Event Lead

Join our fun and dynamic team at LUX Catering and Events as an Event Lead – we're on the hunt for a vibrant, enthusiastic, and detail oriented individual to be a part of our success story! LUX, an award-winning Catering and Event company in SLC, is dedicated to crafting unforgettable events. With a 25-year legacy in the industry, LUX is continuing to innovate an ever-changing landscape. We are eagerly seeking a self-driven individual. Come be a part of the LUX team and help create exceptional experiences!. 

Directs and Delegates front of house staff with a focus on timely set-up of events with an emphasis on LUX standards. Event Leads understand and execute the entire event production process from loading at LUX, to set-up and final tear down and clean up of each event successfully. Providing exceptional service and memorable experiences for each and every client, and team members. 

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Discuss details with Event Producer to ensure all specifics and special needs are covered prior to the event
  • Collaborate with the Event Chef and beverage teams on menu specifics and timelines
  • Collaborate with Event Mentor on new hires and any specific task they will train during the event
  • Ensures all event staff have a professional appearance (i.e. uniforms and grooming - following the LUX dress standards), and affable demeanor
  • Check-in all FOH staff as they report to LUX and assign specific job duties.
  • Conduct a team meeting prior to departure of event to discuss pertinent details and specifics
  • Uses “Eyes On” throughout entire shift
  • Continuously encourage, develop, and delegate staff through the entire event
  • Supervise the proper breakdown and cleaning of the event area. Ensure all equipment is sanitized and stored properly. Lead must complete a walk-through with the venue contact upon departure
  • Attend job site visits for planning purposes, as needed.
  • Complete the event review form and any other relevant event paperwork and submit the paperwork at the end of each shift.
  • Conduct training on-site at LUX as well as in the field.

Qualifications: 

  • Knowledge of service and fine dining.
  • Familiar with the sequence of service and off-premise events.
  • Ability to interact with diverse groups and foster a cooperative work environment.
  • Dependable and responsible.
  • Able to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  • Time management skills.
  • Commitment to quality
  • Have the willingness to help team members out by covering shifts, or filling in any FOH position needed
  • Maintain and express a positive attitude while interacting with clients and fellow team members
  • Must obtain a Utah Food Handler Permit and if 21 years of age a Utah Alcohol Servers Certificate. 
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English professionally. 
  • Current driver's license without any outstanding citations

Physical Demands: 

  • This job requires a high level of physicality. Event Lead must be able to consistently move for 8 hours or more
  • Regularly required to lift and/or move, push or pull up to 25 lbs - 60lbs
  • Specific vision requirements for operating LUX motor vehicles

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