Catering Assistant

  • Salt and Honey Catering
  • Alameda, CA, USA
  • Feb 13, 2019
Full time Banquet Staff

Job Description

Reporting to Sales department & Operations department to provide assistance both administratively and through physical execution of tasks related to catering and event planning services. This position is for a hardworking, flexible and enthusiastic self-starter who has a passion for learning multiple aspects of event design, food presentation, brand building/brand management, and operations. Responsibilities include inventory and oversee maintenance of FOH & BOH supplies and equipment. Administer operational logistics and planning needs as well as maintain organization and updates of department paperwork. Assist with execution of delivering catering and event services such as, filling event staff positions, assist in kitchen facility as needed, assigned errands such as rental pick-ups and returns, preparing documents for events, expediting of events,

  • Assist management team with administrative duties as assigned
  • Assist with event production such as cooking, running errands or delivering orders
  • Inventory assignments, data input and report breakage and restocking of serviceware items needed
  • Create banquet event order (BEO) packets for FOH and BOH
  • Organize and communicate logistics and event details to production team and event managers
  • Event staff
  • Transport, unload/load, and set up/breakdown catered food off-site (on occasion)
  • Loading and unloading catering vehicles and general organization of facility and equipment
  • 1 year experience in a catering and/or event planning company.
  • College degree preferred or equivalent experience
  • Hospitality experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required
  • Polished appearance, manners, and respectful approach
  • Highly organized and thrives under pressure
  • Maintains a calm demeanor in stressful situations
  • Ability to problem solve and demonstrates a sense of urgency to complete tasks
  • Excellent organization and time-management skills
  • Possess leadership skills with strong attention to detail
  • Must be able to carry loads greater than 50 pounds, and transport up to 70 pounds regularly
  • Must be available days, evenings, holidays, and weekends as needed
  • Valid Driver's License and clean driving record
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook

At Salt & Honey, we believe every occasion should be a celebration! We are passionate about creating fun, memorable and effortless events. Located in the San Francisco Bay Area, we service all parts of the greater Bay Area from Napa to Silicon Valley.

Our approach is simple: Take the best ingredients at the height of their season and let them shine. We believe using locally sourced and sustainably raised-and-caught produce, meat and seafood creates the best meals that are satisfying for the palate and responsible for the environment. Our style is driven by the bounty of Northern California, finding inspiration in Mexican, French, Italian and Caribbean flavors.

Our dedicated team believes in sourcing seasonal ingredients, working with professional and service-oriented staff and creating simple, rustic and elegant presentations.