Kitchen Assistant, Waitrose Cookery School

Job Type Catering & Hospitality
Region London
Location Kings Cross, 1 Wharf Road
Preferred Hours Full Time
Partnership Level
10
Closing Date 26/3/2019
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Salary £18,000 - £22,800. The pay range for this role will increase to: £19,900 - £24,500 from 1 April
Salary Frequency per annum
Hours of Work
45 hours per week
Shifts:
08:00 - 17:00 or 12:30 - 21:30
5 days per week including alternate weekends

Duties & Responsibilities

The Cookery School offers a hand on approach to cookery classes across three locations. This role for Kitchen Porter will be based in the King's Cross location, London. The Waitrose Cookery School is offering a exciting opportunity for an experienced Kitchen Porter/Assistant to join the team in Kings Cross. This role will suit someone who would want to progress their career within the catering area of the business.
This role primarily supports the running of the school by ensuring all equipment is washed and readily available for the next cookery course. You will need to maintain the cleanliness of the wash up area in the preparation kitchen at all times and provide support where necessary to enhance the customer experience

Job Requirements

As a Kitchen Porter you will be responsible for ensuring that our Head Chefs have sanitary tools and work spaces. This includes all duties related to dish washing: unloading kitchen deliveries and cleaning all of the dishes, utensils, pots and pans. Other areas of responsibility include food prep work and maintaining food quality and sanitation in kitchen.

DUTIES:
- Wash, rinse, and sanitize dishes, pots, pans, and implements in preparation for the next class
- Follow and comply with all applicable health and sanitation procedures and adhere to safe work practices.
- Maintain cleanliness of floors, mats, drains, walls and shelves of kitchen area.
- Operate and sanitize all equipment in a safe and proper manner.
- Perform food preparation work as directed.

REQUIREMENTS:
- Ability to follow instructions and procedures.
- Good interpersonal skills and willingness to work as part of a team.
- Strong work ethic and integrity.

Required essential experience skills and qualifications

Please consider the following when making your application:
- We occasionally close vacancies early in the event we receive a high volume of applications. Therefore, we recommend you apply early
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- Ensure you have an up-to-date CV

This role is subject to pre-employment screening checks

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