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Banquet servers work as part of a team to serve food and beverages at catering events such as weddings and parties. They are involved with all aspects of the banquet event such as setting up tables, folding napkins, serving guests, bussing dishes, and breaking down tables. Banquet servers must be courteous and responsive to event guests, ensuring they are properly served. Banquet servers can work in a variety of different venues such as hotels, wineries, college campuses, or any desired location of a planned banquet event. Employers prefer flexible banquet servers to be available on call for work. During the event, they report to a manager and work alongside a team of servers to ensure the banquet event runs smoothly.
[INSERT BUSINESS] is looking for a banquet server to join our team. Your job is to provide all table service duties including prep work and closeout duties. Our banquet servers are expected to provide high-touch service to exceed our guest’s expectations.
Run food from the kitchen to the dining area
Engage our guests in a polite friendly manner
Help with food and table preparation before event
Set up buffets ensuring safe food handling and high quality food presentation
Serve properly plated dishes to guests and respond to beverage requests, appetizers and other needs
Confirm guests are above the legal drinking age
Serve non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages
Open wine bottles and take beverage orders
Clean venue space after event ends, assist with food/beverage restocking and closeout tasks
Must be legal age to serve alcoholic beverages
[INSERT YEARS] minimum experience as a banquet server
Excellent communication skills
Knowledge of catering practices preferred
You will be compensated by [INSERT COMPENSATION].
All of our full time employees receive [INSERT BENEFITS].
All new hires will receive a $100 bonus after staying [INSERT BONUS DURATION].
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