• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Cateress A woman who caters.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cateress A woman who caters; a female provider.
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In literature:

I did, and engaged a cateress for what I should call a comfortable salary, rather than wages.
"The Smiling Hill-Top" by Julia M. Sloane
Afterwards we were joined by this our other sister, the cateress, who every day goes out to purchase for us whatever we happen to want.
"The Thousand and One Nights, Vol. I." by Anonymous