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Kitchen assistants have the job of helping a kitchen team. This can include preparing food and keeping the kitchen clean.
Other names for kitchen assistants include:
- Catering assistants
- Crew members
- Kitchen associates
- Kitchen porters (KPs)
- Food and beverage assistants
- General kitchen hands
Kitchen assistants work in kitchens which can be found in:
- Schools/ colleges
- The military
- Private catering events
This type of job may involve:
- Washing and preparing ingredients
- Unpacking deliveries into the storeroom
- Cleaning and maintaining hygiene in the kitchen
- Washing dishes
You may be on your feet a lot, and you may work long shifts.
You might have to work late nights, on weekends and bank holidays.
Kitchen assistant is an entry level job.
If you want to apply for a kitchen assistant job, you might need the following:
- Some GCSEs or a Level 1 award
- The right to work in the UK
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