Banquet Hospitality Manager
Centerplate
Toronto, ON, CAN
18d ago

Centerplate, powered by Sodexo, and our partner venues have been defining extraordinary experiences through thoughtful hospitality, expertly delivered, for more than 80 years at gathering places across North America and the United Kingdom.

As the pioneer and leader in live event hospitality, we are committed to making the time that people spend together more rewarding and more valuable.

Making it better to be there since 1929."

We are seeking an experienced Banquet Manager for Beanfield Centre, located in Toronto, Canada.

Beanfield Centre, Toronto's newest Conference Centre, offers meeting planners an environmentally friendly meeting venue for groups of 50 3000 delegates.

The first LEED Silver (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) conference centre in Canada, Beanfield Centre is conveniently located on the shores of Lake Ontario at Exhibition Place.

Beanfield Centre is powered exclusively by clean, renewable energy sources such as wind, solar, low impact hydro, biomass, biodiesel or geothermal power through Renewable Energy Attributes (REC) from Direct Energy Business.

This Renewable, or Green Power, is sourced from Ecologo certified generation facilities, which ensures that the generation is derived from natural sources that replenish themselves over short periods-

of-time. Since all sources of electricity'whether they come from renewable or non-renewable sources'are combined once they are added to the grid, the purchase of the renewable attributes (REC) guarantee that Beanfield Centre's energy purchase is supporting the production of clean, renewable electricity.

Using 100% Green Power results in energy consumption savings equal to removing 168 cars off the road per year, and a reduction of carbon dioxide equivalent to 422 acres of planted trees annually.

We invite you to get acquainted with modern classics and timeless grace over a thoughtfully prepared meal. Introducing Cerise Fine Cateringdelectable culinary flair and unparalleled service in the dramatic setting of the Beanfield Centre.

Enhanced by contemporary table settings and focused on serving you in a way that reflects your style, purpose and budget, our attention to detail lets you concentrate on what matters most.

Cerise Fine Catering is brought to you through an association of the Windsor Arms Hotel, acclaimed for its history of catering to the city's distinguished social clientele, and Centerplate, recognized for its event planning expertise in serving large audiences.

Cerise is delighted to be the Beanfield Centre's exclusive food and beverage provider.

Principal Function :

The Hospitality Manager- Banquets is directly responsible for the planning, preparation, set-up, service, break-down and cleanup of breakfasts, luncheons, dinners, receptions and other group events.

This position provides supervision, leadership and direction to Banquet staff in both front and back of house. They are responsible for ensuring that events are executed smoothly and in accordance with guest specifications, to include linens, dcor, set up, menu and all aspects of service.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Maximize Centerplate's revenue and operational excellence through implementation and oversight of systems and policies related to banquet events.
  • Contributes to the efficient operation of business unit by partnering with Director of Operations / Catering department;
  • monitors and ensures all aspects of operations are completed in an efficient and effective manner by staff.

  • Provides leadership and direction to banquets catering staff to deliver a customer service in accordance with Centerplate standards and policies.
  • Contributes to goal of making Centerplate #1 in Event Hospitality and the #1 Employer of Choice through personal commitment and leading by example.
  • Required :

  • Bachelors degree and / or appropriate combination of education and work experience to facilitate on-the-job effectiveness.
  • 4 years of previous Banquet Management experience in a large-scale hotel or high-quality convention center.
  • Ability and willingness to work a variety of shifts and be available as business demands require.
  • Exceptional computer skills and familiarity with property management systems such as a Banquet Event Order Software.
  • Proven ability to work effectively with all levels of staff and management; Ability to promote and participate in team environment concepts.
  • Self-starter who can work independently and on several tasks / projects simultaneously, and who can contribute to functional areas of the business outside of the finance area.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Initiative in identifying and resolving problems timely and effectively.
  • Must have unwavering and exceptional service delivery standards.
  • Valid driver's license for retrieval and transport of equipment for off-site events.
  • Centerplate, powered by Sodexo, is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, genetic information, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable Federal, State or Local law.

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