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​Are you looking for a Kitchen Porter job in Cornwall? ​​​Smith & Reed has a variety of roles available within the hospitality sector. When you're looking for a Kitchen Porter job in Cornwall, you want to use a trusted hospitality recruitment agency. Whether you’re looking for your next hospitality employment opportunity or you want to hire someone within the hospitality industry, Smith & Reed Recruitment can help. Using a trusted hospitality employment recruiter can help you find your perfect position or fill a role that you're trying to hire for. You can easily apply online for Kitchen Porter jobs or work with us to fill any of your vacancies.

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What does a Kitchen Porter do?


A Kitchen Porter plays a fundamental role in the smooth operation of a kitchen, ensuring that chefs and cooks have a clean, organised workspace to prepare food. Their duties typically include a variety of tasks focused on maintenance and support, such as:

1. Cleaning & Washing - primarily a Kitchen Porter will keep the kitchen clean, wash dishes & cutlery and all cooking equipment. A Kitchen Porter must maintain an organised station and ensure the kitchen and the front of house have enough clean equipment to service guests during a busy service.

2. Basic Food Preparation - occasionally a Kitchen Porter will be required to assist kitchen staff with basic food preparation, including peeling vegetables etc.

3. Assist with Stock Management - assist kitchen staff with deliveries and ensure storerooms & fridges are kept clean.

Kitchen Porters must be hardworking, efficient, and able to work in a fast-paced environment. They need to be good team players, as their role involves supporting various members of the kitchen staff. No formal qualifications are usually required for the role, making it an entry point for many into the catering and hospitality industry. The ability to maintain high standards of cleanliness and organisation is essential for success in this role.

How much does a Kitchen Porter Earn?

On average a Kitchen Porter is £12.00 per hour. This will vary depending on location and size of establishment.

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Who is Smith & Reed Recruitment?

Smith & Reed is a recruitment agency in Cornwall with experience matching hospitality professionals with businesses and organizations across the UK. If you're looking for employment in the hospitality sector or you're trying to fill hospitality roles, we can help.​​

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