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Title:  Banquet Captain

Requisition #:  360710

Ottawa, ON, CA, ON, K1S 5B

Career Area:  Hourly & Seasonal

Job Description

We are hiring full-time Banquet Captains to join our Catering team at Carleton University campus.  Reporting to the Catering Manager, our Banquet Captains are responsible for coordinating daily catering requirements/events and set up for events and conference groups on campus.

Job Responsibilities

  • Coordinate catering functions and special events for internal and external clients/groups
  • Ensure that food and service meet quality control standards
  • Responsible for the execution of the function/event from beginning to end
  • Supervise staff, including agency staff if required
  • Conduct pre-shift rally/meetings
  • Provide clear instructions to staff; ensuring tasks are completed in a timely manner and according to customer expectations
  • Assure quality, courteous service is provided to customers at all times
  • In conjunction with the Assistant Manager, train staff on job duties and Aramark catering standards
  • Operate automobiles, vans and light trucks to deliver and pick up food items, while ensuring safety standards are continually practiced and adhered to
  • Ensure catering room is kept in an organized and clean fashion
  • Ensure adherence to all of Aramark Policies and Procedures
  • May perform other job duties as required


  • Minimum 2 years catering experience/background
  • Perform well under pressure; manage multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Effective team management experience
  • Exceptional customer service, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to lift 50lbs and push/pull 100lbs
  • Smart Serve Certification
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Drivers Abstract will be requested
  • The selected candidate for this position will need to complete and successfully pass a Criminal Background Check 


About Aramark

Our Mission

Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet.

At Aramark, we believe that every employee should enjoy equal employment opportunity and be free to participate in all aspects of the company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military status, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by applicable law.

About Aramark

The people of Aramark proudly serve millions of guests every day through food, facilities, and uniform services in 19 countries around the world. Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet. We believe a career should develop your talents, fuel your passions, and empower your professional growth. So, no matter what you're pursuing - a new challenge, a sense of belonging, or just a great place to work - our focus is helping you reach your full potential. Learn more about working here at or connect with us on FacebookInstagram and Twitter.