Catering Assistant Job Description

A catering assistant is a person who works in a catering kitchen helping to prepare food.

The assistant may also help to serve food.

The assistant may work for a company that provides catering services or a caterer may hire an assistant to help prepare food for events.

Working as a catering assistant requires excellent communication skills.

The assistant may be asked to help with a variety of tasks.

Some assistants help The assistant may be asked to help with a variety of tasks.

Some assistants help to set up meals, while others help to serve food.

These assistants may occasionally assist with other tasks such as cleaning or washing dishes.

Updated on:     
October 7, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a Catering Assistant to help us with our upcoming event. The event is going to be a lot of fun, and we need someone who can help us with the food.

Catering Assistant Duties:

  • Breads, cakes, and other baked goods cooked by head chef
  • Ensure food quality and safety of recipes
  • Serve meals, snacks, and beverages to guests
  • Attend to guests' needs
  • Ensure proper equipment maintenance and cleanliness
  • Assist in setup and cleanup of dining area
  • Report any mishaps or challenges found in dining area
  • Ensure proper storage of all food items
  • Assist in kitchen area operations as needed
  • Work with guests and kitchen staff to ensure smooth operations
  • Complete tasks as directed by the head chef
  • Other duties as assigned

Catering Assistant Responsibilities:

  • Assist with catering events, including set-up, serving, and cleanup
  • Instruct sales in appropriate product knowledge and how it can improve the customer experience
  • Instruct staff on how to provide exceptional customer service
  • Achieve company goals through personal performance

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in hospitality management or related field
  • at least 2 years of food service experience
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Excellent customer service and problem-solving skills
  • Capable of handling a heavy workload
  • Ability to operate and maintain commercial kitchen equipment

Company Name is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We recognize the importance of building a team that is diverse and inclusive, and we encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.