Kitchen Assistant

Job Description:

To assist with timely production and presentation of food on the appropriate section, kitchen cleaning and kitchen administration when necessary.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • To understand the rota system and time schedules in your respective section.
  • To be keen and enthusiastic, with a want to learn attitude.
  • To maintain standards and consistency in food preparation and delivery.
  • To maintain physical products and to report faults.
  • To be aware of items and ingredients on the section and have an understanding of where each item is stored.
  • Adjust dish variety in time according to seasonal calendar and special events.
  • To adhere to health & safety and food hygiene standards and report any issues when occur.
  • To attend training set by the company and/or the seniors.
  • To comply with company policies with specific reference to health & safety at Work Act, food hygiene regulations and weights and measures legislation.

Key Behaviours:

  • Must possess a positive attitude and work well with other team members
  • Be able to communicate and understand the predominant language(s) of our guests
  • Must be able to work unsupervised in a fast paced restaurant environment
  • Must be available to work as late as midnight or later if necessary
  • Be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 5 hours).
  • Be able to safely lift and carry trays filled with multiple dishes and drinks
  • Must possess the ability to recognise a problem when it arises and be able to resolve it appropriately by using good judgement, tact and initiative according to company policy and procedure
  • Be willing to follow direction and ask questions for clarification if needed.
  • Be willing to work overtime when needed and assist the workload of others