Head Kitchen Porter

Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland

Overall Purpose of the Job

· To work as part of the stadium kitchen team and oversee the delivery and maintenance of outstanding levels of cleanliness and hygiene standards within the kitchen areas to include all working areas and food & beverage crockery, utensils and serving equipment. This role also includes the supervision of other Kitchen Porters.

Key Responsibilities

· Supervising all kitchen porters and ensure all work is carried out daily and at the maximum Hygiene & Safety standards

· Ensuring all kitchen porter have been trained and their training has been recorded by the Head of Department

· Implementing necessary cleaning (Equipment, floors, walls…etc) schedule to operate the kitchen efficiently

· Undertaking cleaning duties as specified on work schedules in accordance with operating procedures

· Ensuring strict adherence to manufacturer’s instructions regarding the use of chemical agents and their application

· Monitor chemical use and other supply if necessary

· Operating dish washing machine and other cleaning equipment and utensils in accordance with prescribed procedures

· Cleaning work surfaces, shelving, floors, walls, cupboards, grease filters and grease traps (Staff areas when required)

· Emptying and cleaning rubbish bins and maintaining the room area to a high standard of cleanliness

· Assisting when directed to do so, with stocktaking of crockery, glass, cutlery, and other utensils.

· Reporting malfunction of services, equipment and any repair requirements relating to wall surfaces, floors, light fittings, or wall switches, to Head of Department.

· Wearing protective clothing and footwear in accordance with Company’s directive (Uniform standards) and ensuring a very high standard of personal hygiene and appearance at all times.

· Never operate any piece of equipment or any power appliance unless having been properly instructed in its use and having demonstrated a competence to do so by signing the training records

· Ensuring correct stock rotation when unloading stock into storage (i.e.: Dry goods, raw products, vegetables…etc)

· Ensuring correct and hygienic handling and processing of food items is maintained

· Exercise proper control of company stock and property, ensuring that the correct use and safe storage of all food items through date stamping/labelling

· To comply fully with all regulations relating to Health and Safety regulations: -

Fire precautions and emergency procedures


Hygiene and Food Safety

· Ensure employee conduct is always maintained.

· To undergo Continuing professional development via on-the-job training in order to become capable of working with a minimum of supervision

· Liaise with Executive Chef relating to necessary improvements

· Ensure correct staffing levels in relation to business demands

· Develop with Executive Chef, Kitchen porter data for potential Matchday/Casual Porters

· Completion of weekly rota

· Ensure Personnel is regularly informed of staff turnover

Key Skills and Experience

· Experience In a food service Environment

· Effective communicator to all levels

· Delegation and supervisory Skills

· Flexibility

· Team Focused

· Hospitality industry experience

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: €12.00-€15.00 per hour


  • On-site parking
  • Wellness program


  • Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Ballsbridge, Dublin, CO. Dublin D04: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (preferred)


  • Head Kitchen Porter/Steward: 2 years (required)

Expected start date: 08/08/2022

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