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Kitchen Porter

The Kitchen Porter performs duties like washing, cleaning and basic meal preparation duties required in our kitchen. His/Her job responsibilities include cutting and portioning meat, informing the supervisor when food supplies are low, and appropriately storing washed dishes, utensils, and cooking equipment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensures basic cleaning jobs are carried out as quickly as possible.
  • Collects and washes up pots and pans.
  • Cleans food preparation areas and equipment, in addition to crockery and cutlery.
  • Unloads food and equipment deliveries.
  • Keeps the storeroom organized.
  • Keeps work surfaces, walls and floors clean and sanitized
  • Ensures that food mixers, cookers, and other cooking equipment are in good working order
  • Washes dirty dishes, cutting boards, utensils, and cooking equipment.

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • A high school degree or GED is preferred
  • Food handler’s license
  • Proven previous work experience as a Kitchen Porter
  • Willingness to work nights and weekends
  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced restaurant setting
  • Ability to follow instructions with an upbeat attitude
  • Working knowledge of food health and safety regulations

Skills needed for this role

The Kitchen Porter must have the ability to communicate with the Kitchen Managers, cooks and customers. He/She must have thorough attention to detail, excellent time management and critical thinking skills. Having an in-depth knowledge of kitchen safety and health regulation is also essential for this role.

Career Level

1-4 Years Experienced Employee

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