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Kitchen Porter

Grow, Hackney
Hackney, London

Posted: 25 Apr 2024

Deadline: 8 Jun 2024

Compensation: £13.15 per hour

Living Wage employer

Paid Full-time Part-time


Job description


We are seeking a dedicated Kitchen Porter to join our team in a dynamic hospitality environment. The ideal candidate will assist in maintaining the cleanliness and organisation of the kitchen, supporting food preparation, and ensuring a smooth kitchen operation. BENEFITS: Contributory pension scheme; meals on shift, complimentary entry events; discount at Grow’s bar/kitchen, plus training and development opportunities and 5.6 working weeks this includes bank holidays (this is calculated pro-rata)


  • Clean and sanitise kitchen equipment, utensils, and work areas
  • Assist with basic food preparation tasks under the supervision of cooks or chefs
  • Support kitchen staff by ensuring all areas are kept tidy and organized
  • Dispose of waste following proper procedures
  • Adhere to health and safety regulations at all times


  • Experience in a kitchen environment is preferred
  • Knowledge of basic food preparation techniques is advantageous
  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced setting
  • Strong attention to detail and cleanliness
  • Team player with excellent communication skills

This position offers an exciting opportunity to be part of a vibrant culinary team in a renowned hospitality setting. If you have a passion for the culinary arts and are looking to grow your career in the restaurant or hotel industry, we encourage you to apply.


GROW is an independent and grassroots cultural space with international impact, based in Hackney Wick. The venue includes busy bars, kitchen and indoor and outdoor areas from which people enjoy good food, drinks and cultural and community events throughout the day into the night.  Since opening in 2014, our aim is to extend opportunities for people to enjoy a creative and nurturing environment whilst exploring ecological and social sustainability. We are an accredited Hackney Nights Venue and part of an ecosystem of artist and maker spaces and a working yard called Grow Studios.

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About Grow, Hackney

Grow is an independent and self-organised eco-system of studios and a creative space with bars and a kitchen created out of an old sausage factory by the River Lea in Hackney Wick. It is run as an experiment in ethical and sustainable business and works in partnership with local artists, musicians, DJ's and community groups. Grow pays London Living Wage, uses eco-electricty and sources ethical and locally wherever possible.

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