Catering Assistant Job Descriptions

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Job Title: Catering Assistant

Job Summary: We are seeking a reliable and hardworking Catering Assistant to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting with the preparation and delivery of food and beverages for events and functions. The Catering Assistant will also be responsible for maintaining a clean and organized kitchen and dining area.


  • Assist with the preparation and delivery of food and beverages for events and functions
  • Set up and break down of catering equipment and supplies
  • Ensure that all food and beverages are prepared and served in a timely and efficient manner
  • Assist with the cleaning and maintenance of the kitchen and dining area
  • Follow all health and safety regulations and guidelines
  • Provide excellent customer service to clients and guests


  • Previous experience in a catering or food service environment is preferred
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to lift and carry heavy objects

Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Benefits: Health insurance, paid time off, retirement plan

Location: [Insert location]

Type of Employment: Full-time or part-time

How to Apply: Please submit your resume and cover letter to [Insert contact information]

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 15 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 10 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 20 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 93% 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 130% 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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