Kitchen Porter

Root Down DIA

Root Down DIA
Colorado, Denver International Airport
Posted 8 months ago

Position Summary-

A Kitchen porter works in the kitchens of Mission Yogurt’s restaurants where food is prepared and cooked. As a kitchen porter, the main duties would involve washing up, cleaning and basic food preparation. For a Kitchen Porter to progress in this position, they must be hardworking, and a team player. Having enough prior experience to take individualized direction form the Chef/Kitchen Manager. Cleanliness as a person is an added factor as the work is mostly on cleaning and being clean. A certification in food handling may be needed especially when a Kitchen Porter is tasked to handle food in assisting the chefs and cooks. As a kitchen porter, the main duties would involve washing up, cleaning, basic food preparation, and movement of product around the restaurant. Good physical health is essential, as a Kitchen Porter is on their feet for most of the shift. Being a team player is critical and the ability to take criticism.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Unloading deliveries of food to the kitchen
  • Organizing the storeroom
  • Collecting and washing pots, pans, plates and cutlery
  • Getting pots, pans plates and cutlery back into use as quickly as possible
  • Washing and disinfecting kitchen appliances, work surfaces, floors and walls
  • Making sure kitchen equipment is properly stored
  • Removing and recycling waste from the kitchen

Qualifications & Education

A combination of appropriate education and experience may be substituted for the minimum education requirements if the exact education/experience requirements are not fulfilled.

Equivalent Experience Requirements

  • Good physical health, as you could be on your feet all day
  • The ability to carry out tasks quickly
  • Good communication skills
  • The ability to work in a team
  • The ability to work on your own and use your initiative
  • The ability to remain calm under pressure

Core Competencies

  • An awareness of hygiene and safety regulations
  • The ability to follow instructions.

Skills and Responsibilities

  • This Position usually works between 37 and 40 hours a week including shifts, weekends and public holidays. Working conditions are usually hot and humid, and you could be working over a sink full of hot water for long periods of time.

Job Features

Job CategoryBOH, Hourly, Porter

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