Food & Beverage | Listed 29 February

Rydges Parramatta – Banquet Manager

Work type
Full time

About EVT 

When you join EVT, you are joining one of Australia and New Zealand’s leading experience companies. EVT encompasses Entertainment businesses that excite every sense, Ventures driven by a passion for new opportunities and Travel businesses that always feel local and authentic. At EVT, we’re the shakers and the Daymakers. The experience creators. The possibility makers and opportunity takers. We aim to make a positive impact on our people, communities and environment, every day. 

About Rydges 

Australian & New Zealand owned and operated for more than 30 years, Rydges operates quality city, suburban, and resort-style hotels in key destinations across Australia and New Zealand, with a refreshingly down-to-earth approach. Rydges provides genuine local hospitality with quality essentials alongside its trademark ‘too easy’ service. 

About Rydges Parramatta

Be part of our passionate team at Rydges Parramatta, where vibrant culture and warm hospitality meet. Located in the bustling heart of Parramatta, this 151-room hotel, complete with a variety of dining options, offers a dynamic and rewarding work environment. Get ready to unlock your career potential, now’s the time.

About the role

We are seeking a positive, friendly and professionally presented team player with a passion for service and making the day better. As part of the Food & beverage team you will work in a variety of venues within our hotel. You will be able to serve all guests in our hotel in a polite and enthusiastic way. 

  • Managing of all aspects of the departments operation to ensure that the services of the Department are delivered to guests or internal customers with the aim of exceeding guest expectations and in accordance with Rydge’s standards and procedures.
  • Responsible for maintaining a strong client relationship and ensuring that all C&E specifications are communicated to and executed for a successful meeting experience for the meeting planner and attendees.  
  • Responsible for the appropriate and timely set up of all functions and meetings while maintaining standards of food, beverage and meeting specifications.  
  • Developing and implementing of a training plan to ensure a high quality presentation and level of customer service from the departments’ associates.
  • Give daily support and guidance to fellow banquet associates as well as monitor job performance to ensure a successful meeting/banquet experience by our guests.
  • Will be required to work closely with other departments within the Food & Beverage 

Benefits & perks 

At EVT, we want our people to experience our businesses and be brand and experience advocates. So, we make sure access to amazing ‘Elevate Perks’ are available to all staff from day dot. 

  • Incredible team member discounts from your first day on-the-job.  
  • 50% off stays at EVT hotels – Rydges, QT, Atura, and more.  
  • $2 movie tickets, plus Moonlight, Gold Class, Candy Bar discounts and more.  
  • Awesome winter and summer savings and discounts at Thredbo.  
  • Rapid career growth opportunities through our EVT network.  
  • Local community involvement, volunteering and charitable giving.   
  • Australia and NZ’s largest and most diverse experiences company.   

Skills & experience 

  • Ability to work a variety of shifts and flexibility with hours
  • Great attitude and a willingness to learn
  • Strong attention to detail and professionalism
  • Responsible Service of Alcohol Certificate

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