customers. Set-up, service and break down assigned functions in a safe, accident-free manner.

Requirements

Competencies

Dealing with Ambiguity

Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.

Compassion

Genuinely cares about people; is concerned about their work and non-work problems; is available and ready to help; is sympathetic to the plight of others not as fortunate; demonstrates real empathy with the joys and pain of others.

Composure

Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; doesn’t show frustration when resisted or blocked; is a settling influence in a crisis.

Interpersonal Savvy

Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably.

Knowledge/Skills

Must have basic knowledge of customer service principles, food service function, and restaurant and kitchen operations.

Abilities

Lifting trays, dish racks, glass racks, etc. 20 -40 lbs. Pushing carts, Queen Marys, hotbox, portable bar 50 -100 lbs.

Carrying trays, dish racks, glass racks, etc using both hands at 20 -40 lbs.

Must have manual coordination to punch buttons, grasp items in hand, and to balance and carry trays loaded with food and beverages.

Bending/kneeling: Ability to bend to lower level cabinets and lift trays.

Mobility: Maneuver in narrow areas and between seated guests.

Continuous standing required to service guest functions; 100% of the time scheduled.

Climbing approximately 12 steps 20% of 8 hours. No driving required. Must have moderate comprehension and literacy to read use records and all special requests. Must have ability to perform multiple tasks at one time, must be able to follow verbal and written instruction, and be able to communicate both verbally and in writing. Must be highly organized and able to pay attention to sound and sight details in crowded and noisy situations, particularly when handling multiple tasks. Must be able to use tact and understanding when dealing with a variety of customer service problems, including stressful and highly emotional situations.

Education/Formal Training

High school education or equivalent.

Experience

Previous experience in similar position of 3 months or longer.

Material/Equipment Used

Computerized order machine, basic writing materials, restaurant equipment including but not limited to coffee machines, ice machines, toasters and beverage dispensers.

Environment

Physically strenuous: prolonged standing, walking, lifting and carrying throughout entire shift in 95% indoor environment. Going in the freezer temperatures can be -10 degrees.

EEO Statement

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.