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Banquet Manager

Location:
Vancouver, Washington, United States
Salary:
75,000
Posted:
May 07, 2019

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Stewart Harris

360-***-**** / d547ha@r.postjobfree.com

DRIVEN HOSPITALITY MANAGER

Professional Profile

Award-winning Full Service Hospitality Manager with record of success in food and beverage service, purchasing and receiving

production and team management in a full service, 784 room four star Hotel. Creative problem solver with the ability to control

Inventory levels as well as food, beverage and labor costs. Well rounded experience in all levels of costumer service. Computer

literate.

Management - Proficient in planning and executing banquet functions by delegating job duties to entire banquet staff while

maintaining a high level of employee performances. Hands-on manager that leads by example. Establish and maintain policies

and procedures in conjunction with corporate goals. Highly developed skills and experience supervising and monitoring daily

activities in all outlets of a full service Hotel.

Team Building - Assumes both authoritative and democratic leadership. Decisive team leader with extensive experience in hiring,

terminating and scheduling for various full service Hotel. Superb mentor and leader that inspires employees to maintain peak

performances.

Purchasing/Receiving - Negotiating and managing best price with suppliers while maintaining quality standards. Solid experience

in placing, receiving and processing orders. Experienced in maintaining inventory levels of food, beverage, FF&E and OS&E for two full service hotels in their entireties. Distribute food, beverage and equipment to outlets while maintaining all outlets monthly

budgets.

Achievements

Developed banquet housemen manual for new hire training purposes.

Developed prefunction and postfunction sheets for food servers and kitchen staff for executing banquet functions

Created and implemented sheet-to-shelf spread sheet to control inventory levels. (This reduced weekly inventory to by 60%)

Set up distribution and delivery systems that decreased labor costs by 12%

Named Employee of the Month 1991, 1993, 1997

Named Manager of the Quarter in 2001

Received Department of the Month award in 2003 and 2008

Nominated for Manager of the Year 2001

Experience

HILTON PORTLAND AND EXECUTIVE TOWER - Portland, Oregon

Director of Purchasing (1999 - 2009)

Directed purchasing, receiving and inventory operations for 2 Hilton properties. Managed and supervised team of 5. Coordinated

distribution of all food, beverage and equipment for all hotel outlets. Negotiated contracts with suppliers and vendors for overall

best price practices. Maintained monthly budget for all hotel outlets. Hired and trained team members. Involved with MOD

rotation for 2 hotels in their entireties.

HILTON PORTLAND AND EXECUTIVE TOWER - Portland, Oregon

Executive Steward (1995 - 1999)

Manager of stewarding department. Managed and supervised team of 21. Coordinated and scheduled team members daily where

business dictated. Inventory controller of Big four items (China, Silver, Glass and Linen). Purchased and distributed big four items

to all outlets as business dictated. Maintained monthly labor and inventory budgets. In charge of Pest control, recycling and waste. Involved with MOD rotation

HILTON PORTLAND AND EXECUTIVE TOWER - Portland, Oregon

Banquet Captain (1989 - 1995)

Supervised banquet department. Managed and supervised team of 108 when business dictated. Supervised staff and delegated job duties for the success of meetings and banquet functions. Directed staff for room turnovers, coffee breaks and refreshes.

Communicated food and beverage changes to banquet chef when needed. Trained and supervised food and beverage service daily. In charge of all banquet bars (hosted and cash). Responsible for Inventory and distribution of all beverage and a cash

Cash bank of $5000.00. Supervised all function room set ups.

Education

Hudson’s Bay High School - Vancouver, Washington

High School Diploma

Washington State University - Vancouver, Washington

APICS/CPIM Inventory Control

Hilton Leadership work class - Portland, Oregon

Certification in Leadership Skills



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