PURPOSE: Performs all cleaning, washing, and preparation duties required in kitchens. Assists cooks and kitchen supervisors with all tasks necessary to ensure that kitchen operations run smoothly.
- Properly cleaning and sanitizing all food preparation areas according to established standards of hygiene.
- Washing and appropriately storing all cooking appliances, instruments, utensils, cutting boards, and dishes.
- Assisting the Cook with the preparation of meal ingredients, which includes washing, cleaning, peeling, cutting, and chopping fruit, vegetables, poultry, and meat.
- Assisting with the unloading of delivered food supplies.
- Organizing and correctly storing food supplies.
- Promptly transferring meal ingredients from storage areas to the kitchen as per the Cook’s instructions.
Qualifications and Experience
- Three CXC Ordinary Level Passes (General or Basic)
- Proven experience working as a kitchen assistant
- Valid Food Badge.
- Sound knowledge of food health and safety regulations.