A Kitchen porter works in the kitchens of Mission Yogurt’s restaurants where food is prepared and cooked. As a kitchen porter, the main duties would involve washing up, cleaning and basic food preparation. For a Kitchen Porter to progress in this position, they must be hardworking, and a team player. Having enough prior experience to take individualized direction from the Chef/Kitchen Manager. Cleanliness as a person is an added factor as the work is mostly on cleaning and being clean. A certification in food handling may be needed especially when a Kitchen Porter is tasked to handle food in assisting the chefs and cooks. As a kitchen porter, the main duties would involve washing up, cleaning, basic food preparation, and movement of product around the restaurant. Good physical health is essential, as a Kitchen Porter is on their feet for most of the shift. Being a team player is critical and the ability to take criticism,
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Unloading deliveries of food to the kitchen
Organizing the storeroom
Collecting and washing pots, pans, plates and cutlery
Getting pots, pans plates and cutlery back into use as quickly as possible
Washing and disinfecting kitchen appliances, work surfaces, floors and walls
Making sure kitchen equipment is properly stored
Removing and recycling waste from the kitchen
Qualifications & Education
A combination of appropriate education and experience may be substituted for the minimum education requirements if the exact education/experience requirements are not fulfilled.
Equivalent Experience Requirements
Good physical health, as you could be on your feet all day
The ability to carry out tasks quickly
Good communication skills
The ability to work in a team
The ability to work on your own and use your initiative
The ability to remain calm under pressure
An awareness of hygiene and safety regulations
The ability to follow instructions.
This Position usually works between 37 and 40 hours a week including shifts, weekends and public holidays. Working conditions are usually hot and humid, and you could be working over a sink full of hot water for long periods of time.
Must pass a 10-year background check