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Working As A Catering Assistant

  • Getting Information
  • Judging the Qualities of Things, Services, or People
  • Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events
  • Unpleasant/Angry People

  • $103,270

    Average Salary

What Does A Catering Assistant Do At Aramark

* Prepare banquet room for the function
* Display excellent customer service and maintain a well-groomed, neat appearance
* Serve meals and beverage in accordance with catering protocol
* Properly set tables for special functions
* Wipe and polish silverware
* Load and unload event equipment into catering vehicles, following all truck safety procedures in compliance with DOT regulation
* Clean all functions areas upon completion and
* Perform opening and closing side work as needed
* Maintain storage rooms and supplies in an orderly fashion
* Maintain equipment and all other catering supplies
* Perform all job duties in a safe manner and follow all company safety policies and procedures; reporting equipment and maintenance repairs to Managers in a timely manner
* Additional Job Functions:
* Cross-training and work in other dining locations as needed
* Completion of any task requested by a supervisor or member of the Aramark management team

What Does A Catering Assistant Do At Marriott International

* Assist other departments when needed to ensure optimum service to guests.
* Maintain cleanliness of work areas throughout the day, practicing clean-as-you-go procedures.
* Stand, sit, or walk for an extended period of time or for an entire work shift.
* Read and visually verify information in a variety of formats (e.g., small print).
* Enter and locate work-related information using computers and/or point of sale systems.
* Exchange information with other employees using electronic devices (e.g., pagers and two-way radios, email).
* Engage guests in conversation regarding their stay, property services, and area attractions/offerings.
* Follow all company safety and security policies and procedures; report accidents, injuries, and unsafe work conditions to manager; and complete safety training and certifications.
* Follow all company policies and procedures, ensure uniform and personal appearance are clean and professional, maintain confidentiality of proprietary information, and protect company assets.
* Welcome and acknowledge all guests according to company standards, anticipate and address guests service needs, assist individuals with disabilities, and thank guests with genuine appreciation.
* Speak with others using clear and professional language, prepare and review written documents accurately and completely, and answer telephones using appropriate etiquette.
* Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others, support team to reach common goals, and listen and respond appropriately to the concerns of other employees.
* Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 10 pounds without assistance.
* Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by Supervisors.
* To submit your application for this job, please go to: marriott.taleo.Net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=16001EGH Marriott International is consistently recognized as an employer of choice around the globe by FORTUNE and Working Mother magazines, DiversityInc, Great Places to Work Institute, and the CRF institute among others.
* Visit our newsroom to learn more: news.marriott.com Connect and network online with us: facebook.com/marriottjobsandcareers twitter.com/marriottcareers linkedin.com/company/marriott-international weibo.com/marriottcareers Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture.
* Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local

What Does A Catering Assistant Do At Compass Group, North America

* Answers telephone and directs calls accordingly.
* Schedules events and meeting rooms.
* Communicates effectively with customers, coworkers and management.
* Operates office machines, including printers, copiers and personal computers.
* Supports distribution of key communications and other materials.
* Maintains and updates department's filing system.
* Maintains office supply inventory; orders supplies as needed.
* Responds to routine questions about catering events and services.
* Types general correspondence, memos, catering menus and orders; some composition required; responsiblie for accuracy and clarity of final content.
* Performs data entry (e.g. invoices, department transfers, inventory, work orders, etc.).
* Researches outstanding Accounts Payable, providing information to Catering Director.
* Performs other duties as assigned.
* About Compass Group: Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry
* Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer.
* At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.
* Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation.
* Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position.
* While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity.
* Req ID: 72742

What Does A Catering Assistant Do At Sodexo Inc.

* Understands and follows all policies and procedures.
* Assists in ensuring a safe working environment throughout the facility for all employees.
* Assists in monitoring employee productivity and provides suggestions for increased service or productivity.
* Responsible for the supervision of day-to-day activities of subordinates and assigns responsibility for specific work or functional activities as directed by on-site management.
* Responsible for orientation and training of employees.
* Performs day-to-day assignments in addition to supervision duties.
* Works with customers to ensure satisfaction in such areas as quality, service and problem resolution.
* Takes an interest and initiative in the development of the foodservice team.
* Attends all allergy and foodborne illness in-service training.
* Complies with all Sodexo HACCP policies and procedures.
* Reports all accidents and injuries in a timely manner.
* Complies with all company safety and risk management policies and procedures.
* Attends training programs (classroom and virtual) as designated.
* Maintains key control of operations and responsible for activities to ensure opening, closing and daily procedures are completed.
* Serves as working lead coordinating activities of workers or service employees engaged in food operations or services at smaller less complex facilities of commercial, health care facility, school, campus or other establishments.
* May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

What Does A Catering Assistant Do At Omni Hotels

* Maintain knowledge of all Hotel services/features and hours of operation.
* Maintain complete knowledge and comply with all Hotel and departmental policies and procedures.
* Maintain complete knowledge in the use of all office equipment, computer and manual systems
* Set up workstation with necessary supplies and resource materials; maintain cleanliness throughout shift.
* Answer telephone within 3 rings, using correct salutations and telephone etiquette.
* Handle inquiry calls according to departmental procedures.
* Qualify space requests by obtaining pertinent information required and transfer caller and information to CS Manager.
* Record messages legibly and completely; ensure proper distribution of messages.
* Make telephone calls to specified individuals as requested by the Director of Catering/CS and CS Managers.
* Greet all individuals arriving at offices courteously and assist with their needs.
* Contact Managers and inform of client arrivals

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Catering Assistant Career Paths

Catering Assistant
Catering Sales Manager Director Of Catering Director Of Food And Beverage
Assistant General Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Home Health Aid Service Coordinator Sales Coordinator
Catering Sales Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Sales Manager Managing Partner Director Of Food And Beverage
Chef/Owner
7 Yearsyrs
General Manager Account Manager
Client Services Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Office Manager Property Manager
Communications Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Shift Leader Kitchen Manager Executive Chef
Culinary Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Food Service Worker Chef
Dietary Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Chef Restaurant Manager Catering Manager
Director Of Catering
7 Yearsyrs
Prep Cook Sous Chef Executive Chef
Director Of Food And Beverage
9 Yearsyrs
General Manager Food Service Director
Director Of Food And Nutrition Services
9 Yearsyrs
Sales Manager Business Developer
Entrepreneur
5 Yearsyrs
Shift Leader Assistant General Manager Bar Manager
FOH Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Home Health Aid Night Auditor Assistant General Manager
Food And Beverage Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Prep Cook Chef Executive Chef
Food Service Director
9 Yearsyrs
Chef Executive Chef
Food Service Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Delivery Driver Self-Employed Food Service Worker
Food Service Supervisor
5 Yearsyrs
Crew Member Technician Service Manager
General Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Catering Sales Manager Sales Manager General Manager
Restaurant General Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Crew Member Specialist Account Manager
Sales Account Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Office Manager Account Manager Sales Manager
Sales And Marketing Manager
6 Yearsyrs
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Average Length of Employment
Chef/Catering 3.0 years
Caterer 2.1 years
Catering Assistant 2.0 years
Catering Staff 1.9 years
Catering Associate 1.8 years
Kitchen Staff 1.4 years
Top Employers Before
Cashier 14.0%
Internship 8.1%
Server 6.9%
Waitress 4.1%
Volunteer 4.1%
Hostess 3.8%
Assistant 3.4%
Cook 3.2%
Line Cook 2.5%
Manager 2.3%
Teller 2.2%
Barista 2.2%
Top Employers After
Cashier 11.9%
Server 8.6%
Internship 7.0%
Cook 4.2%
Assistant 4.0%
Hostess 3.7%
Volunteer 3.3%
Waitress 3.2%
Manager 2.7%
Teller 2.6%
Prep Cook 2.5%

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Catering Assistant Demographics

Gender

Female

66.9%

Male

31.1%

Unknown

2.0%
Ethnicity

White

61.8%

Hispanic or Latino

16.3%

Black or African American

11.5%

Asian

6.7%

Unknown

3.6%
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Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

58.1%

French

9.5%

German

5.0%

Italian

4.5%

Russian

3.2%

Chinese

3.2%

Korean

2.3%

Japanese

2.3%

Mandarin

1.8%

Greek

1.8%

Portuguese

1.8%

Hindi

1.4%

Hmong

0.9%

Carrier

0.9%

Polish

0.9%

Arabic

0.9%

Swedish

0.5%

Tagalog

0.5%

Turkish

0.5%

Cantonese

0.5%
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Catering Assistant Education

Schools

Johnson & Wales University

12.4%

University of Phoenix

6.2%

Arizona State University

5.8%

Houston Community College

5.8%

University of Alabama

5.4%

University of Mississippi

5.4%

Liberty University

5.4%

University of Central Florida

5.0%

Washington State University

5.0%

Kaplan University

4.5%

Central Piedmont Community College

4.1%

University of North Texas

4.1%

Florida State University

4.1%

Kennesaw State University

4.1%

University of Missouri - Columbia

4.1%

University of Tennessee - Knoxville

3.7%

Santa Rosa Junior College

3.7%

University of Iowa

3.7%

Monroe Community College

3.7%

Purdue University

3.7%
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Majors

Business

21.7%

Culinary Arts

8.6%

Psychology

7.2%

Hospitality Management

6.6%

Communication

6.5%

Criminal Justice

5.9%

Health Care Administration

5.9%

General Studies

3.6%

Nursing

3.5%

Marketing

3.5%

Liberal Arts

3.4%

Management

3.1%

Accounting

3.0%

English

2.7%

Medical Assisting Services

2.7%

Kinesiology

2.6%

Education

2.4%

Political Science

2.3%

Graphic Design

2.3%

Sociology

2.3%
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Degrees

Bachelors

42.5%

Other

31.3%

Associate

14.1%

Certificate

5.2%

Masters

4.8%

Diploma

1.5%

License

0.4%

Doctorate

0.2%
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  1. Customer Service
  2. Kitchen Equipment
  3. Prep Food
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Assisted with catering day-to-day operations and provided customer service, coordinated and completed orders, and handled order deliveries.
  • Helped keep work area clean by washing kitchen equipment, removing trash and mopping floors.
  • Wash dishes * Prep food * Stock
  • Followed food safety procedures according to company policies and health and sanitation regulations.
  • Handle logistics of food and beverage purchases, event set-up, and staffing to uphold standard of excellence.

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