Posted October 1, 2021

Banquet Captain

The Banquet Captain is responsible for the successful execution with all aspects of food and beverage functions including preplanning, supervision of staff during set-up, service and breakdown and administrative duties.

Essential Functions:

  • Plan for daily and weekly banquet functions as needed to ensure successful execution of each event.

Ensure timely execution of events; start and end times

Coordinate interaction with other departments and clients.

Supervise staff to include set-up and breakdown according to Banquet Event Orders (BEO).

Administer duties to include banquet check preparation, disciplinary documentation, functions review sheets and labor forecasts.

Coordinate successful timing of events according to the guest needs and overall La Playa standards.

Assist with training of new and existing Associates within the Banquet teams.

Ensure proper Micros reports are run accordingly at the end of each banquet.

Attend all required meetings, including BEO meetings

Supervise maintenance of ballroom, ensuring all maintenance orders are submitted for any necessary repairs, etc.  

Other tasks as assigned by Management


Education: High School Diploma preferred.

Experience: 2 years of banquet supervisory experience required.

Certificates or Licenses: Food handler’s card and Alcohol Certification

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of and ability to abide by and enforce Health Food regulation and state, federal and corporate liquor regulations.

Ability to perform all of the basic functions of the banquet server

Extensive knowledge of food and beverage preparations, service standards, guest relations, and general etiquette

Ability to move in tight quarters effectively and quickly to monitor and supervise line staff

Ability to make quick and accurate decisions

Ability to listen, effectively accomplish task, and speak clearly.

Ability to memorize, perform and adhere to La Playa Handbook Standards

Personal Characteristics:

Behaves ethically

Communicates effectively: Speaks and listens in a clear, thorough, and timely manner, effectively reading and writing, using the English language sufficient to understand menus, knows ingredients in food prepared, and to communicate with guests and service team.

Professional Appearance: Exhibits an appearance that is professional and appropriate at all times. (Specific grooming standards are available for review)

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La Playa Carmel by the Sea

Camino Real at Eighth Avenue

Carmel by the Sea, CA 93921

Telephone (831) 293-6100