November 13, 2018
Banquet servers set up for events, carry trays, serve guests, and clean up at the event's conclusion. Set up can include putting out tablecloths and place settings, arranging table placement and putting up a buffet. An event server's duties during the event/banquet can vary based on the situation. In general, they must be able to focus on the job while staying on their feet and moving about freely, which can include bending, climbing stairs, and carrying items weighing 25-50 pounds
- One year of experience
- Customer service or waiter experience is a good foundation for a job as a banquet server
- A banquet server must be able to perform the duties of the job without difficulty, in addition to being courteous and attentive to guests during a function.
- Note that in some states, a banquet server must be 21 to serve alcoholic beverages.