Catering Assistant

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Job Title: Catering Assistant

Location: Edinburgh, Scotland

Rate of Pay:£11.44 PH+ Holiday pay

Are you passionate about delivering exceptional culinary experiences? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment and enjoy working as part of a dynamic team? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you! We are currently seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Catering Assistant to join our team in Edinburgh.


  • Food Preparation and Presentation: Assist in the preparation and presentation of high-quality food items, ensuring they meet our standards for taste, freshness, and appearance.
  • Assist in Kitchen Operations: Support the kitchen team in various tasks, including chopping vegetables, preparing ingredients, and maintaining a clean and organised work space.
  • Service Support: Contribute to the smooth running of events and functions by assisting with the setup, service, and breakdown of catering events.
  • Customer Interaction: Interact with customers in a friendly and professional manner, ensuring their needs are met and providing excellent customer service.
  • Adherence to Health and Safety Standards: Follow all health and safety guidelines to maintain a safe working environment for yourself and your colleagues.


  • Previous Experience: Some experience in a catering or kitchen environment is preferred, but not essential. Training will be provided for the right candidate.
  • Team Player: Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team and assist colleagues during busy periods.
  • Excellent Communication Skills: Good verbal communication skills and the ability to interact with customers and colleagues effectively.
  • Adaptability: Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and adapt to changing priorities.
  • Attention to Detail: Ensure precision in food preparation and presentation to meet our high-quality standards.
  • Flexibility: Willingness to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends, as required by the demands of the catering schedule.


  • Competitive Salary
  • Training and Development Opportunities
  • Pleasant Working Environment

If you are passionate about food, eager to learn, and ready to contribute to a dynamic catering team, we would love to hear from you!

To apply for this position please contact Lindsay Buchan using the online link, email or call 0131 357 5139

Helping to grow great careers and great businesses.

HRC Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and all applications will be treated as such

£11.44 PH+ Holiday pay
Temp or Contract
Job Posted: 
Wed, 22 May 2024
Closing Date: 
Wed, 19 Jun 2024

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