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BOH | Banquet Kitchen Staff

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO, USA

Job Type

Part Time | Flexible


Event Venues | Various

About the Role

Carmelita Catering Co is seeking dedicated and enthusiastic individuals to join our team. As a Banquet Kitchen Staff, you will have the exciting opportunity to work at a diverse range of events, including weddings, corporate events, and social gatherings.

If you're looking for a dynamic and enjoyable work environment where you can also earn some extra bucks, this is the perfect opportunity for you! Join our team at Carmelita Catering Co and be a part of creating unforgettable experiences for our clients. Apply now!


Banquet Kitchen Staff are responsible for assisting in the preparation and execution of food services for events such as weddings, conferences, parties, corporate functions, and other large gatherings. This role involves supporting the kitchen operations by performing a variety of tasks to ensure the smooth and efficient delivery of high-quality food.


  1. Food Preparation

    • Assist in the preparation of ingredients, such as washing, chopping, and measuring.

    • Follow recipes and instructions to prepare appetizers, salads, main courses, and desserts.

    • Ensure all food items are prepared to the highest standards of quality and presentation.

  2. Cooking and Plating

    • Support the cooking process by performing tasks such as grilling, sautéing, and baking.

    • Assist in plating and garnishing dishes according to the chef's specifications.

    • Ensure consistency in portion sizes and presentation.

  3. Kitchen Organization and Cleanliness

    • Maintain a clean and organized work area, including kitchen equipment and surfaces.

    • Wash and sanitize kitchen utensils, equipment, and dishes.

    • Follow all health and safety guidelines to ensure a sanitary environment.

  4. Event Support

    • Assist in the setup and breakdown of kitchen and food service areas at event venues.

    • Support the transportation of food and equipment to and from events.

    • Collaborate with front-of-house staff to ensure timely and efficient service.

  5. Team Collaboration

    • Work closely with chefs and other kitchen staff to ensure smooth operations.

    • Follow instructions and be adaptable to various tasks as needed.

    • Communicate effectively with team members to ensure a cohesive working environment.

  • Education: High school diploma or equivalent preferred. Culinary training or coursework is a plus.

  • Experience: Previous experience in a kitchen or catering environment is beneficial but not required.

  • Certifications: Food safety and handling certification preferred.

Key Skills
  • Physical Stamina: Ability to stand for long periods and perform physically demanding tasks.

  • Attention to Detail: Ensure accuracy in food preparation and presentation.

  • Teamwork: Strong ability to work effectively within a team.

  • Time Management: Efficiently manage time to meet deadlines and ensure timely service.

  • Adaptability: Flexibility to handle various tasks and adapt to changing needs during events.

  • Basic Culinary Skills: Familiarity with basic cooking techniques and kitchen equipment.

Work Environment

Kitchen Banquet Staff work in fast-paced and dynamic environments, including commercial kitchens and event venues. Shifts may include evenings, weekends, and holidays, depending on event schedules.

This position provides a foundation for advancing to higher culinary roles, such as line cook, sous chef, or even head chef, with experience and additional training.

Kitchen Banquet Staff are essential to the success of catering events, providing critical support in food preparation, cooking, and kitchen maintenance. This role offers an opportunity to gain valuable experience in the culinary field and contribute to the delivery of exceptional dining experiences at various events.


Why join Carmelita Catering Co.? 

We are a team dedicated to excellence in every aspect of the culinary experience. Our culture is rooted in delivering outstanding customer service and creating memorable experiences for clients and guests. At Carmelita, we pride ourselves on offering great, simple foods that delight the palate and bring people together. We believe in fostering a positive and inclusive work environment where every team member is valued and encouraged to contribute their unique talents. By becoming part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to grow professionally while being part of a company that genuinely cares about its people and the satisfaction of those we serve.

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