Holiday Inn City Centre - SF Banquet Manager in SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities of an organization or department that serves food and beverages. Ensures that the Banquet Department is as profitable as it can be; to provide the banquet guest with the most efficient, and professional service possible; and to meet and exceed all banquet guestsand#39; needs and expectations.Essential responsibilities include: Ensures the highest quality of food, beverage and service related to all banquet areas. Directs and coordinates the activities of all assigned personnel and departmental responsibilities. Responsible for training standards throughout the department. Ensures the coordination of banquet services with food production. Maintains effective communication within and between departments to ensure proper servicing of guestsandrsquo; expectations. Maintains warm, hospitable guest relations in all guest contact. Interacts with banquet department associates as needed for guest service purposes. Controls labor, costs and expenses, and operates within budgetary and forecasted guidelines. Maintains accurate banquet functionandrsquo;s records and banquet checks. Maintains adequate inventories of banquet and beverage service supplies to meet the needs of the hotel and guest. Maintains a high-quality image of the hotel through effective housekeeping, maintenance and sanitation in the area of responsibility. Responds to individual guest needs as they occur. Implements and supports hotel operation policies and procedures. Maintains a high level of professional appearance, demeanor, ethics and image of subordinates. Operates in compliance with all local, state and federal laws and government regulations. Assesses and reviews the job performance of subordinates and maintains records of assigned employees in a timely manner and according to policy. Maintains positive employee relations in a supportive environment. Inducts, orients and trains assigned associates to meet departmental responsibilities. Communicates effectively, both verbally and in writing, to provide clear direction to staff. Interfaces department and self with other departments of the hotel to ensure a harmonious working relationship. Ensures good safety practices of employees. Performs special projects as requested