Kitchen Helper Job Description

A kitchen helper is a person hired to prepare food in another person's kitchen.

A kitchen helper usually works under a head chef.

The chef is the boss, and the kitchen helper is an employee.

By definition, a kitchen helper is an employee.

In other words, they are paid to perform specific tasks.

Good kitchen helpers need certain skills.

They must be able to follow orders accurately and on time, and they must be able to work in a fast paced environment.

Good kitchen helpers are also detail-oriented, as they can miss a step that will cause the food to turn out poorly.

And because kitchen helpers usually work under direct supervision of head chefs.

Updated on:     
October 7, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a Kitchen Helper to join our team! As a Kitchen Helper, you will be responsible for assisting the chef with preparing meals, cleaning the kitchen, and stocking supplies. If you are a hard worker with a passion for food, we want you!

Kitchen Helper Duties:

  • Assist with food preparation in the kitchen
  • Provide assistance in kitchen operations, such as opening and closing the restaurant, cleaning and clearing work areas, stocking supplies
  • Establish, maintain, and beautify a clean, orderly, and sanitary work area and kitchen
  • Perform work duties that other employees cannot or would rather not do
  • Maintain production goals

Kitchen Helper Responsibilities:

  • Assist in preparing food; transport, set, and serve meals on tray service
  • Wash dishes, utensils, and pots; clean kitchen and equipment
  • Refill water glasses and ice buckets
  • Clean windows and tables and chairs
  • Clean work areas
  • Clean floors, walls, and ceilings
  • Wash floors
  • Maintain sanitation and safety standards, compliance, and cleanliness

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Requirements And Skills:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • 1+ year of kitchen experience

[Company Name] strives to create a diverse and inclusive workplace where we encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals.