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Assistant Banquet Manager - The Village at Breckenridge - Breckenridge Ski Resort

Date: Dec 6, 2018

Location: Breckenridge, CO, US

Company: Vail Resorts

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. You're someone who pushes boundaries and challenges the status quo. You're brave, ambitious and passionate in everything you do. And we want you on our team. Pursue your fullest potential and never settle in the quest to deliver extraordinary guest service. Join one of the world's most innovative companies and re-imagine a mountain resort experience with us. Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.




Come join our busy food and beverage team as Assistant Banquet manager, responsible for maintaining and improving the quality of the meeting and dining experience for our conference guests at three unique locations: The Village at Breckenridge, Mountain Thunder Lodge and River Mountain Lodge.  This position reports directly to the director of food and beverage for Breckenridge Hospitality and is a member of the leadership team for the Village at Breckenridge, Mountain Thunder Lodge and River Mountain Lodge 


Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Work collaboratively and professionally with the culinary team, conference service team, and other lodging departments to deliver a guest experience that exceeds expectations.
  • Assist in scheduling, hiring, and discipline of all food and beverage/banquet, and RML front of house staff.
  • Monitor staff performance through coaching, counseling, and progressive discipline.  Develop team members to anticipate guest needs.
  • Inspect the set-up of function rooms to include proper placement of linens, silver, china, and glassware according to banquet event order specifications.  Visually inspect function rooms and equipment prior to functions for cleanliness, proper inventory, and set up.
  • Leadership Responsibility: lead by example. Participative management style with hands-on work ethic. Form cohesive team encompassing all staff members. Daily supervision of all staff members. Verbally communicate, in a calm, positive demeanor, during the course of all functions with the kitchen, service, beverage, conventions services, and engineering staffs, as well as the guest
  • Ensure timely execution of events, quality service, and adherence to all applicable federal, state, and local safety/health regulations and corporate standards.
  • Inspect meeting rooms, pre and post-events, to ensure proper clean-up of function room and breakdown and storage of equipment.
  • Perform billing in a timely and accurate manner via computerized and manual systems in order to generate a guest check. 
  • Assist in the process of payroll which includes calculating number of hours worked and gratuity distribution every two weeks.
  • Orders supplies and linens for functions from Purchasing.
  • Attends meetings such as BEO, F&B, P&L, and menu meetings.
  • Posts, distributes, and manages Banquet Event Order sheets.
  • Assists Servers, Bartenders and Captains with the execution of events as needed.
  • Continually train banquet and RML bar staff team on execution of presentation and service brand standards as defined by the company.
  • Check staff attendance according to schedules, adjust and reassign server stations, as necessary, in order to provide quality service during functions.
  • Ability to effectively direct and motivate staff to ensure the smooth and efficient operations of the Banquet department.
  • Ordering and inventory control of food and beverage supplies as applicable.
  • Work with management to ensure facilities and employees have necessary tools and equipment to effectively do their jobs
  • Ensure that operation fully supports initiatives with corporate strategic partners by giving outstanding representation to their product.
  • Maintain and continue to develop an amicable working relationship with the Mtn. Food and Dining team.
  • Be knowledgeable of and adhere to all applicable federal, state, local and corporate safety and health regulations/ standards.
  • Provide and maintain a safe work environment for employees
  • Ensure all F&B standards are upheld while providing an extraordinary experience on a daily basis for the guests and employees of our properties
  • Work as a member of the property leadership team and in a manner that prioritizes the success of the overall lodging property first and foremost.
  • Other duties as deemed appropriate




  • College Degree -preferred
  • 2 years of Banquet Experience -required
  • 1 Year of Supervising Experience -required
  • TIPS Certified or available within 30 days of hired date- required
  • Experienced and comfortable with computers - required
  • Driver's license - required
  • Ability to communicate fluently in English - required
  • MVR (Motor Vehicle Record Procedure training required within 30 days of employment

If you’re hard working and feel exhilarated serving others, you’ll feel right at home in our authentic ski town and world-class mountain resort. As a community of adventurers and discoverers, we deliver an experience of a lifetime to every single guest that visits our mountain town. If you’re interested in moving mountains in your career, come work with us at Breckenridge where you’ll instantly feel at home.

Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

Requisition ID 159875

Nearest Major Market: Denver