Our Company

Cosmopolitan Catering has established itself as Silicon Valley’s premier full-service
catering and café management company.

Who We Are

Working exclusively within the corporate arena, Cosmopolitan Catering has experienced exponential growth by identifying and solving the recurring problems that Silicon Valley companies face when using outdated corporate food-service models. We have in turn addressed each of our client’s needs independently to thereby provide customized solutions. The corporate food-service landscape is being redefined by Cosmopolitan Catering by way of bringing back the essence of the word “cater”. While our vision and the core of our business model remains consistent, we take a personalized approach when implementing every food-service program we craft, knowing that no two companies will have the same needs.

Cosmopolitan Catering lives in the heart of Silicon Valley where food in the workplace was born and continues to be defined. We take pleasure and pride in reshaping the landscape of the industry we love. Occupying a brand new, 22,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art cooking facility, Cosmopolitan Catering built the infrastructure to satisfy all of your catering and café management needs. It is our pleasure to be of service.

We are a progressive, forward thinking company
in every capacity in which we operate

We are constantly analyzing ourselves, and our
business model, looking for a better way

We have a highly talented and capable management
team dedicated to achieving customer satisfaction

We want to be recognized for being a trusted
consultant, a problem solver, a partner

We want to be recognized for our consistency, our
organization, our creativity, and our courtesy

We are in constant pursuit for improvement of
our product and services

We are a progressive, forward thinking company
in every capacity in which we operate

We are constantly analyzing ourselves, and our
business model, looking for a better way

We have a highly talented and capable management
team dedicated to achieving customer satisfaction

We want to be recognized for being a trusted
consultant, a problem solver, a partner

We want to be recognized for our consistency, our
organization, our creativity, and our courtesy

We are in constant pursuit for improvement of
our product and services

Our Vision

Cosmopolitan Catering strives to be recognized for producing delicious, healthy, and socially responsible food through personalized customer service that is second to none. In every aspect of our operation, we hold ourselves to a standard of service and professionalism that is unmatched. We know that the value of our service as a whole will be compromised by any facet within that is less than exemplary. This starts with a solid foundation and a clear cut mission. Our objective is, and always will be, to align our professional goals with the end-goals of our clients; putting ourselves in a position of not being merely a service provider, but rather, a partner.

Our Unwavering Commitment

We understand that food is only one half of food-service. The quality of our customer service is an enormous source of pride. We set out to distinguish ourselves not only through our accessibility, providing and easy way to communicate information, but also with a hands-on approach allowing us to identify and resolve potential issues and concerns before they become problems. We seek to remove the burden of managing your food-service program. Our knowledgeable account managers and experienced management team is available virtually 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. From our executive team to our on-site staff, we have a steadfast dedication to providing the best service in not only the food industry, but rather, in any industry.

Our Management Team

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Jacob Caputo

Owner-Kitchen Operations

Jake manages all day-to-day kitchen operations, menu creation and development, and all aspects of food costing, product sourcing, and kitchen staff management. Over the years, Jake has built an impressive team of over 60 skilled chefs and cooks currently working for the company.

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Rick Angelini

Owner-Business Operations

Rick manages the day-to-day operations and leads the efforts in brand development, sales and marketing, and contract negotiation as well as the establishment and implementation of the customer service standards by which Cosmopolitan Catering is measured.

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Scott Sasaki

Executive Chef

Most recently before joining Cosmopolitan Catering, Chef Scott spent five years as the Executive Chef at Google, continuing the legendary notoriety made famous by Chef Charlie Ayres. Chef Scott shared the vision to redefine the meaning of what corporate catering is, allowing companies through the Bay Area the opportunity to offer their employees food-service that is second-to-none.

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Ted Pierce

Customer Experience Manager

Ted oversees all logistical functions for the successful operation of our corporate café services. His responsibilities are vital as the demand for food safety and health awareness have become more of a social topic. His attention to detail and health code knowledge are just a few strengths that allow Cosmopolitan Catering to be the leader in the corporate cafe arena. Ted’s emphasis is to coach and develop our café staff, ensuring a great guest experience.

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William Kraemer

Catering Operations Manager

Before Cosmopolitan Catering, he dedicated himself to over 10 years of hospitality service. His experience covers numerous facets of the industry. Will oversees all logistic and operational aspects of our catering department including hiring, training, and service standard implementation. Will’s focus is on sharpening and refining our processes and striving to offer the next level of service.

Careers

Cosmopolitan Catering offers an exciting work environment for our employees. We pride ourselves in providing superior service that is second to none. We are always looking for energetic and highly motivated individual’s that love working with the public.

Line Cook

Prepare a variety of food items in accordance with prescribed recipes in order to provide exemplary service in the Cosmopolitan Catering Kitchen.

As a Cosmo Line Cook you should have exceptional communication skills and possess a confident and positive attitude. In addition, (s)he should have outstanding attention to detail and time management skills. Further, the ideal candidate will possess the ability to work independently and as a team member.

  • Review production schedule to determine food requirements, including quantity of food for preparation and assemble supplies and equipment needed for daily cooking activities
  • Knowledgeable in cooking procedures and kitchen equipment
  • Knowledge of safety rules for kitchen equipment
  • Knowledge of where and how everything is stored
  • Completes production sheets and other records as required
  • Maintains clean work area, utensils and equipment
  • Food production steps such as frying, cold cookery, sautéing, grilling, roasting, and baking
  • Ensuring minimal product shrink and coordinating secondary usage of product with other departments
  • Validating recipe adherence according to standards
  • Maintaining Cosmopolitan Catering’s high standards for product freshness
  • Using strong interpersonal skills
  • Reinforcing sanitation, security and safety guidelines
  • Safe operation of equipment and cutting tools

Our company is defined by our people, not our product. We seek to create a fun, engaging, and professional environment each day as we understand that our success as an organization starts with our most valuable resource, our employees. Join Cosmopolitan Catering if you have a passion for service and hospitality, and get pleasure from making others smile. You will be quick to smile as a result of joining our team.

Prep Cook

Prepare a variety of food items in accordance with prescribed recipes in order to provide exemplary service in the Cosmopolitan Catering Kitchen.

The Prep Cook is responsible for a particular station and/or group of menu items, their preparation, and set up for delivery.   Assists with putting away deliveries and kitchen sanitation.  The Prep Cook must be able to take direction from Lead Cooks and Managers.

  • Review production schedule to determine food requirements, including quantity of food for preparation and assemble supplies and equipment needed for daily cooking activities
  • Prepare and display meats, vegetables, fruits and salads
  • Completes production sheets and other records as required
  • Maintains clean work area, utensils and equipment
  • Food production steps such as frying, cold cookery, sautéing, grilling, roasting, and baking
  • Ensuring minimal product shrink and coordinating secondary usage of product with other departments
  • Validating recipe adherence according to standards
  • Maintaining Cosmopolitan Catering’s high standards for product freshness
  • Using strong interpersonal skills
  • Reinforcing sanitation, security and safety guidelines
  • Safe operation of equipment and cutting tools

Our company is defined by our people, not our product. We seek to create a fun, engaging, and professional environment each day as we understand that our success as an organization starts with our most valuable resource, our employees. Join Cosmopolitan Catering if you have a passion for service and hospitality, and get pleasure from making others smile. You will be quick to smile as a result of joining our team.

Café Server

We are looking for Café Servers to fill positions at many of our corporate café locations throughout the Bay Area.

Responsibilities will include overall supervision of all assigned café daily operational tasks and events, including but not limited to delivery, set-up and breakdown.

  • Assist the Cafe Manager in maintaining exceptional customer and public relations with all clients and guests
  • Work closely with the kitchen staff to understand the food, equipment needed, and proper presentation for each daily lunch service and/or catered event
  • Set-up, decorate, and execute each event as described in the Banquet Event Order (BEO)
  • Accurately input transactions in to the POS system and follow cash handling procedures.
  • Assist with proper training of new team members
  • Prevent product shrinkage and efficient use of consumables
  • Familiarization of all menus, how things are prepared, what they taste like, and with special requests that have been made
  • Understand and practice HACCP, safe chemical handling, food safety, and sanitation
  • Maintain and execute assigned cleaning tasks including but not limited to; all work stations within the café, dining and service area, bussing stations and any additional areas specific to the café cleaning schedule, and company vehicles
  • Safe operation of all equipment
  • Maintain Cosmopolitan Catering’s Service Standards, Dress Code and Grooming Policies
  • May be exposed to various temperature changes and work environments, including possible small spaces/use of elevators. Work includes walking, standing, lifting and carrying of product weighing up to 50 pounds, and the safe operation of all equipment, along with frequent interaction with customers, associates, and vendors

Our company is defined by our people, not our product. We seek to create a fun, engaging, and professional environment each day as we understand that our success as an organization starts with our most valuable resource, our employees. Join Cosmopolitan Catering if you have a passion for service and hospitality, and get pleasure from making others smile. You will be quick to smile as a result of joining our team.

Catering Server

Are you on time and detailed oriented? We are looking for passionate individuals to join our team! If you are seeking an opportunity to grow and develop professionally, Cosmopolitan Catering is the place for you.

Our ideal candidate is self-motivated, communicative, outgoing, has the ability to perform well under pressure, and takes pride in their work!

  • Assist the Catering Manager on site in maintaining good costumer and public relations with all clients and guests
  • Work closely with the kitchen staff to understand the food, equipment needed, and proper presentation for each event
  • Set-up, decorate, and execute each event as described in the Banquet Event Order (BEO)
  • Facilitate pre-event meetings before the event start time with all service staff
  • Assist with proper training of new team members
  • Prevent product shrinkage and efficient use of consumables
  • Familiarization of all Cosmopolitan Catering menus, how things are prepared, what they taste like, and if special request are allowed
  • Understand and practice HACCP, safe chemical handling, food safety, and sanitation
  • Maintain clean work area, utensils, equipment, and company vehicles
  • Safe operation of equipment and company vehicles
  • Maintain Cosmopolitan Catering’s high service standards.
  • Maintain Cosmopolitan Catering’s Dress Code and Grooming Policies
  • May be exposed to various temperature changes and work environments, including possible small spaces/use of elevators. Work includes walking, standing, lifting and carrying of product weighing up to 50 pounds, and the safe operation of all equipment, along with frequent interaction with customers, associates, and vendors

Our company is defined by our people, not our product. We seek to create a fun, engaging, and professional environment each day as we understand that our success as an organization starts with our most valuable resource, our employees. Join Cosmopolitan Catering if you have a passion for service and hospitality, and get pleasure from making others smile. You will be quick to smile as a result of joining our team.