catering assistant resume example with 2+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor

Detail-oriented catering attendant skilled at preparing food safely and with optimal sanitation. Demonstrated record of achievement over 5 years of industry experience. Enthusiastic and driven with passion for culinary arts. Ambitious recent graduate offering hands-on experience in catering. Successful creating event timelines, coordinating vendors and proactively resolving potential problems for seamless event execution. Excited to bring creativity, relationship building skills and strong time management skills to growing event planning company. Experienced Event Staff familiar with standards and procedures for all manner of indoor and outdoor events. Background includes food and beverage service, customer relations and preferences.

  • Food storage safety
  • Proper equipment usage
  • Large scale events
  • Knowledge of cuisines
  • Safe food handling
  • Consistent presentations
  • Proper storage and preservation
  • Team contribution
  • Time management
  • Team management
  • Training & Development
  • Microsoft Office
  • Working collaboratively
  • Collaboration
  • Maintenance & Repair
  • Safety and sanitation regulations
  • Coordination
  • Work ethic
  • Conflict resolution
  • Computer skills
  • People skills
  • Team building
  • Flexible
  • Multitasking
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Leadership
  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • Active listening
  • Organization
  • Communication
  • Attentive to detail
  • Safety protocol knowledge
  • Critical thinking
  • Troubleshooting
  • Organizational skills
  • Relationship building
  • PPE use
  • Planning
  • Customer service
  • Project planning
  • Creative direction
  • Problem resolution
  • Buffet setup and takedown
  • Special dietary requirements
  • Menu knowledge
  • Table setting arrangements
  • Food inspection
  • Point of Sale (POS) system operations
  • Food safety understanding
  • Service prioritization
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Quality control
  • Dining crew workflow optimization
  • Sales Techniques
  • Observation
  • Qualified lead generation
  • Data entry accuracy
  • Customer service-oriented
  • Sales tools familiarity
  • Prospecting and qualifying
  • Research and reporting
  • Analytical
Education and Training
Everett High School Everett, WA Expected in 07/2020 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Panera Bread Co - Catering Assistant
Gresham, OR, 12/2019 - Current
  • Built brand loyalty and accomplished customer satisfaction.
  • Exceeded customer expectations.
  • Maintained customer areas by keeping them stocked, sanitized and clean
  • Successfully serviced events through collaboration with establishment managers by securing venue and scheduling adequate personnel.
  • Coordinated food service stations and venue accommodations, including setup and tear-down of equipment per customer guidelines.
  • Monitored and counted food stock and supplies to reorder on time.
  • Maximized customer satisfaction by quickly addressing and resolving complaints with food or service.
  • Served plated dinners, buffet-style dinners.
  • Verified safe and appropriate food temperatures and sanitary conditions of banquet and foodservice areas.
  • Monitored and recorded temperatures of food, storage, and service areas to maintain established, regulatory guidelines.
  • Cross-trained in other kitchen positions to support team and meet customer needs.
  • Re-stocked, organized and arranged service and food stations.
Adair Homes - Inventory Specialist
Creswell, OR, 04/2020 - 07/2020
  • Trained newly hired employees on all aspects of performing census, including inventory counting and stocking.
  • Meticulously maintained records to track adjustments, pallet audits and errors.
  • Entered information into 10 key to update numbers and status reports.
  • Counted inventory for various stores and markets across the pudget sound regions

Igs Boston - Associate
Boston, MA, 05/2018 - 11/2019
  • Reviewed completed orders and efficiently bagged for easy carrying and access by customers.
  • Backed up front counter employees to maximize guest satisfaction with speedy service.
  • Prepared drinks, ice cream and other special items to complete prepared food orders.
  • Worked quickly to document orders, answer questions and process payments, keeping high-volume line moving and maintaining high customer satisfaction.
  • Checked headsets and replaced batteries prior to rush periods to maintain readiness.
  • Built brand loyalty and accomplished customer satisfaction by working well with other food service team members.
  • Capitalized on slow periods to restock supplies, clean counters and remove trash.
  • Verified orders and bagged items for easy transport.
  • Organized food items on serving trays and in carry-out packages.
  • Performed food preparation tasks by making salads, brewing coffee and tea and slicing meats.
  • Informed customers of regular deals or monthly specials, upselling percentages of orders.
  • Accepted transaction payments, making change for cash payments and processing credit cards, debit cards and gift cards.
  • Entered requested menu items into POS terminal, modifying with substitutions and add-ons to customize orders.
  • Kept drive-thru station well-stocked and organized to meet all customer needs.
  • Enthusiastically engaged customers during busy periods to keep mood light and fun.
  • Created hand-crafted beverages based upon customer preferences, resulting in increase of sales.
  • Protected customers by regularly cleaning and sanitizing work areas and equipment.
  • Maintained clean and organized workspace, enabling coworkers to locate resources and product.
  • Memorized official and off-menu preparations to serve all customer beverage desires.
  • Restocked counter and customer areas to maintain adequate items levels for expected needs.
  • Greeted over 300 customers daily, answered questions and recommended drinks and pastries.

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School Attended

  • Everett High School

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  • Catering Assistant
  • Inventory Specialist
  • Associate


  • High School Diploma

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