A kitchenhand (also known as a kitchen attendant) holds an entry-level position in the food service and preparation industry. The job can encompass many different tasks, all of which are dependent upon the restaurant or food service company’s operations and functions. However, common functions include cleaning (which includes dishes, garbage, and preparation areas), unloading deliveries, and performing other duties as requested by line chefs, sous chefs, and/or executive chefs.
Kitchenhand / Kitchen Attendant Tasks
Rotate, prep and ready ingredients and equipment.
Clean and organize kitchen, kitchen stations and serving areas.
Load and unload supplies, storing them appropriately and updating inventory.
Sanitize surfaces and ensure a hygienic environment.