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Catering assistant - Freelance

Elysia
Arch 4 Voyager Business Park, Spa Road, London SE16 4RP

Posted: 18/02/2019

Deadline: 07/03/2019

Compensation: £11.50/hour

Paid Part-time Flexible hours


Job description

The Company:

Elysia, founded in 2016 - Spa Terminus

Elysia is the pioneering UK catering company dedicated to prepare delicious dishes from high-quality surplus ingredients.

We prepare breakfasts and canapés with high quality food of local independent producers that would otherwise be wasted due to natural imperfections, cancelled orders or oversupply. We work within growers and producers to create a market for rejected crop and ensure nothing is wasted. We cater for events (private and corporate) for up to 400 guests and deliver in central London by bicycle.

Since Sophie started the company in 2016, we have built a trusted brand known for the quality of the catering service and we are now ready to scale up our activity! 

​We are a small team so your work would really matter - it would involve lots of responsibility on events. We are very excited to recruit new team members as part of our freelance team! 

​The company is based at Spa Terminus, a fantastic community of high standard food businesses.

The position

Availability: From February 2019, On-demand mission during the day/evening

Remuneration: £11.50/hour - Freelance role

Key tasks:

  • Preparing the food at the client’s venue
  • Explaining the story of the food to the guests and serving the food
  • Making sure tables are clean and tidy during the event
  • Clearing up the buffet

Skills

We are looking for a team member on our event:

  • Showing enthousiasm in cooking and food preparation 
  • Enjoying the relation with customers (creating interactions to explain the story of the food)
  • Reliable and always on time (no late arrival with be accepted) 
  • With an uncompromising approach to quality (eye for details - making sure the food looks pretty and neat)
  • With a true interest for the mission of Elysia using surplus food & for food sustainability

​As part of a small team your role will be key for the success of our events and growth of the company.

Application information

Apply for the position by sending your CV and a message with some information about you and your interest for Elysia to sophie.andre@elysiacatering.com. Thank you! 

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About Elysia

Elysia is the pioneering UK catering company dedicated to prepare delicious dishes from otherwise surplus ingredients of independent local producers. We prepare breakfasts and canapés with high quality food of local independent producers that would otherwise be wasted due to natural imperfections, cancelled orders or oversupply. We work within growers and producers to create a market for rejected crop and ensure nothing is wasted. We deliver in central London for events from 40 to 400 guests on our bicycle!