On Call Banquet Server - High Peaks Resort - Lake Placid, NY

    • Job Tracking ID: 512688-607770
    • Job Location: Lake Placid, NY
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Part-Time
    • Date Updated: February 06, 2018
    • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • Hotel: High Peaks Resort - Lake Placid, NY
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Job Description:

Position Purpose:

Set up of Banquet Room and serve food and/or beverages in a friendly, courteous and professional manner according to high standards of quality.

Essential functions:

  • Set up banquet room as instructed by Banquet Captain to include linen, service-ware and glassware
  • Attend roll call meetings before events to learn function particulars, including guest and hotel expectations.

  • Greet guests and respond to requests in a friendly and courteous manner.

  • Serve the food and/or beverage in the order and to the expectation of the Banquet Captain to ensure consistency throughout the banquet. Promptly bus dishes as guests complete each course and/or meal at the end of the meal or function. 

  • Replenish beverages as necessary, and check with guests for overall satisfaction.

  • Once banquet is complete, reset banquet room according to Captain’s specifications to ensure the readiness of the room for the following function.

Experience and Skills:

Specific Job knowledge, skill and ability 

The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

  •  Must have basic knowledge of food and beverage preparations, service standards, guest relations and etiquette. 
  • Knowledge of the appropriate table settings and service-ware. 
  • Basic knowledge of the English language sufficient to understand inquiries from customers and communicate simple instructions. 
  • Ability to comprehend and apply written product-labeling instructions to enable the safe application of products and processes within the hotel. 
  • Ability to remember, recite and promote the variety of menu items. 
  • Ability to transport up to 30 lbs. through a crowded room on a continuous basis throughout the shift. 
  • Ability to operate beverage equipment, e.g., coffee maker.


Qualification Standards 


Any combination of education, training or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.  


No prior experience required. Prior hospitality experience preferred.                               

Licenses or certificates:

Ability to obtain any government required licenses or certificates.  CPR Certification and/or First Aid training preferred.



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