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Banquet Attendant - Grade 11

Penn State
Job Location:
University Park, Pennsylvania
Food Services

Job Number: REQ_0000014017


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  • Prepare set-ups for banquets and special dinners
  • Deliver and serve food items to guests' tables
  • Butler food and beverages by serving items while circulating among the guests
  • Ensure serving lines and buffets are maintained at proper temperatures and freshness
  • Set up and restock buffet items
  • Clear guest tables, buffet tables and reception tables during and after events
  • Remove items to stand or kitchen as required
  • Set tables with appropriate utensils, condiments, linen, ornamentation, etc.
  • Keep condiment containers cleaned and filled
  • Maintain side work areas in a clean and orderly fashion; keep stocked with appropriate items
  • Maintain dining area in a clean and orderly fashion; as required, dust and polish furniture and fixtures, dry and polish silverware, and perform cleaning chores
  • Ensure that all plate ware, glassware, serving and dining utensils, chafing dishes, linens, etc. are properly cleaned prior to service and after event completion
  • Wipe off service plates, and as required wash service plates by hand
  • Report unusual conditions to supervisor or individual in charge of dining area

Job Requirements: Requires the use of simple writing, adding, subtracting, whole numbers and the carrying out of instructions; and the use of fixed gauges and direct reading instruments and devices in which interpretation is not required. Up to and including 3 months of effective experience.

Work Schedule: Various

Days Off: Various:

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