Banquet Server at the Indiana Convention Center

Centerplate - Indianapolis, IN

Part-time$14 an hour

Founded in 1929, Centerplate, powered by Sodexo, serves as a leading provider of hospitality services to North America's premier sports facilities, convention centers, and entertainment venues. Centerplate's primary services include: food and beverage / catering services, specialty retail management, and design services. Serving over 170 venues and 100 million guests annually, Centerplate is an integral partner to clients across a broad list of end markers, including: professional sports, convention centers, college athletics, ski resorts, minor league sports, attractions, and theaters, among others. "Making it better to be there since 1929."TM

Location: We are seeking a Banquet Server for the Indiana Convention Center/ Lucas Oil Stadium

Principal FunctionThe Banquet Server will play a major role in ensuring a pleasant experience for Centerplate guests who attend catered breakfasts, coffee breaks, luncheons, dinners, receptions and other organized group affairs involving food and beverage service.This position will typically work within a Convention Center or other events venue environment, and will occasionally work at off-site locations. They may serve as few as ten or as many as hundreds of guests.Style of service may range from casual to formal, involving passed cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, buffets, or highly-coordinated multi-course meals in which each guest is served at the same time.The Banquet Server will actively participate in the preparation, set-up, service, break-down and cleanup of catered functions. Their highest priorities will be to support overall profitability and guest satisfaction by providing exceptional customer service while maintaining Centerplate’s standards for safety, cleanliness, and sanitation.

Essential Responsibilities* Contribute to goal of 100% customer satisfaction through personal commitment to teamwork and service * Support banquet operations by assisting in executing catered events and functions in accordance with Centerplate standards, guest expectations and specifications as per Banquet Event Orders and catering contracts * Maintain a safe, clean, organized and sanitary environment.

Qualifications/Skills Required* High school diploma or equivalent * TIPS or TEAM trained or equivalent * Age 21 or older * Basic knowledge of beer, wine, and spirits and familiarity with standard drink recipes * Demonstrated ability to understand and effectively implement written and verbal instructions * Strong team orientation and ability to work with a variety of departments to accomplish assigned tasks * Ability to count and accurately make change involving large sums of money. * Ability to use calculator, bill counters, and coin counters * Ability to work well independently * Ability to work well in a high stress, fast paced environment. * Ability to perform simple mathematical calculations, to include addition, subtraction, multiplication and division * Must be able to speak, read, write and understand the primary language(s) used by guests who typically visit the work location. * Technology aptitude for working with POS and digital register. * Strong skills for persuasive sales, with keen ability to connect easily with customers. * Scheduling flexibility to meet operational needs. Hours may be extended or irregular to include nights, weekends and holidays.

Other requirements include but are not limited to: Subject to wet floors, temperature extremes and excessive noise; must be able to lift up to 50 pounds in weight; must be able to maneuver in an often tightly-quartered environment.Please include salary requirements when applying.Thank you for expressing interest in employment with Centerplate. While only those candidates considered for this position will be contacted, your resume will remain on file for 90 days.

Centerplate is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, genetic information, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable Federal, State or Local laws.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $14.20 /hour


  • Banquet Server: 1 year (Preferred)


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


  • Indiana Liquor Permit (Preferred)

This job will require you to pass a background check:

  • Yes