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Casual Banquet Server

The Fairmont Palliser

This is a Contract position in Calgary region, AB posted May 8, 2018.

 

 

Casual Banquet Server

Be a part of a spectacular event!

As a Banquet Server with Fairmont Hotels & Resorts you will create a special event that our Guests will remember.

Your ability to work as a team player combined with your service skills and your engaging personality will ensure that our Guests have a memorable experience.

Hotel Overview: 

Centrally located in downtown Calgary, The Fairmont Palliser is the citys premier, landmark hotel. With 407 elegantly appointed guest rooms, and the recent completion of an extensive renovation project, The Fairmont Palliser is truly the place to be.

Summary of Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Director of Banquets, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following: 

  • Consistently offer professional, friendly and engaging service

  •  Assist guests regarding menu items in an informative and helpful way

  •  Serve all food and beverage items for assigned banquet meetings

  •  Have full knowledge of beverage lists 

  •  Have full knowledge of all menu items being served.

  •  Follow banquet policies, procedures and service standards

  •  Follow all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage 

  •  Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Previous service experience an asset

  • Previous point of sale system experience an asset

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities

  • Highly responsible & reliable

  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment

  • Ability to work cohesively with fellow colleagues as part of a team

  • Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times.

Potential Candidates must be able to provide flexible weekly avaliabilities depending on business levels, should be able to work evenings and late night shifts. Weekend availability is a must.

Hours of Service:  This position is a casual on call position, that will fluctuate in the number of shifts provided based on business levels, shifts will include but not be limited to; Friday evenings, Saturdays and Sundays

Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to):

  • Constant standing and walking throughout shift

  • Constant lifting and carrying up to 25 lbs

  • Occasional kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting

  • Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps

  • Must be able to clear and serve with use of Oval Trays in Banquets

Visa Requirements: 

Must be legally eligible to work in Canada. The hotel is unable to assist candidates in obtaining Canadian work authorization. 

The Fairmont Palliser is committed to an employment equity program that includes special measures to achieve diversity among staff.  We therefore encourage applications from qualified Aboriginal Canadians, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and women.

 
APPLY TODAY: Whether you’re launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit http://www.fairmontcareers.com/ to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resortsand the extraordinary opportunities that exist!

ABOUT FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS
At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. Thats why you’ll find exceptional work opportunitiesthroughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacificas well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like Londons The Savoy, New Yorks The Plaza, and Shanghais Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!

 

 

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