How much do kitchen and catering assistants in London get paid?

Kitchen and catering assistants in London earn

£7.50–10.86 per hour

Based on 90 employee reviews

Kitchen and catering assistant salaries can range between £7.50–10.86 per hour in the London area. This data is based on survey results from 90 employees who live in an around London.

What do top employers pay kitchen and catering assistants?

Who are the top kitchen and catering assistant employers?

  1. Five Guys
    7.7
  2. John Lewis & Partners
    7.5
  3. NHS Scotland
    6.9

Who are the worst kitchen and catering assistant employers?

  1. Taco Bell
    3.9
  2. HC One
    4.4
  3. Runwood Homes
    4.5

Recent kitchen and catering assistant vacancies in London

  1. Catering Assistant posted 12 days ago
  2. Catering Assistant at Sodexo posted 6 days ago
  3. Catering Assistant at OCS posted 4 days ago
  4. Catering Assistant at OCS posted 4 days ago
  5. Catering Assistant posted yesterday
  6. Catering Assistant at Elior posted yesterday
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What contracts are people on?

16% report having zero hours contracts
6% report having low hours contracts (less than 16 hours)
59% report having part time contracts (16-35 hours)
19% report having full time contracts (more than 35 hours)

Based on 85 employees

How are people paid?

By the hour 96% of people report they get paid by the hour

Based on 90 employees

What do kitchen and catering assistants employees do?

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:

  • Restaurants
  • Cafes
  • Pubs
  • Bars
  • Hotels
  • Ships
  • Hospitals
  • 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:

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