Caterer Resume Samples

A Caterer is basically a cook or a food preparer, who undertakes huge catering orders for parties, events, and galas. Instead of working typically in a hotel or restaurant, these individuals cook orders at once, course by course and serve people at the same time through banquet servers in large catering events. The most common work activities listed on the Caterer Resume include the following – creating special menus as per the customer’s choice, undertaking huge orders to prep and serve large amounts of dishes; working with special requests, supervising the purchase of ingredients, discussing catering arrangements with clients and ensuring kitchen and dining area are clean.

Those interested in this occupation must depict the following job skills – the ability to work under pressure, strong communication skills, highly energetic, marketing skills, excellent customer service skills, a good understanding of food management techniques and food service; and catering experience. A suitable education from Hospitality Management or Food & Beverage is considered best for this trade.

Caterer Resume

Objective : Experienced prep cook in the food industry. Great with customer service and good communication skills as well. Sales Associate excelling at customer satisfaction and retention. Pre and post-sales support specialist. Flexible and hardworking in deadline-driven environments. Sales Associate driven to exceed sales goals and build long term relationships with customers. Delivers positive experiences through high-quality customer care.

Skills : Cash Handling, Photography, Customer Service, Typing, Answering calls.

Description :

    1. Chopping vegetables, making salads, putting together entrees, slicing/weighing meat, ensuring that leftover food is stored properly, performing kitchen maintenance, emptying trash, washing dishes, serving tables and delivering food.
    2. Answered an average of 40 calls per day by addressing customer inquiries, solving problems and providing new product information.
    3. Greeted customers entering the store to ascertain what each customer wanted or needed.
    4. Described product to customers and accurately explained details and care of merchandise.
    5. Earned management trust by serving as key holder, responsibly opening and closing store.
    6. Politely assisted customers in person and via telephone.
    7. Communicated with vendors regarding back order availability, future inventory and special orders.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Diploma


Caterer/Server Resume

Summary : To obtain an entry-level position in your company that will allow me to use my current skills and learn new ones.

Skills : Bartending.

Description :

    1. Plan and organize social function for groups over 300 attendees.
    2. Prepared schedules and approved time cards in SETS -Prepared invoices, reports, memos, and other documents using words processing and other software.
    3. Organized executive meeting and events both professional (conferences, meeting) and social (wedding and birthday celebrations) -Scheduling special events and arranging for catering services averaging 20 events per month.
    4. Use marketing techniques to maximize revenue.
    5. Monitored the food preparation and facility layout for group's social function to ensure quality exceeded customer's expectation.
    6. Submit party contract and obtains member's signature using Caterease Version 12.5 -Participated in the events as a hostess/greater or bartender when necessary.
    7. Identified and maximized methods to spend budgets effectively.
    8. Have knowledge of formal protocol for high-ranking dignitaries.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Associate of Science


Caterer/Media Assistant Resume

Summary : Master of multi-tasking and performing in high pressure situations with highly organized efficiency. Outstanding customer service skills with internal clients and general public. Strong creativity and problem solving skills. Able to work independently as well as in a group setting. Proficient in basic social media platforms including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Tumblr. Comfortable working with Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.

Skills : Powerpoint, Microsoft Word, Social Media, Customer Service, Basic Computer Skills, Retail.

Description :

    1. Responsibilities included organizing catering events, set up, and tearing down events.
    2. Worked closely with the Executive Chef and the Catering Chef to coordinate proper planning to ensure the highest level of satisfaction was achieved for all clientele.
    3. Provided service for daily events such as group meetings, administrative lunches, and monthly executive gatherings.
    4. Provided special occasion catering services, bartending for yearly holiday parties and VIP events.
    5. Achievements: Led Department Associate Satisfaction Team.
    6. Opened newly designed Physicians' lounge and the John Zay Guest House.
    7. Co-ordinated meet and greet cocktail events for interviewing Chief Executive Officer candidates.
    8. Provided catering services for Pikes Peak Hospice open house events.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS

Contract Caterer Resume

Objective : Accomplished and energetic inventory control specialist with a solid history of achievement in control inventory. Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. Areas of expertise include retrieval, management, and industrial safety.

Skills : Business Intelligence.

Description :

    1. Obtain permits from fire and health departments to erect displays and exhibits and serve food at events.
    2. Coordinate services for events, such as accommodation and transportation for participants, facilities, catering, signage, displays, special needs requirements, printing and event security.
    3. Inspect event facilities to ensure that they conform to customer requirements.
    4. Confer with staff at a chosen event site to coordinate details.
    5. Inspect and clean food preparation areas, such as equipment and work surfaces, or serving areas to ensure safe and sanitary food-handling practices.
    6. Ensure food is stored and cooked at correct temperature by regulating temperature of ovens, broilers, grills, and roasters.
    7. Ensure freshness of food and ingredients by checking for quality, keeping track of old and new items, and rotating stock.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Diploma


Caterer/Kitchen Helper Resume

Summary : Resolved customer problems and concerns with patience and tact. Writes clearly and concisely. Negotiates and resolves differences. Used time management skills to arrange daily responsibilities in order of importance. Maintained a safe and healthy working environment. Provides feedback.

Skills : Bartending.

Description :

    1. Following set work according to recipe, menu, schedule or instructions.
    2. Mopping and cleaning floors of kitchen and associated areas.
    3. Washing up dishes and utensils by hand.
    4. Ensuring the service and kitchen area are clean and tidy.
    5. Storing away deliveries of vegetables and meats.
    6. Assisting the Chef in preparation.
    7. Ensure catering standards, policies and regulations are being adhered to at all times.
    8. Reporting all incidents/accidents to the catering manager.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Culinary Arts

Caterer/Bartender Resume

Summary : I have excellent experience in several type of Employment and always thrive for New Employment and Advancement. I enjoy learning new skills.

Skills : I Have Great Customer Service, Answering Multiple Telephones, Use Of Fax Machines, Copy Machine, Cash Register, Credit Card Machine, 10-key Pad, Internet, Data Entry, And Filing And Computer Programs. I Have Excellent Experience With Payroll And Federal Income Tax.

Description :

    1. Responsible for all arrangements for catering activities as banquets, parties, receptions, luncheons and other special activities requiring food and beverage service catered by the club.
    2. Take care of in/out multiple bound calls, schedule appointments, either in person, letter, e-mail or by phone call, obtains pertinent information from member host, such as number of guests expected, seating arrangements, decorations, and music and entertainment desired.
    3. Analyze the requirements of the occasion and decide on suitable types of services to be provided; discuss menu and beverage items and prices to be charged.
    4. Draws up party contract and obtain member's signature, billing.
    5. Responsible for making the commitment as to arrangements and price to be paid for the services provided.
    6. Transmit information to chef or head cook and other personnel concerned with party activities; arrange for such details as printing of menus, procurement of decorations and entertainment and table set-ups.
    7. Assist with events as needed and other duties as assigned by my immediate Manager.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Drafting and Design

Event Planner/Caterer Resume

Summary : Food handlers card Customer-oriented Quick learner Organized multi-tasker Beautiful presentation of food Strong attention to safe food handling procedures High volume production capability Focus on portion and cost control Unique cooking technique.

Skills : Computer skills.

Description :

    1. Consistently provided friendly guest service and heartfelt hospitality.
    2. Prepared food items consistently and in compliance with recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
    3. Verified proper portion sizes s and consistently attained high food quality standards.
    4. Developed menus, pricing and special food offerings to increase revenue and customer satisfaction.
    5. Regularly interacted with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels.
    6. Achieved and exceeded performance, budget and team goals.
    7. Maintained smooth and timely operations in preparation and delivery of meals and kitchen sanitation.
    8. Planned lunch, dinner and bar menus, as well as special menus for in-house special events and catering.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
General Education

Caterer/General Worker Resume

Summary : Enthusiastic, energetic, responsible, dependable, results-driven professional with more than a decade of experience in the customer service and management arena combined. Well-versed in resolving customers' grievances. Excellent communication, problem solving and time management skills along with prior cash handling experience. Ability to handle multiple tasks with accuracy and efficiency while applying sound judgment and critical thinking.

Skills : Sketchup, Mirosoft Office, VBA, AutoCAD.

Description :

    1. Store food in designated containers and storage areas to prevent spoilage.
    2. Package take-out foods or serve food to customers.
    3. Portion and wrap the food, or place it directly on plates for service to patrons.
    4. Place food trays over food warmers for immediate service, or store them in refrigerated storage cabinets.
    5. Receive and store food supplies, equipment, and utensils in refrigerators, cupboards, and other storage areas.
    6. Stock cupboards and refrigerators, and tend salad bars and buffet meals.
    7. Remove trash and clean kitchen garbage containers.
    8. Prepare and serve a variety of beverages such as coffee, tea, and soft drinks.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Caterer's Assistant Resume

Summary : My goal is to secure a job where I can best utilize skills I have obtained from prior working experience such as multitasking, knowledge retention, problem solving, and most of all, patience. I always strive to find a way to do things efficiently and organized, while also bringing a positive and upbeat attitude.

Skills : Retail, Cleaning, Cooking, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Clean and organize eating, service, and kitchen areas.
    2. Communicate with customers regarding orders, comments, and complaints.
    3. Prepare daily food items, and cook simple foods and beverages, such as sandwiches, salads, soups, pizza, or coffee using proper safety precautions and sanitary measures.
    4. Select food items from serving or storage areas and place them in dishes, on serving trays, or in takeout bags.
    5. Monitor and order supplies or food items and restock as necessary to maintain inventory.
    6. Pack food, dishes, utensils, tablecloths, and accessories for transportation from catering or food preparation establishments to locations designated by customers.
    7. Provide caterers with assistance in food preparation or service.
    8. Serve food and beverages to guests at banquets or other social functions.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Restaurant Manager/Caterer Resume

Headline : My career objective is to obtain a position that will utilize my multilingual communication, technical, and organizational skills and allow for both professional and personal growth.

Skills : Excellent phone skills Great customer service abilities Quick Learner Outstanding people skills Fast typing skills Very social.

Description :

    1. Responsible for looking after guests and attending to their needs during their visit.
    2. Welcoming them to the restaurant, escorting them to their table and also informing them of any special offers or meals.
    3. Receive food & drink orders & serve customer requests to the standards required.
    4. Serving dishes to customers at tables.
    5. Learning the names of & building relationships with regular customers.
    6. Ensure timely delivery of all food & beverage items to customers.
    7. Full product knowledge of all menu items and hotel facilities and services Relaying, preparing and setting tables for the next guests.
    8. Looking after guests with special needs
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Bachelor of Science

Caterer/Food Preper Resume

Objective : Responsible facility Supervisor cashier/ server with excellent communication skills demonstrated by five years of experience providing customer service to satisfied guest.Skills. CPR certification Relationship/ team building Fast learning/ Communication Skills/ ServSafe Certified Commitment to quality and service/ Customer friendly Client Satisfaction /Staff motivator Perform well in high-demand, fast- paced/ Problem resolving environment.

Skills : Retail, Inventory, Management, Customer service, Money management, Labor and Food Cost.

Description :

    1. Prepare and serve cold drinks, or frozen milk drinks or desserts, using drink-dispensing, milkshake, or frozen custard machines.
    2. Notify kitchen personnel of shortages or special orders.
    3. Clean and organize eating and service areas.
    4. Serve food and beverages to guests at banquets or other social functions.
    5. Collect and return dirty dishes to the kitchen for washing.
    6. Select food items from serving or storage areas and place them in dishes, on serving trays, or in takeout bags.
    7. Arrange tables and decorations according to instructions.
    8. Prepare simple foods and beverages such as sandwiches, salads, and coffee.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Diploma

Caterer/Food Preparer Resume

Summary : Exceptional Interaction Skills Organizational Skills Creative Techniques Assessment Tools Self Motivated Technology Integration Eye for Detail.

Skills : Call Center, Sales, Cleaning.

Description :

    1. Highly accomplished caterer with 10+ years of experience designing menus and preparing dishes from gatherings over 100 people.
    2. Negotiate with vendors to get the best prices and improve logistics.
    3. Design, plan and cater full buffets for in-house events.
    4. Coordinate with accounting to ensure accurate billing and invoicing.
    5. Serve as last line of customer service, handling escalated issues with guests, clients, vendors or other contractors.
    6. Experienced catering weddings, parties, corporate meetings, conferences, banquets and other special events.
    7. Planned and executed all pre-event preparation to reduce time on catering day.
    8. Setup and utilize kitchen equipment.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Project Management

Wedding Caterer Resume

Objective : Resolved customer problems and concerns with patience and tact. Writes clearly and concisely. Negotiates and resolves differences. Used time management skills to arrange daily responsibilities in order of importance. Maintained a safe and healthy working environment. Provides feedback.

Skills : Skills/Certifications ServSafe Certification Advanced Knowledge Of Microsoft Office NRAEF Certified Customer Service And Menu Management.

Description :

    1. Prep for upcoming events which include: full course meals for private weddings/Club membership parties, break-meals for large corporate meetings, and company holiday meals.
    2. Oversee the training and progression of temporary employees as well as new employee when needed.
    3. Participate in shift meetings/trainings for updates on company policies and procedures.
    4. Cleaning of all company equipment and maintaining a clean/organized workstation.
    5. Working/communicating with the Event Coordinators, wait staff, and team members to insure a successful event turnout.
    6. Following company procedures and recipes to uphold the company standard/ consistence.
    7. Exploring my talents and creativity with different plating ideas specific to each event.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Hospitality Management

Caterer/Cook Resume

Objective : I have cooked in restaurants most of my life. I have worked breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as buffets, plated dinners, off the grill events, and catered events. I enjoy cooking, and have a pasion for learning.

Skills : CPR/AED Certified Profesional Rescuer.

Description :

    1. Served guests attending formal events at the University of Maryland
    2. Events included weddings, academic society dinners and the press box at Byrd Stadium during Terrapins Football Games.
    3. Prepared and served hot and cold beverages in the dining room or other locations within the building and externally as and when required, clearing and washing up afterwards.
    4. Cleaned and tidied areas to prepare for food service.
    5. Assisted with the preparation of food and setting up of the service counter, served food according to the type of service used, and clean area afterwards.
    6. Set dining room tables, using formal place settings.
    7. Arrange furniture according to daily requirements and lay cloths and service equipment.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Teaching

Caterer Resume

Headline : Master of multi-tasking and performing in high pressure situations with highly organized efficiency. Outstanding customer service skills with internal clients and general public. Strong creativity and problem solving skills. Able to work independently as well as in a group setting. Proficient in basic social media platforms including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Tumblr. Comfortable working with Microsoft Word, Office, and PowerPoint.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Management, Customer Service, Public Relations, Marketing.

Description :

    1. Responsibilities included organizing catering events, set up, and tearing down events.
    2. Worked closely with the Executive Chef and the Catering Chef to coordinate proper planning to ensure the highest level of satisfaction was achieved for all clientele.
    3. Provided service for daily events such as group meetings, administrative lunches, and monthly executive gatherings.
    4. Provided special occasion catering services, bartending for yearly holiday parties and VIP events.
    5. Achievements: Led Department Associate Satisfaction Team.
    6. Co-ordinated meet and greet cocktail events for interviewing Chief Executive Officer candidates.
    7. Provided catering services for Pikes Peak Hospice open house events.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Bachelor of Science