Catering Assistant


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Located in Ames, IA

Salary: 10

Express Employment Professionals has partnered with a fantastic local restaurant in Ames, IA that's seeking several Catering Associates to join their team! 

This is a great long-term, evaluation-to-hire & part or full-time position starting at $10/hr plus tips with room for future pay raises to be given based on experience and performance! Overtime is optional & available! The schedule for this position is between 10AM and 10PM; exact schedule TBD. 

This is an IMMEDIATE start! NO experience is necessary to apply for this position - they will train! Both experienced candidates as well as entry level candidates are welcome to apply! 

Catering Associate Duties:
  • Arranging buffet tables with food, beverage and service items according to food & safety protocols
  • Serving food and beverages to guests
  • Logs and maintains food temperatures
  • Stocks, cleans and maintains catering facility and equipment
  • Ensures that guests receive friendly, courteous service at all times
  • Maintains in-depth knowledge of complete menu and products on hand
  • Maintains clean and safe work environment
  • Follows safety and sanitation policy and procedures at all times
  • Performs other duties as assigned
Catering Associate Requirements:
  • Previous experience in food and/or customer service can be helpful but is not required
  • Customer-focused mindset with a positive attitude
  • Constant standing, walking, bending, reaching and repetitive motions
  • Maneuvering between tables and around corners
  • Lift, carry, push/pull, balance, and move large trays of food up to 10-35lbs
  • Receiving and implementing feedback from leads and supervisors
  • Working well in teams as well as independently
  • Thriving in a fast-paced environment & working under pressure


Additional Details:

  • We offer medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, and term life insurance benefits while on our payroll. There are similar benefits available when hired on with the company, so you won't need to worry about being uninsured!
  • We also offer an EAP (Employee Assistance Program) as well as a skill-building education program called ExpressLearn for associates on assignment with us to help them build the skills needed to advance their careers!


Apply now or contact Express Employment Professionals by calling 515-233-5933 for an IMMEDIATE INTERVIEW! We look forward to meeting with you!


...Not the right fit for you? No problem! We have many job openings available, and not all of them are posted on our website. Please give us a call at 515-233-5933 so we can chat through which of our openings is the best next career move for you!


*Express also offers a Referral Bonus!* Share this job opportunity with your friends and family and earn $50! (Referral must work 100 hours, approximately 1 month to qualify).

Express Office: Ames
1110 Buckeye Avenue
Ames, IA 50010
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