Catering Staff Associate

  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Burlingame
  • Salary: $18.00-$22.00

Website Cheat A Little Catering

Full Job Description

Catering Staff Associate Job Summary:

The role of Catering Staff Associate is as a warehouse coordinator/server/driver, and provides support to our daily business needs, including handling “delivery and setups,” running errands and picking up rental will-call orders, and assisting our Warehouse Manager with various tasks to support the load-out/load-in process for a busy full-service catering company. *Position works at our warehouse/kitchen facility in Burlingame, CA.

Catering Staff Associate Responsibilities:

· Deliver and setup small catering requests, including loading and unloading the van, setting up the food display, beverage service, and serve ware, making an attractive presentation

· At times, remain onsite to serve and buss/clear, or return later to clean-up and breakdown

· Running errands, including picking up and returning rental will-call orders of china/glassware, etc.; linens/laundry drop-off; gas station runs to fill up our fleet of catering vans; picking up product orders from vendors

· Perform warehouse facility functions, including load-outs & load-ins, cleaning catering equipment and carry bins/tubs, counting/updating inventory of beverages, paper goods, serve ware equipment; print menu signs and food labels; update catering software

· Handle event equipment selection and staging; catering van selection and loading/unloading vans

· Prepare event binders, van assignment, event worksheets, gather timesheets and post-event documents

Catering Staff Associate Requirements:

· Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both written and orally

· Exceptional organizational skills with a high degree of attention to detail

· Excellent time management and proven ability to meet deadlines

· Must be capable of bending, kneeling, reaching, lifting and carrying catering equipment up to 50 lbs

· Ability to focus on details, but also see the big picture and handle multiple tasks, switch gears quickly, and juggle many projects at the same time

· Computer skills; MS Office proficiency; catering and event industry software experience a plus

· Must be available to work days, evenings, weekends, and (at times) extended hours

· Previous catering industry work experience required

· Valid California Driver’s License and clean driving record required

Catering Staff Associate Skills & Qualities:

· Engaging and outgoing personality with a sense of humor

· Exemplary customer service skills

· Strong work ethic, sense of urgency and desire to succeed

· Team player and collaborative work approach

· Problem-solver, fast learner, proactive, intuitive thinker

Catering Staff Associate Compensation/Benefits:

· Compensation based on experience

· Benefits include medical, dental, vision package, 401(k), vacation (for full time)

· PTO (for full time)

· Complimentary meals

· Bonuses and gratuities

· Supportive and collaborative work environment

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $18.00 – $22.00 per hour


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Night shift
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental Pay:

  • Tips

COVID-19 considerations:
Work with masks (as needed), gloves, distancing as appropriate; higher levels of cleaning and sanitization; additional individual wrapping of items, as appropriate.

Ability to Commute/Relocate:

  • Burlingame, CA: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations

Work Remotely:

  • No