Being responsible for preparation of food, its service, table clearing and kitchen clean up, a catering attendant position is very exciting for those who have a genuine passion for catering. A catering attendant is usually attached with a catering manager, who directs and supervises the tasks done by the position.

An ideal catering attendant resume needs to demonstrate an eager candidate, willing to take and follow instructions. Most employers prefer candidates possessing some knowhow of quality kitchen hygiene and sanitary standards and executive customer dealing etiquette since the position is also intended to interact with the guests during service.


Catering Attendant Resume Sample


Patricia Cecil

patricia . cecil @ email . com
909 Renascence Ave, Redwood, CA 89303
Cellular: (004) 333-6666 | Home: (002) 555-7777

Customer-oriented, industrious catering professional with extensive experience in meal preparation, dining room set up, serving meals, and cleaning up area after meals. Particularly effective in customer complaint handling and buffet supervision. Committed team player with outstanding ability to communicate both verbally and in writing.

✔ Well versed in reading, writing and following recipes
✔ Substantial knowledge of kitchen and work station hygiene standards
✔ Proficient in operating kitchen related electrical appliances
✔ California’s driver license holder


Catering Attendant
Marriot International, Redwood, CA | 8/2011 – Present

• Assist in preparation of dishes before peak times and follow recipes to fulfill orders as needed
• Note down special needs of customers and communicate same to the cooking station
• Maintain the work area and service region in a neat, clean sanitized and hygienic manner
• Manage leftover food and raw material, label and store the same appropriately until next usage
• Handle customer complaints and issues in a polite, customer service oriented manner and respond to the same immediately
• Set the buffet tables, supervise and refresh he same during service
• Drive or walk to the market and make purchases of eatables as and when asked, to replenish or restock any raw material in the pantry

Key Accomplishments
• Assisted the head chef in a major event successfully and single handedly at Christmas time in 2012
• Attained the most dedicated catering assistant title twice in two years

Catering Assistant
Bon Appétit, Redwood, CA | 8/2009 – 6/2011

• Assisted in breakdown tasks including storing and labeling of leftover food, cleaning up the dishes and work tidying of work stations
• Assembled and delivered various food orders from the work station to the guest’s tables
• Cleaned and maintained tables, chairs and counters in hygienic condition before, after and during service
• Replenished the buffet dishes as and when required via effective coordination with the prep and cooking department

State College, Redwood, CA | August 2009
AS in Hospitality