Caterers organise and control the operations of establishments involved in catering and dining, such as restaurants, cafes, cafeterias and canteens.
Duties & Tasks
Caterers may perform the following tasks:discuss catering arrangements with clients
talk with the chef to plan the menu
supervise the purchase and storage of food
supervise provision of all crockery, cutlery, detergents and kitchenware
ensure there is adequate security for food and equipment
keep records of payments and expenses
plan, coordinate and supervise the activities of workers in dining rooms, kitchens, bars and other areas
manage staff hiring, training and rostering
ensure the dining rooms, kitchen, storage facilities and other work areas are kept clean and conform to health regulations
attend to complaints concerning food and service.
good communication and organisational skills
able to remain calm in difficult situations
able to work as part of a team.