Event Sales Coordinator - Brio Italian Mediterranean

Kansas City, MO

Basic Purpose of Position:

Responsible for the management of all aspects and functions of the banquet and private party business in accordance with company standards. Directs, implements and maintains a philosophy congruent with FoodFirst’s culture, which services as a guide to all Team Members. Deliver a Highly Satisfied Guest experience by offering genuine hospitality for each Guest’s event.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Conducts initial meeting with Guests to better understand their requirements and expectations for the event.
  • Banquet Sales Manager should be available to conduct tours of the banquet space as requested by the Guests.
  • Assist Guests with all details of the event to include but not limited to; food (including tastings), entertainment, linen colors, decorations, etc.
  • Develop a Banquet Event Order (BEO) based on the requirements set forth by the Guests. Discuss and present the proposal to both the Guests and the General Manger.
  • Collect any deposits that are required from the Guests.
  • Review all upcoming events with the Executive Chef and General Manager on a regular basis.
  • Ensure that all orders including additional food, small wares and any additional special requests are approved by the Guests, Executive Chef and/or General Manager and requested in a timely fashion.
  • Maintain adequate levels of catering equipment and supplies. Place and verify new orders.
  • Ensure proper staffing levels for each event.
  • Banquet Manager should be present during specified events (to be determined by the General Manager) to ensure that the execution of the event is to the Guests satisfaction.
  • Execute any decorations requested by the guests (if applicable).
  • Responsible for the presenting and selling the banquet space to new Guests by various networking events. The Banquet Manager is responsible for increasing banquet sales year over prior year. Specific goals will be set by the General Manager and District Partner of each location.
  • Prepare and present the final billing invoice to the Guests and General Manager.

Secondary Job Functions:

  • Facilitate and maintain a complete knowledge of systems and FoodFirst policies and procedures.
  • Inspect all aspects of the environment including lighting, sound, energy, cleanliness and organization, ensuring compliance with standards.  Direct respective personnel to rectify deficiencies.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Basic Purpose of Position:

Responsible for the management of all aspects and functions of the banquet and private party business in accordance with company standards. Directs, implements and maintains a philosophy congruent with FoodFirst’s culture, which services as a guide to all Team Members. Deliver a Highly Satisfied Guest experience by offering genuine hospitality for each Guest’s event.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Conducts initial meeting with Guests to better understand their requirements and expectations for the event.
  • Banquet Sales Manager should be available to conduct tours of the banquet space as requested by the Guests.
  • Assist Guests with all details of the event to include but not limited to; food (including tastings), entertainment, linen colors, decorations, etc.
  • Develop a Banquet Event Order (BEO) based on the requirements set forth by the Guests. Discuss and present the proposal to both the Guests and the General Manger.
  • Collect any deposits that are required from the Guests.
  • Review all upcoming events with the Executive Chef and General Manager on a regular basis.
  • Ensure that all orders including additional food, small wares and any additional special requests are approved by the Guests, Executive Chef and/or General Manager and requested in a timely fashion.
  • Maintain adequate levels of catering equipment and supplies. Place and verify new orders.
  • Ensure proper staffing levels for each event.
  • Banquet Manager should be present during specified events (to be determined by the General Manager) to ensure that the execution of the event is to the Guests satisfaction.
  • Execute any decorations requested by the guests (if applicable).
  • Responsible for the presenting and selling the banquet space to new Guests by various networking events. The Banquet Manager is responsible for increasing banquet sales year over prior year. Specific goals will be set by the General Manager and District Partner of each location.
  • Prepare and present the final billing invoice to the Guests and General Manager.

Secondary Job Functions:

  • Facilitate and maintain a complete knowledge of systems and FoodFirst policies and procedures.
  • Inspect all aspects of the environment including lighting, sound, energy, cleanliness and organization, ensuring compliance with standards.  Direct respective personnel to rectify deficiencies.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor. 

Skills & Abilities:

Language Skills:

Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, documents, instructions and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports, Banquet Event Orders and correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from District Partners, Managers, Peers, Guests, Team Members and the general public. Command of the English language both written and verbal; Bilingual is preferred.

Mathematical Skills/Reasoning Ability:

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, percentages, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Computer Skills:

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite products. Experience with point-of-sale system (MICROS preferred) and scheduling systems i.e. HOT Schedules or equivalent.  

*A list of physical requirements as defined by the American with Disabilities Act is available upon request.

The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skill and abilities required to do the job.  The duties and responsibilities in this job description may be subject to change by Management at any time.