Kitchen Assistant
Job Details
$15.50 - $15.50
Description

FLSA:  Non-exempt

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:  Up to 20% local travel required as needed

SCHEDULE:  Variable schedule to include some nights and weekends as required

ABOUT THE TEAM

The Kitchen Team delivers exceptional quality and timely service to our customers daily through organization, teamwork, empowerment, and the ability to execute a plan. The team translates the customer’s culinary vision into reality, helping create an unparalleled customer experience. Additionally, the team plays an integral part in operational efficiency through the smart use of resources, ensuring the organization’s health and ability to continue providing for our customers’ needs at an exceptional level.

ABOUT THE JOB

The Kitchen Assistant’s primary responsibility is to assure the cleanliness and availability of all food preparation and dining dishes, utensils, and machines. Additionally, this individual will help assure that all kitchen areas are clean and hygienic by washing and cleaning work areas, disposing of trash, and organizing workspaces as appropriate by practicing safe food handling for self and catering staff. The Kitchen Assistant may also support the kitchen and organization by performing tasks that include, but are limited to, unloading and storing equipment and food, limited food preparation such as washing or chopping food, and collaborating with co-workers to create an exceptional customer experience. Energy, enthusiasm, reliability, and passion for the work, the people and the customers are key to achieving success in this role.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Wash and store appropriately all dishes, pots, pans, cups and glasses, flatware, and other utensils and cooking supplies
  • Clean all food preparation machines and equipment as directed
  • Ensure all work areas are clean and hygienic in accordance with food safety standards
  • Dispose of all trash appropriately
  • Unload and store deliveries and load food and equipment for transport as needed
  • Ensure equipment is maintained properly and is in appropriate working order
  • Wash, peel, chop, and cut food as directed
  • Other duties as assigned

 

 

Qualifications


Education: High school diploma

Certification: California Food Handler’s Card required

Experience: Previous experience working in a kitchen preferred

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: 

  • Ability to stand or walk for eight (8) hours or more in a fast-paced environment requiring movement
  • Bi-lingual (Spanish and English) language skills a plus

 

Personal Attributes:

  • Customer focus
  • Time management
  • Action oriented
  • Integrity-driven and ethical

 

 

 

Note

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.

 

The company is an Equal Opportunity Employer, drug free workplace, and complies with ADA regulations as applicable.

 

 

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