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Sage Hospitality Group Banquet Server at The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago in Chicago, Illinois

Why us?

Iconic architecture, a thriving culinary scene, beautifully landscaped public spaces, and an array of museums are just part of what draws visitors to the Windy City. At The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago, a luxury hotel set atop Water Tower Place in the historic Gold Coast, guests will have every chance to explore the city, from shopping along Michigan Avenue to viewing famous works at the Art Institute. Yet with our hotels spa, rooftop lounge, locally inspired restaurant, indoor lap pool and spacious accommodations overlooking the city, guests may not want to leave the premises.

The team at The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago creates unique, memorable, and personal experiences for guests who are dining in any of our outlets.

Recognized as the gold standard of hospitality, The Ritz-Carlton selects only the most passionate and skilled hospitality professionals. As one of our Ladies and Gentlemen, you will reflect the values that make us the worlds finest luxury brand. Here, in a diverse environment where individual aspirations are fulfilled and quality of life is enhanced, you will be inspired to work alongside your fellow employees to bring special moments to life for our guests and each other.

Job 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.

Responsibilities

  • Read BEO and know how to complete a set-up.

  • Set tables in assigned area correctly and uniformly.

  • Keep station neat and clean while servicing guest per established policies and procedures.

  • Use proper in-room clearing and aisle tray break-down buffet or other special food service tables and equipment.

  • Assist Lead Banquet Server in setting up/breaking down buffet or other special food service tables and equipment.

  • Greet and serve guests following guidelines set by the policies/procedures regarding the service of food and beverage.

  • Follow all guest check and money-handling procedures when serving a-la-carte and beverage orders.

  • Complete assigned sidework.

  • Remains attentive to the customers throughout the entire dining experience, adhering to or exceeding service standards at all times.

  • Able to work flexible shifts to consist of mornings, afternoons, evenings, weekend and holidays.

  • Travel requirements - local travel for outside catering functions only.

Qualifications

Education/Formal Training

High school education or equivalent.

Experience

Previous experience in similar position of 3 months or longer.

Knowledge/Skills

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

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • 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 be able 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.

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.

ID: 2022-13898

Position Type: On Call

Property : The Ritz Carlton Chicago

Outlet: Not Applicable

Category: Banquets

Address : 160 E Pearson St

City : Chicago

State : Illinois

EOE Protected Veterans/Disability

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