Reports to: Cook/Senior Cook

Main objectives: Perform any combination of duties to help maintain kitchen work areas and utensils in clean and orderly condition.

Typical functions and responsibilities:

  • Prepare vegetables and other food under the direction of the cook.
  • Clean floors, walls, cupboards, shelves, work tables, refrigerators and deep freezers.
  • Segregate and remove garbage and place it in designated containers.
  • Scrape food from dirty dishes, cutlery, pots, etc., and wash them by hand or in a dishwashing machine.
  • Transfer supplies and equipment between storage and work areas.

Typical qualifications and experience: One to two weeks on-the-job training; appropriate courses in food hygiene.