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Whether to celebrate a milestone or to hold a company meeting, any gathering can be a polished and professional event, no matter the number of guests. An events team is a collaboration of many talented professionals, including the important junior level role of catering assistant. 

The process of hiring a catering assistant begins with writing an eye-catching job post. Aim to be as detailed as possible and outline the specific responsibilities and expectations of your ideal candidate. Make it accurate, detailed, and appealing! Highlighting special aspects of your company’s culture and values can help to attract the right candidate.

For a person who wants to break into the events or food industry, working as a catering assistant can be a stepping stone to learning the ropes and getting hands-on experience. Make sure to highlight the potential training and job advancement opportunities your company can offer catering assistants.

In addition to general job boards, it is prudent for hiring managers to post job announcements on industry-specific job boards, online groups, and in local communities groups as well. These measures will increase your odds of quickly hiring a fantastic catering assistant.

 

Catering Assistant Responsibilities

 

A catering assistant is a member of the wait staff for a catering team. Before an event, a catering assistant helps in food preparation tasks like washing, cutting fruits and vegetables, and other tasks that may be assigned. 

Under the supervision of the catering manager, a catering assistant also assists in setting up the event area. Any design items like banners and tents may be handled by the catering assistant. They set up tables, tablecloths, utensils, and any preparation having to do with meeting food presentation, safety, and sanitation standards. If there are deliveries of food and other supplies, the catering assistant is in charge of loading and unloading the items. 

Additionally, it is also the responsibility of the catering assistant to review menu details and address any questions that guests may have during the service. Catering assistants also make sure that there is no shortage of supplies during an event.  

After the event, the catering assistant helps clean up the venue, store and pack supplies, and make an inventory of used and unused items. Lastly, the catering assistant may help with invoices and billing. 

 

Catering Assistant Skills and Qualifications

 

How does one qualify to apply for this position? The ideal candidate for a catering assistant is passionate about food and customer service. A High School diploma or GED may be required as well as a food handler’s certificate.

 Regarding work background, proven customer service experience acquired in a restaurant setting as a server is usually preferred. The candidate should be able to meet the physical demands of the job; they must be able to stand for a long period of time and carry heavy trays with food and beverages. Lastly, the ideal candidate also should be able to work in shifts, on weekends, and holidays. 

Any catering team would benefit from a fantastic catering assistant. Having a reliable catering assistant on the team can help ensure that all the details of an event are attended to professionally.

28 Catering Assistants  applied for jobs in the last 24 hours on Workstream.

A***** O*****(330)-9**-***8
Catering Assistants for Hire in Northfield, OH
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Catering Assistants for Hire in Stockton, CA
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Catering Assistants for Hire in Berkeley, CA
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Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Catering Assistant

What is the best way to find and hire a Catering Assistant near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Catering Assistant applicants. Employers posting their Catering Assistant job on Indeed get about 17 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Catering Assistant applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Catering Assistant are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 14 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 5 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Catering Assistant positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Catering Assistant role?
SMS has 98% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Catering Assistant job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Catering Assistants are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 185% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Catering Assistant applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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