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  1. Full-Time
  2. Permanent
  3. FAIRMONT
  4. Food & Beverage

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Fairmont San Francisco, San Francisco, United States

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REF17720K

Director of Banquets

Region

Luxury & Lifestyle



Company Description

​​​​​Since 1907, Fairmont has served as the San Francisco residence for U.S. presidents, world leaders and entertainment stars. The landmark hotel offers 606 well-appointed guest rooms and suites, three distinctive restaurants, a health club and easy access to the city’s most popular attractions. Fairmont San Francisco is located atop Nob Hill at 950 Mason Street.

Fairmont is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Feel free to visit our website at http://www.fairmont.com/ to find out more about our company.
EOE/M/F/D/V


Job Description

Engaging service, delicious cuisine and distinctive surroundings make every special event at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts a truly memorable affair. As Director, Banquets, you will provide vision and leadership that fosters an engaged team and ensures quality, efficiency and superior service at each group function.

What you will be doing:
Reporting to the Assistant Director, Food & Beverage, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:             

  • Consistently offer professional, friendly and engaging service
  • Direct and manage all activity related to the Banquet department, ensuring all service standards are followed
  • Ensure all functions maintain a first class and positive visual impact; including ambiance, décor and service delivery
  • Coach and train the Banquet leadership team in all aspects of the department
  • Follow the annual budget and administer it in a fiscally responsible manner
  • Ensure all financial reporting is maintained and accurate billing for each banquet meeting is recorded
  • Respond to guest concerns and react quickly and professionally
  • Assume responsibility for all banquet facilities, including cleanliness, repair and maintenance, reporting any deficiencies as required
  • Attend pre-conference meetings with clients to confirm all relevant details are communicated
  • Balance operational, administrative and Colleague needs
  • Conduct regularly scheduled departmental meetings
  • Follow outlet policies, procedures and service standards
  • Follow all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Salary Range: $83,000 to $110,000 USD Gross

Your experience and skills include:

  • Previous leadership experience in food and beverage required
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications required
  • University/College degree in a related discipline preferred
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
  • Highly responsible & reliable
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work cohesively as part of a team
  • Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times

Visa Requirements:

Must have proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to): 

  • Seated computer work, including constant keyboarding and mousing
  • Occasional lifting up to 25lbs

To keep our employees and the general public safe from the threat of COVID-19 and the rise of variants in the community, Fairmont San Francisco has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.

Visa Requirements:
Must have proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
We are an inclusive company and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent.

Why work for Accor?
We are far more than a worldwide leader. We welcome you as you are and you can find a job and brand that matches your personality. We support you to grow and learn every day, making sure that work brings purpose to your life, so that during your journey with us, you can continue to explore Accor’s limitless possibilities.
By joining Accor, every chapter of your story is yours to write and together we can imagine tomorrow's hospitality. Discover the life that awaits you at Accor, visit  https://careers.accor.com/

Do what you love, care for the world, dare to challenge the status quo! #BELIMITLESS


Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Diversity & Inclusion for Accor means welcoming each and everyone and respecting their differences by giving priority only to qualities and skills in extending employment and development opportunities. Our ambition is to provide meaningful employment, a warm and welcoming culture, excellent working conditions and to promote the development of all people, including those with disabilities.
When applying, do not hesitate to let us know of any specific needs you may have so that we can take them into consideration.

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