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Set up Cal Catering orders at delivery location as ordered and specified by client, including food and non-food
products etc. Ensure product quality, consistency, and presentation is maintained to meet customers' demands.
Ensure proper dating, storage and rotations of food products and supplies are met
At Cal Dining, we believe that breaking bread together is a unique aspect of dining on-campus with friends, faculty or staff. Our focus is on nourishing the Cal community, both for physical and social well-being, through customer-driven programs, culinary excellence and campus social responsibility.
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Provide superior service to clients (including accurate knowledge of services provided,
ingredients in dishes served, knowledge of wine and beverage service, etc.) at beverage
reception, buffet meal or plated meal service
Control customer access at catered events including checking identification cards.
Maintain the appearance and cleanliness of work areas, dining rooms, equipment and
utensils, and furnishings used for catering.
Ensure timely delivery and set up of food and non-food products for catered events;
independently service event if needed.
Establish and maintain positive relations with our customers. Listen, and if possible, resolve customers' needs and report them to the manager and/or supervisor.
Interact enthusiastically and pleasantly with customers and co-workers to ensure a positive
interaction and outcome in every interaction
Responsible for practicing good stewardship with university and customer resources.
Gather, set-up, prepare, replenish, and distribute beverages, food and non-food
products in designated areas to ensure availability in a timely manner to meet customer
Assist in merchandising catered events.
Assemble food and non-food products for transport between buildings utilizing carts or
catering vehicle (if driving
Ensure all operational areas are clean and organized in a timely manner to meet
Prepare and appropriately display necessary signage for catered events
Safely operate, maintain, and identify problems with all equipment used in production
Set tables with formal silverware, napkins, centerpieces and beverages. Set up buffet
tables with all necessary food and utensils
Breakdown and clean supplies, dining room and equipment after catered event
Maintain inventory control of food and beverage for catered events
Ensure the cleanliness, safety, and sanitation of designated storage and work areas,
large and small equipment, utensils used in food production, and vehicles
Store items such as china, linens, furniture, decorations, etc. after catered event
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Minimum of 2 years' experience in restaurant or catering environment
Customer service experience in a food service environment
Catering food service experience
Demonstrated ability to direct the work of others
Experience following directions related to job responsibilities
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English and follow oral/written instructions
Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
Ability to operate and maintain restaurant food service equipment
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