Hiring Banquet Servers and Bartenders
Fort Worth, TX 76164
Banquet Server Job Description & Banquet Bartender Job Description
- Provide assistance to banquet managers in the serving of guests during banquet functions to ensure positive guest experience.
- Set up banquet room as requested by the supervisor to include glassware, serviceware, linen
- Attend roll call meetings before events kick off in order to learn function particulars, including hotel and guest expectations
- Greet and welcome guests and respond to their requests in a courteous and friendly manner
- Serve the beverage and food in the appropriate order and in tune with the expectation of the supervisor so as to ensure consistency throughout the banquet
- Quickly remove dishes as guests finish each meal at the end of each meal or function
- Abide by all corporate act, laws and requirements pertaining to serving alcoholic beverages
- Replenish beverages when necessary, and check with guests to make sure they are satisfied
- After the banquet, reset banquet room in accordance with the supervisor’s specifications to ensure the readiness of the room for other functions
- Follow attendance rules and always go to work on a regular basis
- Perform other related functions that may be assigned.
The wedding banquet bartender is responsible for setting up the beverage service area, which may include positioning a portable bar. The bartender makes sure the bar is stocked with appropriate glassware, cocktail stirring rods, napkins and drink garnishes such as cherries, olives, cocktail onions and lemon and lime wedges. The bartender also stocks the bar with soft drinks, liquor, wine, beer and other beverages provided by the bridal party.
The bartender is responsible for filling drink orders for guests, answering questions about drink ingredients and making suggestions for different types of beverages and cocktails. The bartender might coordinate with banquet servers or caterers in providing champagne to toast the bride and groom or supply wines at a dinner reception. The bartender is responsible for ensuring that alcoholic beverages are not dispensed to people under the age of 21. The wedding banquet bartender may be required to monitor the alcohol intake of guests in accordance with the banquet hall or catering company’s service and insurance policies. If the event is a cash bar, the bartender is responsible for taking payment for drinks.
After the wedding reception, the bartender is responsible for tearing down the bar, washing and storing glasses and disposing of trash and recyclables, including plastic cups, bottles and cans. The bartender disposes leftover garnishes and thoroughly cleans and disinfects the bar equipment. If the wedding party purchased wine or alcohol for the event, the bartender boxes unused beverages and gives them to a representative of the bridal party.
Able to pass a drug test
Ability to demonstrate serving and bartending skills