Holiday Banquet Server

Newport Beach, CA 92660

Post Date: 04/27/2018 Job ID: irv042718banqserv Industry: First Class Workforce Solutions Pay Rate / Salary: average $14.50


Holiday Banquet Server 

We are in need of a team of experienced and professional Banquet Servers to staff upcoming holiday engagements. Banquet Servers are responsible for all table service duties as well as set-up and break down of the event. We prefer to hire professionals with previous banquet experience. If you’ve worked in a banquet setting before, we definitely want to hear from you.  Holiday pay rate is always paid at 1.5 times the regular server rate.  Server rates average $14.50 (per hour), depending on location.  Company holidays include Easter, Mother’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day as well as New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. 

First Class Workforce Solutions, is the area's leading staffing and recruiting agency for the Food Service and Hospitality positions. For more than twenty-five years, First Class Workforce has been providing employers with proven staffing solutions that help grow their business, reduce risk, and boost their bottom line. Our staffing services deliver workforce solutions that matter and have developed a reputation for quality placement performance. We work with corporate cafeterias, hospitals, hotels, sports complexes, catering companies, and much more! First Class Workforce is looking for individuals who have strong customer service skills, recent experience and knowledge of the position for which they are applying.





Banquet Server responsibilities

  • Run food from the kitchen to the banquet hall on demand 
  • Assist with food and table set-up before the event begins as well as staying on task until the end of the shift which may include tear down, clean up, and other general utility duties
  • Set up buffets with food presentation standards and practices in mind, ensuring safe food handling procedure
  • Serve plated dinners in a Formal Service Style to guests and respond to requests for beverages, appetizers and other needs
  • Communicate with banquet supervisor, other servers and event organizers to ensure each event runs smoothly
  • Serve alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and know proper steps of wine service


Ideal Candidates will:

  • Be at least 18 years of age to work for First Class Workforce Solutions
  • Be reliable and punctual (15 minutes early is on-time)
  • Have excellent critical thinking, communication, and time management skills
  • Be clean and well groomed, dressed in the complete and prepared uniform as required for each event
  • Applicant must provide for their own uniform
  • Have previous banquet server experience
  • Be familiar with Formal Service Styles of a plated dinner event
  • Have the ability to work quickly as an individual and as a team in a fast-paced environment
  • Have prompt and reliable communication with First Class Workforce Solutions Management
  • Have familiarity with high profile, high degree of public contact and serve in the spirit of hospitality
  • Be able to work a flexible holiday schedule; i.e., morning, afternoon and evenings
  • Be eligible to work in the United States
  • Be willing to submit to a Drug Test and Criminal Background Check

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