-The role of a catering assistant is to help out in the kitchen and to be responsible for hygiene and cleanliness within food preparation areas. Catering assistants are also responsible for carrying out basic food preparation tasks, such as washing up and peeling food. It is not unusual for a catering assistant to clean and cut up meat, fish and vegetables, as well as operate the machinery.
-It is important that catering assistants are good communicators, not only to succeed in their contact with customers but also their co-workers. They must also be good team players, as they are likely to have to work alongside chefs, waitresses, and restaurant managers.
Skill and Expertise required:
– Experience working as a Catering Assistant/ Kitchen Porter preferred but training can be given
– Confident / Positive attitude
– Immaculate personal appearance and punctuality