Catering Assistant

  • Job Reference: JO-2103-14860
  • Date Posted: 24 March 2021
  • Recruiter: Blue Arrow
  • Location: Ashford
  • Salary: £8.72 Per Hour
  • Sector: Catering and Hospitality
  • Job Type: Temporary

Job Description

Catering Assistant

If you're looking for a role where you will be a valued member of the team, feel a sense of belonging and meet lots of new people then this role, in this kitchen, may be the perfect fit for you.

General skills
As a Kitchen Assistant you will have the following skills:
* The ability to work quickly and to the required standard
* An understanding of the importance of health and hygiene
* Experience of working in a commercial kitchen
* Plenty of stamina and the ability to work on your feet for most of the shift
* A great team player
* Good listening skills and ability to follow instructions
* Good oral communication
* A willingness to learn
* A positive attitude
* Experience doing basic food prep, like washing, peeling and chopping vegetables is ideal but not essential

Main Duties/Responsibilities
As a Kitchen Assistant you will:

* Ensure that the kitchen is clean and operational, cleaning the food preparation equipment, floors and other kitchen tools or areas
* Wash utensils and dishes and making sure they are stored appropriately
* Sort, store and distribute ingredients under instruction
* Assist chefs by washing, peeling, chopping, cutting and cooking food stuffs and helping to prepare dishes or sides such as salads and desserts
* Dispose of rubbish correctly
* Organise linen/laundry
* May also be responsible for preparing ingredients with guidance
* Receive deliveries of new food and drink stock items, checking off items and storing them correctly

Monday - Friday
10:00 - 14:00

DBS Certificate is a plus but we can aply for one if needed.

Please aply if you are interested.