Kitchenhand - Queensland Industry Tourism Council


Kitchenhands help kitchen and service staff in commercial eating venues such as cafes or restaurants. They help with food preparation and make sure everything is clean and sanitised.


  • Clean kitchens and food preparation areas
  • Clean cooking and general utensils used in kitchens and restaurants such as cutlery or dishes
  • Wash, peel and chop vegetables or fruit
  • Transfer, weigh and check supplies and equipment
  • Prepare ingredients for cooking, and prepare salads, savouries and sandwiches
  • Set up food and beverage trays for serving to customers
  • Cook, toast and heat food items as needed
  • Make sure kitchen area is clean and meets hygiene standards

Future demand

Future demand - moderate

How to become a Kitchenhand