Job Description – Casual Food & Beverage Server – Banquets (CWR01894)Employee Status:
Casual Food & Beverage Server – Banquets
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.
Nestled at the base of Blackcomb Mountain- The Fairmont Chateau Whistler resort defines mountain luxury in the heart of Whistler- British Columbia – Host Mountain Resort of the 2010 Winter Olympics. Located in the spectacular Coastal Mountain Range- Whistler is Canada|s premier- year-round outdoor adventure destination – just two hours north of downtown Vancouver.
Offering ski-in- ski-out convenience and on-site championship golf course- The Fairmont Chateau Whistler is Whistler|s largest conference resort hotel with 550 guestrooms and suites- exceptional dining in five unique outlets and full resort amenities including a slopeside Health Club.
Since opening its doors in 1989- this landmark destination has welcomed guests and colleagues to an unforgettable mountain adventure- start yours today!
Summary of Responsibilities: Reporting to the Director- 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 outlet policies- procedures and service standards
Follow all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage
Other duties as assigned
Previous banquet 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
Must have Serving it Right Certification
Food Safe Certification is an asset
Must be of legal age to serve alcohol in BC
Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to):
Constant standing and walking throughout shift
Constant lifting and carrying up to 20 lbs
Occasional kneeling- pushing- pulling- lifting
Occasional ascending or descending ladders- stairs and ramps
Must be legally eligible to work in Canada. The hotel is unable to assist candidates in obtaining Canadian work authorization.