Conference & Banqueting Steward Conference & Banqueting Steward

You’ll be working in various formal settings, serving food and drink to those celebrating and those hard at work.

Job Summary

  • Provide a quality service to guests
  • Accepting deliveries of food, wine, drinks and hired equipment
  • Laying out the table appropriately
  • Preparing the bar, serving both drinks and food
  • Clearing up and helping with the washing of glasses, china and cutlery
  • Anticipating the needs of guests

Skills required

  • Excellent customer skills
  • Experience in serving food and drink
  • Flexibility
  • Using your initiative
  • Good team work skills
  • Creativity

Qualifications and Training

For this role employers don’t tend to look for specific qualifications or training. They usually are trying to find the right personality and/or array of experience. Good communication skills, an enthusiastic and positive attitude to work and the ability to work well in a team are all considered important.

Salary Expectations

A Conference & Banqueting Steward can expect to earn between £14,000 and £18,000 a year, but can earn as much as £20,000.

Salary rates vary depending upon your experience, as well as the company. These figures are only intended as a guide.*

The bonus bits…

  • Varied hours
  • Most companies will supply you with your own uniform

*Figures supplied by the National Careers Service December 2015