Kitchen Assistant (Entry Level)

  • Part Time
  • Salem. NY
  • $17 - 20 USD / Hour

Website Jacko's Corner

Overview: We are seeking a motivated and dedicated Entry-Level Kitchen Assistant to join our culinary team at Jacko’s Corner. The ideal candidate will assist in food preparation, maintain kitchen cleanliness, and support the kitchen staff to ensure efficient operation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist with basic food preparation tasks, including chopping vegetables, preparing ingredients, and following recipes.
  • Ensure all kitchen areas are clean, organized, and comply with health and safety regulations.
  • Wash, peel, and cut fruits and vegetables.
  • Assist in maintaining inventory and storing food supplies.
  • Clean and sanitize kitchen equipment, utensils, and work areas.
  • Receive and store deliveries of food and supplies.
  • Assist with plating and garnishing dishes as directed.
  • Follow all kitchen safety and sanitation guidelines.
  • Perform other kitchen-related tasks as assigned by the head chef or kitchen manager.


  • Basic understanding of food hygiene and kitchen safety practices.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Ability to follow instructions and work as part of a team.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed.
  • Schedule must include availability to work at least 2 days per week from Thursday to Saturday, 5 PM to 9 PM.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to stand for extended periods.
  • Manual dexterity and the ability to use kitchen tools and equipment safely.


  • $17 per hour.
  • Hands-on experience in a supportive and dynamic kitchen environment.
  • Opportunity for growth and advancement within the restaurant.
  • Employee discounts on meals.
  • Friendly and supportive work environment.

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