Kitchen Porter
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We are looking for an efficient and hardworking Kitchen Porter to be a part of our team. You will be directly reporting to the Kitchen Manager. At all times, you will be responsible for keeping the kitchen surfaces, sinks, and walls clean and sanitized. In addition, , you should be able to sweep and mop the kitchen floor at the start and end of your shifts. 

You will be coordinating your daily tasks with the Kitchen Assistant and assist the Cooks with meal preparations. Moreover, you should also be able to inspect the kitchen equipment for functionality. You will be in charge of receiving and organizing ingredients delivery as well. 

As a Kitchen Porter, you should hold a valid food handler’s license and have proven experience in this area of work. Furthermore, you should be hygienic, detail-oriented and motivated individual. Your ability to work independently as well as collaboratively will be advantageous.  

If you can carry out the kitchen duties efficiently, then do get in touch. We would like to have a word with you.  


  • Wiping, sanitizing, and cleaning kitchen counters, sinks and walls 

  • Sweeping and mopping the floor at the beginning and end of the shifts 

  • Cleaning any food spills and stains 

  • Washing utensils, cutlery, and cookware  

  • Keeping the food storage areas clean and organized 

  • Collecting and disposing garbage 

  • Ensuring that the ingredient deliveries are done on time  

  • Organizing the food supplies  

  • Checking if equipment like food mixers and cookers are in working order and arranging for new ones 

  • Assisting with food preparation tasks as and when required 

  • Cleaning and organizing refrigerators and freezers on a timely basis 


  • High School Diploma or GED 

  • Holding a valid Food Handler’s license 

  • Proven work experience in the Hospitality industry as a Kitchen Porter, Kitchen Assistant, or a similar role 

  • Complete knowledge of the industry standards, health and safety regulations 

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills 

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment 

  • Ability to stand for long hours and work at flexible timings 

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills 

  • Excellent hygiene standards 

  • Highly motivated and detail-oriented individual 

  • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision 

  • A team player  

  • Ability to handle stressful situations 

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