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Director of Banquets - Hotel del Coronado

Company: Hilton Worldwide, Inc.
Location: Coronado
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

The iconicHotel del Coronadois looking for a talentedDirector of Banquetsto help lead this incredibly talented team! It's an exciting time to join the resort with a recently completed $200 million dollar renovation project.
Located on Coronado Island just minutes from Downtown San Diego, this 28-acre property was built in 1888 and has over 700 rooms (to include cottages and villas), 96,000 square feet of meeting space, and 12 food and beverage outlets. This includes 4 restaurants, 2 bars, food truck, marketplace, ice cream shop, and in-room dining.
In this role you will oversee all banquet/catering operations within thismulti-million dollar food and beverage operation, managing a large team in a union environment. The ideal candidate will be an inspirational, positive leader witha talent for training and developing others, a strong knowledge of industry meeting trends and a passion for creating memorable experiences.At least 3-5 years experience as a Director of Banquetswith a background in luxury hotels and high volume banquets is required. Luxury experience is preferred and Union experience is a plus!
For more information on the property, please visit:

  • What will I be doing?
    As a Director of Banquets, you would be responsible for managing the daily execution of all banquet functions in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. Specifically, you would be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

    • Manage daily Banquet functions to include, but not limited to, planning, organizing and executing breakfasts, coffee breaks, luncheons, dinners, cocktail receptions, galas, etc.
    • Oversee the set up of function rooms to include, but not limited to, the placement of linens, silver, glassware and chinaware according to event specifications and a full inspection
    • Monitor and develop team member performance to include, but not limited to, providing supervision, scheduling, conducting counselling and evaluations and delivering recognition and reward
    • Recruit, interview and train team members
    • Communicate function specifications, procedures and changes with affected departments including, but not limited to, the Food and Beverage, Event Services, Property Operations, Audio Visual and Housekeeping
    • Oversee the break down of the function room and ensure proper storage of equipment
    • Ensure compliance with health, safety, sanitation and alcohol awareness standards
      What are we looking for?
      Since being founded in 1919, Hilton has been a leader in the hospitality industry. Today, Hilton remains a beacon of innovation, quality, and success. This continued leadership is the result of our Team Members staying true to our Vision, Mission, and Values. Specifically, we look for demonstration of these Values:

      • Hospitality - We're passionate about delivering exceptional guest experiences.
      • Integrity - We do the right thing, all the time.
      • Leadership - We're leaders in our industry and in our communities.
      • Teamwork - We're team players in everything we do.
      • Ownership - We're the owners of our actions and decisions.
      • Now - We operate with a sense of urgency and discipline

        In addition, we look for the demonstration of the following key attributes:

        • Quality
        • Productivity
        • Dependability
        • Customer Focus
        • Adaptability

          What will it be like to work for Hilton?
          Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its . Our vision "to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality" unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!

Keywords: Hilton Worldwide, Inc., San Diego , Director of Banquets - Hotel del Coronado, Executive , Coronado, California

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