Caterer - Queensland Industry Tourism Council


Caterers organise and control the food operations at events and other establishments.

Being a caterer suits people who work well under pressure and as a part of a team and who enjoy working with food, including preparation and presentation.


  • Discuss catering arrangements with clients
  • Talk with the chef to plan the menu
  • Supervise the purchase and storage of food
  • Plan, coordinate, and supervise the activities of workers in dining rooms, kitchens, bars and other areas
  • Make sure that the dining rooms, kitchen, storage facilities and other work areas are kept clean and conform to health regulations
  • Ensure there is adequate security for food and equipment
  • Keep records of payments and expenses

Future demand

Future demand - Very strong

How to become a Caterer