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compensation: Compensation includes tips, regularly scheduled pay increases and benefits for those working 30 hrs/week.
employment type: employee's choice

The Catering Assistant position is a mix of operations, catering, events and administrative tasks and responsibilities. You will assist in the execution of events and catering orders. We are looking for someone who has the ability to understand the full scope of catering operations, take direction, have a sense of urgency and prioritize evolving tasks and customer needs.

This is an excellent opportunity for those seeking a career in catering and events coordination/management

Responsibilities:
• Ensure quality control of menu items, supplies and related goods
• Pick up and load catering trays and supplies and work w/the team to deliver items on a timely basis
• Follow up with the customer and crew(s) post event
• Prepare a buffet with chafing dishes, buffet fuel, serving items and menu cards
• Continually replenish food, supplies, and service items throughout the duration of events
• Assist with location checks & logistics for events
• Support events for our food truck and restaurant locations
• Support the Catering Manager with ongoing business operations such as restocking each location with catering supplies, responding to email and phone inquiries and updating the online catering system to book events and invoice customers

Qualifications:
• Must be familiar w/basic computer and software applications - word, excel, email and related applications
• Must be able to speak professionally with customers, crew and senior management
• Must be able to respond to email and calls in a timely basis
• Must possess the confidence and savvy to work with a diverse group of customers and crews
• Must be able to easily lift and carry 50-60 pounds of food, supplies and equipment
• Must have a valid driver's license and clean driving record
• Must have a personal vehicle to assist with deliveries when necessary
• Must have or obtain a King County Food Handler's Permit and Mast Permit
• Catering, project coordination, strong customer service or catering experience a plus
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

post id: 6792978816

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