Cairn Hotel Group

Conference & Banqueting Supervisor - Buckinghamshire

Location
Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
02 Aug 2018
Closes
30 Aug 2018
Ref
CG1332
Job Type
Full Time

At Cairn Group we’re ambitious. With a varied and extensive UK portfolio of hotels, bars and restaurants in our portfolio, we’re focused on continual growth and are in it for the long haul. We are a family owned business with family values at our core, with a growing team and sites UK wide.

About the role…

You will supervise & coordinate all ‘on the floor’ operational activities in relation to the Conference & Banqueting Department. You’ll support with the leading and training of all team members and be responsible for delivering exceptional customer service whilst ensuring that the operational delivery of the client’s event runs without a hitch and too the agreed specifications. Types of events you will be running will range from small family gatherings to large weddings, parties or exhibitions.

  • Prepare coffee breaks, carts and stations with appropriate supplies
  • Organize table, buffet, wedding, event setups 
  • Communicate any additional meal requirements or special requests to the kitchen
  • Ensure courses are properly cleared and crumbed in a timely fashion
  • Manage the presentation of tableware so that it is accessible for the guests
  • Monitor cleanliness and proper sanitization of tables, stations and service areas
  • Work closesly with Assistant C&B Manager and C&B Manager

About you…

We’re looking for someone with exceptional customer service & communication skills. Someone who has the ability to take the function sheet listing the clients agreed specification, and deliver a memorable experience, no matter how big or small the event may be. You will need good leadership skills to motivate and lead the team, the confidence to liaise with other departments to ensure the client’s needs are met, the ability to think on your feet to meet any last minute requests or changes, and a can-do attitude. Flexibility is important as this role will likely include weekends, early starts, and late finishes. Previous banquet serving experience is a big plus.

About us

Situated just a few miles from the charming town of Beaconsfield, in close proximity Heathrow airport, our conveniently located 4* luxury hotel boasts a timeless and elegant design. With 138 stylish and modern rooms, gym and spa facilities, an impressive selection of dining options and a custom built signature whiskey cellar it’s the perfect location for both business and pleasure. 

Benefits

Cairn Group Staff Discount Scheme
Retail and travel discounts
Recruit a friend Scheme
Induction and training programme
Star of the Month & Golden Ticket Award
Pension scheme
Meals on Duty
Uniform
Childcare Vouchers*
Cycle 2 work scheme*
IHG Employee Discounts
IHG Friends & Family Rate

* apply to positions above minimum wage

About us

Situated just a few miles from the charming town of Beaconsfield, in close proximity Heathrow airport, our conveniently located 4* luxury hotel boasts a timeless and elegant design. With 138 stylish and modern rooms, gym and spa facilities, an impressive selection of dining options and a custom built signature whiskey cellar it’s the perfect location for both business and pleasure. 

Benefits

Cairn Group Staff Discount Scheme
Retail and travel discounts
Recruit a friend Scheme
Induction and training programme
Star of the Month & Golden Ticket Award
Pension scheme
Meals on Duty
Uniform
Childcare Vouchers*
Cycle 2 work scheme*
IHG Employee Discounts
IHG Friends & Family Rate

* apply to positions above minimum wage

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