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Banquet Captain – FT

Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Full Time
Posted April 27, 2021

Banquet Captain – FT
Position Status Full time
Pay Range $15.48 – $18.96/hour
Close Date 5/10/21

Job Description:
The Banquet Captain will play a major role in ensuring a pleasant experience for Denver Museum of Nature & Science guests who attend catered events and other group affairs involving food and beverage service. The Banquet Captain will be responsible for leading the Banquet team in the execution of all assigned Banquet events at the Museum, ensuring the overall success of each event and the success of employees working those events.

Essential duties:
Reviews CAD’s (Catering Diagrams) and BEO’s (Banquet Event Order) with Banquet Manager to gain a complete understanding of event expectations in advance.
Inspects banquet areas (storage rooms, closets, private rooms) daily to make sure they all clean and organized.
Ensures servers are on-track in terms of time and set up.
Identifies any event issues before guest’s arrival. Inspects cleanliness of floor, linen, and chairs.
Works with Banquet Manager and Banquet Steward Supervisor to keep an updated liquor/equipment inventory in order to minimize rental needs.
Fills out event reports to pass the necessary post event information on to the banquet team.
In conjunction with Stewarding Supervisor is responsible for post event organization and cleanliness of catering storerooms, catering kitchens and liquor room.
Works with Banquet Manager to implement progressive training programs, through training sessions and during events.
Supervises all banquet service staff to ensure a clean and sanitary environment for all public areas of food service while ensuring total compliance with serve safe standards
Be available during events to ensure guests are well taken care from the beginning to the end of function.
Conducts pre-meals for each event and communicates properly to servers/bartenders.
Ensures Banquet event operations meet and exceed client expectations as evaluated by client feedback.

High School Diploma or equivalent required.
2 years’ experience in Banquet or Restaurant supervision required.
Basic proficiency in Microsoft Office required.

Ideal candidate will:
Be TIPS certified.
Have a high level of detail.
Be self-motivated.
Be able to provide excellent customer service, including the ability to be friendly and personable.
Have the ability to be on your feet for a long period of time.
Provides ongoing, hands on and leads by example training.

Perks of working at DMNS Include:
Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits
Paid vacation and sick time
Free DMNS Family Plus membership plus free admission to all Association of Science Technology Centers (ASTC) across the country
Free access to Museum exhibits, IMAX, and Gates Planetarium
Free local admission to The Denver Zoo, The Denver Art Museum, The Denver Botanic Gardens, and Fort Collins Museum of Discovery
Free RTD ECO pass
Alternative transportation (ECOmmute) rewards program
On-site activities (run club, yoga, Spanish language)
Click HERE to see the full rnage of benefits offered at DMNS!

Application Instructions:
Please submit your cover letter and resume by May 10, 2021. Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

Applications may only be accepted electronically via the Museum’s website www.dmns.org.

Due to the high volume of people who apply, we are not able to respond to specific inquiries regarding your application status.

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is an equal opportunity employer. The Museum is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to serving the needs of all our visitors and we encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds.

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