Kitchen Porter recruitment agency listing

Kitchen porter or kitchen assistant vacancies are commonly filled by catering recruitment agencies that will list restaurants, hotels, pubs and cafes amongst their collection of hospitality clients. Porters are considered key kitchen support staff and ensure that chefs are able to operate efficiently.

The duties of kitchen porters can vary but they will mainly be responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the kitchen. This will typically involve cleaning, tidying and washing utensils. Porters may also occasionally be tasked with basic food preparation, although this isn't predominately their role. Kitchen assistant jobs can potentially lead to food training which can in turn see staff progress into entry level chef positions. The kitchen can be a fast paced environment and recruitment agencies are required to supply staff who can adapt to pressurised conditions.

There are no specific qualifications needed to become a kitchen porter although candidates with basic GCSEs will be favoured by employers. Experience of working within a similar catering or hospitality environment is also seen as a plus, however this isn't a necessity. Most employers will provide on the job training to assistants and junior porters, while they may also suggest that candidates gain relevant food hygiene credentials.

Permanent kitchen porters can expect to earn a salary of around £12K per annum, however they may also receive a proportion of an establishments' tips. Many candidates will work on a part time or seasonal basis and this usually results in a minimum hourly wage.

Recruitment agencies within catering will be able to supply kitchen porters and kitchen assistants for permanent, temporary, part time or seasonal hospitality vacancies. Depending on the size and type of agency, candidates will be supplied for local or nationwide positions.

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  • We are specialists in permanent recruitment for the Hospitality and catering sector and work with hotels, gastro pubs, restaurants etc throughout Yorkshire & Derbyshire. Victoria and Andrew have both worked in hospitality and catering for over 10 years and both been working in Hospitality and Catering recruitment since 2006. We started trading in January 2011 and you will always only ever speak to Andrew or Victoria for any recruitment needs
    Coverage Yorkshire and Derbyshire
    • Eckington Business Centre, 62 Market Street, Derbyshire, Eckington, S21 4JH
  • Prosper Hospitality specialises in Hotels, Hospitality and Catering Recruitment in East Anglia. Our staff are fully trained by the REC and come with 18 years of experience in the field. We can offer both temporary and permanent solutions to recruitment and employment options.
    Coverage East Anglia
    • 34-40 Prosper House, King Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR1 1PD
    • The Barn \r\nC/O Jimmy\'s Farm \r\nWherstead, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP9 2AP
  • Skygaze offers specialised staffing solutions to the catering and hospitality industry. We are an ethically run recruitment company who believes in paying staff the living wage, whether it be a five star hotel, school or an event venue. We supply staff to the whole catering and hospitality industry whether it be a school, hospital or corporate event, nursing home permanent or temp
    Coverage Northwest, Merseyside
    • Liverpool Chamber of Commerce, 1 Old Hall Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L3 9HG
  • Based in the North West and supplying culinary staff across the UK, Catermatch Solutions are specialist recruiters for the Catering industry. We reference check, interview and assess the skills of candidates across all roles in the sector, covering areas including Kitchen, Restaurant, Front Office and Management. From Michelin star establishments to wedding settings, we offer an efficient recruitment service with 100% satisfaction guaranteed.
    Coverage UK wide
    • 40 Princess Street, Manchester, M1 6DE
  • Berry Recruitment has a devoted catering division with the resources and experience to serve hotels, restaurants, pubs, and large events / venues with high quality kitchen staff. From entry-level assistants to head chef and manager vacancies, Berry has a proud reputation for delivering successful solutions for all kitchen positions nationwide. We conduct appropriate skill / food hygiene tests and ensure that all kitchen staff are qualified.
    Coverage UK wide
    13 Offices Nationwide
  • Contract Options specialises in a majority of the Catering industry and our consultants have had hands on experience, gaining a management level industry knowledge. The candidates we will shortlist for your business will all be pre-screened in face to face interviews before being fully referenced. The roles we can help you fill include Brasserie Manager, Bar Staff and Events Coordinator, however our roles span the whole Catering sector.
    Coverage UK wide
    • 2nd Floor, 12/14 Devonshire Row, London, Greater London, EC2M 4RH
  • Fusion is an independent recruitment company that specialises in providing permanent & temporary jobs & staff to the Industrial, Manufacturing, Commercial & Events sectors. With two decades worth of recruitment experience in the Midlands. Fusion has created a great reputation with both customers and candidates for our exceptional service and knowledge of the local market. We work with all level companies & vacancies
    Coverage Midlands
    • Floor 11, 60 Charles Street, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 1FB
  • We at Excite Recruitment are experts in recruitment for the 'Hospitality, Service & Leisure' industries. We are a very dedicated team offering extraordinary vacancies, which can span from around the corner to around the globe. We look forward to working alongside you with exciting opportunities. Thanks.
    Coverage UK National & International Recruitment
    • 24 Charvil House Road, Charvil, London and Berkshire, Reading, Berkshire, RG10 9RD
  • We here at multitask Personnel have some of the biggest Airport contract in the hospitality industry.We provide temporary and permanent recruitment services to the Hospitality Industry on a nationwide basis. We provide all levels of personnel from team members right through to senior management including volume recruitment drives for new openings.
    Coverage UK wide
    • 4 Amberley Court, 101 Effingham Street, Sheffield, Rotherham, Yorkshire, S65 1BL
    • Office B11, Lodge House, Cow Lane, Manchester, Burnley, Lancashire, BB11 1NN
  • Richards Events Catering division have in excess of 30 experience providing Catering and Hospitality staff from Waiting, Bar and Wine Waiters to Front of House reception, Chefs and KPs to some of the most prestigious events and Hotels in the UK. Our hand picked team members are customer focussed, professional, smart and well presented and keen to ensure that your clientele leave your event or venue with fond memories.
    Coverage UK WIDE
    • 86 Lower Ashley Road, Hampshire, New Milton, BH25 5QG
    • Bath Road, Slough, Berkshire, SL1 6AA
    • Kedleston Rise, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX16 9TX

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