Job Opportunities

Preferred Sonoma Caterers is an Equal Opportunity Employer, we pride ourselves on our teamwork and flexability to provide our clients and co-workers with great experiences.

To apply please include our job application and your relevant experience. You may download the job application, or pick one up at our office.

Preferred Sonoma Caterers
Attn: Jim
416 East D Street
Petaluma, CA 94952
email: Jim@SonomaCaterers.com

Regular Part & Full Time

Cook / Catering Chef
Full time (32-50 hour/week) – Wednesday to Sunday 
Part time (20-30 hours/week) – Thursday to Saturday 
Hours are typically 7am to 3pm, but may vary depending on the requirements of daily events.

We need a team player with good communication skills, comfortable in a dynamic environment with changing menus and styles of service. Most of the work will be in our commercial kitchen but will include on-site work to finish and plate meals for weddings, barbeques and other events (tips apply to on-site work).

The position will work both independently or under a Sous Chef, to follow menus and prep lists to prepare meals for catered events, and plate foods for presentation. Work is both in-house kitchen and at event sites. May supervise the work of prep-cooks and dishwashers.

2 to 4 years experience as a cook or prep-cook in a professional kitchen (Catering a plus)

Food Handers Certification (Sanitation Manager a plus)

Conversant in Spanish a plus

$18 to $22 per hour + tips
Health &  Dental benefits
Sick & Vacation Time
Simple IRA

Casual Part Time

Catering Server
Nothing right now, but look again in April, just before busy season.

Casual Part-Time / scheduled as needed & available
A few days per month to a few days per weeks. It's a great opportunity for someone who enjoys customer service and just wants to earn a few hundred dollar now and then. Often seasonal. Mostly Friday to Sunday, with some weekday options. Can be long hours, which means overtime pay!

We attend guests. Transport, sets up, and clean up equipment and food to and from the customer's site. Serve food and beverages and attend to client needs. Possibly some light food preparation. Must Follow proper serving etiquette and practice appropriate sanitary food handling standards.

Self-starter / team player
Good verbal communiation
Ability to lift 50 pounds
Some events are only a few hours, but others can be long days on your feet, so decent physical fitness is needed.

$16.50 per hour plus tips
(tips have averaged about $10 per hour)