Hotel Granduca

  • Banquets Houseperson

    Job Locations US-TX-Austin
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Banquets - Set-up/Houseman
  • Overview

    Hotel Granduca Austin is the second jewel in the Granduca Hotels Group. The luxurious nine-story hotel sits atop the breathtaking hillside on Bee Caves Road and Loop 360 in beautiful Westlake, just minutes from downtown Austin.
    Enjoy our 194 beautifully designed guest rooms and suites, six state-of-the-art meeting rooms, as well as the main ballroom with seating for 220 guests, that leads to a beautiful open-air courtyard. This exquisite luxury hotel is the only hotel in Austin to receive the prestigious Leading Hotels of the World designation.
    Experience the architecture and decor reminiscent of a private Italian villa that offers a stunning view of the world below. Hotel Granduca Austin provides the perfect destination for meetings, special occasions, weddings or a memorable vacation.
    Visconti Ristorante & Bar offers a unique and unsurpassed dining experience with its Northern Italian fine cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

    The full-time Banquet Houseman will set up and break down meeting space food and beverage stations for guests according to LHW and HotelGrandua standards, while exceeding our guests' expectations.

    To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

    Responsibilities

    Transport tables, chairs, and other equipment needed for external and internal events
    Setup and breakdown tables, chairs, platforms, and other equipment according to the BEO and clients' requests
    Stock and organize banquet storage areas and maintain an adequate inventory of supplies
    Clean and polish furniture and report maintenance issues to Engineering
    Maintain a cordial, friendly and professional demeanor to reflect Hotel Granduca culture
    Practice the Hotel Core Values and 3 Steps of Service
    Assist Banquet Captains and banquet servers during hotel events as needed
    Maintain ongoing communication with Banquet Captains and other departments to ensure a successful event
    Complete necessary side-work as required
    Adhere to the LHW and hotel standards, policies and procedures
    Comply with Federal, State, OSHA and safety laws and regulations
    Perform other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    Minimum high school diploma or equivalent
    At least one year experience as a Banquet Houseperson in a full-service or luxury hotel
    Excellent command of English, verbal and written
    Bilingual - English and Spanish - preferred
    Ability to lift, push, pull, carry at least 70 lbs
    Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions
    Excellent interpersonal and time management skills
    Must be able to multi-task and remain calm during busy times
    Must be able to stand, walk, sit, bend, crouch, use both hands for long periods
    TABC certificate required
    Food Handlers or SafeServ certificate required
    Must be available to work any shift, including evenings, weekends and holidays

    Hotel Granduca is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. 

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