Catering Assistant

Last updated one month ago
Location:Saint Lucia
Job Type:Full Time

Company Description

The year 2021 will bring about significant growth and exciting prospects within our Education segment, Sodexo are inviting applications from experienced Catering Assistants interested in joining Sodexo and working within the St Lucia area.

Job Description

About the job

Due to growth in our business, we currently have a need for Catering Assistant to join our team at our client site in St Lucia, QLD. Our client is a leading Education Facility with a great company culture. Working within the on-site catering team and reporting into the Head Chef, duties will include:

  • Provide a professional and knowledgeable food and beverage service while ensuring customer dietary requirements
  • Ensure all rooms are set-up correctly and within a timely manner for all meal services, events, meetings and functions
  • Basic food preparation including salads, sandwiches, and hot meals as well as buffet setup and serving
  • Welcome and connect with resident students
  • Maintain cleanliness of all rooms during and after service, usage of commercial dishwasher and thoroughly clean the kitchen area
  • Provide a high standard of customer service to all clients and customers
  • Use of a PoS system as well as cash management
  • Cleaning and maintenance of the staff kitchen areas and restocking tea/coffee and biscuits
  • Complete any other duties or tasks within scope requested by the catering Manager/supervisor or chef
  • Agree and adhere to Sodexo and client HSEQ requirements

Available shifts are: Monday-Friday 0600-1200 & 1130-1900 and Weekends 0645-1330 & 1200-1900.

Qualifications

About You

To be successful in this role, you have experience working in high-end hotels or similar and possess the below:

  • Experience in a similar role in corporate catering, a-la-carte high end restaurants, or other prestigious institutions is preferred
  • A high standard of food hygiene, safety and cleanliness
  • Strong cooking and food preparation skills including knife skills are essential
  • A strong focus on high quality food production and presentation
  • Hold (or willing to obtain) a Queensland Working with Children Check
  • You have full, unrestricted working rights within Australia
  • You are able to thrive in a fast-paced environment while multitasking and prioritising
  • You will have excellent communication and ability to build relationships with clients and customers
  • You pride yourself in outstanding customer service and personal presentation

Additional Information

Additional information

Sodexo is a contract services company and employment is conditional to Sodexo’s ability to maintain the client contract and its service levels. All employees are subject to a National Police Check, Pre-Employment Medical, Reference checking and Online Training.