Title:  Kitchen Porter

Requisition #:  422058

Chessington, SRY, GB

Career Area:  Food Services

Job Description

Your culinary journey starts here

Are you currently working in hospitality but looking for a little more fun in your role? Do you like the idea of working in a theme park environment? Perhaps you are looking for a part time evening job? Well, we have a fabulous opportunity to work within our hotel operations at Chessington World of Adventures. You would be based in one of our restaurants working alongside our amazing team of chefs and cooks.

The Role

In this role you'll help to ensure that the facilities in our kitchens are maintained to the highest standards. We need people to help keep the strictest levels of cleanliness in the food preparation areas, by working closely with all of the Chefs in our busy kitchens.

​Working straight shifts on a rota basis, the role offers excellent prospects for those interested in a career as a Chef or any other aspect of the catering industry. We proactively seek to develop all of our employees who show promise.


Job Responsibilities

Your main responsibilities will include

  • Supporting chefs with basic food preparation. This may involve cutting, peeling and washing food items
  • Keeping the kitchen clean and providing a safe working environment for all
  • Preparing the kitchen area prior to service
  • Supporting with deliveries and making sure stock is tidy
  • Working as part of a team to ensure the operation runs smoothly
  • Washing and cleaning dishes


Pay & Benefits

You will be working full time or part time on a seasonal variable contract, with an hourly rate up to £10.42 dependant on age. Not only that, but you will also be joining a great team, with fabulous career prospects - we LOVE to promote from within!

Our great benefits package includes:

  • Merlin Magic Passes (free tickets for you and your friends and family to use across our theme parks - worth £1000) These tickets can be used at Chessington World of Adventures, Thorpe Park, Legoland Windsor, Alton Towers, Warwick Castle and many more great attractions.
  • We operate a refer a friend scheme. Earn up to £300 for every successful referral who joins our team at Chessington World of Adventures
  • You will also have development opportunities to allow you to grow your career with Aramark, where we have over 400 locations across the UK.
  • On site discount across Merlin theme parks and attractions
  • Generous accrued annual leave package
  • Save hundreds of £'s with our staff online shopping scheme
  • Free Uniform
  • Working with a great team who have fabulous out of work social activities
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible working hours including parent and carer shifts and shifts to work around student timetables.
  • Ongoing training and development - this could be the start of your hospitality career and we can support your development
  • Free staff parking

Qualifications and experience needed

  • Due to the nature of this role you must be over 18
  • Previous catering experience would be great but not essential. We will give you all the training you need to be the best at this role.
  • Flexibility in availability is preferred.
  • Willingness to learn
  • A positive can-do attitude


About Aramark

Northern Europe - Our Mission

Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet.

Northern Europe - About Aramark

Aramark is a leading service and solutions provider in Northern Europe. We proudly support clients, partners and customers in food, facilities management, property services, and retail solutions. We believe a career should develop your talents, fuel your passions, and empower your professional growth. So, no matter what you’re pursuing — a new challenge, a sense of belonging, or just a great place to work — our focus is helping you reach your full potential. Learn more about working here at http://www.aramarkcareers.com

All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence. Aramark Northern Europe is an equal opportunities employer.