Banquet Server Job Description

Interview Now > Resources  > Job Description Templates > Banquet Server Job Description

Banquet Server Job Description

Utilize this job description on job boards and career websites. Feel free to make changes to better fit your needs. Need other hospitality job descriptions? Check out our Job Description Templates.

Banquet Server Overview

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.

Banquet Server Salary:

 

  • Banquet Servers earn an average wage of $10.24 per hour.
  • Hourly Rate $7.87 – $15.88
  • Hourly Tips $0.43 – $19.32
  • Overtime $8.38 – $22.06

Banquet Server Job Description Template

 

Job Title: Banquet Server

 

Location: [INSERT LOCATION ADDRESS]

 

Description:

 

[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.

 

Responsibilities

 

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

 

Requirements

 

Must be legal age to serve alcoholic beverages

[INSERT YEARS] minimum experience as a banquet server

Excellent communication skills

Positive attitude

Reliable transportation

Knowledge of catering practices preferred

 

Compensation:

 

You will be compensated by [INSERT COMPENSATION].

 

Benefits:

 

All of our full time employees receive [INSERT BENEFITS].

 

New Hire Bonus:

 

All new hires will receive a $100 bonus after staying [INSERT BONUS DURATION].

Interviewing Banquet Servers?

Be prepared for the next round of interviews! We’ve compiled a template of questions that help identify the best banquet servers. Check out our free banquet server interview questions.

View Questions

Free hiring resources

Interview Questions

Interview templates that identify the best candidates

Job Descriptions

Complete job description templates

Interview Now Blog

How to tutorials, HR Templates, and more...

Request a demo:

Autonomous, mobile recruiting

An autonomous mobile recruiting tool that can make a huge impact and a support team that can't wait to help you

Request Demo
Sign up for:

BS Free hiring advice

By entering your email, you agree to receive new hiring resources, like tutorials, templates, hiring advice, and invitations to Interview Now events. (You can opt out any time.