Dishwasher and Prep Cook at Blue Plate Catering

Madison, WI Full-time $15.00/hour


Locally owned & operated for over 20 years, Blue Plate Catering is a high-volume, award winning catering based out of Madison WI. We provide catering for groups ranging from 15 to 2,000 people. Blue Plate Catering is dedicated to supporting the economic and environmental well-being of our local community. With this in mind, we make every effort possible to purchase locally-grown meat and dairy from local coops and organizations right in the Heartland through our main purveyor at Reinhart.

We are looking for dishwashers and prep cooks to join our catering team! Please check out our website! ( This position is being recruited by Clock’d on behalf of Blue Plate Catering.


You are a motivated and dependable individual. You enjoy working in a fast-paced environment with daily variety and being part of a team while also being comfortable working independently. You understand the importance of the role of dishwasher and an organized station. 

Full-Time & Part-Time roles available


  • Cleaning and organizing all dishes

    • Sort, scrub and rinse dirty dishes, utensils, etc. and run through machine 

  • Maintaining the cleanliness and sanitation standards for all pieces, using proper machine cleaning  methods. 

  • Prep work is to be done in conjunction with dishwasher duties

    • Meat/cheese slicing

    • Vegetable dicing as directed 


  • Weekend availability for summer events

    • Seasonal & year round positions available

  • Able to lift 50+ lbs

  • Comfortable sitting climbing, stooping or kneeling  

  • Prior prep cook experience a bonus but not required


  • $15/hour

  • Free meal during shift

  • For full-time employees:

    • 1 week PTO after 1 year

    • Health insurance after 90 days with 50% employer match

  • Fast paced environment with fun people

  • Flexible scheduling

  • Career growth opportunities

EEO Statement

Blue Plate Catering is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Blue Plate Catering is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Blue Plate Catering are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, age, creed, disabilities, sex, national origin, age, citizenship, disability, veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Blue Plate Catering will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

This policy governs all areas of employment at Blue Plate Catering, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignments, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and termination.


We follow all CDC guidelines and PHMDC orders are enforced at Blue Plate Catering for both guests and team members.


All offers of employment at Blue Plate Catering are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check. Background checks will be conducted on all final candidates and on all employees who are promoted, as deemed necessary, and will be considered only as it may relate to the job you are seeking

This Job Description is subject to change at any time.

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