Experienced Kitchen Assistant who is well-versed in the local health code regulations. Adept in kitchen prep, thoroughly cleaning various kitchen work areas and assisting in plating meals. Specialises in kitchen maintenance and side dish plating.
Experienced short-order cook
Health code expert
Proficient with a variety of cleaning materials
Strong team player
Good customer service skills
Great communication skills
Comfortable working with wait staff as well as kitchen personnel
April 2011 to July 2014 McTasle’s Restaurant-Manchester, UK Kitchen Assistant
Responsible for executing opening kitchen maintenance checklist prior to starting cooking operations each day.
Responsible for maintaining, organising and cleaning several aspects of the walk-in cooler.
Assisted chef’s in finalising food plating and alerting wait staff when orders were ready.
September 2008 to April 2011 Vilonni’s Place-Manchester, UK Kitchen Assistant
Responsible for cleaning the three main cooking stations at the end of the night as per health code regulations.
Assisted in stocking the walk-in cooler as well as the pantry shelves.
Responsible for going through the pantry once each week and discarding any food that was past its expiration date.
March 2001 to September 2008 A Piece Of Pie-Manchester, UK Kitchen Assistant
Helped to put out new pastries several times a day so that the selection was always fresh.
Assisted chefs in compilling ingredient list for each meal and making sure the ingredients were always on hand.
Acted as liaison between the wait staff and the chefs in the kitchen, especially during the busiest times of the day.
2000 PolyTech School, London, England, UK, Associate’s Degree, Culinary Arts