Kitchen Porter / Dishwasher
Red Lion Smokehouse
Red Lion Smokehouse is a busy and upbeat bar and restaurant located in Thunder Bay’s Waterfront District. We focus on craft beer and home smoked food. Our new location has 140+ seats and includes 2 patios, bar, lounge and dining room.
We’re looking for someone who is passionate about good food wants to be part of a close-knit team in a fast paced environment.
About the role:
Kitchen Porter responsibilities include running the dish pit, keeping floors clean, sanitizing food preparation areas and helping with food prep work. You’ll help our kitchen adhere to health standards and service customers faster.
This is an entry-level job, but if you’re good at it, you’ll be invaluable in making sure our kitchen is always sanitized and tidy! We always look to promote from within and support our team to build their skills.
The main responsibilities of the role include:
- Keep all kitchen work surfaces (counters, sinks, stoves, walls) clean and sanitized
- Sweep and mop floors at the beginning and ending of shifts
- Be ready to clean up spills to avoid hindering operations
- Wash cookware, utensils and cutlery fast to keep them in rotation
- Arrange equipment and ingredient deliveries
- Keep the food and supply storage areas organized
- Take out the garbage
- Help with routine food prep tasks (such as peeling and chopping vegetables) when needed
- Compliance with hygiene, food labelling and temperature control standards
The successful candidate will:
- A fast learner with an interest in kitchen work
- The ability to stand for long hours
- Willingness to adhere to health and safety rules
- Good organizational skills
- The ability to work unsupervised in a busy environment
- Patience and cool-headedness
- A high school degree or equivalent is a plus but not necessary
- We welcome full and part time student applicants
Working at Red Lion Smokehouse:
- This role pays minimum wage + weekly tip out
- All staff receive a daily staff meal and/or menu discount
- Uniform and PPE provided
- We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome all applicants
- We hire people who want to grow, learn, and develop, and aspire to be part of something incredible from all walks of life.
If this sounds good to you, and you fancy a challenge then get in touch!