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Kitchen Porter

LOCATION: Heritage Portfolio - Edinburgh | SALARY: Salary subject to experience | TYPE: Full time

 Are you energetic, enjoy working in a team and enjoy a diverse role?

North Fort Street Kitchen is lively and fast paced.  We cater for high end events all over Edinburgh and surrounding areas. The emphasis is on fresh, tasty food prepared daily, using local, seasonal where possible.

We are looking to recruit a kitchen porter who is enthusiastic, hard working and enjoys the buzz of a fast paced environment, to help in our busy kitchen.

General Duties will include: 

  • Washing dishes manually and by using the dishwasher
  • Assisting in basic food preparation
  • Cleaning pots, pans and any other kitchen utensils
  • Maintain the kitchen work areas in accordance with HACCP regulations
  • Storing away all crockery, cutlery and glassware
  • Sweeping and mopping the kitchen floor

Position includes evenings and weekends working in our kitchen at North Fort Street and also in some our local venues. Applicants must have a good command of English.   

The ideal candidate should;

  • Be health & safety, food hygiene focussed
  • Have commitment & passion to deliver the highest standards
  • Be organised with the ability to co-ordinate many activities at once
  • Have a good eye for detail, flexible and adaptable
  • Have heaps of energy, positivity & enthusiasm, ability to work under pressure
  • Good communication skills
  • Still have a sense of humour, when busy!
  • Have the ability once trained to work alone and on own initiative.


Please send your CV & a short note about yourself and why you think you would be the right person for the job to Susie Stevens.

Please note the following when applying;

  • Heritage Portfolio is an Equal Opportunities Employer
  • Please note that we are unable to acknowledge all applications, only those selected for interview will be contacted
  •  If you have not been contacted within four weeks of applying, you unfortunately have not been selected for interview
  • Only those with a right to work in the UK will be considered