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Formerly the Newton-Needham Chamber

Kitchen Assistant

Posted: 11/16/2021

Looking for a job with flexible hours? This is a great job for high school or college students looking for fun employment working with kids and adults.

Create a Cook is a Recreational Culinary Studio and Event Space for kids and adults. We offer fun and creative classes for both kids (age 3+) and adults. We offer adult-child workshops, adult workshops, after-school classes, vacation week programs, summer classes, a night for two adults, birthday parties and corporate team building events. It is an experience where you explore the culinary world, learn new techniques and healthy eating habits, travel the world through food, get into cupcake war or get chopped in the delicious way.

We are looking to hire a reliable, flexible and communicative Kitchen Assistant to assist the Cook with ingredient preparation as well as perform all washing and cleaning duties required in the kitchen. To be successful as a Kitchen Assistant, you should exercise exceptional time management and ensure that all duties are completed in a timely manner and that the customer has a great experience.

Kitchen Assistant Responsibilities:

  • Assist Chef in set-up for the class, which includes preparation of meal ingredients and equipment needs.

  • Engage with the students if they need assistance.

  • Properly cleaning and sanitizing all food preparation areas according to standards of hygiene.

  • Washing and appropriately storing all cooking appliances, instruments, utensils, cutting boards, and dishes.

  • Promptly restocking kitchen and storage areas.

  • Sweeping and mopping the kitchen floors as well as wiping down kitchen walls, taking out trash and recycling.

    Kitchen Assistant Requirements:

  • Should be punctual, neat and organized.

  • Able to stand for extended periods and lift 20 lbs. of packaging, if needed.

  • Able to handle dishes, equipment, and valuable props carefully.

  • The ability to take directions and execute them.

  • Effective communication skills, must be able to speak/read English.

    No culinary experience is required but if you love to cook- this position will help you expand your knowledge while you work! This position has openings for afterschool hours as well as weekday and weekend days and evenings. Starting at $13.50/hour with potential tips and additional pay on weekend nights and private events. T-accessible (Green Line-D Newton Highlands). Fast paced environment. Ability to grow within our company.

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Job Type: Part Time