Assistant Banquet Manager - The Willard InterContinental Washington

Industry:
Hotels Clubs and Spas
Department:
Food and Beverage Service
Level:
Middle Management
Location:
Americas North and South
Salary Description:
Competitive
Posted:
03-Dec-16
Recruiter:
Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG)
Job Ref:
R124318

Do you see yourself as an Assistant Banquet Manager ?

What's your passion? Whether you're into climbing, cats or cooking, at IHG we're interested in YOU. At IHG we employ people who apply the same amount of care and passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies - people who put our guests at the heart of everything they do. And we're looking for more people like this to join our friendly and professional team.

An American institution, the Willard InterContinental is located in the heart of the nation's capital on Pennsylvania Avenue, near the White House, the Smithsonian museums and the downtown business and theatre districts. With a rich historic legacy, the Willard is the Washington D.C. hotel of choice for heads of state and leaders of the world's business, cultural, social and political sectors. The hotel's 335 well appointed large guestrooms include 41 elegant suites. Dining options include the Café du Parc, a popular French bistro with seasonal outdoor seating, and the Occidental Grill & Seafood, traditional Afternoon Tea in Peacock Alley, the classic Round Robin Bar and 24 hour Private In-Room Dining. There is over 20,000 square feet of Conference and Banquet space and the hotel hosts events ranging from intimate meetings to luxurious weddings. The Willard InterContinental combines heritage, sustainability and luxury with contemporary comfort and the latest technology.

In this role you will oversee execution of assigned banquet events to ensure optimum performance, superior guest service, and maximum profitability of all functions; maintain quality, service, and operating standards as established by brand to ensure quality and consistency. The Manager will adhere to federal, state and local regulations concerning health safety or other compliance requirements and serving as Banquet Manager in his/her absence.<br><br> Qualifications include High School Diploma or equivalent and two years experience in banquets or food and beverage operations including one year supervisory experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Some college or formal training in food and beverage operations is preferred.

An alcohol awareness certification and/or food service permit or valid health/food handler card may be required by local or state government agency. You may be required to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays. This job requires ability to perform the following: carrying or lifting items weighing up to 50 pounds, moving about the function areas, handling objects, bending, stooping and kneeling.
In return we'll give you a competitive financial and benefits package which may include healthcare support, dental, vision, disability and life insurance support, and a matching 401k plan. Hotel discounts worldwide are available as well as access to a wide variety of discount programs and the chance to work with a great team of people. Most importantly, we'll give you the room to be yourself.

So what's your passion? Please get in touch and tell us how you could bring your individual skills to IHG.

IHG is an equal opportunity employer: Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans.

Contact Details:
Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG)
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Contact: HR Department

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