Kitchen Porter

Job Overview

Kitchen porters are the back-bone of the kitchen team, responsible for keeping the kitchen and food preparation areas clean, safe, hygienic and organised at all times. It is a role that requires a strong work ethic, an attention to detail and the ability to listen, learn and carry out tasks that support and assist the chef team.


As a kitchen porter with GIG, you will find yourself working across a variety of four and five star establishments, assisting some of the UK’s top hospitality brands. You will get to work with many accomplished kitchen teams, all from a variety of backgrounds, enjoying the buzz and comradery that comes with working in a busy and challenging kitchen environment. 


Working as a kitchen porter is often a very good way to start your career in the hospitality industry. It is often the first step for anyone looking to become a chef in the future, as working as a kitchen porter gives you the grounding and more importantly the understanding of how a busy kitchen operates and functions.

You will be: 

The ideal candidate will enjoy being part of the buzz of a busy kitchen, be organised and able to follow through on instruction whilst taking initiative to get the job done well. You will work well with the entire staff, from the chefs to the FOH teams. We also offer great training and development opportunities.

Benefits of working as Bartender with GIG: 

  • Get paid weekly

  • Have the freedom to choose where and when you work 

  • Gain access to free training and skills development programs

  • Career progression opportunities - GIG Academy

  • Holiday pay - whenever you need and request it

  • Variety at work – no sitting behind a desk all day

  • Use a helpful App - to manage your work easily

Uniform Requirements

  • Black polo shirt

  • Black kitchen/cargo trousers 

  • Steel toe-capped safety shoes

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