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Banquet jobs are often perfect for organized, detail-oriented professionals who excel at customer service. Employers need to fill banquet positions at restaurants, casinos and hotels across the nation, as well as at resort destinations worldwide. Whether you're looking for an entry level or management role, you will find numerous banquet jobs at Hcareers.
Hcareers is the leading job board for banquet job opportunities. Featuring top employers in the industry, Hcareers is committed to connecting qualified professionals with banquet jobs. Available job openings frequently include positions in banquet management and sales. Employers also often post entry-level banquet opportunities including listings for banquet server positions, banquet attendants and in banquet setup. Hotel banquet jobs are particularly plentiful.
As a professional in search of banquet job openings, you're entering the hospitality industry at a very opportune time. There is a rapidly growing need for workers such as banquet managers and supervisors, banquet captains and stewards, and banquet chefs and bartenders across the nation and around the world. From national hotel chains and large casinos, to local establishments such as country clubs and restaurants, professionals seeking banquet positions will find many possible career paths, both front of house and behind the scenes.
Many banquet jobs fall under the category of food service as defined by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The majority of positions require a high school diploma or less, so they are ideal for professionals starting their first career. New employees generally receive on the job training from their employer. Previous experience in food service increases your chances of securing the best positions, and advancement opportunities may be available after a few years. For example, a banquet coordinator might advance to banquet manager, or a banquet attendant might become a banquet captain. While some management banqueting jobs are even available to professionals without formal education, a two or four-year degree in hospitality management or the culinary arts may increase your value to potential employers.
In 2010, there were 4,110,400 food service employees in the United States. The BLS predicts that jobs within food service, including banquet jobs, will increase 12 percent by 2020. Other organizations have also predicted healthy job growth within the food service and hospitality fields. A survey conducted by one such organization, the ManpowerGroup, found that employers in the hospitality industry expected to increase their staffs by an average of 14 percent during the first part of 2012 alone. The National Restaurant Association is equally optimistic. They predict employment within the restaurant industry, which includes restaurant banquet jobs, to increase to 14.3 million professionals by 2022.
This is all good news if you're a professional looking for a banquet job, whether in banquet sales or management, banquet coordination, or banquet setup and service. For the best opportunities with the industry's leading employers, check the Hcareers job board regularly for new banquet jobs.