Kitchen Assistant Job Description

The duties of a Kitchen Assistant include assisting the chef with preparing the food, keeping the kitchen clean and organized, and stocking ingredients.

Updated on:     
November 7, 2022

Job Brief

We're looking for a Kitchen Assistant to help us with the day-to-day operations in the kitchen. You will be responsible for food preparation, cooking, and cleaning.

Kitchen Assistant Duties

  • Prepare, serve, and dispose of food according to restaurant policies and procedures
  • Manage and maintain cleanliness of all kitchen, keeping everything clean and in proper order
  • Prepare food according to recipes
  • Assist with cleaning, stocking, and preparation of food
  • Maintain safe food handling practices
  • Handle guest’s complaints and questions

Kitchen Assistant Responsibilities

  • Maintain cleanliness and sanitation of kitchen and utensils, and assist in other kitchen duties as directed by the Executive Chef and the Operations Manager
  • Perform all duties including food preparation, serving, and cleanup within required time-frames
  • Maintain inventory levels, monitor usage, and ensure catering staff has appropriate supplies
  • Provide timely feedback to Operations Manager on efficiency, productivity, and customer satisfaction
  • Assume other job duties as assigned by Executive Chef or Operations Manager

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Requirements and Skills

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Meet physical requirements (e.g., ability to lift, bend, stretch, walk, crawl)
  • Must have good people skills
  • Ability to follow directions
  • Ability to work cross functionally in a team environment

[Company Name] is an employer that is committed to equal opportunity and building a diverse and inclusive team. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals.