Banquet Manager

District Winery is seeking a Banquet Manager to coordinate and manage the event space and event staff. The Banquet Manager will ensure that the events are staffed appropriately, set properly, and run smoothly and efficiently. This position requires a calm demeanor during high paced and intense situations, attentiveness to all guests, and the ability to easily communicate with staff and clientele.

Key Responsibilities

  • Reports directly to Director of Sales
  • Manages events and Event Staff on a day-to-day basis
  • Hires and manages Event Staff, keeping an active roster large enough to accommodate the event calendar
  • Monitors staff’s performance and provides feedback to Event Staff during events
  • Proactively engages with guests to ensure a positive guest experience
  • Helps train Event Staff on District Winery’s food and wine offering
  • Leads and supervises the Event Staff in all aspects of the department and ensure service standards are followed
  • Handles guest concerns and reacts quickly and professionally
  • Balances operational, administrative and colleague needs
  • Reviews all Banquet Event Orders (BEOs) to ensure proper set-ups are in place
  • Ensures proper staffing and scheduling of all Event Staff in accordance to productivity guidelines
  • Completes duties related to payroll and scheduling as pertaining to the Event Staff
  • Successfully completes any other duties as directed by the Director of Sales


  • Bachelor’s degree, ideally in Event Management, Communications, or related degree from an accredited university
  • Flexible schedule with all nights available
  • 4+ years of experience in banquet or F&B management
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated, and outgoing
  • Ability to establish productive relationships with people at all levels
  • A positive and adaptable approach to problem solving
  • Ability to thrive in a team environment
  • Possess an eye for detail
  • Must demonstrate proficient knowledge and use of computer and basic programs (e.g., Google Suite of Products, Tripleseat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word)
  • Detail oriented and exceptional organizational skills
  • Entrepreneurial and excited to work for a fast-paced organization
  • Ability to multitask in fast-paced environment, competently handling demanding deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interface with clients
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of and appreciation of wine strongly preferred


  • Competitive pay and benefits
  • How to Apply: Please send resume and personalized cover letter in PDF format to [email protected]