Banquet Server
Job Description

Banquet Server Job Description

Banquet Server Job Overview

A banquet server is responsible for providing excellent customer service while serving food and drinks to guests for special events. They are in charge of greeting guests, serving meals, clearing plates and silverware, and helping with any special requests or needs a guest may have. A banquet server must be able to communicate with guests in a friendly and courteous way. They need excellent teamwork to work alongside other servers and event staff to ensure guest satisfaction. Employers typically seek candidates with prior experience in food service or hospitality.

Banquet Server Job Template

Banquet Server Job Summary

Our busy events team is seeking a banquet server ready to go above and beyond to provide excellent customer service to our special event guests. We need someone courteous and attentive to welcome guests, serve meals and drinks, clear plates and utensils, and meet any special orders or needs that our guests may have. You will be working closely with other servers, banquet captains, and kitchen staff so we need a server with a team-first attitude. Our ideal candidate has worked in a customer service role in food service or the hospitality industry. If this describes you, apply now!

Location

Ashburn, VA

Banquet Server Responsibilities

  • Provide excellent service to all guests from start to finish of special events
  • Deliver and serve appetizers, main courses, condiments, desserts, and other side dishes, as well as drinks to guests
  • Carry coffee pots, water pitchers, and other drinks around the room, refilling guests' cups and glasses as requested
  • Remove plates, replacing utensils, and keeping an eye out for spills or any special needs from guests
  • Follow all food and safety guidelines as well as ensure that the entire team is adhering to the same food handling standards

Banquet Server Qualifications

  • Educational requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent GED certification
  • Experience working in food service is preferred
  • Proven customer service experience with a strong guest-focused mentality
  • Outstanding time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills for interacting with guests and other team members

Banquet Server Compensation

$13.63/hour (National Average)

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