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Assistant Manager, Food and BeverageWyndham Grand Pittsburgh DowntownPittsburgh, PA
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Job Description

Wyndham Grand is now seeking a Assistant Manager, Food and Beverage to join our team at the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh location in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Job Summary

The Banquets Manager Level 2 is responsible for assuring the success of all banquet events, while maintaining a profitable operation and high quality products and service levels. He/she is expected to share ideas to promote business; reduce employee turnover; work with the department head to maintain revenue and payroll budgets; and meet budgeted productivity while keeping quality consistently high.

Education & Experience

  • At least 3 years of progressive experience in a hotel or a related field; or a 4-year college degree and at least 1 years of related experience; or a 2-year college degree and 2 or more years of related experience.
  • Must have knowledge of service standards, food and beverage preparation techniques, health department rules and regulations, and liquor laws.


Physical Requirements

Often Sometimes Rarely
Lifting up to 50 poundsx x
Sitting x
Walkingx
Standingx
Bending neckx
Twisting neckx
Bending waist (forward or sideways)x
Squatting (crouch or site on one's heels) x
Kneeling x
Crawling x
Reach above shoulder heightx
Reach below should heightx
Driving x
Stoopingx
Pushingx
Pullingx
Talkingx
Hearingx
Repetitive motionsx


General Requirements

  • Maintain a warm and friendly demeanor at all times.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and written, and approach all encounters with all level of associates and guests in an attentive, friendly, courteous and Count On Me! service-oriented manner.
  • Must be effective at listening to, understanding, and clarifying concerns raised by associates and guests.
  • Must be able to multitask and prioritize departmental functions to meet deadlines.
  • Attend all hotel required meetings and trainings.
  • Participate in M.O.D. coverage as required.
  • Maintain regular attendance in compliance with Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Management Standards, as required by scheduling, which will vary according to the needs of the hotel.
  • Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which include wearing nametags.
  • Comply with Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Management Standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations.
  • Maximize efforts towards productivity, identify problem areas and assist in implementing solutions.
  • Must be effective in handling problems, including anticipating, preventing, identifying and solving problems as necessary.
  • Must be able to understand and evaluate complex information, data, etc. from various sources to meet appropriate objectives.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality of information.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.


Fundamental Requirements

  • Associates must, at all times, be attentive, friendly, helpful, and courteous to all guests, managers, and fellow associates.
  • Oversee all aspects of the daily operation of the hotel's banquets.
  • Maintain revenue and payroll budgets; and meet budgeted productivity while keeping quality consistently high.
  • Work with the Director of Banquets and keep them informed of issues as they arise.
  • Keep immediate supervisor fully informed of all problems or matters requiring his/her attention.
  • Coordinate and monitor all phases of Loss Prevention within the department.
  • Prepare and submit required reports in a timely manner.
  • Monitor quality of service in the banquets department.
  • Assist in menu planning and preparation.
  • Ensure compliance with all local liquor laws, and health and sanitation regulations.
  • Ensure compliance with SOP's and procedures in all outlets.
  • Be visible on the floor and assist staff as needed during meal periods.
  • Write and deliver associate performance reviews in accordance with Wyndham standards.
  • Be involved in and/or conduct departmental and hotel training.
  • Manage the interviewing of candidates for banquet positions and follow standards for hiring approvals.
  • Complete tip reporting.
  • Ensure overall guest satisfaction.
  • Manage banquet associates.
  • Respond to guest complaints in a timely manner.
  • Comply with weekly and monthly forecasting procedures.
  • Ensure the training of outlet managers and associates on SOP's, report preparation and technical job tasks.


COMPANY OVERVIEW:
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the largest hotel franchisor in the world and a leading hotel management company. We stand 20 brands strong across 9,000 hotels in more than 80 countries, and we offer the most diverse collection of hotel experiences in the world. Our iconic brands, united by the richest and simplest rewards program in the business, make hotel travel possible for all.

Our hotel owners are the stewards of our brands, and together, we champion everyday travelers. We believe guests deserve great experiences, and our robust portfolio-distinguished by our leading economy and midscale brands-delivers just that.

We are AmericInn® by Wyndham, Baymont® by Wyndham, Days Inn® by Wyndham, Dazzler® by Wyndham, Dolce Hotels and Resorts® by Wyndham, Esplendor® Boutique Hotels by Wyndham, Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham®, Howard Johnson® by Wyndham, La Quinta® Inns & Suites, Microtel by Wyndham®, Ramada Encore by Wyndham, Ramada Worldwide® by Wyndham, Super 8® by Wyndham, The Trademark Collection® by Wyndham, Travelodge® by Wyndham, TRYP by Wyndham®, Wingate by Wyndham®, Wyndham Garden®, Wyndham Grand® and Wyndham Hotels and Resorts®.

Headquartered in Parsippany, N.J. with offices around the globe in London, Shanghai, Buenos Aires, Dubai and more, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts employs approximately 15,000 team members worldwide.

Our Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Job Location: Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh, 600 Commonwealth Place, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222
Employment Status: Full-time

Job Requirements

Please see Description

Job Details

Mid level
Full-time

About this location

class:
Upscale
room Count:
251-500
location Type:
Urban

Values

Accountability
Customer Focus
Diversity
Fun
Inclusion
Integrity

Perks

401(K)
401(K) Matching
Dental Benefits
Disability Insurance
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Paid Holidays
Paid Time Off
Vision Benefits
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Address600 Commonwealth Place, Pittsburgh, PA, 15222 View map
Property typeHotel 
classUpscale 
room Count251-500 
location TypeUrban 

People (5)

GEOFF BALLOTTIPresident and Chief Executive OfficerGeoff serves as our President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of our Board of Directors. Prior to the spin-off of Wyndham Hotels & Resorts in 2018, he served four years as President and Chief Executive Officer of Wyndham Hotel Group and before that, six years as Chief Executive Officer of Wyndham Destinations. Prior to joining Wyndham, Geoff held leadership positions of increasing responsibility at Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, including President of Starwood North America; Executive Vice President, Operations; Senior Vice President, Southern Europe; and Managing Director, Ciga Spa, Italy. Prior to joining Starwood he was a Banking Officer in the Commercial Real Estate Group at the Bank of New England. Geoff serves as a Past Chair of the American Hotel & Lodging Association Board. He previously served as Chairman of the U.S. Travel Association and on the Executive Committee of the American Resort & Development Association. He also served on the board of directors for Christel House International, a not-for-profit organization that supports impoverished children throughout the world.
LISA BORROMEO CHECCHIOChief Marketing OfficerLisa serves as our Chief Marketing Officer, championing the world’s most iconic hotel brands and leading the company’s revenue generation strategy. Prior to the spin-off of Wyndham Hotels & Resorts in 2018, Lisa served as Senior Vice President, Global Brands for Wyndham Hotel Group. Lisa joined the company in 2015 as vice president, Brand Marketing. Prior to joining Wyndham, Lisa served in various marketing positions at JetBlue Airways, and earlier in her career, she worked in event management in professional tennis.
MONICA MELANCONChief Human Resource OfficerMonica serves as our Chief Human Resource Officer, leading a wide range of human resources, corporate social responsibility, and operations functions across the company’s global enterprise. Prior to her current role, she served as Group Vice President, Human Resources, overseeing human resources for all of Wyndham’s managed hotels in North America. She joined the company in 2018, following its acquisition of La Quinta, where she previously served as Vice President, Employee Relations. Prior to La Quinta, Monica spent 15 years with Target, serving in a number of progressive, senior human resources roles.
SCOTT LEPAGEPresident, AmericasScott serves as our President, Americas, and is responsible for maximizing the performance of franchised and managed hotels in the region. He previously served as Executive Vice President, Managed Operations, overseeing the company’s managed hotel portfolio. Prior to the spin-off of Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, Scott served as Executive Vice President, North America Operations for Wyndham Hotel Group and before that, as Vice President, Internal Audit, for Wyndham Worldwide. Before joining Wyndham, he served in various financial and operational roles with Arthur Andersen, IAC and Cameron-Brooks. Scott is a former Naval Aviation Officer and previously led operational teams over a 10-year career with the U.S. Navy.
MICHELE ALLENChief Financial OfficerMichele serves as our Chief Financial Officer. Prior to this role, she served as our Executive Vice President and Treasurer, overseeing capital markets activity, global cash management, risk management and business intelligence. Before the spin-off of Wyndham Hotels & Resorts in 2018, she served as Senior Vice President of Finance for Wyndham Worldwide, where she had responsibility for enterprise-wide budgeting, forecasting, capital allocation, financial analysis and strategy. Michele has over 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry and has served in varied financial leadership positions of increasing responsibility throughout her tenure with Wyndham and its predecessors. She began her career as an independent auditor with Deloitte.

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OUR VALUESIntegrity We hold ourselves to the highest standards. We’re responsible, truthful, and transparent. Accountability We honor our commitments and deliver results. Under any circumstance, we stand up and say, “Count on me.” Inclusive We respect differences in people, cultures, ideas, and experiences. Caring We never underestimate the power of compassion. We generously give our time, attention, and action. Fun When we have fun doing what we love, our guests love their experiences with us.
CULTUREAt Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, a set of values underpins our distinctive culture, drives our growth, nurtures innovation, and inspires the great experiences we create for team members and the people we serve. COUNT ON ME Our signature “Count on me” service culture encourages each team member to be responsive, be respectful, and deliver great experiences to our guests, partners and communities.
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