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Kitchen Assistant

  1. Full Time
  2. Knightsbridge
  3. Back of House
  4. Permanent
VAC- 34543

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At Harrods we currently house more celebrity chefs and exclusive dining brands than any other location in the UK, and right now we are looking for exceptional Kitchen Assistants to join our team in creating the magical experience that is Harrods. You will be joining a passionate, supportive, and successful brigade, all within our iconic Knightsbridge store.

About the Role

As a Kitchen Assistant you will assist with a variety of different non culinary tasks in the kitchen. This will include assisting in the collection, storage and distribution of food products and kitchen deliveries, as well as stock rotation, control and replenishment for all sections. Supporting the team with daily checks will be part of your daily activities as well. 

You will be also be collaborating with the Stewarding team on the cleanliness of the kitchen, ensuring a high standard of hygiene at all times. Working alongside the Chefs, you will have to follow clear instructions and show a great sense of initiative to ensure that all agreed standards of cleaning are achieved in a timely manner. This role will also involve heavy lifting and exposure to potentially hazardous chemicals.

About You 

You’ll have previous experience as a Kitchen Assistant or in a kitchen environment, ideally at a Restaurant, Hotel kitchen or Catering company. You’ll need to be organised, committed and detail oriented in every task you face. As this is a physical role, you must be physically fit and able to lift heavy items and use industrial cleaning machinery. 

Our team believe in hard work. We celebrate each other’s success and are always honest with each other. We believe that we can be the best hospitality sector in the world. You’ll be someone who shares our values and understands the importance of our place in the business.

About Us

Harrods is one of the world’s leading luxury department stores and we’re becoming a destination for top designers, and the most sought-after brands from around the globe. Our combined mission is to make visiting our iconic Knightsbridge store one of the world’s most inspiring shopping experiences.

Our Promise To You

Help us make the impossible possible for our customers and we’ll do something remarkable for you. As well as offering a friendly environment to inspire your best work, we provide abundant opportunities and support to build an exceptional career across the varied specialisms of our business. 

In return for your hard work and dedication, we offer the following benefits:

  • Great work/life balance
  • Full time work – 40 hours – Sociable hours: Monday to Friday
  • Generous store discount - up to 33% off in-store.
  • 31 days holiday pay (Inc. Bank Holidays) and a birthday holiday
  • Access to our employee only GP, dry cleaners and pharmacy
  • Delicious staff canteen at discounted price
  • A fast-paced and exciting working environment
  • Career development and lots of training opportunities

Uniquely You

At Harrods we believe the personality and authenticity of our people sets us apart. We celebrate and invite applications from all cultures, backgrounds, tastes, and experiences and are proud of our culture where people from all walks of life can grow and thrive. What makes you unique makes us exceptional.

If you want to know more about our people and our culture, search #TogetherHarrods on LinkedIn, Facebook or follow us on Instagram @togetherharrods 

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