Sage Restaurant Group (SRG) is set to hire our opening team Banquet Manager at the newest addition to the SRG collection, Emporium Kitchen and Wine Market, at our new property, Perry Lane Hotel, in Savannah. The Emporium is an \"American brasserie with a Southern accent!\" You will be responsible for creating exceptional, personalized guest experiences by leading the banquet team at one of our newest Sage branded concepts. Our successful candidate will posses an entrepreneurial spirit that makes the Sage Restaurant Group's one-of-a-kind brands come to life. Perry Lane and The Emporium are set to introduce a new level of cool in Savannah! We are looking for \"that special someone\" who embodies the same. We didn't get to where we are by simply thinking differently - We \"Do Differently\" at SRG. Come be part of the team that pushes the concept of \"F&B norm\" and truly breaks the mold!
The Perry Lane Hotel and The Emporium are being constructed in the Savannah Historic District and will include 165 guest rooms, roof top bar, pool and our signature restaurant, The Emporium. The hotel is slated to open first quarter of 2018, and will evolve to be a market leader of boutique hotels and restaurants in Savannah.
Founded in 1984, Sage Hospitality set out to be the best hotel owner and operator in the business. We’re talking figuratively, progressively and aggressively breaking the mold of the hospitality industry. As one of the U.S’s top hospitality management, investment and development companies, Sage is on a fast trajectory of growth and performance. Building upon what we do best—establishing some of the best hotels and restaurants in the world. We are headquartered in Denver, Colorado, surrounded by high-performing investments from coast to coast. With the advantage of hands-on experience, we’re also changing the way luxury in the hotel world looks. Developing modern, independent hotels with unique style, artistry and branding—creating places that people go to, not through. At Sage Restaurant Group, we like to say, \"We are hungry for life!\" Are you?
The Emporium Savannah
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Set-up, maintain and break down buffet for breakfast, lunch and/or dinner in a safe, accident-free manner , Assist the guests as needed to ensure that all foods are properly served.
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.
Genuinely cares about people; is concerned about their work and non-work problems; is available and ready to help; is sympathetic to the plight of others not as fortunate; demonstrates real empathy with the joys and pain of others.
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.
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.
Must have basic knowledge of customer service principles, food service function, and restaurant and kitchen operations.
Lifting trays, dish racks, glass racks, etc. 20 -40 lbs. Pushing carts, Queen Marys, hotbox, portable bar 50 -100 lbs. Carrying trays, dish racks, glass racks, etc using both hands at 20 -40 lbs. Must have manual coordination to punch buttons, grasp items in hand, and to balance and carry trays loaded with food and beverages. Bending/kneeling: Ability to bend to lower level cabinets and lift trays. Mobility: Maneuver in narrow areas and between seated guests. Continuous standing required to service guest functions; 100% of the time scheduled. Climbing approximately 12 steps 20% of 8 hours. No driving required. Must have moderate comprehension and literacy to read use records and all special requests. Must have ability to perform multiple tasks at one time, must be able to follow verbal and written instruction, and be able to communicate both verbally and in writing. Must be highly organized and able to pay attention to sound and sight details in crowded and noisy situations, particularly when handling multiple tasks. Must be able to use tact and understanding when dealing with a variety of customer service problems, including stressful and highly emotional situations.
High school education or equivalent.
One to two years in a related position with this company or other organization(s).
Computerized order machine, basic writing materials, restaurant equipment including but not limited to coffee machines, ice machines, toasters and beverage dispensers.
Physically strenuous: prolonged standing, walking, lifting and carrying throughout entire shift in 95% indoor environment. Going in the freezer temperatures can be -10 degrees.
Full Time - Regular