Caterer Career Information
What a Caterer does
Caterers work for restaurants and food service companies to provide food and service for events, functions, weddings, meetings, and other such gatherings. Many restaurants also provide catering, and their employees may work in multiple roles. Common duties of caterers include preparing and serving food, setting and clearing tables, staffing bars, attending to diners' needs, and other duties as called for. In cities, caterers provide food to offices and even to individuals. All you need is your culinary skills and ability to develop customers in your locality.
Catering jobs come in all different shapes and sizes; there are jobs in banquet halls, off-premises caterers that cater in a variety of arenas, as well as home-party caterers.
What's more, the catering industry offers hourly workers much more flexibility than the restaurant business does.
• Food Service Manager
• Food Preparation Worker
• Food-chain business
Abilities & Traits Required
You will need strong customer service skills. Basic math skills and knowledge of safe food handling and preparation techniques Interest in food preparation as well as presentation.
Working as a caterer doesn't require any specific educational background, degree or diploma. A high school diploma will, however, improve your employability in this field. Being able to read, write, speak, and understand English or regional language will also help you find work in the food service industry.
Caterers may earn from 15000-25000 a month depending on what form of business they are into.