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Catering Resume Sample Job Description & Skills

Catering Resume Sample Job Description & Skills

You can serve food to large groups, organize complex menus on the go, and keep it all healthy and safe. Now, here’s how to serve the hiring manager a mouthwatering resume.

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Tastes differ, isn’t that how the saying goes? They certainly do when it comes to food or table settings.

 

Wouldn’t it be nice to simply know what that one demanding client really likes? That would make a caterer’s life a lot easier. 

 

If you’re hunting for new job opportunities, there’s this much reassurance: the tastes of the recruiters don’t differ all that much. 

 

Moreover, they’re really quite predictable. And if you follow them as you compile your catering resume, you’re sure to get your chances way up.

 

This guide will show you: 

 

  • A catering resume example better than 9 out of 10 other resumes.
  • How to write a catering resume that will land you more interviews.
  • Tips and examples of how to put skills and achievements on a catering resume.
  • How to describe your experience on a catering resume to get any job you want.

 

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Caterer Resume Sample

 

Christine J. Kuster

Certified Professional in Catering and Events (CPCE)

christine.j.kuster@gmail.com

(954) 980-8152

linkedin.com/in/christinejkuster

 

Summary of Qualifications

 

NACE-certified caterer with 3½ years of experience creating meal plans for large group events, transportation, logistics, and serving guests at social functions and private parties. Successfully carried out catering for over 500 events, with 25 of them serving a crowd of over 1,000 guests. Eliminated 50% more food waste with new serving strategy. Seeking to leverage my catering skills, talent for organization, and personable attitude to become a catering manager with Hounslow Events.

 

Work Experience

 

Catering & Events Specialist 
December 2017–July 2019
Southeast Primetime, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Key Qualifications & Responsibilities

  • Gathered together all food supplies, utensils, decorations, heating elements, and serving trays needed for each catering event.
  • Served food and beverages to guests while remaining conscious of dietary restrictions based on religion or health.
  • Liaised between event manager or catering manager and the serving staff to maintain appropriate levels of food and drink at all times.
  • Assisted in the driving of the company catering van, as required.

Key Achievements

  • Developed end-of-event serving strategy wherein food was served to order, thereby eliminating 50% more food waste.

 

Catering Assistant
December 2015–November 2017
Damian’s Catering Services, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Key Qualifications & Responsibilities

  • Stocked and maintained necessary food supplies, serving equipment, and single-use utensils.
  • Reported counts and suggested ordering quantities to catering director for weekly purchasing.
  • Handled setup and takedown of all catering furniture and cooking equipment at each event.
  • Adhered to all food safety and personal safety requirements and procedures.

 

Education

 

Bachelor of Arts in Culinary Arts Management

Florida Culinary Institute, Miami, FL

Graduation: 2015

Relevant Coursework: Culinary Arts, Hospitality Human Resources, Professional Baking, Food & Beverage Cost Control, Fundamentals of Catering & Hospitality.

 

Key Skills

 

  • Food service, safety, storage, and transport
  • Stamina and strength (ability to lift and carry 75+ lbs)
  • Great communication, including verbal and listening skills
  • Hazard analysis and critical control points (HACCP) protocol
  • Leadership & problem-solving skills
  • Table & seating arrangements

 

Languages

 

  • German: Professional Working Proficiency (ILR 5, CEFR C2+, ACTFL Distinguished)

 

Certifications

 

  • Certified Professional in Catering and Events (CPCE) from the National Association for Catering and Events (NACE)

 

Memberships

 

  • National Association for Catering and Events (NACE)

 

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Christian is a career expert who has been writing for Zety since 2017. From job hunting to acing interviews to settling in on the first days at a new career, his guides cover the entire career spectrum.
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