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The Moonrise Hotel in St. Louis, Missouri, blends cool modern design and quirky sophistication to create a truly unique boutique hotel experience. Located in The Loop- one of St. Louis' most vibrant shopping, dining and entertainment districts- the hotel offers guest a wide array of leisure activities.

We truly feel honored when hospitality professionals look at us closely and consider being a part of our extended "family." We have a fun, focused, driven, culture-oriented team and we always encourage candidates to find out about us before submitting their resume. Joining our team requires that you are 100% guest oriented with a proven ability to wow the guest, while maintaining the culture we operate by. In other words, to succeed with us, you have to love the human race while achieving the goals.

Top reasons to work for us:

  • We've got a great product to sell!
  • We have fun at work, but get the job done.
  • We are independently minded and we hire people that are the same way.
  • We take the competition seriously, but not ourselves.
  • We are lively, enthusiastic, and fast moving
  • We do what we say we are going to do and we are who we say we are.
  • We're colorful, quirky, and stylish!
  • We have a great benefits package that includes health, dental, vision, 401k, and more.
  • We do not give you scripts, we like your free spirit, but we're professional.
  • 100% of our employees have rated the hotel as a place they are proud to work at, year after year.

Banquet Server

  • Job Tracking ID: 512460-495365
  • Job Location: Saint Louis, MO
    United States
  • Job Level: Any
  • Level of Education: Any
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: February 23, 2017
  • Years of Experience: Not Applicable
  • Starting Date: ASAP



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Job Description:

Serve food and beverage items to customers in a friendly, enthusiastic, professional, and timely manner.

Essential Functions
- Serve food and beverage items. Clear tables and return all equipment to their respective areas. Retrieve all reusable food items and place them on a separate queen, as provided.
- Ensure service corridor safety by transporting all equipment in the proper manner. Be responsible for handling of all equipment and linens. Ensure that all spills and breakage are attended to immediately.
- Gather all equipment necessary to service a function and maintain a clear and immaculate service corridor.
- Assist guests in being seated for banquets
- Be friendly, thorough, accurate and efficient in delivering meals
- May be required to set banquet rooms before functions
- Assist in re-arranging last minute banquet rooms as requested by guests or staff

Other:
Regular attendance in conformance with the standards, which may be established from time to time, is essential to the successful performance of this position. Associates with irregular attendance will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.
Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, associates may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the hotel. In addition, attendance at all scheduled training sessions and meeting is required.
Upon employment, all associates are required to fully comply with rules and regulations for the safe and effective operation of the hotel facilities. Associates who violate hotel rules and regulations will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.

Supportive Functions:
In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by the manager based upon the particular requirements of the hotel:
- Assist in moving any tables and chairs as assigned.
- Inform supervisor of any problems or complaints.
- Responsible for the proper handling of all equipment.
- Adhere to Alcohol Awareness policy/procedures.
- Take every opportunity to amaze the guests
- Ensures all guests are being treated in an efficient and courteous manner and that all Moonrise and Eclipse standards are being applied

Teamwork Skills:
- Be an enthusiastic, helpful and positive member of the team
- Be professional, responsible and mature in conduct and behavior
- Be understanding of, encouraging to and friendly with all co-workers
- Be self motivated and use time wisely
- Maintain open line of communications with each department
- Communicate pertinent information
- Respond positively to new ideas
- Openly accept critical/developmental feedback
- Report to work on time,
- Be available to work a flexible schedule to include weekends and holidays
- Maintain effective communication through the use of meetings, memorandums
- Be available to help other departments in emergency situations
- Perform other assignments as directed by supervisor.
- Adhere to all work rules, procedures and policies established by the company including, but not limited too
those contained in the associate handbook.

Safety and Security:
- Be knowledgeable of policies regarding emergency procedures and security concerns

Experience and Skills:

The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of knowledge, skills, and abilities:
- Must be able to speak, read, write and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace.
- Must be able to read and write to facilitate the communication process.
- Requires good communication skills, both verbal and written.
- Knowledge of table service standards.
- Knowledge of appropriate table settings and service ware.
- Ability to describe all menu items and methods of preparation.

Physical Demands
- Most work tasks are performed indoors. Temperature is moderate and controlled by hotel environmental
systems; however, must be able to work in extreme temperatures like freezers (-10 degrees F) and kitchens
(+110 degrees F), possible for one hour or more.
- Must be able to stand and exert well-paced mobility for up to 4 hours in length.
- Must be able to exert well-paced ability in a limited space.
- Must be able to bend, stoop, squat and stretch to fulfill occasional cleaning/inspection tasks.
- Must be able to exert well-paced ability to maneuver between functions occurring simultaneously.
- Must be able to lift trays of food or food items weighing p to 30 lbs. on a regular and continuing basis.
- Must be able to push and pull carts and equipment weighing up to 250 lbs. on a regular and continuing basis.
- Requires grasping, writing, standing, sitting, walking, repetitive motions, bending, climbing, listening and
hearing ability and visual acuity.
- Talking and hearing occur continuously in the process of communicating with guests, supervisors and
subordinates
- Vision occurs continuously with the most common visual functions being those of near vision and depth
perception.
- Requires manual dexterity to use and operate all necessary equipment.

Qualifications
High school or equivalent education required. Minimum of six months-prior experience in Banquet Services required.

Other Requirements
Adhere to all state and federal requirements regarding to the service of alcohol
Adhere to all Health Department requirements

Grooming
All associates must maintain a neat, clean and well-groomed appearance per Trust Standards

This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that an associated in this position may be asked to perform from time to time