Kitchen Helper Job Descriptions

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Job Title: Kitchen Helper

Job Summary: We are seeking a reliable and hardworking Kitchen Helper to assist our kitchen staff in preparing and serving food. The Kitchen Helper will be responsible for cleaning and maintaining the kitchen, assisting with food preparation, and ensuring that all kitchen equipment is in good working order.


  • Clean and sanitize kitchen equipment, utensils, and work areas
  • Assist with food preparation, including chopping vegetables, preparing sauces, and assembling dishes
  • Stock and organize kitchen supplies and ingredients
  • Operate kitchen equipment, such as ovens, grills, and fryers
  • Assist with dishwashing and cleaning
  • Follow all food safety and sanitation guidelines


  • Prior experience working in a kitchen or food service environment preferred
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to follow instructions
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time and lift up to 50 pounds
  • Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed

Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Benefits: Health insurance, paid time off, retirement plan

Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applicants from all backgrounds and experiences.

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Kitchen Helper

What is the best way to find and hire a Kitchen Helper near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Kitchen Helper applicants. Employers posting their Kitchen Helper job on Indeed get about 20 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Kitchen Helper applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Kitchen Helper are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 15 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 18 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Kitchen Helper positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Kitchen Helper role?
SMS has 97% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Kitchen Helper job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Kitchen Helpers are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 182% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Kitchen Helper applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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