Assistant Catering Chef


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Williams College
Williamstown, MA 01267


Company Description:
Established in 1793 with funds bequeathed by Colonel Ephraim Williams, the college is private, residential, and liberal arts, with graduate programs in the history of art and in development economics. The undergraduate enrollment is approximately 2,000 students.

Additional Business Name: Williams College

Assistant Catering Chef
$21-$23 Per Hour
Full Time
High School or Equivalent

Assistant Catering Chef

Dining Services

We are pleased to announce an opening for a full-time, year-round position as the Assistant Catering Chef in Dining Services. Reporting to the Catering Chef, the Assistant works in food production, presentation, and recipe development. This position is essential to the timely organization, transportation, setup and breakdown of catered events served both on campus and at the Faculty House. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive community and strongly encourage candidates from underrepresented groups or who have experience working with a broadly diverse population to apply.

The schedule for the Assistant Catering Chef will be based on the catering needs of the department and will include variable day, evening and weekend hours, with overtime hours required as needed. During the slower periods in catering, this position may be assigned other culinary duties in one of the Dining Services dining units.



  • Minimum of five years of experience demonstrating progressive responsibilities in upscale banquet/buffet catering or a fine dining service associated with high quality hotel, restaurant or conference center is required
  • Ability to work either independently or as part of a team, solve problems and organize details is necessary
  • Experience with a computerized food service management system and the completion of a formal culinary training program is desirable
  • Ability to lift heavy objects, stand, and remain active for long periods of time
  • Serve Safe and/or HACCP federal guideline certification is necessary
  • Ability to drive a catering truck is required

 Application review will begin on October 19th, and will continue until the position is filled. Pay is $21-$23 per hour, depending on experience. Job band S08. Please visit to apply.

Employment at Williams is contingent on the verification of background information submitted by the applicant, including the completion of a criminal record check, and education when applicable.

Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn and thrive. As part of this commitment, we will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process please feel free to contact us via phone at (413) 597-2681 or email at

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