Kitchen Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Hospitality & Catering

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Kitchen Skills List in Hospitality & Catering

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Kitchen role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Kitchen job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 34% of Kitchen job descriptions contained kitchen porter as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

kitchen porter
34%
kitchen
28%
hygiene
23%
porter
23%
kitchen assistant
17%
hospitality
17%
kitchen staff
17%
general assistant
12%
assistants
12%
appliances
12%
daytimes
12%
cleaning
12%
washing
12%
school
12%
cooking
12%
communication skills
6%
organisational skills
6%
kp
6%
food preparation
6%
bar
6%
walls
6%
restaurant
6%
flexible approach
6%
basic food
6%
dishes
6%
catering assistant
6%
education
6%
entry level
6%
full time
6%
monday to friday
6%
london
6%
temporary
6%
beverages
6%
compliance
6%
catering
6%
term time
6%
leadership
6%
reliability
6%
serving
6%
ga
6%
time management
6%

While these keywords are a good start, remember that every job is different. Instead of including all these keywords on your CV, identify the keywords most relevant to the job you're applying to and include those. For the best chance of success use our CV keyword scanner tool to help with this.

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