University of Connecticut University of UC Title Fallback Connecticut

Dining Services 258

STUDENT CATERING ASSISTANT

Assists catering staff in various on-campus locations. May be required to:

  • Set up and clear tables for formal dining functions
  • Prepare and serve hors d’oeuvres, meals, beverages
  • Set up and clean up service stations
  • Clean banquet facility and/or kitchen (e.g., mopping floors)
  • Wash dishes, pots, and pans by hand or with dishwashing equipment
  • Respond appropriately to customer questions and concerns
  • Attend training sessions and staff meetings
  • Perform miscellaneous duties as directed

Requirements:

  • Knowledge of service etiquette, layout for formal place settings, wine service, and safe food handling procedures
  • Ability to operate kitchen equipment
  • Ability to work in fast-paced team environment
  • Adherence to uniform or dress code
  • If serving alcoholic beverages: T.I.P.P.S. certification
  • Customer service and communication skills
  • Ability to perform physical duties such as heavy lifting (carrying service trays with 8-10 dinners per tray) or standing for long periods of time