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Kitchen Assistant Part-Time

Posted April 9, 2021

Hilton Cambridge City Centre
Cambridge, United Kingdom

About This Job


  • Do you know what it takes to deliver excellent standards on time, every time?

  • Are you supportive, enthusiastic and inclusive?

  • Do you take pride in ensuring the highest standards of food safety and kitchen safety?

  • Are you passionate about working within a professional and talented kitchen?

If so, the Hilton Kitchen Assistant role is tailor made for you!     

This is a part time, 30hour contract. 

The Big Stuff

  • Our Kitchen Assistants ensure all back of house areas are kept clean, and observe COSHH and health and safety guidelines.

  • As an integral part of the kitchen team, our Kitchen Assistants contribute to the overall safety & security performance scorecard.

  • At the heart of our kitchen operations, each team member follows standardised processes designed to ensure a high quality & high standard of cleanliness & safety.


 The Standard Bits

  • To ensure working environment is in accordance with hygiene regulations and company standards

  • Ensure proper storage of food and stock rotation

  • To ensure compliance with all kitchen safety requirements

  • To ensure the correct PPE is in place and guidelines are adhered to

  • To observe COSHH guidelines when handling hazardous substances

  • To Report any maintenance and, or, hazard issues to the supervisor on duty

  • Carry out general cleaning as directed by kitchen manager


The Fun Bits

  • To work with the Kitchen Manager to kitchen safety requirements are met at all times

  • To be able that help team members to thrive at work allowing them to be their authentic selves

  • To work with the kitchen leadership team to develop a workplace culture that recognises and rewards good work


What are we looking for? (Essential Experience/ Qualifications)

  • Previous kitchen assistant

  • The ability to adapt and make changes quickly ensuring the highest standards are retained.

  • Relevant food preparation qualification - Hospitality & Catering – Level 1(or equivalent )

  • Qualification in food safety and a track record in managing all aspects of kitchen safety


Preferred Experience/ Qualifications:

  • Experience in a quality production style / branded environment

  • Evidence of ability to lead change with new technologies and ways of working

  • Basic Food Safety Qualification (or equivalent) 


Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travellers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands.  Our vision “to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality” unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day.  And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!







About this Employer

Hilton Cambridge City Centre

Downing Street
Cambridge, CB2 3DT
United Kingdom


198 Room Hotel

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At A Glance

Located in the heart of the city, within walking distance to attractions and nightlife, Hilton Cambridge City Centre is the perfect base for exploring the university town. We're easily accessible by road and rail, and just 45 minutes from London Kings Cross. As the largest central hotel in Cambridge, you'll find all you need for an unforgettable stay including a fitness room and a relaxed restaurant and lounge. Plan an event for up to 200 guests in our self-contained meeting space, with six flexible meeting rooms and a stylish atrium with skylight.