Position: Catering Assistant
Description: Responsible for assisting with all aspects of a catering event, including set-up, prepping food, cooking food, serving, and/or clean-up. Must represent CTP and Nelson Bros. Catering professionally, making the food, service, and entire experience the "Obvious Choice".
Tasks & Responsibilities:
Responsible for set-up and tear-down of work areas for all catering events, including prep tables, serving tables, equipment, food, utensils, and any applicable signing and décor.
Must be able to take, give, and follow-through on delegated tasks. Be able to prioritize. Every catering event is different and may require different tasks and timelines, requiring flexibility and willingness to do whatever is needed.
Maintain knowledge of recipes, portion sizes, & correct cooking procedures as well as knowing food costs and the financial impact of waste and over-portioning.
Create high-quality food, following proper food safety procedures, proper recipes, and proper plate presentation.
Deliver exceptional customer service. Understand you are always “on stage” when catering, and all language and behavior demonstrates “Obvious Choice” and “Servant Leadership”. Be professional.
Be self-motivated, proactive and productive while working, making yourself, the team, and Nelson Bros. Catering the Obvious Choice.
Communicate with supervisor, staff, and customers/guests in a positive and professional manner.
The Clearwater Travel Plaza is a full-service travel center that strives to provide exceptional products and excellent service to our diverse population of customers—professional truck drivers, local residents, and tourists alike. We meet our customers’ needs in the areas of food, fuel, clothing and gifts, and information. The Plaza prides itself on an “Obvious Choice” mentality—where only the highest standards will do. From trendy product lines and unique books & gifts, to donuts with a reputation, to our diverse restaurant and pub menu offerings, to our most valuable resource—our employees.
CTP employees are the key to our business. We look for candidates who thrive in a fast-paced environment, enjoy working as a part of a team, demonstrate superior attitudes, maintain a flexible availability suitable for a retail schedule, and act honestly and with integrity. Candidates must maintain a neat and clean appearance while adhering to CTP’s uniform policy and must be able to speak, understand, read, and write English. Employees must also deliver exceptional customer service, regardless if they have direct or indirect customer contact. We look for hard-working candidates who can demonstrate that fun and professionalism go hand-in-hand, which delivers the customer experience that we have become known for. If you meet these criteria, we would love for you to join our team!