JW Catering

  • Phone: 408-736-7114
  • 649 S. Bernardo Ave.
    Sunnyvale, CA

Our Values

We deliver creative and quality food all the time. We continuously find a balance between creativity and practicality when delivering food concepts and are realistic with cost, quality, and presentation.
Work Integrity
We are open, honest, accountable, and respect one another. As a company and an individual, we continue to improve, listen, and learn from each another.
We believe in the service we provide to our guests and clients. We strive to be consistent, on-time, and professional when dealing with our guests and clients.
We value and respect both our employees and clients. We are focused on building the best working environment for everyone to enjoy.
Cost Control
In order to stay competitive and offer the best prices to our customers, we consistently strive to control costs in food, labor, and waste.

Desired Qualifications

The following desired qualifications are a plus:
Bilingual (Spanish and English)

Other positions:

We are looking for Event Support Staff.

We are looking for experienced Event Support Staff. Established in 2003, JW Catering is a premier catering company that services clients throughout the bay area and is dynamic, fast paced, and customer focused. Our clients range from daily corporate customers to high end dinners and weddings. We are looking to sustain our volume, maintain our daily operations, and continue to deliver quality food and service.

We are looking for experienced, mature, and dynamic individuals to be Event Support Staff for our special events. This is a PART-TIME/ON-CALL position and compensation is negotiable. If you are interested in applying for this position, please read the rest of this posting, answer the questions below, and submit your resume.

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Job Description

We are looking for experienced, mature, and dynamic individuals to be Event Support Staff for our special events. These individuals must understand how to setup an event, use catering equipment such as chaffers, hot boxes, and understand how to properly setup tables, linens and decor.

The Event Support Staff Positions are PART-TIME / On-Call hourly positions. We are looking for multiple individuals for these positions. Compensation is negotiable based on experience.

Minimum Qualifications

Proven experience in a fast paced catering environment, has had extensive experience in the hospitality or restaurant industry, and is passionate about customer service, presentation, and the event experience. This person must have a strong work ethic and efficient, can work long hours, and can manage the challenges of a fast paced catering environment.

Must have excellent communication skills, including both written and verbal. This person must be detail oriented, a self-starter, and can multi-task. This person must also have excellent time management skills, knows how to prioritize, and can work well under pressure. Events will take place throughout the bay area; ability to efficiently calculate travel time to guarantee appropriate arrival times a must. As everyone knows in the catering business, time moves very quickly on the day of event, while most details have been ironed out prior, inevitably some items get missed. This person must be seasoned and experienced to be resourceful to ensure missing items can be located prior to the event. Flexibility and adaptability to changing environments is key. Bartending experience a plus.

Finally, this person must be passionate about the catering business, be personable, and efficient. Catered events are special events and we strive to make every event memorable! In addition, the person must have the following minimum qualifications:

• Experience – At least 1 year experience in catering or hotel hospitality environment. This position requires a valid drivers license, reliable transportation, requires individual to carry at least 50 lbs, and will require a lot of lifting, walking, and standing. Must have a valid California ServSafe certification (www.servsafe.com).

• Reliable / Efficient – This person must be extremely reliable by showing up on time and maintain appropriate dress code for the specified events (typically all black or black / white). This person be able to work a complete event by being efficient and at times, self-reliant. This person must be resourceful and be able to setup a site with the resources available. The final setup must be visually appealing, organized and clean. We eat with our eyes first – everything should be beautiful.

• Communication Skills – This person must have excellent verbal and written skills. This person must be able to effectively communicate with the client, kitchen staff, chef, and owner. This person must having strong working knowledge using computers and iPads and using software such as Microsoft Office, catering software, and email. This person must have a pleasant demeanor, a positive attitude, and a can do work ethic. Must have regular access to e-mail for scheduling purposes.

• Detailed Oriented – This person must be detailed oriented, well organized and has the ability to understand all site details of the event and ensure that all details assigned to them are handled.