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Top Catering Companies to Work for in Cape Town and Johannesburg

Top Catering Companies to Work for in Cape Town and Johannesburg


In South Africa’s currently volatile labour market, as a jobseeker you may think you simply have to take every job you can get. However, choosing a company that matches your needs is also extremely important. ClockWork’s matching algorithm factors in a range of critical criteria to ensure you as a jobseeker are matched with the right employers. This article looks at the best companies to work for within the catering industry.

6) Vibe Catering


Vibe catering has been catering for events all over Gauteng since 2007 and have an extensive variety of menus. They specialize in corporate lunches, events, weddings, platters, contract catering and private functions. Vibe are a diverse company and provide opportunities for chefs and waiters alike. Working for this company is always a vibe!

5) By Word of Mouth Caterers

By Word of Mouth

By Word of Mouth are a universal events company who offer anything from unique designer menus of exquisite food selections and tastes to complete event management service, including event design, floral design, hiring and decor, beverages, front of house managers and waiters. They provide services of only the best quality and working for them will allow you to rapidly grow your experience across a range of fields.

4) Appetite Catering


Appetite is over 10 years old and are now serving corporates events, birthday parties, weddings and anniversaries. They draw inspiration from French style cooking so if you are a budding chef looking to learn from the best, then look no further. They also offer opportunities to work as an events staff member.

3) Best Choice Caterers

Best Choice

Best Choice caterers can arguably be deemed the best caterers in Cape Town. They can provide the planning and preparation, exquisite food and impeccable catering service that will make for an unforgettable experience for any client. If you want to learn from the best, you will be working alongside managers who have over 30 years’ experience in the catering industry.

2) Zest Catering


Zest produce beautiful farm-based style food and love to share their experiences and emotions through cooking. If you are looking to be mentored by chef’s with international experience, look no further than Zest catering. Mainly operating in the cape winelands, you can enjoy working at some spectacular and picturesque events.

  1. All About Food

All About Food

All About Food is an award-winning Johannesburg based company specializing in catering and events management. They have serviced some of the largest clients, providing various types of catering options, including food mobile tuck shops. They are often looking to bring in qualified and enthusiastic individuals to diversify and grow their ambitious team.


We want to finish off by providing a few more tips to consider when choosing the company to work for. You can use the ClockWork App to check that the company is right for you.

1) Check the company’s rating by visiting the employer’s profile
2) Ensure the location is easy to get to – you can click on the link to maps when you are offered a job
3) Chat with you’re employer using the in-app chat function. This can be found in the ‘chats’ tab on the bottom bar of your jobseeking app.

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