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.
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 a Kitchen Porter with GIG:
Get paid weekly
Have the freedom to choose where and when you work
Gain access to free training and skills development programs
Roles available with travel and accommodation provided
Boost your CV with new experience
Variety at work – no sitting behind a desk all day
Use a helpful App - to manage your work easily
Holiday pay - whenever you need and request it
Offices across London, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Manchester and Liverpool
The items below are some of the things that our clients might expect you to wear in order to work with them. Uniform requirements are listed on all job postings and may differ, as always you are under no obligation to apply for any shift on the GIG App.
Black kitchen/ cargo trousers
Steel toe capped safety shoes
Uniform may vary depending on client requirements