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Director of Banquets

Gecko Hospitality Miami, FL

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Gecko Hospitality is looking for a Director of Banquets for an upscale restaurant in South Miami, Florida

As the Director of Banquets, you oversee a team of Associates in the restaurant's Banquets team by supporting them to make lasting food and beverage memories for the guests. Breathtaking beaches, lush greens and tropical palms provide several gorgeous and unique backdrops for any catering or conference event. 

To be a successful Director of Banquets:

  • The Director of Banquets works side-by-side with the team exceeding guest expectations and enhancing employee satisfaction and engagement. Think jumping in to help during a busy plate-up, or supporting the setup team during a tight turn.
  • The Director of Banquets sets office time to ensure the administrative tasks are covered. Scheduling, planning, forecasting, inventory, labor, and expense management. The Director of Banquets partners with the Executive Chef, and GM on strategic revenue growth and cost savings initiatives.
  • The Director of Banquets hires great people. Showing, teaching, and guiding them to be welcoming, caring hosts and mentor them to grow in their own careers. 
  • The Director of Banquets connects with guests daily. The Director of Banquets will take care of any service mishaps and follow up in person or on review platforms upon departure.

To be successful in this position, we’re looking for an amazing people connector, who thrives on teaching and sharing their experience from luxury, independent hotels, resorts, and restaurants. We’re looking for someone who is very organized and who is as skilled behind the computer as they are entertaining Guests. 

Director of Banquets Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Minimum 3 years Banquet Manager experience
  • 5 years of Food and Beverage experience
  • Experience in the luxury hospitality industry
  • Extensive wine knowledge
  • Knowledge of food and cooking methods
  • Strong organization and Supervisory skills
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse operation.

Apply now for The Director of Banquets opportunity in South Miami, FL 

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