Sage Restaurant Group Banquet Manager in Savannah, Georgia

7064BR

Req #:

7064BR

Why Us:

Sage Restaurant Group is looking for a leader to assist in the opening of the Emporium Kitchen & Wine Market coming early 2018! Situated in the Historic District of Savannah, GA, the Emporium Kitchen & Wine Market will be a part of an exciting new development that includes the Perry Lane Hotel, roof top bar, and pool. The Emporium Kitchen will offer an exceptional restaurant experience highlighting locally sourced, quality ingredients: from fresh fish to wild foraged mushrooms. The inviting space features sophisticated décor of rustic indulgence including a spacious outdoor patio. The Emporium Market will feature a wide variety of value-driven wines, house-made charcuteries, artisanal farmstead cheeses, unique condiments, special Georgia products, as well as gourmet sandwiches, grilled pizzas and to-go deli items. From fresh flowers and gifts for discerning gourmands to a quick weekday lunch, the Emporium Market offers it all.

Sage Restaurant Group’s mission is to create the best restaurants in the world, we focus on building independent restaurants and lounges adjacent to our hotels in prime locations. We connect with the people that live and work in the communities we serve by providing innovative, playful, locally focused food and beverage experiences.

Job Title:

Banquet Manager

Location Name:

The Emporium

City:

Savannah

EEO Statement:

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Posting Overview:

The Banquet Manager is responsible for the successful operation of the banquets department. Ensures all banquet activities are carried out professionally and to standard while maximizing profitability. Manages, motivates and empowers associates. Serves as the banquet department liaison to all other hotel departments. Must demonstrate excellent leadership, communication and team building skills with associates, peers and across departments.

Requirements:

Competencies

Dealing with Ambiguity

Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.

Composure

Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; doesn’t show frustration when resisted or blocked; is a settling influence in a crisis.

Interpersonal Savvy

Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably.

Building Effective Teams

Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong morale and spirit in his/her team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.

Knowledge/Skills

Advanced knowledge of the principles and practices within catering and food and beverage.

Experiential knowledge of management of people, complex problems, efficient sales activities and food and beverages management.

Requires ability to investigate and analyze current activites and/or information involving readily available data and indicating logical conclusions and recommendations.

Excellent hearing necessary for verbal interaction with guests and associates.

Excellent vision necessary to view set-ups. Excellent speech communication skills required for verbal interaction with guests and associates.

Excellent literacy necessary to read BEOs, process gratuities and payroll, etc.

Abilities

Lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying tables, chairs, boxes (50 lb. maximum) occasionally. Bending/kneeling required for taping down cords, skirting tables, picking up floor after function, occasionally. Mobility -ability to service clients on a moments notice, variable distances, 100%. Continuous standing -function observation, client site inspections (one hour minimum to four hours maximum). Climbing stairs up to approximately 55 steps 3-5% of 10 hours. Driving -distance varies (20% used for sales calls).

Education/Formal Training

One to two years of post high school education.

Experience

Two to three years in a related position with this company or other organization(s).

Material/Equipment Used

Operation of computer, typewriter, telephone, calculator, facsimile and vacuum.

Lifting trays, dish racks, glass racks. Pushing carts, Queen Marys, hotbox, portable bars.

Environment

Physically strenuous -prolonged standing, walking, lifting and carrying throughout entire shift in indoor environment. Inside 70% of 10 hour shift. Outside 30% of 10 hour shift. Abnormal temperatures -extreme summer heat of 95 degrees and above and winter cold.

Position Type:

Full Time - Regular

State:

GA