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Caterers prepare and serve large amounts of food at events. Their duties include creating menus, handling special requests, working on mobile food preparation stations, ensuring that health and safety regulations are respected and setting tables. Employers select candidates who showcase in their resumes dexterity, time management, food preparation and storage skills, teamwork, and a good sense of taste and smell. Many Caterers have followed the courses of a trade school and some candidates highlight in their resumes apprenticeships through culinary schools.

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Caterer

Communicated clearly and positively with co-workers and management

  • Resolved guest complaints promptly and professionally
  • Frequently washed and sanitized hands, food areas and food preparation tools
  • Maintained a neat, well groomed appearance including impeccable personal hygiene, hair restraint and minimal jewelry that met company standards
  • Took initiative to find extra tasks when scheduled duties were completed
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
5
months
at this job
GED
GED
2

Caterer

Worked as a team member to ensure a quality food product was being served for an enjoyable and healthy restaurant experience

  • Scheduled, organized, planned and set up various catering events for the business while working closely with the owner and client to ensure a successful outcome of the catered event
  • Completed various job duties including: Prep-cooking, pizza making, salad station, cashier, dish washing, sanitation, inventory, billing, and payroll
  • Supervised staff after the owner was no longer on the premises
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Social Work
3

Caterer

Managed Delicatessen vendor within supermarket providing superior customer service.

  • Prepared customized menu items for customers including but not limited to party platters and deli sandwiches.
  • Provided delivery services to customers throughout the greater Washtenaw County area.
  • Executed communication and conflict resolution skills assisting customers with deli and bakery orders and purchases.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
4

Caterer

  • Prepared and served meal accompaniments to guests. Performed side-work.
  • Busing and set tables as needed. Performed set up and breakdown of various stations.
  • Assisted with orders to go, as needed.
  • Seated guests and helped with answering phones as business demands.
  • Performed other duties as assigned. Communication with support crew and management.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
5

Caterer

Caterer/maintenance assistance

  • Collaborated with team members to accomplish goals
  • Addressed problems with various conceptualized methods
  • Coordinated with people to generate a productive environment
  • Assisted with the upkeep of machines
Candidate Info
3
months in
workforce
3
months
at this job
AAS
Computer Information Systems
BS
Communications With A Concentration
6

Caterer

  • Performed training of new staff
  • Managed and monitored catering for university events
  • Provided and delivered customer service for food and beverages
  • Responsible for maintaining a positive image of catering service
  • Processed event orders and controlled inventory stock
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Economics
MA
Master of Arts
7

Caterer

Prepared and presented multiple customer situations

  • Effectively communicated and performed in a group environment
  • Kept a well organized and clean work environment
  • Mediated various groups conflicts to ensure store efficiency and cooperation
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
8

2nd Cook Caterer/driver

  • Supervised up to five other food service employees, enforcing all sanitation and safety guidelines
  • Prepared and served meals for up to 200 clients at the Veterans Administration
  • Served as caterer to deliver food for special events
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
9

Owner / Caterer

Directly supervised crew during service and cleanup for each event

  • Collaborated with clients to plan a menu and discuss event pricing
  • Personally prepared all food and baked goods utilizing knowledge of food combinations
  • Maintained daily orders and financial logs
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AAS
Medical Assisting
10

Caterer

  • Mentored new employees on how to improve and implement stellar customer service practices, which allowed management to focus their attention on more pressing matters
  • Reduced downtime and increased productivity during events by delegating tasks to other employees and by taking the initiative to set an example
  • Managed dynamic situations by adjusting to the needs and requirements of the company's diverse clientele
  • Multi-tasked tactfully as a highly productive team member in fast-paced environments, without compromising the quality of services provided
  • Enthusiastically engaged with up to 400 customers during the course of each event, ensuring client retention for the company
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Business Management
BS
Business Management

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