Kitchen assistants play an important role in the kitchen as they perform almost all the tasks performed in the kitchen. These tasks range from cleaning the kitchen to carrying out meal preparation and ensuring that the chefs have all the tools and ingredients they need to work.
A kitchen assistant is required to clean up after each meal preparation and ensure that all cooking utensils are properly cleaned and returned to their rightful position. You might perform basic cooking activities like boiling or frying. You might also be required to keep an inventory of the food supplies, and you might be responsible for unloading and sorting food supplies. It is very important to remember that you are an assistant, and you should be at the beck and call of the chef or supervisor.
Cleanliness, knowledge of kitchen utensils and equipment, basic cooking skills, and elementary bookkeeping skills are a few of the things required of a good kitchen assistant. An average kitchen assistant earns about $11.8 an hour and about $24548. A high school diploma is a minimum qualification for this role. Good verbal communication skills are also necessary for this role.