Banquet Bar Captain

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The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

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Banquet Captain

Engaging service, distinctive surroundings, and delicious food and drink make every special event at Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge a truly memorable affair. As Banquet Bar Captain, your warm, attentive guest service and passion for Mixology is worth raising a glass to!

 
Hotel Overview: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge is surrounded by the snow capped mountains and enchanting lakes of Jasper National Park; a UNESCO designated World Heritage Site which includes the #1 Best Golf Resort in Canada by the readers of SCOREGolf Magazine, a newly redesigned Fairmont spa, 6 food and beverage outlets, and many outdoor activities which are right outside your door. No matter what time of year you visit Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, you can expect to be a part of "The True Rocky Mountain Experience".
 
Summary of Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Director of Banquets, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:             
  • Consistently offers professional, engaging and friendly service
  • Follow outlet policies, procedures and service standards
  • Prepare and expedite beverages to guests and/or servers in a timely and efficient manner
  • Lead  and provide assistance to a team of bartenders by training, coordinating, and organizing to maximize productivity and efficiency
  • Sell and up-sell menu and beverage in a knowledgeable and professional manner
  • Project a pleasant and positive professional image to guests at all times
  • Assist with performing daily and monthly inventory
  • Maintain adequate product levels through weekly review of BEO’s and ordering
  • Create beverage price lists and featured cocktails signage per function
  • Plan set up of upcoming events to assist the Banquet Management Team with preparing and executing functions
  • Maintain bars and equipment while ensuring storage areas neat and organized
  • Organize and orchestrate last minute changes and additions
  • Knowledge of mixology, creating unique, new and innovative recipes
  • Ensure that all Bartenders operate within the regulations set by the ALCB
  • Adhere to the hotel’s vehicle handling and safety policies while driving hotel and guest vehicles
  • Conduct pre-function briefing meetings with bartenders
  • Follow departmental policies and procedures
  • Follow all safety and sanitation policies
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications:
  • Minimum 1 year bartending experience required
  • Previous leadership experience required
  • Previous experience in a banquet or convention setting preferred
  • Valid Alberta Drivers’ License required
  • Pro Serve certificate required
  • Excellent knowledge of cocktails, beer, scotch, port, wine and spirits required
  • Micros POS experience an asset
  • 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 with fellow colleagues as part of a team with minimum supervision
  • Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times
 
Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to): 
  • Sitting: 0-1 hr/day
  • Walking: 6-8 hr/day
  • Standing: 6-8 hr/day
  • Bending/reaching: 4-6 hr/day
  • Pushing/pushing: 4-6 hr/day
  • Physical effort: required to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Environmental stress: high – busy  and loud atmosphere
 
Visa Requirements: Must be legally eligible to work in Canada. The hotel is unable to assist candidates in obtaining Canadian work authorization.
  
APPLY TODAY: Whether you’re launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit http://www.fairmontcareers.com/ to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts—and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!
 
ABOUT FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS
At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That’s why you'll find exceptional work opportunities—throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific—as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London’s The Savoy, New York’s The Plaza, and Shanghai’s Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork, Accountability and Excellence; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!

 

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Job type
Fulltime job
Location
Alberta, Canada
Department
Other
Starting in
As soon as possible

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