Maitre D Catering - Kent Island Resort
The culture at Kent Island Resort is built on our shared core VIVÃ‚MEE Virtues â€“ JOY, HUMILITY, & MINISTRY. JOY means that we are a true team that enjoys serving others and winning together. We have a healthy sense of pride in a job well done. HUMILITY means that we recognize the infinite dignity of each other (both team members & guests) and that we seek to be helpful to everyone no matter what is asked. Additionally, we are not afraid to ask for help or admit when we make a mistake. MINISTRY means that we know that our spirit of hospitality can be a true gift for our guests. We realize the purpose of our daily tasks and duties must be to deliver kindness and love, and that this power of intentionality has the capacity to revive the souls of our guests and our team. We hire, reward, and praise our team members based on these characteristics, so it is essential that you share these core values in order to be a part of our wonderful team.
Come join a fun team with an amazing culture while working in a beautiful environment! Kent Island Resort is a recognized Maryland Historical site and the third oldest English settlement in the United States. The property currently consists of our hotel, a restaurant, kayaking, and several large wedding venues. Today, the Kent Island Resort has recently been acquired by VIVÃ‚MEE Hospitality, with plans to offer a complete revitalization to this beautiful 220-acre property.
Perks for being a team member:
- Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision) for Full-time team members
- 401k for Full-time team members
- Discounted merchandise and dining
- Discounts on hotel stays at all VIVÃ‚MEE Hospitality resorts
- Exciting work culture
At VIV MEE Hospitality we believe our teammates are the most important investment we can ever make. Benefits of this role include: career advancement opportunities, a positive/growth mindset work culture, free golf, health benefits, 401K, company purchased life-insurance, discounts on VIV MEE resort stays, merchandise, and meals. MOST IMPORTANTLY, we offer a community of teammates just like you. We seek to only attract: positive, driven, and caring teammates who already live by their own code of standards in alignment with our VIV MEE Virtues. We believe this positive culture is the greatest benefit our team can offer to new teammates. You will be welcomed here!
Summary of the Role and Responsibilities:
MaÃ®tre D is in charge of coordinating dining and catering operations, customer relations and employee team supervision, being decisive and resultsâ€“oriented with outstanding leadership and crisis management skills and be great communicator with the ability to put others at ease, quickly building relationships based on mutual trust and benefit. Excels in high-pressure and high-stress environments. Meets and exceeds goals and objectives.
MaÃ®tre D will be relied upon to model our core value of servant leadership and to teach the VIV MEE Virtues of Joy, Humility, and Ministry. This role will have a prominent leadership role within Kent and will have opportunities to participate in training at other VIV MEE properties as required.
- Deliver the a five star experience for guests
- Work with the resort team to create a five star experience for guests
- Create an environment for the guests designed to stimulate all senses through personal services, amenities and experiences
- Follow up with guests with additional services that enhance the guestsâ€™ experience
- Handle guest requests personally and/or refer as appropriate
- Demonstrate the resort values when providing service and teamwork
- Seek to understand the internal/external guest and meet the needs of both the guest and the company
- Ensure that data is accurate and work is thorough, meeting the highest standards
- Provide information so that coworkers, guests and suppliers understand and can take action
- Proficient in English and Spanish
- Ability to stand on your feet for several hours
- Experience of or a good working knowledge of using a computerized ordering system
- Basic math / financial calculations
- Organization: Demonstrate ability to proactively prioritize needs and effectively manage resources
- Planning: Skillfully determine whether tasks should be attempted, identifying the most effective way of completing the task, and preparing to overcome expected difficulties
- Outgoing personality
- Well presented
About Kent Island Resort: Kent Island Resort is a National Treasure with a history and reputation that extends across America and reaches back in time to its 1820 founding. Kent Island Resort possesses the opportunity to fully live the VIV MEE experience - offering guests the chance to separate from technology, experience nature, and to revive their soul. Kent offers numerous ways for guests to experience connection. We have curated culinary experiences, wine tasting events, luxurious guest rooms, hands-on workshops, music events, festivals, and connection with nature. Our Catering & Events are central to our entire business operation. We especially cherish the trust that brides and families invest in us to deliver on their holistic wedding experience. Weddings are the pinnacle expression of our mission and we seek to improve our design, delivery and overall experience for the bride as well as the entire wedding party.
The culture at Kent Island Resort is built on our shared core VIV MEE Virtues of: JOY, HUMILITY, & MINISTRY. JOY means that we are a true team made up of teammates who sincerely enjoy serving others and winning together. For us HUMILITY means that we recognize the infinite dignity of each other (both team members & guests) and that we seek to be helpful to everyone no matter what is asked. Additionally, we are not afraid to ask for help or admit when we make a mistake. Our version of MINISTRY means we want our hospitality to become a true gift for our guests. We have the power to transform our duties from merely a task to be completed into a means to show love for our guests. We believe this power of intentionality has the capacity to revive the souls of our guests and our team. We hire, fire, reward, and praise our team members based on these characteristics, so it is essential that candidates are inspired to grow in these VIV MEE virtues in order to be a part of this wonderful team.
â€œThis is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change (e.g. emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, rush jobs or technical developments).â€
Kent Island Resort is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In Compliance with the American with Disabilities Act, Kent may provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals and encourage both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.
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