Kitchen & Catering Assistants
Workers in this unit group assist in the preparation and service of food and beverages in restaurants, cafés and other eating establishments, and perform various cleaning, fetching and carrying tasks.
- Cleans or prepares food for cooks by hand or machine
- Carries meat, vegetables and other foodstuffs from delivery van to storeroom and from storeroom to kitchen
- Cleans and tidies service area, kitchen surfaces, crockery, cutlery, glassware, kitchen utensils and disposes of rubbish
- Prepares and serves beverages and light refreshments, accepts payment and gives change
- Keeps service area well stocked.
There are no formal academic entry requirements. Training is typically received on-the-job. NVQs/ SVQs in relevant areas are available at Levels 1 and 2.
What could I earn?
Salaries for this occupation tend to start at £16,000 per annum and can progress up to £34,000 per annum.
Is it in growth or decline?
There are currently 60,772 employed Kitchen & Catering Assistants in the region.
- General, Kitchen, Catering Assistants & Kitchen Porters looking for immediate start SW15 1HY
- Kitchen Porters, Catering Assistants, Chefs, Baristas, Supervisors, Waiters TW7 5QD
- Kitchen Assistant - Contract Catering - Great Work Life Balance Cobham, Surrey, KT11 3DG
- Kitchen Porter SL71DB
- Kitchen Assistant - 11.30am-5.30pm LU7 2PA