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Become A Kitchen Worker

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Working As A Kitchen Worker

  • 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

  • $22,540

    Average Salary

What Does A Kitchen Worker Do At HCA, Hospital Corporation of America

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* Participates in hospital or departmental performance improvement activities, and seeks opportunities to improve department and inter-department processes.
* Perform special assignments as needed/requested.
* Serves as a resource to department staff, students, volunteers and other departments, and contributes to the teamwork essential to ensuring quality patient care.
* Takes appropriate measures to ensure safety of staff and patients.
* Provide clean china, flatware, glassware and cooking utensils for meal service.
* Maintain the integrity of the equipment used.
* Assist with the pick up and delivery of patient meal carts.
* Assist with the general sanitation and maintenance of the Food Service Department.
* Works within the requirements of regulatory agencies.
* May assist with patient tray line, usually in the starter position.
* Medical City Lewisville*is focused on providing high-quality care to our community - we can prevent, diagnose and treat a variety of medical conditions.
* Our team is dedicated to providing family-centered care with our talented team of healthcare professionals, technology and customer-friendly environment.
* Built in 1976, Medical City Lewisville is a full-service medical and surgical facility offering 24-hour emergency services.
* We are licensed to accommodate 186 patients.
* Excellent customer service and patient safety are our top priorities.
* We are proud that more than 360 physicians and over 800 healthcare associates have chosen to make Medical City Lewisville their professional home.
* Our supportive environment, advanced technologies, and innovative medicines allow them to best treat you – our treasured patients – with the highest quality health care in a comfortable and compassionate setting

What Does A Kitchen Worker Do At Bay Cove Human Services

* Prepare breakfast, lunch and dinner daily for 34 residents living within the group home.
* Maintain and manage the kitchen and supply storage areas for a large group living environment.
* Conduct grocery shopping of needed food and kitchen supplies
* Maintain adequate food, cleaning and program supplies for the program Maintain a clean and orderly food preparation area, dining area and multiple storage areas.
* Maintain cleanliness and storage standards according to the inspection guidelines of the Greater Boston Food Bank
* Additional duties may include:
* Provide direct care and shift coverage for a residential program serving adults with mental illness.
* Ensure the clients stability, safety, health promotion and maintenance, and acquisition of community living skills.
* Implement behavioral and psychiatric rehabilitation treatment plans.
* Work collaboratively with other treatment providers, family, and guardians to ascertain that the needs of the clients are attended to in a manner that maximizes each person’s dignity and quality of life.
* Provide crisis intervention and routine medication administration.
* Maintain cleanliness of home, providing assistance with cleaning rooms and common areas and fully cleaning areas that residents do not have the skills to complete.
* Assist in all aspects of home life such as meal planning and preparation, budgeting and leisure time

What Does A Kitchen Worker Do At Affinity Gaming

* Scrapes food from dirty dishes and washes them by hand or places them in racks or on conveyor to dishwashing machine.
* Holds inverted glasses over revolving brushes to clean inside surfaces.
* Washes pots, pans and trays.
* Washes worktables, walls, refrigerators and meat blocks.
* Segregates and removes trash and garbage and places it in designated containers.
* Steam cleans or hoses out garbage cans.
* Sorts bottles and breaks disposable ones in bottle crushing machine.
* Polishes silver using burnishing machine tumbler, chemical dip, buffing wheel and hand cloth.
* Transfers supplies and equipment between storage and work areas.
* Empty trash, mop floors, wipe and sanitize areas.
* Refill ice dispensers.
* Stock all beverages including sodas and milk.
* Stock cups, silverware, plates and condiments.
* Maintains a positive and professional demeanor during all interactions with fellow Team Members, Guests and Vendors.
* Ability to accept performance feedback in a professional manner.
* Other related duties as assigned

What Does A Kitchen Worker Do At HCA, Hospital Corporation of America


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How To Become A Kitchen Worker

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 Worker Demographics


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  • Female

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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

  • German

  • Chinese

  • Polish

  • Arabic

  • Dutch

  • Choctaw

  • Vietnamese

  • Hebrew

  • Japanese

  • Greek

  • Hindi

  • Armenian

  • Russian

  • Korean

  • Italian

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Real Kitchen Worker Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Counter Attendant/Kitchen Worker Julesan Inc. Provincetown, MA May 16, 2016 $26,922
Kitchen Worker TFG Hyannis Hospitality, LLC. MA Mar 01, 2015 $26,234
Kitchen Worker Galyn's Galley Bar Harbor, ME Apr 01, 2015 $25,399
Kitchen Worker Galyn's Galley ME Apr 14, 2014 $24,794
Counter Attendant & Kitchen Worker Farland, Inc. Provincetown, MA May 03, 2016 $23,896
Kitchen Worker TFG Hyannis Hospitality, LLC. MA Mar 07, 2016 $23,813
Counter Attendant & Kitchen Worker Farland, Inc. MA May 01, 2014 $23,437
Kitchen Workers Slackman, Inc. Wellfleet, MA May 23, 2016 $23,354
Kitchen Workers Midish Corp Nantucket, MA Apr 27, 2016 $23,207
Kitchen Workers Midish Corp MA May 01, 2014 $22,957
Kitchen Workers Midish Corp Nantucket, MA Apr 27, 2015 $22,727
Kitchen Worker Galyn's Galley ME Apr 15, 2013 $22,540
Kitchen Workers Galyn's Galley ME Apr 15, 2013 $22,540
Counter Attendant & Kitchen Worker Farland, Inc. MA May 22, 2015 $22,143
Kitchen Worker Stratton Corporation Stratton, VT Nov 10, 2015 $21,747
Kitchen Workers Stratton Corporation VT Nov 10, 2014 $20,974
Kitchen Counter Worker Trenton Bridge Lobster Pound, Inc. Trenton, ME May 01, 2016 $20,870
Counter Attendants/Kitchen Workers Hot Chocolate Sparrow 2.0, Inc. Orleans, MA May 05, 2016 $20,870
Counter Attendants/Kitchen Workers The Coffee Pot & More, Inc. MA Apr 01, 2013 $20,870
Kitchen Workers Midish Corporation MA May 01, 2013 $20,870

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Top Skills for A Kitchen Worker


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Top Kitchen Worker Skills

  1. Kitchen Prep
  2. Pizza Dough
  3. Customer Service Skills
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Assisted with occasional kitchen prep work, performed task related to dish room duties, conveyor and pot sink.
  • Make pizzas,make pizza dough,make sandwiches,wash dishes and take pot trash.
  • Gained strong teamwork and customer service skills Participated in operational efficiency
  • Washed dishes, glassware, flatware, pots, and/or pans using dishwasher or by hand.
  • Followed food safety procedures according to company policies and health and sanitation regulations.

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