Banquet and Events Manager

Thompson Chicago
Chicago, IL

Posted November 18, 2019

Exciting opportunity at an award wining lifestyle hotel and restaurant!

Banquet and Events Manager

Pivot Hotels & Resorts is one of the largest and most successful independent hotel management companies in the industry.  The combined experience of our team represents a breadth and depth of expertise that is unmatched, and we believe our people are the cornerstone of our success. We are committed to making Davidson a great place to work and provide the foundation for building successful careers.  If you share our passion for delivering hospitality where details matter, apply today to join our team!

The Banquet and Events Manager assists with hiring and training all banquet staff including scheduling and monthly meetings, illustrating proper techniques and etiquette for all styles of service. Supervise the set up of functions to include placement of linens, silver, china and glassware according to event specifications. Visually inspect function rooms and equipment for cleanliness, proper inventory and set-up. Verbally communicate, in a calm, positive demeanor, during the course of the function with the kitchen, service, beverage, convention services, and engineering staffs, as well as the guest host to ensure timely execution of events, quality service, and adherence to all applicable federal, state, and local safety and health regulations and corporate standards.

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

QUALIFICATIONS:
•    Previous supervisory/management experience and skills
•    2 years banquet management experience preferred
•    Previous hotel food and beverage experience preferred
•    Ability to lead and manage a team
•    Requires computer skills
•    Strong business communication skills

EOE/AA- Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation

Pivot Hotels & Resorts is a drug free workplace.  Pre-employment drug test and background check required.

Thompson Chicago

247 Room Hotel

Surrounded by historic homes, lush tree-lined streets and designer boutiques with beautiful Lake Michigan just steps away, Thompson Chicago provides the ideal location to feel connected to the city we call home. The floor-to-ceiling windows in the 247 rooms and suites offer a unique vantage point to take it all in. While the jewel-toned velvet furniture accented with a color palette of muted gray and tan impart a soothing and stylish aesthetic to each of our rooms.