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Banquet Cook - Holiday Inn of Midland

Employment with Suburban Inns is more than just a job!


Benefits Include:

Earned Time Off for ALL Team Members

Insurance (health, vision, dental, life) for full time Team Members


Paid FMLA for those who qualify

Paid holidays

Hotel discounts

Flexible hours (dependent on position)

Employee incentive programs


Position Summary:

Prepare food items required for all banquet events (breakfasts, luncheons, dinners, and special parties), while following local health department standards, Suburban Inns’ Core Values, and IHG standards (standards are available online at, as well as going above and beyond to ensure that guests are 100% satisfied.


Essential Functions: 

  • Report to work in uniform presented professionally, neat, and clean
  • Greet all guests in a friendly, positive manner.  Ask questions of guests and make personal connections to make them feel they are welcome and valued
  • Anticipate and meet the needs and expectations of our guests, then go one step further
  • Collect food and beverage products and small wares required for item preparation
  • Operate food production equipment according to manufacturer’s instructions
  • Carefully follow standard recipes while preparing assigned items for banquet service
  • Assist in plating food items for service
  • Handle leftover food items as instructed by the Chef
  • Return soiled food preparation utensils and small ware items to the proper areas
  • Clean banquet preparation/serving equipment
  • Clean assigned work station areas
  • Consistently use safe and sanitary food handling practices
  • Exhibit regular and recurrent attendance records
  • Other duties as requested by management

Position Requirements:

Minimum Knowledge:  

Requires ability to interpret / extract information and / or perform arithmetic functions.  May require typing, record keeping, or word processing.  Good communication skills


Formal Education and Job-Related Experience:



License, Registration, and/or Certification Required:

ServSafe Certification


External and Internal Personal Contact:


Daily-  Verbal & Written
Weekly Participation in meetings


Teamwork and Collaboration:  This job is part of a formal work team within the department

Working Conditions and Physical Effort:

Stress Load:  Regular exposure to stresses

Workload Fluctuation:  The workload required to perform this job requires ability to adapt to change

Manual Skills:  Some portions (10 – 50%) of daily assignments involve application of manual skills requiring motor coordination in combination with finger dexterity, e.g., typing, handwriting, or machine operations

Physical Effort:  Significant portions (more than 50%) of daily assignments involve prolonged standing, transporting material or equipment, or lifting, moving, or carrying heavy (over 30 pounds) materials for intermittent periods throughout the day

Physical Environment:  Significant portions (more than 50%) of daily assignments involve exposure to dirt, odors, noise, or temperature / weather extremes.  Working surfaces may be un-level, slippery, or unstable

Work Schedule:  Work regularly requires or varies between day, evening, night, holiday, or weekend assignments.  Schedule varies according to business demands and needs

Occupational Risks:  Significant portions (more than 50%) of daily assignments involve occupational risk, such as cuts, burns, exposure to toxic chemicals, injuries from falls, or back injury sustained with assisting in moving, lifting, or positioning equipment or materials

Ergonomics Risks:  Significant portions (more than 50%) of daily assignments involve ergonomic risk, such as regular repetitive tasks, forceful or prolonged exertions of the hands, vibration, cold temperatures, heavy lifting, pulling, pushing, or carrying of heavy objects, poor body mechanics, restrictive workstations, or awkward postures

Safety:  Responsible for adhering to all safety policies and procedures of Suburban Inns

Required Travel:  Position does NOT require travel to other Suburban Inns properties or client locations.  Work is completed on the property


Uniform and Appearance Guidelines
Uniform:  Uniform provided.  Close-toed shoes, non-slip shoes
Appearance:  Visible earrings are allowed in the ears only, or must be covered throughout the course of the shift.  Hair must be of a natural color, and kept well-groomed.  This policy will be administered by the position’s supervisor, without regard to race, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, height, weight, genetics, familial status, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.  The Director of Operations has the authority to veto any decision made by the position’s supervisor

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