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Job Description

Director of Banquets

As Director of Banquets, you will provide vision and leadership that fosters an engaged team and ensures quality, efficiency and superior service at each group function.

What is in it for you:

  • Employee benefit card offering discounted rates in Accor worldwide for you and your family
  • Learning programs through our Academies designed to sharpen your skills
  • Ability to make a difference through our Corporate Social Responsibility activities, like Planet 21
  • Career development opportunities with national and international promotion opportunities. The sky is your limit

 

What you will be doing:

Reporting to the Director of Food & Beverage, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:             

  • 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
    Your experience and skills include:
  •  Previous senior leadership experience in food and beverage required
  • Previous experience managing large events (500+ guests) on a regular basis required
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment

Your team and working environment:

The Fairmont Washington, D.C. is perfectly positioned between the White House and historic Georgetown. From our reimagined and vibrant lobby to the unrivaled courtyard, our hotel provides the ideal backdrop for world travelers, meaningful meetings, and lifelong memories. Our diverse colleagues take pride in delivering memorable experiences with inspiration rooted in the genuine connections we build.


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

A valid work authorization is required for working 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

 

Internal Description

Description - Internal

Director of Banquets

As Director of Banquets, you will provide vision and leadership that fosters an engaged team and ensures quality, efficiency and superior service at each group function.

What is in it for you:

  • Employee benefit card offering discounted rates in Accor worldwide for you and your family
  • Learning programs through our Academies designed to sharpen your skills
  • Ability to make a difference through our Corporate Social Responsibility activities, like Planet 21
  • Career development opportunities with national and international promotion opportunities. The sky is your limit

 

What you will be doing:

Reporting to the Director of Food & Beverage, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:             

  • 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
    Your experience and skills include:
  •  Previous senior leadership experience in food and beverage required
  • Previous experience managing large events (500+ guests) on a regular basis required
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment

Your team and working environment:

The Fairmont Washington, D.C. is perfectly positioned between the White House and historic Georgetown. From our reimagined and vibrant lobby to the unrivaled courtyard, our hotel provides the ideal backdrop for world travelers, meaningful meetings, and lifelong memories. Our diverse colleagues take pride in delivering memorable experiences with inspiration rooted in the genuine connections we build.


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

A valid work authorization is required for working 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

Details

Job type
Full-time
Location
Washington, DC, United States
Department
Administration
Starting in
As soon as possible
Contract duration
Indefinite

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