As a dishwasher in a restaurant, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the cleanliness and efficiency of the kitchen. Your primary responsibility will be to clean and sanitize dishes, utensils, pots, and pans used in food preparation and service. You will work closely with the kitchen staff to maintain a clean and organized work environment.
1. Wash dishes, glassware, flatware, pots, and pans using the dishwashing equipment or by hand.
2. Ensure all dishes and utensils are properly cleaned, sanitized, and stored.
3. Clean food preparation equipment and kitchen appliances.
4. Remove trash and recycling, ensuring proper disposal.
5. Maintain cleanliness and hygiene standards in the dishwashing area and kitchen.
6. Assist with basic food preparation tasks, such as peeling vegetables or portioning ingredients, if required.
7. Collaborate with the kitchen team to ensure smooth operations and timely delivery of dishes.
8. Follow all safety and sanitation procedures to maintain a safe working environment.
9. Report any equipment malfunction or maintenance needs to the appropriate staff member.
10. Adhere to all restaurant policies and regulations.
1. Previous experience as a dishwasher or in a similar role is preferred, but not mandatory.
2. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks efficiently.
3. Physical stamina to stand for long periods, lift heavy items, and work in a hot and humid environment.
4. Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills.
5. Strong communication and teamwork abilities.
6. Knowledge of basic food safety and hygiene practices.
7. Flexibility to work in shifts, including evenings, weekends, and holidays, as required.
Note: This job description is a general overview and may be subject to change based on the specific requirements of the restaurant.