Banquet Server - Part Time (A)

Fairmont Château Laurier - Ottawa, ON (4 months ago)

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Primary Location
: Canada-Ottawa-Fairmont Château Laurier
Employee Status
: Regular

Banquet Server - Part Time (A)

Be a part of a spectacular event! As a Banquet Server with Fairmont Château Laurier 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. e.

Hotel Overview: Fairmont Château Laurier is the iconic hotel of Ottawa - Canada’s capital city. Built in the age of grandeur, Ottawa’s very own castle is a magnificent limestone edifice with turrets and masonry reminiscent of a French château. A symbol of timeless elegance, the hotel combines a distinctive blend of historic charm and modern efficiencies.

Summary of Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Banquet Leadership Team, 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
Set tables according to event order, clients’ specifications and Fairmont Standards
Set rooms for functions that have food venues required
Follow outlet policies, procedures and service standards
Follow all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage
Other duties as assigned

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
Smart Serve Certification required
Bartending experience is an asset
Bilingual is an asset
Schedule flexibility (early mornings, late nights, weekends, holidays)

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

Constant standing and walking throughout shift
Must be able to lift heavy trays (8 plates)
Occasional kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting
Occasional ascending or descending stairs and ramps

Visa Requirements: Please note that you must already be legally entitled to work in Canada

APPLY TODAY: Whether you’re launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts—and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!

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. That’s why you'll find exceptional work opportunities—throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific—as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London’s The Savoy, New York’s The Plaza, and Shanghai’s 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!

Job Level
: Colleague
: Part-time
: Rotating / Shift Work
: No
Closing Date
: 18.Dec.2019, 9:59:00 PM

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