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Banquet Server

Location: 

London, ON, CA, M5X 1K6

Property Name:  Dolce Ivey Donald K. Johnson Centre
Req Id:  21955

Dolce is now seeking a Banquet Server to join our team at Dolce Ivey Donald K. Johnson Centre in Toronto, Ontario.

Job Summary

The Banquet Server is responsible for the set-up and serving of food and beverages to guests at all banquet functions, according to the conference centre standards.

Education & Experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent and/or experience in hotel or a related field preferred.

Physical Requirements

  • Flexible and long hours sometimes required.
  • Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 20 pounds of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
  • Ability to stand during entire shift.

General Requirements

  • Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and written, with all level of employees and guests in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service oriented manner.
  • Must be effective at listening to, understanding, and clarifying concerns raised by employees and guests.
  • Must be able to multitask and prioritize departmental functions to meet deadlines.
  • Approach all encounters with guests and employees in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service-oriented manner.
  • Attend all hotel required meetings and trainings.
  • Maintain regular attendance in compliance with Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Standards, as required by scheduling, which will vary according to the needs of the hotel.
  • Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which includes wearing the proper uniform and nametag.
  • Comply with Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations.
  • Maximize efforts towards productivity, identify problem areas and assist in implementing solutions.
  • Must be effective in handling problems, including anticipating, preventing, identifying and solving problems as necessary.
  • Must be able to understand and apply complex information, data, etc. from various sources to meet appropriate objectives.
  • Must be able to cross-train in other hotel related areas.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality of information.
  • Must be able to show initiative, including anticipating guest or operational needs.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.
  • Maintain a warm and friendly demeanor at all times.

Fundamental Requirements

  • Employees must at all times be attentive, friendly, helpful, and courteous to all guests, managers and fellow employees.
  • Perform preparatory tasks and side work duties to ensure that guests are served promptly and efficiently.
  • Know how to read the Banquet Event Order (BEO) and be familiar with the menu of the assigned function.
  • Serve guests according to the Centre’s standards in a friendly, courteous, and professional manner.
  • Respond to guest problems, complaints, and accidents. Communicate to management, if necessary.
  • Set-up/tear-down all tables, meeting space, and banquet areas according to Centre standards.
  • Service banquets, including clearing of plates, cutlery, food, etc.
  • Assist with audio visual set-ups/tear-downs, as required
  • Maintain the storeroom(s) in a neat and orderly manner, stocked with any and all appropriate supplies necessary for food service functions.
  • Clean-up conference space after the completion of the function and ensure that all equipment and supplies are stored and re-stocked properly.
  • Prepare room according to BEO and the various class and/or meal functions.
  • Assist in the maintenance of a clean and healthy environment.
  • Follow all money handling procedures when serving the guest.
  • Know and use “suggestive selling” techniques.
  • Know the menu items for each function served and able to give accurate descriptions.
  • Ensure overall guest satisfaction.

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

 

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the world’s largest hotel franchising company by the number of properties with approximately 9,000 hotels across over 95 countries on six continents. Through its network of more than 813,000 rooms appealing to the everyday traveler, Wyndham commands a leading presence in the economy and midscale segments of the lodging industry. The Company operates a portfolio of 22 hotel brands, including Super 8®, Days Inn®, Ramada®, Microtel®, La Quinta®, Baymont®, Wingate®, AmericInn®, Hawthorn Suites®, Trademark Collection® and Wyndham®. Headquartered in Parsippany, N.J. with offices around the globe in London, Shanghai, Buenos Aires, Dubai and more, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts employs more than 4,000 team members worldwide who are dedicated to the Company’s mission of making hotel travel possible for all.
 

Job Location: Dolce Ivey Donald K. Johnson Centre130 King St. WestTorontoOntario  M5X 1K6
Employment Status: Part-time

What we expect from you:

You will play an important part in our mission to make hotel travel possible for all by:

Being responsive, respectful and delivering great experiences to our guests, partners and communities.

Foster an inclusive environment where individuals feel empowered to bring their authentic selves to work and share their diverse perspectives.

Bring your best every day and strive to exceed expectations in all you do.

What you can expect from us:

With Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, you can expect a fulfilling career to include:

Growth opportunities through best-in-class training and career development, leadership training, mentorship opportunities and educational support.

Competitive salary and benefits, flexible work arrangements and exclusive team member discounts.  

Team member benefit programs that focus on nutrition, exercise, lifestyle management, physical and emotional wellness, financial health, and the quality of the environment in which all team members work and live.

A Company culture of diversity, equity and inclusion. Our culture infuses different perspectives that reflect our diverse guests and communities around the world.

About Wyndham Hotels & Resorts:

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the champion of the everyday traveler. Every day, we work to make hotel travel possible for all. With more hotels than anyone else across the globe, we offer the largest and widest collection of hotel experiences in the world. So wherever and however people travel, Wyndham will be there to welcome them.