Sage Hospitality Resources Banquet Manager in Menlo Park, California

6898BR

Req #:

6898BR

Why Us:

Sage Hospitality is set to hire a Banquet Manager to lead the opening of the Hotel Nia Menlo Park. You will be responsible for leading a team of dynamic individuals and rallying them around a luxury event experience that leaves a lasting impression with our clients. You will contain an entrepreneurial spirit that makes this Marriott Autograph Collection one-of-a-kind brand come to life, all the while precisely managing the operation keeping the hotel profitable.

Hotel Nia plans to deliver masterfully curated experiences to inspire and create an avenue for brilliance within guests’ personal and professional lives. Featuring 250 guest rooms with a fresh take on the modern hotel, Nia will provide thoughtful tech and high touch experiences to guests and visitors. The restaurant and bar will feature a unique and communal experience with shared coastal Mediterranean plates and inspired cocktails. Comfortable California style surrounds the pool bar and luscious courtyard with 11,000 square feet of flexible meeting space with an additional 9,000 square feet of outdoor event space with sunny views.

Founded in 1984, Sage Hospitality set out to be the best hotel owner and operator in the business. We’re talking figuratively, progressively and aggressively breaking the mold of the hospitality industry. As one of the U.S’s top hospitality management, investment and development companies, Sage is on a fast trajectory of growth and performance. Building upon what we do best—establishing some of the best hotels and restaurants in the world. We are headquartered in Denver, Colorado, surrounded by high-performing investments from coast to coast. With the advantage of hands-on experience, we’re also changing the way luxury in the hotel world looks. Developing modern, independent hotels with unique style, artistry and branding—creating places that people go to, not through.

Job Title:

Banquet Manager

Location Name:

Hotel Nia

City:

Menlo Park

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.

Posting Overview:

The Banquet Manager is responsible for the successful operation of the banquets department. Ensures all banquet activities are carried out professionally and to standard while maximizing profitability. Manages, motivates and empowers associates. Serves as the banquet department liaison to all other hotel departments. Must demonstrate excellent leadership, communication and team building skills with associates, peers and across departments.

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.

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.

Building Effective Teams

Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong morale and spirit in his/her team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.

Knowledge/Skills

Advanced knowledge of the principles and practices within catering and food and beverage.

Experiential knowledge of management of people, complex problems, efficient sales activities and food and beverages management.

Requires ability to investigate and analyze current activities and/or information involving readily available data and indicating logical conclusions and recommendations.

Excellent hearing necessary for verbal interaction with guests and associates.

Excellent vision necessary to view set-ups. Excellent speech communication skills required for verbal interaction with guests and associates.

Excellent literacy necessary to read BEOs, process gratuities and payroll, etc.

Abilities

Lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying tables, chairs, boxes (50 lb. maximum) occasionally. Bending/kneeling required for taping down cords, skirting tables, picking up floor after function, occasionally. Mobility -ability to service clients on a moments notice, variable distances, 100%. Continuous standing -function observation, client site inspections (one hour minimum to four hours maximum). Climbing stairs up to approximately 55 steps 3-5% of 10 hours. Driving -distance varies (20% used for sales calls).

Education/Formal Training

One to two years of post high school education.

Experience

Two to three years in a related position with this company or other organization(s).

Material/Equipment Used

Operation of computer, typewriter, telephone, calculator, facsimile and vacuum.

Lifting trays, dish racks, glass racks. Pushing carts, Queen Marys, hotbox, portable bars.

Environment

Physically strenuous -prolonged standing, walking, lifting and carrying throughout entire shift in indoor environment. Inside 70% of 10 hour shift. Outside 30% of 10 hour shift. Abnormal temperatures -extreme summer heat of 95 degrees and above and winter cold.

Position Type:

Full Time - Regular

State:

CA