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Banquet Setup / Houseperson

Hyatt Centric Las Olas
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Posted May 30, 2021

Banquet Setup / Houseperson

Job Description

Position Summary: The banquet set up/houseperson is responsible for set up/breakdown of all banquet equipment and function rooms. 

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Essential functions: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Review and understand the Banquet Event Order (BEO), complete setup accordingly.
  2. Set up and break down all department functions such as meetings, dance floor, reception, breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  3. Set up and handle various tables i.e.; rounds, rectangular, U-shape, classroom, theater, etc.
  4. Set and stack banquet chairs, set up and break down platforms, ensuring the equipment is handled and safely store equipment.
  5. Keep the function room area and storage area clean and organized.
  6. Check electrical hook ups for proper working order and tape down all exposed cords for equipment use.
  7. Ensure all rooms are set up with sufficient number of water pitchers and glasses.
  8. Refresh all meeting rooms during breaks.
  9. Check temperature and ensure all lights are working properly.
  10. Adhere to hotel grooming and uniform standards.
  11. Perform any additional tasks requested by management.

Equal Opportunity Employer


Drug Free Workplace

Kolter Hospitality Participates in E-Verify


Education: High school education/GED.

Experience: No previous experience required

Hours required: Scheduled days and time vary based on hotel needs. Must be able to work weekends.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be able to pass food handler training.
  • Ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

This description is a summary of primary responsibilities and qualifications. The job description is not intended to include all duties or qualifications that may be required now or in the future.

Hyatt Centric Las Olas

121 Room Hotel

Hyatt Centric Fort Lauderdale, currently under construction is slated to open in 2020. The 238 modern-designed guest rooms will occupy the first 15 floors of this multi-story high-rise condo-hotel building –121 luxury condominiums are for sale on the 16th floor and above. The hotel amenities will include 8,500 sq. ft. restaurant with a large exterior patio space at lobby-level, an indoor/outdoor bar seating area on Las Olas Blvd, an elevated pool with views of Las Olas River, 6,000 sq.ft. of meeting and banquet space, 24-hour valet service and an onsite parking garage. Its downtown location will provide its guests and residents with a wide array of activities, including the plethora of upscale shopping and dining, easy access to the white sandy beaches of Fort Lauderdale and Miami, as well as having the arts, culture and entertainment at their fingertips.