Mr Philip Smith
Hiring Manager
Mile End Restaurant & Buffet
Made Up Road
Post code

4th January 2011


Dear Mr Smith

I am writing to you to apply for the position of a kitchen assistant in your restaurant.  This letter and the attached CV will provide you with a brief history of my educational background and my professional achievements.

I firmly believe that, with my catering skills, experience and work rate, I can bring a valuable resource to your business and am excited about this prospect and potential. Currently I’m working as a kitchen assistant at the five star Monte Carlo Hotel in Central London, where my responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring the highest standards of food hygiene.
  • Assisting the chef in the preparation of Food.
  • Keeping the kitchen area clean and tidy.
  • Making sure all Health & Safety regulations are adhered to.

I hope that in appraising my resume, you will be confident in my abilities to perform well as a kitchen assistant. In the meantime I look forward to hearing from you at your earliest convenience.

Yours sincerely,


Mary Stevens
444 Anywhere Road
B18 6NF
Mobile: 0121 638 0026



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