Kitchen Assistant

Reports to
Designated Shift Lead > Operations Manager > Executive Chef > Owners


Employees in this class are responsible and accountable for assisting in the preparation of food. Upon completion of a training period the incumbent, in the absence of the Executive Chef or Supervisor may charge of a shift. Supervision is received from a Senior Cook and the incumbent may have supervisory responsibilities over Junior Cooks and Service Workers.

The Kitchen Assistant is the entry and training level.

Typical Duties

  • Assist with pick-up window where necessary
    • Package Meals
    • Expedite Orders
  • Prepare or assist in preparation of complete meals.
  • Preparing and cooking all menu items as assigned.
  • May take charge of a shift in absence of Executive Chef or Supervisor.
  • May be responsible for checking supplies and groceries received in work area.
  • Assists in the cleaning of kitchen area and general maintenance of equipment and inventory control.
  • Carry-out the duties outlined for the respective station
  • During a team member’s break, absence, vacation etc. may be asked to assist with multiple stations during a limited period of time as instructed by management.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Good knowledge of principles and quantity cooking and experience in quantity cooking of vegetables, meat, fish and poultry etc.
  • Good knowledge of food service sanitation standards, personal hygiene and safety.

Education, Training & Experience

High school diploma and a minimum one year experience with cooking or in customer service.

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Job Info

Location: New Providence
Job Type: Full-Time Regular
Salary: $0.00 - $0.00
Specialty: Restaurant


Degree: Cooking Certificate
Years Experience: 1 - 3
Posted 1 Month ago