Banquet Captain - Kent Island Resort

Stevensville, MD

The culture at Kent Island Resort  is built on our shared core VIVÂMEE Values – 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, fire, 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 VIVÂMEE 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 VIVÂMEE  Hospitality resorts
  • Exciting work culture

The Banquet Captain is responsible for on-the-floor provision of banquet services at all weddings and events.


  • Promote and portray the VIVÂMEE Values.
  • Requisitions additional help as required by banquet schedule.
  • Directs setting up of tables and decorations.
  • Plans the serving order and orchestrates its completion in a timely, quiet, and courteous manner.
  • Supervises wait staff and set up staff. Trains all set up and wait staff. Ensures that all Banquet Servers are ready to serve the meal when it is prepared.
  • Takes the initiative to greet guests in a friendly and warm manner and ensures all needs are met. Observes guests to fulfill any additional requests, to perceive when next course should begin, or when meal is completed.
  • Aides in the operation of Banquet department.
  • Ensures proper banquet check control.
  • Actively participates in room set up and service.
  • Inventories all equipment.
  • Displays awareness and compliance with security, safety, emergency, and energy procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Job Skills:

  • Uses judgment and reasoning to cope with emergencies such as sudden illness, accident or interrupted service.
  • Perform a variety of activities, changing activities frequently, and sometimes without notice.
  • Plan the work of others.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in banquets or food service.


“This 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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