Log In

Log In to Save

Sign Up to Save

Sign Up to Dismiss

or

The email and password you specified are invalid. Please, try again.

Email and password are mandatory

Forgot Password?

Don't have an account? Sign Up

reset password

Enter your email address and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Back to Log In

Become A Deli Assistant

Where do you want to work?

To get started, tell us where you'd like to work.
Sorry, we can't find that. Please try a different city or state.

Working As A Deli Assistant

  • Performing General Physical Activities
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships
  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Handling and Moving Objects
  • Outdoors/walking/standing

  • $17,222

    Average Salary

Example Of What A Deli Assistant does

  • Understand hot food portion control.
  • Planned, prepared and processed daily deli items for customer purchase.
  • Closed and ensured the cleanliness of the deli department every night.
  • checked dates and temperaturesdaily, sliced deli meats and cheeses.
  • Helped staff restock shelves with the product that needed to be filled.
  • Replenish all supplies and condiments, maintaining inventory and taking food orders.
  • Received trailers of perishable and non-perishable food items.
  • Store food in designated containers and storage areas to prevent spoilage.
  • Prepared refrigerated food items for sale to Costco members.
  • Provided prompt and courteous customer service to members, employees and suppliers.
  • Followed proper safety procedures and standards.
  • Packaged take-out foods and served food to customers.
  • Place special orders or call other stores to find desired items.
  • Adhered to safety and precaution guidelines while handling food products.
  • Assisted customers and provided 100% customer satisfaction.
  • Stocked and rotated merchandise in display cases.
  • Take customer orders and prepare products to fill those orders.
  • Crew Member.August, 2013 to July, 2015Deli - Preparing deli food for presentation in deli case.
  • Assembled party trays, meals, pizzas, and salads.
  • Prepared beef for sale, Sliced deli products& cooked to order food.

Show More

Show Less

How To Become A Deli Assistant

Food preparation workers typically learn their skills through on-the-job training. No formal education or previous work experience is required.

Education

There are no formal education requirements for becoming a food preparation worker.

Training

Most food preparation workers learn their skills through short-term on-the-job training, usually lasting several weeks. Trainees typically start by working under the supervision of an experienced worker, who teaches them basic kitchen duties. Training also may include basic sanitation and workplace safety regulations, as well as instructions on how to handle and prepare food.

Important Qualities

Dexterity. Food preparation workers chop vegetables, cut meat, and perform many other tasks with sharp knives. They must have the ability to work quickly and safely with sharp objects.

Listening skills. Food preparation workers must understand customers’ orders and follow directions from cooks, chefs, or food service managers.

Physical stamina. Food preparation workers stand on their feet for long periods while they prepare food, clean work areas, or lift heavy pots from the stove.

Physical strength. Food preparation workers should be strong enough to lift and carry heavy food supply boxes, which often can weigh up to 50 pounds.

Advancement

Advancement opportunities for food preparation workers depend on their training and work experience. Many food preparation workers advance to assistant or line cook positions as they learn basic cooking skills.

Show More

Show Less

Deli Assistant jobs

Add To My Jobs

Deli Assistant Typical Career Paths

Deli Assistant Demographics

Gender

  • Female

    61.1%
  • Male

    37.8%
  • Unknown

    1.1%

Ethnicity

  • White

    80.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino

    10.7%
  • Asian

    6.7%
  • Unknown

    1.7%
  • Black or African American

    0.6%
Show More

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

    47.4%
  • French

    10.5%
  • Chinese

    5.3%
  • German

    5.3%
  • Romanian

    5.3%
  • Russian

    5.3%
  • Italian

    5.3%
  • Portuguese

    2.6%
  • Irish

    2.6%
  • Vietnamese

    2.6%
  • Hebrew

    2.6%
  • Hmong

    2.6%
  • Mandarin

    2.6%
Show More

Deli Assistant

Unfortunately we don’t have enough data for this section.

Deli Assistant Education

Deli Assistant

Unfortunately we don’t have enough data for this section.

Job type you want
Full Time
Part Time
Internship
Temporary

Top Skills for A Deli Assistant

CourteousCustomerServiceFoodSafetyProceduresProperSafetyProceduresBakery/DeliAppearanceDeliMeatsFoodItemsDeliProductsDeliAreaPartyTraysDeliDepartmentSpecialOrdersDeliFoodPackageFoodOrdersStorageAreasDeliItemsHotFoodCustomerOrdersStockShelvesFoodProducts

Show More

Top Deli Assistant Skills

  1. Courteous Customer Service
  2. Food Safety Procedures
  3. Proper Safety Procedures
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Provided prompt and courteous customer service to members, employees and suppliers.
  • Followed proper safety procedures and standards.
  • Memorized every deli meats, cheeses, and hams in order to be efficient in serving my customers.
  • Produced numerous food items for members to take home.
  • Prepared beef for sale, Sliced deli products& cooked to order food.

Top Deli Assistant Employers

Deli Assistant Videos

Deli Training

Wacky Deli

Prosciutto di Parma Deli Training Video

×