Kitchen Assistant

    • Billericay
    • Salary: £9.25 - £9.60 per hour plus tronc

    Prezzo Essex

    Kitchen Assistant

    Here at Prezzo, we celebrate the joy of Italian dining; this starts in the kitchen and ends with the service. Every customer should leave wanting to return.

    That’s why we’re looking for a new Kitchen Assistant to join our Prezzo family to help us continue offering the best possible customer experience.

    First, let us introduce ourselves…


    We opened our first restaurant in New Oxford Street, London, in 2000. Since then, we’ve become one of the most well-known and loved Italian dining restaurants on the high street. We’re all about bringing people together to enjoy delicious Italian classics, in beautiful settings – whatever the occasion.


    We’re proud to be an award-winning hospitality employer, having been awarded:

    • ‘Excellence in HR Technology’ at the HR in Hospitality Awards
    • ‘Best use of Benefits Technology’ at the Employee Benefits Awards
    • ‘Fair Employment’ at the Youth Friendly Employer Awards
    • ‘Environmental Best Practice’ at the International Green Apple Awards
    • ‘Best Pizza Restaurant – Chain’ at the PAPA Industry Awards

    We were also shortlisted for:

    • ‘Best Mental Health Strategy’ at the Employee Benefits Awards
    • ‘Recycling excellence’ and ‘Partnership excellence’ at the National Recycling Forum

    We also have a big focus on mental health and wellbeing, and we’re proud to have been accredited with the Foundation Level ‘London Health Workplace Award’.


    • Structured career development opportunities
    • Training provided from Day 1
    • Free meals during shifts
    • Flexible working pattern
    • 50% staff discounts at all Prezzo and other amazing retail offers
    • Uncapped refer a friend scheme: earn up to £1000 for each friend successfully referred
    • Wagestream membership – our financial wellbeing platform
    • Life Assurance
    • Free 24/7 access to online GP services, legal support and financial and debt management
    • Grazie! – our reward and recognition platform
    • Dedicated wellbeing and mental health support


    As a Kitchen Assistant you will:

    • Help our chef team by preparing basic dishes
    • Help your Head Chef during service
    • Make sure the kitchen is always ready for service
    • Play a crucial role in helping us achieve our mission of becoming the UK’s favourite Italian
    • Ensure every customer leaves happy, wanting to return

    We love drive and enthusiasm. If you’re hoping to become a chef one day, this role is the perfect starting point.


    Situated on the end of the High Street, close to the rail station. Prezzo Billericay has a fresh and contemporary feel. Our Billericay restaurnt features high ceilings and a stylish central staircase with a private upstairs dining area. Holding up to 30 guests this dining Area is perfect for any celebration.


    At Prezzo we want to create a genuinely inclusive workplace, where we embrace the differences of all our colleagues and celebrate diversity. We love to see applications from under-represented groups and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background. Prezzo joined the Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA) in 2011. 

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