We recently wrote a blog post about the difference between a Venue Manager & a Wedding Day-of-Coordinator (click here to read it), so we felt inspired to write about the differences between a Venue Manager & a Banquet Manager.
The Lesner Inn’s Event & Sales Managers are your main point of contact at the venue. They are commonly referred to as a Venue Manager & they act as the liaison between you & both the catering team & banquet staff at the venue.
At The Lesner Inn, you will meet your Event & Sales Manager (i.e. Venue Manager) at least 3 times.
They focus on your wedding menu (food & beverage), basic timeline & floor plan, but also assist in upgrading your wedding package with specialty linens, event lighting & draping, elevated tabletop (flatware, glassware, chargers), & furniture. They will help you answer questions like,
On the day of, they are there to oversee the Banquet Manager to ensure that all food, beverage & miscellaneous venue requests are performed according to the clients’ contract.
The Lesner Inn’s Banquet Manager is responsible for overseeing the hosting of all events at The Lesner Inn. They coordinate all event details relayed from the Event & Sales Manager (Venue Manager) & the Head Chef to the banquet staff.
On the day-of, the Banquet Manager is responsible for following the details outlined in the contract, overseeing the staff throughout the event (& set up & breakdown), replenishing food & beverage, & managing any venue needs.
They play an important role in leading our catering team & ensuring our clients’ exceptional experiences!
For those interested in learning more about the difference between our venue manager (event & sales manager) and our day-of coordinators, click here to read a blog post we wrote about the differences.