Caterer Helper

Prepare and serve food and refreshments at social affairs.
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Salary Range
$16,000 – $28,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Caterer Helpers do?

Prepares and serves food and refreshments at social affairs, under supervision of CATERER: Arranges tables and decorations. Prepares hors d’oeuvres, fancy and plain sandwiches, and salads. Serves foods and beverages to guests. Washes and packs dishes and utensils for removal to catering establishment.

Should I be a Caterer Helper?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.

  • Also known as: Cafeteria Aide, Catering Assistant

    How to become a Caterer Helper

    Most Caterer Helpers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:a9faaf&chl=|no+college+%2884%25%29|certificate+%287%25%29|associate%27s+%281%25%29||doctorate+%287%25%29&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,0,84
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