Jane Beale
Dayjob Ltd
120 Vyse Street
Birmingham B18 6NF
T: 0121 638 0026
M: number here
E: jane.b@dayjob.com


A enthusiastic, confident and hardworking kitchen porter with a well deserved reputation for providing exceptional service and also delivering consistently high standards. Having a willingness to handle various responsibilities, follow instructions and work under supervision. Now looking for a new challenging kitchen porter position with a reputable and exciting employer who offers competitive rates of pay as well as excellent career progression and development opportunities.


5 Star Hotel
KITCHEN PORTER     –    May 2008 – Present
Working as part of a team in a busy kitchen assisting in the day to day running of the catering area. Along with the kitchen management team complying with all hygiene and health and safety programmes and regulations.


  • Assisting with the smooth running of the kitchen production areas.
  • Washing dishes manually and also by using the dishwasher.
  • Assisting in basic food preparation.
  • Cleaning pots, pans and any other kitchen utensils.
  • Maintain the kitchen work areas in accordance with HACCP regulations.
  • Storing away all crockery, cutlery and glassware.
  • Sweeping and mopping the kitchen floor.
  • Emptying bins when they are full.
  • Dealing with all customer complaints in a professional manner.
  • Making sure that all kitchen equipment like food mixers, fridges, cookers are in good working order.
  • Reporting any fault equipment to the kitchen manager or chef and then arranging for their repair.
  • Keeping the storerooms well stocked and organised at all times.
  • Keeping breakages down to a minimum.
  • Training and developing new staff members.
  • Complying with the daily cleaning rotas.
  • Taking all dirty linen and cloths from the kitchen to the hotel laundry.
  • Carrying out regular quality assurance audits.
  • Handling all glasses and china with great care.
  • Attending company training programmes when required.
  • Accepting food deliveries from suppliers and storing them.
  • Assisting in other areas of the hotel when required to.
  • Using the correct amount of specialist chemicals when cleaning work surfaces and equipment.
  • Ensuring that at the end of the shift the kitchen is ready for the morning staff.


Catering competencies:

  • Can accurately follow instructions.
  • Knowledge of the hospitality industry.
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills.
  • Meticulous in detail.
  • Able to work unsupervised.
  • Physically fit and able to lift heavy weights.


  • Having a ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Possessing a high standard of personal hygiene and appearance.
  • Approachable and friendly.
  • Focused on providing a consistently high standard of customer service.
  • Highly motivated and focused.
  • Can work under pressure.
  • Willing to work evenings and weekends.


Food preparation
Traditional English recipes
Food handling
IT skills
Knowledge of hygiene
Attention to detail


Evesham North College           2005 – 2008
NVQ   Hospitality & Food preperation
Basic Food Hygiene & Basic Health & Safety Certificate

Coventry North School               2003 – 2005
A levels:     Maths (C)   English (C)   Physics (B)

REFERENCES – Available on request.



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