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ESS Education and Support Services

Kitchen Assistant

Job Title:

Kitchen Assistant

Reports To:

Café & Community Hub Manager


Community Hub & Tearooms (Langport)


Full Time and Part Time hours available to include some weekends or/and evenings.


Starting Rate – National Minimum Wage

Summary of Role:

ESS are looking to hire a dedicated and reliable kitchen assistant or trainee chef to assist the chef in our busy friendly Community Hub & Café Monday to Sunday

Experience is preferred although apprenticeship applicates are welcome.

Flexible working hours to meet business needs.

Duties include however are not limited to:

· Cleaning and sanitising food preparation areas to establish proper hygiene.

· Washing and storing all cooking appliances, utensils, cutting boards, and dishes

· Assisting Chef by performing basic preparatory tasks, including washing, and cutting produce, combining ingredients in recipes

· Sweeping and mopping kitchen floors and wiping walls

· Receiving, labelling, and storing deliveries

· Promptly responding to instructions

· Comply with all food health and safety regulations.

· To assist Chef complete food orders and keep the kitchen working efficiently.


Successful applicates should exercise exceptional personal hygiene, time management, and ensure that all duties are completed in a timely manner and comply with all food health and safety regulations.

Kitchen Assistant Skills & Responsibilities:

· To assist Chef complete food orders and keep the kitchen working efficiently.

· Ability to perform well under pressure and work quickly and efficiently.

· Excellent customer service skills and the ability to enjoy working with others

· Keenness to follow instructions and prepare ingredients according to the Chef’s directions

· Organisation skills and the ability to keep track of kitchen inventory.

· Knowledge of cooking techniques and methods

· Understanding of health and safety regulations regarding food preparation and storage

· Basic understanding of how to use kitchen equipment.

· Excellent personal hygiene Apply for this post by sending a CV to:

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Job Details

Applications close:
7 July 2024

Contact: Rachael Lark

2nd Floor, Block B, Old Kelway, Langport, Somerset, TA10 9SJ

01458 781838

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