Catering School Resources

Find information about catering schools, jobs and what it's really like to embark on a catering career.

Catering School Can Jump-Start Your Career

When you graduate from catering school, there are a wide variety of career opportunities available, including catering jobs. With the food preparation training you need to get started, a catering career can offer you a flexible schedule and the opportunity to be your own boss. If this sounds appealing to you, read on to find out more about life as a caterer.

Catering Job Description

Good food is the glue that holds a successful event together. Whether it's a company party, a wedding or an intimate dinner with friends, people tend to socialize around food.  It can add to the feeling of camaraderie, create a mood of celebration or smooth over a socially awkward situation. Read more to find out what catering jobs are really like, and if you have the creativity, social skills and business savvy to become a professional caterer.

Caterer Profile

Imagine being responsible for feeding a small city everyday. That's the job of John McDonald, executive chef for Brigham Young University Dining Services in Provo, Utah. He reveals some of what it takes to stay on top of a huge operation while also keeping the menu tasty and creative.

Start a Catering Business

Starting your own catering business involves more than simply firing up the stove and hanging out your shingle. On the other hand, it's not rocket science either. There are plenty of resources both online and off for caterers who want to start a small business.


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