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Kitchen Porter

About the role

The Kitchen Porter is instrumental in all kitchen operations. He/she ensures a continuous stock of clean tableware, including plates, bowls and cutlery to enable daily service to flow uninterrupted. Under the direction of the Head Chef, he/she maintains all preparation and the food storage areas. Includes routine and heavy cleaning, the organization of supplies and trash control. He/she is also able to assist in other sections of the kitchen, as needs arise.

Main job tasks and responsibilities

  • Washes dishes, pots and pans, utensils and organizes them in an efficient manner.
  • Washes food preparation machines and cleans floors, counters and work tables.
  • Ensures FOH has a constant supply of clean, polished cutlery.
  • Performs in-depth cleaning of walk-in freezers and refrigerators, ovens, stoves and pantries.
  • Assists in receiving and organizing deliveries of food and supplies.
  • Assists members of the kitchen team with basic food preparation. 
  • Is a team player, willing to go the extra mile and assist other team members when necessary in order to achieve the operational objectives of the restaurant.
  • Complies with all necessary operational policies including: Health and Safety, Food Hygiene, Maintenance, Emergency Procedures, Alcohol Licensing.
  • Follows the company cleaning schedules.
  • Ensures compliance with the company’s policies at all times.
  • Makes sure the restaurant is cleaned and closed at the end of the shift.

Job competencies

  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organizing skills

Job prerequisites

  • Ability to speak and understand Dutch and/or English
  • Flexibility in working hours (evenings, weekends, holidays)
  • Maintains self-appearance in accordance with the restaurant grooming standards

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