Kitchen Porter

  • Job Reference: CG4465
  • Date Posted: 30 April 2021
  • Recruiter: Cairn Group
  • Location: Hotel Indigo Edinburgh Princes Street, Edinburgh
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Meets Current Age Related Wage
  • Sector: Hotels
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

At Cairn Group we're ambitious. With a varied and extensive UK portfolio of hotels, bars and restaurants in our portfolio, we're focused on continual growth and are in it for the long haul. We are a family owned business with family values at our core, with a growing team and sites UK wide.

About the role

Your main priority is to ensure our kitchen/s run smoothly by making sure everything is clean, tidy, safe and hygienic.  When a kitchen is busy, equipment will need to be cleaned quickly and be ready for chefs and service staff to use.  In addition to keeping the kitchen sparkling clean, kitchen porters can sometimes be involved in food preparation.

About you

  • Good level of physical fitness - not just because you're on your feet all day, but also for unloading deliveries
  • Ability to work alone with minimal instruction, be self-led and take initiative along with working as part of a larger team
  • Good time management skills - Our kitchens get busy, so keeping on top of routine tasks whilst being able to deal with ad-hoc extra duties is essential
  • Ability to communicate well across the team
  • The ability to remain calm under pressure and follow instruction
  • Awareness of hygiene and safety regulations