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Become A Kitchen Helper

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Working As A Kitchen Helper

  • Performing General Physical Activities
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships
  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Handling and Moving Objects
  • Outdoors/walking/standing

  • $22,300

    Average Salary

What Does A Kitchen Helper Do At Boyd Gaming

* cleaning dishes, pots, pans, kitchen surfaces, and equipment, sweeping and cleaning floors, trash removal, and related activities.
* Monitor kitchen areas and ensure compliance with established safety and sanitation standards.
* Monitor and maintain appropriate inventory of cleaning chemicals and supplies.
* Train and coach kitchen helpers.
* Job Functions
* Train, coach, and provide supervision for kitchen helpers in all phases of job duties; cleaning and sanitation of dishes, silverware and glassware, pots and pans, and all kitchen areas and equipment.
* Monitor cleanliness of kitchen areas, equipment, pots, pans, and dishware to ensure compliance with sanitation standards.
* Coordinate staff breaks.
* Maintain and replenish inventory of chemicals and other cleaning supplies

What Does A Kitchen Helper Do At Falmouth Hospital

* Prepare and assemble cold food items in accordance with census and hospital specifications Set up patient trays according to menus and diet instructions; assist with delivery of trays when needed and return trays to dietary after meals.
* Supply floor pantries with needed listed food items.
* Clean pantries and clean and defrost refrigerators as assigned.
* Make and deliver requested between-meal nourishments.
* Assist in dish room with de-traying, dishwashing, and storage of clean dish items.
* Take fruit and vegetable inventory twice weekly, as assigned.
* Make coffee for Hospital meetings.
* Sets up hospital functions under supervision of the Food Service Manager or designee.
* Sweep and mop Kitchen, walk in, and storeroom floors daily.
* Other general cleaning as assigned.
* Wash pots, pans and utensils, and help with vegetable prep.
* Completes production for all dietary needs.
* Must wear facility provided identification badge.
* Consistently provides service excellence to all patients, family members, visitors, volunteers and co-workers in a manner that reflects Falmouth Hospital's commitment to CARES: compassion, accountability, respect, excellence and service

What Does A Kitchen Helper Do At Kaiser Permanente

* Follows proper food handling, sanitation and safety procedures.
* Assembles patient/guest meal trays and/or snacks and nourishment
* Loads trays in carts.
* Delivers meals to patients following established procedures and customer service guidelines and returns soiled dishware, assisting in the dish room as needed.
* Inventories and prepares food items for display in the cafeteria.
* Serves customer.
* Restocks with utensils, food and beverages.
* Cleans serving and dining areas as assigned.
* Maintains supplies and rotates floor stock with items in an orderly manner, completing all necessary documentation.
* Prepares, assembles, and dispenses food and supplies for catered events.
* Collects, scrapes, washes, cleans, dries, stacks and stores trays, pots, pans, dishes, utensils, bowls and cooking equipment by hand or machine.
* Assists with cleaning/sanitizing, following proper sanitation guidelines/procedures, for the following areas/items: kitchen, dispensing, storage or dining equipment, tables, racks, freezers, carts and cupboards.
* Disposes of waste, garbage or other litter.
* Assists with receiving deliveries and stocking food/items

What Does A Kitchen Helper Do At Brookdale Senior Living

* Operating a dish machine to wash dishes, glasses, cups, trays, silverware and food service equipment
* Setting up and cleaning the dish machine area; checking temperatures and soap dispensing levels
* Preparing food for meals
* Assisting in maintaining preparation and service areas in a sanitary condition
* Emptying garbage and moving trash to dump site

What Does A Kitchen Helper Do At Nana Regional Corporation

* Assists cooks and others as needed and coordinates activities within a food service area
* Operates cash register to receive cash from customers or employees for items purchased.
* Maintains a variety of products at certain levels in preparation, serving, or storage areas including service machines
* Stocks various food service areas with various products and materials
* Cleans dishes, utensils, pots, pans etc. and places in assigned storage areas in an organized and orderly manner
* Washes objects by hand or with cleaning equipment
* Cleans, sweeps, wipes down, etc. all general dining, kitchen, or storage areas (in some cases), spike rooms, and equipment as well as all floors
* Assists with various periodically scheduled large cleaning projects.
* Removes garbage from assigned areas
* Sets up, breaks down, and cleans tables, snack bars, display cases, serving lines, etc.
* May occasionally prepare food or cook vegetables, entrees, coffee, sauces, meats, etc.
* May also be combined with other position duties
* Notify supervisor is safety and sanitation standards are not being met.
* Other related duties may also be assigned as needed

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How To Become A Kitchen Helper

Food preparation workers typically learn their skills through on-the-job training. No formal education or previous work experience is required.


There are no formal education requirements for becoming a food preparation worker.


Most food preparation workers learn their skills through short-term on-the-job training, usually lasting several weeks. Trainees typically start by working under the supervision of an experienced worker, who teaches them basic kitchen duties. Training also may include basic sanitation and workplace safety regulations, as well as instructions on how to handle and prepare food.

Important Qualities

Dexterity. Food preparation workers chop vegetables, cut meat, and perform many other tasks with sharp knives. They must have the ability to work quickly and safely with sharp objects.

Listening skills. Food preparation workers must understand customers’ orders and follow directions from cooks, chefs, or food service managers.

Physical stamina. Food preparation workers stand on their feet for long periods while they prepare food, clean work areas, or lift heavy pots from the stove.

Physical strength. Food preparation workers should be strong enough to lift and carry heavy food supply boxes, which often can weigh up to 50 pounds.


Advancement opportunities for food preparation workers depend on their training and work experience. Many food preparation workers advance to assistant or line cook positions as they learn basic cooking skills.

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Kitchen Helper Demographics


  • Female

  • Male

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  • White

  • Hispanic or Latino

  • Asian

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  • Black or African American

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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

  • French

  • Cantonese

  • Chinese

  • Japanese

  • Mandarin

  • Vietnamese

  • Malay

  • Thai

  • Filipino

  • Italian

  • Portuguese

  • Arabic

  • Hindi

  • Nepali

  • Russian

  • Swedish

  • Hmong

  • Korean

  • Bulgarian

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Real Kitchen Helper Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Counter Attendants-Kitchen Helpers Ingredients, Inc. MA Jun 01, 2013 $25,086
Kitchen Helper Cabana Latina Inc. Southampton, NY Apr 01, 2016 $25,002
Kitchen Helper DKPS Inc. Nantucket, MA May 02, 2016 $23,207
Kitchen Helpers The Nantucket Lobster Trap Nantucket, MA May 01, 2016 $23,207
Kitchen Helpers The Nantucket Lobster Trap MA May 12, 2014 $22,957
Kitchen Helper Los Primos, Inc. Brunswick, OH Aug 03, 2016 $22,957
Kitchen Helper Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort Hilton Head Island, SC Feb 15, 2015 $22,790
Kitchen Helper DKPS Inc. Nantucket, MA Apr 01, 2015 $22,727
Dishwasher/Kitchen Help The Links at Marthas Vineyard, Inc. Oak Bluffs, MA May 01, 2015 $22,727
Kitchen Helpers The Nantucket Lobster Trap Nantucket, MA Apr 27, 2015 $22,727
Counter Attendants-Kitchen Helpers Ingredients, Inc. MA Jun 01, 2015 $22,143
Kitchen Helpers Windwalker Enterprises, Ltd Chatham, MA Apr 01, 2016 $21,976
Kitchen Helpers Windwalker Enterprises, Ltd Chatham, MA Apr 08, 2016 $21,976
Uzbek-Style Kitchen Helper Isa1 LLC/DBA Silk Road Pikesville, MD Aug 01, 2016 $20,197
Kitchen Helper C & C World, Inc. Richardson, TX Oct 28, 2015 $20,155
Kitchen Helpers/Dishwashers Slackman Inc. MA May 15, 2014 $20,140
Kitchen Helpers/Dishwashers Windwalker Enterprises, Ltd MA Apr 01, 2014 $20,140
Kitchen Helper Kiawah Island Inn Company LLC SC Mar 01, 2014 $20,056
Counter Attendants/Kitchen Helpers Hot Chocolate Sparrow, Inc. MA Apr 15, 2014 $19,827
Kitchen Helper The Broadmoor Hotel, Inc. CO Apr 01, 2014 $19,660
Kitchen Helper Mission Point Resort, Inc. MI Apr 15, 2014 $19,618
Counter Attendants/Kitchen Helpers Hot Chocolate Sparrow, Inc. MA Apr 15, 2013 $17,865
Kitchen Helper D and S North, LLC Mackinac Island, MI Apr 01, 2016 $17,740
Kitchen Helper MacKinaw Seasonal Resorts, Inc. Mackinaw City, MI Apr 15, 2016 $17,740
Kitchen Helper Chippewa Properties, Inc. Mackinac Island, MI Apr 22, 2016 $17,740
Kitchen Helper Hotel Iroquois Mackinac Island, MI Apr 22, 2016 $17,740
Kitchen Helper Island Slice Pizzeria, Inc. Mackinac Island, MI Apr 28, 2016 $17,740
Kitchen Helper Driftwood Hospitality, Inc. Saint Ignace, MI May 15, 2016 $17,740
Kitchen Helper Island House, Inc. Mackinac Island, MI May 03, 2016 $17,740

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Top Skills for A Kitchen Helper


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Top Kitchen Helper Skills

  1. Food Items
  2. Kitchen Prep
  3. Meal Service
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Prepared food and delivered food items to stores throughout the university campus, and maintained kitchen cleanliness.
  • Provide assistance in all aspects of school cafeteria kitchen prep and serve
  • Assist residents in activities of daily living, laundry, cleaning, meal service, and other duties as needed.
  • Wash dishes, glassware, flatware, pots, or pans, using dishwashers or by hand.
  • Obtained a Serve Safe Food Handlers card

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