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Chef & Cooking
Salary Details:
£10.50 to £11.00 per hour
Vacancy Type:
Full Time
About The Role

Shan Shui are looking for a Kitchen Porter to join their kitchen staff and maintain cleanliness around the restaurant.

Kitchen Porter responsibilities include collecting used dishes, plates and utensils, loading washing machines and stacking washed items appropriately. If you want to kickstart your career in the restaurant industry and be part of the behind-the-scenes operations, we’d like to meet you. Note that this role requires working in shifts and, occasionally, during evenings or weekends.

Ultimately, you’ll help provide an unforgettable dining experience for our customers.


  • Collect used kitchenware from dining and kitchen areas
  • Load and unload dishwashing machines
  • Wash specific items by hand (e.g. wooden cutting boards, large pots and delicate china)
  • Store clean dishes, glasses and equipment appropriately
  • Set up workstations before meal prep begins
  • Ensure there are always enough clean dishes, glasses and utensils, especially during peak hours
  • Maintain cleaning supplies stock (e.g. detergents) and place orders when necessary
  • Check washing machines’ operation and promptly report any technical/performance issues
  • Remove garbage regularly
  • Sanitize the kitchen area, including the floor
About You
The ideal candidate would have work experience in hospitality industry and have:
  • Hands-on experience with industrial washing machines
  • Ability to follow instructions and help with various tasks, as needed
  • Time management skills
  • Attention to detail and sanitation rules
  • Availability to work in shifts, during weekends and evenings
  • High school diploma is a plus
About The Company

Shan Shui Restaurant is a part of The Chew On This Group - dynamic UK-based food and beverage company that started in 2008 with the opening of Rasa Sayang in London, Chinatown. Founded by Ellen Chew, the company’s flourishing portfolio includes 8 trusted brands, including Shan Shui, that span across London, Bicester Village and Birmingham.

The company’s ethos is built upon innovation and the drive to establish exciting and unique concepts that uphold the greatest of hospitality standards and culinary excellence: we never serve food that we do not thoroughly enjoy ourselves.

They achieve their results through a strong talent-pool within the company who contribute greatly to how they evolve and improve. At Chew On This, their people are their greatest asset, so it’s no surprise that they strive to train their team for excellence and to provide them with room for further growth and development.