Job Title:

Kitchen Helper


Mi Tienda Latina


Kitchener , ON

Responsibilities and Duties

Below are the functions this position will perform on a regular basis, along with how the job functions within the organisation. This position reports directly to the Kitchen Lead. This role operates primarily in Spanish. 

  • Keep the dining room and store clean in accordance with the company’s opening and closing guidelines as well as the requirements of the local health and safety department.
  • Clean and sanitise tables, chairs and other dining area surfaces
  • Ensure food service and quality control.
  • Ensure hygiene and sanitation practices conform to policies and regulations.
  • Set up tables with utensils, napkins and condiments in serving areas
  • Clear tables of used dishes and reset for new customers
  • Bus tables by clearing used dishes and utensils,
  • Provide excellent customer service, greet customers, take customers' orders and answer customers’ questions when required.
  • Prepare and cook menu items according to recipes and quality standards
  • Ensure all food is prepared in a timely manner and meets food safety guidelines
  • Assist with meal preparation and plating
  • Responsible for daily completion of prep requirements
  • Required to maintain inventory of food stocks and relay information to Kitchen Lead
  • Collaborate with the kitchen team to ensure smooth operation of the line
  • Maintain a clean and organised work area
  • Follow proper food handling and sanitation procedures
  • Ensure completion of daily opening and closing cleaning procedures
  • Adhere to all safety and health regulations
  • Due to the nature of this restaurant and current staff Spanish fluency is strongly required



  • Culinary 
  • Customer service
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Physically demanding (Must be able to lift 50 lb)
  • Repetitive Tasks
  • Attention to detail
  • Spanish Fluency 


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Previous restaurant experience preferred 
  • Food handling certificate preferred 

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Salary: $16.55 per hour


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Weekends required

Supplemental pay types:

  • Tips


  • Store discount
  • Discounted or free food
  • Flexible schedule
  • On-site parking
  • Vacation Pay

In person


If you have the skills and experience required for this position, please forward your resume to:


Posted 2024-03-08

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