Banquet Staff - Sarasota, FL

Location: Sarasota, FL

Job Type: Temp to Hire

Posted: 11/16/2021

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Your Job

Are you looking for work in the food service industry? If you enjoy working with people, serving food and drinks, and just staying on your toes in a fast-paced environment, then a job as a banquet staff worker might be right for you.

Your Day


Banquet staff and related food & beverage jobs may require the following:

  • Greeting customers and answering their questions about menu items and specials.
  • Taking food or drink orders from customers and relaying orders to kitchen staff.
  • Preparing breakfast, lunch, or dinner food and drink orders, such as sandwiches, salads, meals and coffee.
  • Communicating meal requirements, allergies, dietary and special requests to a captain or kitchen supervisor.
  • Serving food and drinks to customers at a bar counter, stand, or table.
  • Cleaning work areas, tables, or counters.
  • Replenishing and stocking service stations, cabinets, and tables.
  • Setting tables, preparing food trays for new customers, and ensuring courses are cleared and tables crumbed.
  • Replenishing buffet items to ensure consistency and freshness in presentation.
  • Bar staff; serving coffee, soda, and other beverages, or prepare specialties, such as milkshakes and ice cream sundaes, and keeping bar equipment clean and glasses washed.
  • Standing, bending, climbing stairs, and carrying items weighing 25-50 pounds.
  • Working extended dining hours, early morning, late evening, weekend, and holidays.

You will need to have the following:
  • Strong communication skills (English) and the ability to listen carefully to customers’ orders and correctly relay them to the kitchen staff to ensure orders are prepared to the customers’ satisfaction.
  • A positive attitude with strong customer service skills
  • Ability to handle customer requests in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Good physical stamina and the ability to stand for extended periods of time, carry heavy trays, clean work areas, and attend to customer requests without difficulty.
  • A High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Previous food service experience is a bonus, but no experience required!

Your Gain


What you may gain while on the job:

  • Staying active — the job will keep you on the move throughout the day.
  • Time management and organizational skills — handling multiple tasks and serving multiple customers at once.
  • Enhanced communication skills — learning how to talk to diverse sets of customers.
  • Problem solving and crisis management skills — avoiding and resolving potential negative customer experiences.
  • Team work — partnering with kitchen, bar and management staff to ensure customers are satisfied.
  • Teaching & Management skills — helping train and prepare new employees for the job.

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4034 North Washington Blvd., Unit 7

Sarasota, FL

941-957-0098941-957-0098

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