Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts
Director of Banquets - The Roosevelt New Orleans, a Waldorf Astoria
At a glance
Location: US-LA-New Orleans Map
Posted: 09/14/2019
Closing: 10/13/2019
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts
Job description

The historic Roosevelt New Orleans is seeking a talented Director of Banquets!


This Waldorf Astoria hotel has over 60,000 square feet of banquet space, including 3 grand ballrooms and 23 meeting rooms, and is known for impeccable service and beautiful, historic venues that are unrivaled in New Orleans. The Roosevelt offers an exciting opportunity to be a part of the hotel that defined luxury throughout the early 1900s and continues to set a new standard of luxury today.



What will I be doing?

The Director of Banquets at The Roosevelt New Orleans, a Waldorf Astoria, 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 global brands. 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!




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Director of Banquets - The Roosevelt New Orleans, a Waldorf Astoria