Sage Restaurant Group (SRG) is set to hire a people savvy, guest focused Banquet Supervisor to join the F&B management team of the newest addition to the SRG collection, The Emporium Kitchen and Wine Market, adjacent to our new property, Perry Lane Hotel, in Savannah. The Emporium is an \"American brasserie with a Southern accent!\" You will be responsible for training, leading, inspiring and growing our brilliant team of Banquet associates for 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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The Banquet Supervisor is responsible for the successful operation of the banquets events. Ensures all banquet activities are carried out professionally and to standard while maximizing profitability. Manages, motivates and empowers associates. Must demonstrate excellent leadership, communication and team building skills with associates, peers and across departments.
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.
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.
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.
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 activities 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.
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).
One to two years of post high school education.
Two to three years in a related position with this company or other organization(s).
Operation of computer, typewriter, telephone, calculator, facsimile and vacuum.
Lifting trays, dish racks, glass racks. Pushing carts, Queen Marys, hotbox, portable bars.
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.
Full Time - Regular