Kitchen Assistant

  • Company:
    LeChaim Catering
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 days ago
  • Category:
    Food

Job Description

 

We are in search of a Kitchen Assistant to aid the Chef and work together with the entire team in the kitchen to produce healthy meals for a busy commercial kitchen.  To be successful as a Kitchen Assistant, you should be a team player, have experience in a fast paced kitchen environment, well versed in kitchen terms and techniques, and make efficient use of your time. Familiarity with or possession of a food handlers certificate and compliance with all food health and safety regulations also an asset.

Kitchen Assistant Responsibilities:

  • Properly cleaning and sanitizing all food preparation areas according to established standards of hygiene.
  • Assisting the Chef with the preparation of meal ingredients, which includes washing, cleaning, peeling, cutting, chopping and the cooking of poultry, and meat.
  • maintaining a clean workstation, kitchen equipment, including wiping down kitchen walls.
  • The ability to execute a simple recipe with precision and attention to detail.
  • Assisting with the unloading of delivered food supplies.
  • Organizing and correctly storing food supplies.
  • Working closely with the Chef, communicating clearly and following the Chef's instructions.

Kitchen Assistant Requirements:

  • Proven experience assisting in kitchens.
  • A food handler's certificate.(an asset)
  • Sound knowledge of food health and safety regulations.
  • The ability to stand for extended periods.
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • The ability to work in a team.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Effective communication skills.

 

We are a small family run business where every team member is seen as an extended part of the family.  The environment, though fast paced and at times high pressured, is one where we work as a team to help each other and ultimately deliver for our clients, whatever the task.  The successful candidate will appreciate this kind of environment and look for ways to be an asset to the team and the company as a whole.