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Kitchen Porter

Pulborough, Sussex - 22000.00 - 25000.00 Annual GBP Permanent Posted by: Nyetimber Posted: Tuesday, 11 June 2024

Kitchen Porter Full-time West Chiltington RH20 2HH

We are looking for a Kitchen Porter, Monday-Friday (with the addition of some weekend work, to be agreed in advance) to work alongside our Executive Chef at the Nyetimber Estate. In addition to general kitchen porter duties, they will also assist our Hospitality Assistant with general tidying, cleaning, set up/pack down of our Hospitality Spaces following each event/visit (please kindly note we have commercial cleaners who cover other aspects of cleaning ie hoovering, cleaning toilets etc, so these duties will not be necessary). This role purely relates to our Hospitality activities and the implementation of these.

The Nyetimber Experience/Benefits Package:

  • 23 days holiday
  • Generous staff purchasing privileges.
  • 5% Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Simply Health Cash plan
  • Perkbox
  • Work for a true British heritage brand
  • Be a part of the world renowned English sparkling wine and multi award winning wine producer

Responsibilities: Providing a range of general cleaning duties:

  • Cleaning and sterilising countertops, kitchen walls, stoves, ovens, grills and sinks
  • Cleaning the entire kitchen once it is closed to ensure it is ready for the next day
  • Maintaining the food storage areas like freezers and refrigerators
  • Receiving deliveries and organising them in the kitchen
  • Washing dirty dishes like cutlery, pots, cutting boards and pans or loading dishes into the dishwasher
  • Removing kitchen waste from waste containers and disposing of them properly
  • Cleaning and maintaining cooking equipment like cookers, pots and food mixers
  • Supporting the Chef in basic food preparation like cutting ingredients, peeling and washing food items

Hospitality Support:

  • Assist the Hospitality Assistant during busy periods (including, but not limited to the below tasks).
  • Folding table linens/Pressing napkins
  • General kitchen tidying
  • Packing down from events
  • Setting up tables for the next event
  • Organisation of cutlery and crockery
  • Polishing of glassware (flutes)
  • Organising tasting notes
  • Organisation of event equipment post use
  • Any other general cleaning/tidying tasks whereby appropriate, separate to the office cleaners

Reports to: Hospitality Manager Communicators: Executive Chef, Hospitality Assistant


  • Previous experience in a kitchen or hospitality space
  • Proof of right to work in the UK
  • Driving license, own transport required due to remote site location
  • Able to commit to the hours
  • Hardworking and reliable
  • Good understanding of English

Values & Motivators:

  • Pioneer - Nyetimber is the pioneer of English Sparkling Wine and more. To be a pioneer means to not follow and this spirit is central to how we all think and operate when setting out plans and direction for the brand.
  • Exceptional - Exceptional goes beyond wine making, it extends to every touch point of the brand. At every possible opportunity Nyetimber should difference itself with faultless and high-quality execution and service.
  • Joie De Vivre - A feeling of joy, happiness, and sophisticated love of life that will give us an emotional connection to our customers around the world.


Pulborough, Sussex, UK
22000.00 - 25000.00 Annual GBP
11/06/2024 12:19

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