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Kitchen Assistant/Cook

Job Function:
Catering & Hospitality
United Kingdom
Job Type:

As a kitchen assistant/cook, you will be part of the boohoo Attic team assisting in basic food preparation, uploading deliveries to the kitchen, carrying out daily cleaning tasks and assisting the head chef in the running of the kitchen.

Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Carry out basic food preparation such as peeling, chopping and preparing sandwiches under the supervision of the head chef and front of house team.
  • Checking in deliveries alongside the chef, monitoring the incoming of goods is correct and that there has been no damage on delivery.
  • Storing all goods away in their place in a safe manner. Taking care to put away any frozen goods efficiently.
  • Breaking down all cardboard and disposing of it into the paper recycling bins as designated alongside the kitchen porter
  • All food waste to be recycled in to the green bins and removed at the end of the day into the larger food waste container off site
  • All general waste to be disposed of periodically throughout the day and removed at frequent intervals into the designated bins
  • Ensuring all pots, pans, plates and cutlery are returned to the kitchen, washed effectively and returned to their place promptly and thoroughly in an organised fashion that will free up storage space in the absence of the kitchen porter
  • Following your cleaning schedule to ensure all walls, sides, floors and appliances are washed and disinfected following our ‘effective cleaning’ guidelines. Larger tasks will be assisted by the team.
  • Demonstrate a duty of care by working within the health and safety and food safety act 1990 and subsequent regulations and to follow any instructions on hygiene given by your manager

Skills, Interests & Qualities:

  • Good physical health, as you could be on your feet all day
  • The ability to carry out tasks quickly
  • Good communication skills
  • The ability to work in a team
  • The ability to work on your own and use your initiative
  • The ability to remain calm under pressure
  • An awareness of hygiene and safety regulations
  • The ability to follow instructions.
  • Resilience to work in hot and humid conditions
What you'll get:
Competitive salary based on experience
SAYE share buying options
40% discount on all boohoo group stock
On site gym
Subsidised restaurant
The opportunity to work in a company that encourages engagement and growth!

The Company is committed to equality of opportunity for all applicants including those with criminal convictions. Basic Disclosure Information about criminal convictions may be requested to assist the selection process and will be taken into account only when the conviction is considered relevant to the position. A copy of this disclosure policy is available on request. By continuing with this application you are agreeing to comply with this company policy.


Hours: Monday to Friday 7.30am till 3.30pm

Salary: £9.19 per hour