Banquet Manager


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Toronto, ON 


Food services

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Full Time



Job Description:

Cerise Fine Catering at the Beanfield Centre, is brought to you through a partnership between the Windsor Arms Hotel, acclaimed for its history of catering to the city’s distinguished social clientele and Sodexo Live! Nothing beats the power of being at a live event. At Sodexo Live! we concentrate all of our skills, insight, and experience into one brand that instinctively knows how to make the most of every moment. Let's go Live! together. Cerise is delighted to be the Beanfield Centre's exclusive food and beverage provider. With hospitality at the epicenter of our service promise, Cerise Fine Catering ensures that each event is uniquely designed and customized to your individual taste and occasion.

We are seeking an experienced Director of Operations for the Beanfield Centre in Toronto, Ontario.
Beanfield Centre offers meeting planners an environmentally friendly meeting venue for groups of 50 to 3000 delegates. The first LEED Silver (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) conference centre in Canada, Beanfield Centre is conveniently located on the shores of Lake Ontario at Exhibition Place.

Principal Function:
The Banquet Manager is directly responsible for the planning, preparation, set up, service, break-down and clean up of breakfasts, coffee breaks, luncheons, dinners, receptions and other contracted functions and catered group events. This position provides supervision, leadership and direction to Banquet staff in both front and back of house. They are responsible for ensuring that events are executed smoothly and in accordance with guest and client specifications, to include linens, décor, set up, menu and all aspects of service. The role is also responsible to:
• Maximize Cerise Fine Dining revenue and operational excellence through implementation and oversight of systems and policies related to banquet events.
• Contribute to the efficient operation of business unit by partnering with Director of Operations/Catering department; monitor and ensure all aspects of operations are completed in an efficient and effective manner by staff.
• Provide leadership and direction to banquets catering staff to deliver a customer service in accordance with Cerise Fine Dining standards and policies.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree and/or appropriate combination of education and work experience to facilitate on-the-job effectiveness.
  • 5+ years of previous Banquet Management experience in a large-scale hotel or high-quality convention center.
  • Ability and willingness to work a variety of shifts and be available as business demands require.
  • Exceptional computer skills and familiarity with property management systems such as a Banquet Event Order Software.
  • Proven ability to work effectively with all levels of staff and management; Ability to promote and participate in team environment concepts.
  • Must have unwavering and exceptional service delivery standards.
  • Self-starter who can work independently and on several tasks/projects simultaneously, and who can contribute to functional areas of the business outside of the finance area.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Initiative in identifying and resolving problems timely and effectively.
  • Valid driver’s license for retrieval and transport of equipment for off-site events.
  • Up-to-date certifications for safe food handling and responsible alcoholic beverage service.
  • Demonstrated financial acumen with strong background in P&L management; Previous experience in developing operating budgets and established history of meeting or exceeding established financial objectives.
  • Keen ability to promote and participate in a team environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Initiative in identifying and resolving problems timely and effectively.
  • Ability to work extended or irregular hours to include nights, weekends and holidays.
Other Requirements:
  • Able to work effectively and safely while subject to wet floors, temperature extremes and excessive noise; must be able to lift up to 50 pounds in weight; must be able to maneuver in an often tightly-quartered environment.
Thank you for expressing interest in employment with Sodexo Live!. Please note, only those candidates considered for this position will be contacted.

Sodexo Live! is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, colour, ancestry, place of origin, political belief, religion, marital status, family status, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age or any other applicable Provincially protected status.
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