Banquet Manager

Lincoln, NE 68508 US

Posted: 10/25/2018 Employment Type: Full-Time Job Category: Restaurant Division (Restaurants) Job ID: 41TGne077-1 Salary: $43,000 - $50,000

Banquet Manager
Upscale Casual - Fresh Vibrant Concept

We are a local favorite that has been in operation for nearly 30 years in Lincoln. We have combined our European inspiration with French-influenced contemporary American cuisine to create an inviting, welcoming feeling with delicious flavors. Our guests will leave our restaurants enjoying the hospitality, sophistication, and environment that can truly be described as one of a kind.

Title of Position: Banquet Manager
Job Description: 
The Banquet Manager will be responsible for promoting, planning, coordinating, and supervising the execution of all event functions ensuring a top-notch dining experience. The Banquet Manager is responsible for meeting and exceeding the monthly and annual revenue targets by generating brand-new and repeat business through referrals, telephone solicitation, direct mail, outside sales calls, networking and other community marketing techniques. Additionally, the Banquet Manager will also be responsible for coaching and supporting the Host/GSA team in developing the brand name in a professional manner, and be able to quickly resolve any issues that may arise.

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of current Restaurant/Banquet Manager experience in a Full Service or Upscale Casual restaurant
  • High volume background; must have experience with Catering/Banquets in Full Service Restaurants doing over $3 million per year in sales
  • Strong leadership, communication, and organizational skills
  • Hands-on with hiring, training, and developing hourly employees
  • Ability to build a steady client base and interact with the community
  • Must have strong knowledge of the Lincoln market and extensive contacts to drive Banquet Sales


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Tara Gates, CPC
Executive Recruiter | Restaurant Division

Tara Gates joined the Gecko Hospitality team as a Restaurant Recruiter in 2014.  As a Recruiter, Tara has been very successful in connecting top talent candidates with successful corporate restaurants. She has mastered the craft of engaging candidates on a personal level, coordinating interviews with the clients, as well as determining the hiring needs and fulfilling the position with candidates that excel expectations set forth by the client. She attributes this to her 20+ years of experience managing different types of restaurant settings from privately owned upscale facilities, banquet, to casual corporate environments.

In addition to being a Recruiter, Tara is an adventurous risk taker and thrill seeker and has a passion for living on the edge. She enjoys four wheeling, rock climbing, white water rafting and traveling. Tara attended Penn State University and was an All Star Track and Cross Country runner.

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