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  • We have an opening for a BANQUET CAPTAIN position.
  • Location: Austin, TX   Note: online applications accepted only.


If you have a positive attitude and a love for learning, you may be interested in joining our team.


At FLIK, our operating philosophy is centered on three essential factors: great food, great service and great people. A FLIK Family-Then & Now. Great Food and Great Service are only possible with Great People behind the scenes. FLIK’s steadfast dedication to the training and support of our associates continues to nourish our vision and growth. Dedication, diligence, operational excellence and hands-on expertise are FLIK trademarks – only achievable through the work of our team of professionals. We embark on a relationship with every FLIK associate that provides, demonstrates and cherishes growth, education and ongoing mentoring – today and every day.



Full time associates at FLIK are offered many fantastic benefits such as:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life Insurance for Associates and Eligible Dependents
  • Short Term Disability (STD) and Long Term Disability (LTD)
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
  • Discount Marketplace
  • And other voluntary benefits

Job Summary

Summary: As a Banquet Captain, you will be responsible for assisting catering operations at the designated location.  You will help with organization, inventory, maintenance reports, managing events, purchases of food and equipment that may be needed to run the department, and meeting and assisting clients.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensures that all events are set up correctly based on set up sheets.
  • Assigns all job duties to service staff including breakdown and set-up.
  • Designs sequence of service based on type of meal.
  • In the Directors’ absence coordinates, controls, and organizes staff and maintains standards of service.
  • Monitors and maintains all banquet areas to be clean and hazard free at all times.
  • Controls payroll and maintains all necessary records.
  • Maintains constant interaction with all clients to ensure satisfaction.
  • Coordinates services required by Stewarding Department, Convention Services and Kitchen.
  • Maintains highest levels of quality performance by waiters at all time, consistent reinforcement and training to guarantee success.
  • Maintains presence on floor to ensure that functions flow smoothly and without incident.
  • Ensures all Banquet Checks are signed and posted timely and accurately.
  • Ensure pre-meals briefings are carried out for all events with team members.
  • Acts as the client liaison with all the operational departments.
  • Sees that guest’ satisfaction is achieved through effective supervision and delegation of responsibilities, checks on food quality and courteous performance of entire banquet staff.
  • Ensure meal periods of events are set up on time and to predetermined standards.
  • Equipment Maintenance and proper Sanitation must be practiced.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



  • Experience as a banquet/catering captain or similar role.
  • Experience in restaurants, hotels, corporate dining, education, military, health care, and/or related food service operations.
  • Computer skills and knowledge of MS Office products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and internet.
  • Associate’s degree in Hospitality is preferred.


About Compass Group: Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry

Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer.  At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. *Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance).


Req ID: 227041


Nearest Major Market: Austin

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