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Banquet Houseperson/Setup - Holiday Inn Milwaukee Riverfront

Company: Chesapeake Hospitality
Location: Milwaukee
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

The newly renovated Holiday Inn Milwaukee Riverfront is looking for a guest-focused, energetic Banquet Houseperson - Setup. Chesapeake Hospitality, is an award-winning hotel management company with a rich history and an established track record of successful operations for full-service and select-service hotels and an experienced management team that has operated virtually all of the leading hotel brands. Enjoy the employee travel benefits of working as a team member of IHG Hotels (great rates at more than 4800 hotels around the world) and make good money while you're at work with a great staff!

The Banquet Houseperson / Set-up is responsible for setting up banquet and meeting space for all banquet functions in the
hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability.

• Set up meeting rooms and private function areas with the appropriate equipment and materials, including tables, chairs,
glasses, water, pens, writing tablets, and any other items requested.
• Store equipment and materials neatly in proper areas.
• Provide ice and water all meetings at the start and during breaks.
• Empty trash from all function areas.
• Change linen, and put it in the correct areas for cleaning by housekeeping.
• Vacuum all meeting rooms before and after functions.
• Inspect banquet equipment for defects, cleanliness, and any other maintenance needed and report to the Manager,
Supervisor or Captain.
• Clean and mop the storerooms and meeting rooms

• Ability to attend to guests, associates and management in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service oriented manner
which requires strong customer service as well as written and oral communication skills.
• Must be able to speak, read, write and communicate in English to adequately perform the duties of the job.
• General knowledge of Food and Beverage etiquette service standards.
• Outstanding organizational and time management skills.
• Must be detail-oriented in reviewing banquet set up.
• Ability to multitask, prioritize and work with a team.
• Must be energetic and able to work in a fast-paced envi

We offer competitive wages and benefits that include:



  • 401k retirement plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term & Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Discount travel program
  • Growth opportunity in an evolving organization, and much more.


  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401k retirement plan
  • Long-Term & Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Pay
  • Discount travel program
  • Growth opportunity in an evolving organization, and much more.

Career opportunities are endless with Chesapeake Hospitality! With 30+ hotels and restaurants, we welcome the opportunity to develop, grow, promote, and transfer any of our associates to the career they want.

Banquet Captain
Assistant Banquet Captain
Banquet Server
Off-Premise Server
Banquet Houseperson / Set-Up
Banquet Supervisor / Assistant Banquet Manager
Banquet Manager
Food and Beverage Manager
Food and Beverage Director
General Manager / Assistant General Manager
Corporate Operations / Food & Beverage
Or cross-train to any other department or position!

Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States. Candidates who are offered a position must undergo a background check and drug screening.



We adhere to CDC guidelines. Employees are required to wear a mask at all times. Employees must complete a health questionnaire and have their temperature taken daily. We require strict adherence to all sanitation guidelines including frequent handwashing and 6 feet social distancing.


EEO/ADA Statement

Chesapeake Hospitality is an equal employment opportunity employer, and all employment decisions are based on merit and the business needs of the company, and not race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, creed, disability, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other factor protected by law.


We comply with the law regarding reasonable accommodation for employees who qualify for accommodation. If you need an accommodation to complete an application, please contact the Human Resources office of the hotel/restaurant to which you are applying.

Keywords: Chesapeake Hospitality, Milwaukee , Banquet Houseperson/Setup - Holiday Inn Milwaukee Riverfront, Other , Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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