Working for a well-established Specialist Contract Catering Company our client is actively seeking to recruit a catering assistant to join their team who are based in an independent school in Reigate, Surrey.

Catering Assistant FTC

Job Reference No. 7601
Permanent / Temporary Temporary
Salary / Rate of Pay £21,000
Location Reigate, Surrey
Sector Catering
Days / Hours

39 weeks (Term Time Only)

Monday to Friday 7am-2:30pm

Job Description

- Works as part of the catering team to prepare food for service 
- Prepares service and dining areas as instructed by line manager 
- Prepares light refreshments and beverages as instructed by line manager 
- Ensures minimum food wastage 
- Creative with food presentation and preparation 
- Ensure area(s) under control are cleaned as per cleaning schedule 
- Operate catering equipment 
- Prepare and participate in special functions (which may be outside normal working hours) and ‘theme days’ (and dishes) as required 
- Attends training sessions as required 
- Complies with all statutory and company health and safety practices and procedures, including manual handling 

Personal Skills: 
• Good communication skills 
• Good interpersonal and customer facing skills 
• Flexible approach to work 
• Good attention to detail 
• Good team working skills and ability to work with minimal supervision and under pressure 
• Good work ethic, reliable and punctual 
• Personal cleanliness 
• Ability to use own initiative

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