Banquet Captain DoubleTree Orlando

    • Job Tracking ID: 512688-605839
    • Job Location: Orlando, FL
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: January 22, 2018
    • Years of Experience: Not Applicable
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • Hotel: DoubleTree Orlando
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Job Description:

Join the excitement and growth of the newly renovated and expanded Double tree by Hilton Orlando at Sea World.

We are looking for a candidate that is very passionate about providing service to our guest. Must be able to multi-task and ensure guest requests are fulfilled. You should genuinely care about people.

We are a 1020 room convention hotel located on International Drive across from Sea World. We take great pride in delivering REMARKABLE guest service at all times.

Purpose of the Position: Responsible for efficiently serving food and beverage in warm, cordial, courteous and professional manner at assigned banquet functions. Manage and direct all banquet servers and bartenders.


* Meet with the Banquet manager and go over events for the day
* Check room(s) and make sure everything matches the BEO
* Place a demo setting on table, close to the service entrance for all staff to see
* Check and make sure all supplies are available
* Conduct a Pre-meal meeting no later than 15 minutes after staff arrives
* Give station assignments and opening/closing side-work to all the servers
* Make sure all staff is on time, well dresses/groomed with the proper nametag
* All functions must be set 15 minutes prior to scheduled start time
* Make sure all bartenders have their alcohol
* Make sure all cashiers have their money
* Meet with the contact and go over all the function details always offer a beverage at the end of the conversation
* Once the guests start arriving servers must be in the room to greet and assist them with their napkins (Lap napkins)
* Servers must check with guest at each table to make sure they don’t have any special dietary needs/requests
* Make sure the staff finishes the closing side-work before they leave
* Make sure you order supplies for next day
* Complete stewarding requisitions for next day
* Complete all captains’ report for all functions
* If bars were used, do a complete count and post in bar log
* Print banquet checks, fill out the banquet re-cap and distribute copies to Catering, Night audit, and F&B Director


* Know your work schedule and follow it with reliability
* Work cooperative and friendly manner with fellow employees
* Maintain professional attire and personal hygiene
* Maintain a clean, neat and orderly work area
* Perform your job according to standard operating procedures
* Read, understand and follow all policies, procedures and practices as stated in the Employee Handbook
* Implement management company and hotel’s safety and emergency policies and procedures (i.e. evacuation, firs aid, etc.) to include removing all safety hazards, following company’s OSHA Hazcom program, safe lifting techniques
* Utilize protective equipment, when applicable
* Promptly reports substandard (unsafe) conditions to supervisor
* Promptly reports accidents, injuries, property damage or loss to supervisor
* Keeps accurate communication flowing freely among all departments
* Inform management promptly of any work related problems or guest complaints
* Practice 'CARE Hospitality' and provide guest satisfaction
* Promote the hotel through goodwill, courtesy and positive attitude
* Attend all schedule training classes and meetings
* Train other employees as directed by management
* Continue to learn and grow in your position
* Perform any reasonable request as assigned or directed by management
* Provide for safe work environment by following all safety and security procedures and rules
* Arrange for reasonable accommodations for person(s) with disabilities
* Assist person(s) with a disability
* Comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws and ordinances as they apply to the hotel, guests and employees


* All Banquet staff including Banquet Servers and Set-Up

Experience and Skills:


* Must be computer literate
* Must be flexible enough to work any shifts including evenings, weekends and holidays


* High School Diploma or equivalent required
* Minimum of 2 to 3 years experience as a Banquet Captain in a hotel or resort of similar size required


* Able to communicate accurately and effectively in verbal and written form with guests and employees so as to respond accurately and completely to people to give directions, instructions, information, answer questions and provide service as required.


* Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, proportions and volume.


* Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of Guests situations
* Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form


* Lifting 50 lbs. Maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects
* Requires walking or standing to a significant degree


401k Plan

Life Insurance

Medical Insurance 

Dental Insurance 

 Flexible Spending Accounts - Medical and Dependent 

 Vision Insurance


1 year – 5 days

2 – 4 years – 10 days

5+ years – 15 days

 Personal Leave - Three days per year

 Bereavement Leave


Free Parking

  Associate Discount Program