Kitchen Assistant

£10.55 hourly
  • London E3 4JS, UK
  • May 14, 2019
Temporary / Seasonal Kitchen/BoH: Pastry Chef Kitchen/BoH: Kitchen Porter Kitchen/BoH: Commis Chef /Junior Chef Kitchen/BoH: Other

About us

Happy Endings specialise in ice cream sandwiches and luxury soft-serve that combines modern and traditional techniques to create desserts that are bold in flavour, temper sweetness with savoury, and balance textures. 

Our company is built on fun and quality, not just in the food we produce and service we provide, but also in the relationships we build. We take a lot of care in sourcing great ethical ingredients and treat these and the people we work with respect and kindness. 

We produce ice creams for some of Londons great fast casual restaurants, (Breddos, Yard Sale Pizza, Tonkotsu), street food traders (Nanny Bills) and fancy retailers like Selfridges. Also, we trade at Victoria Park market each Sunday over summer and some wicked festivals lined up for August. 

Our fab new kitchen is located in Bow and are gearing up excitedly for our summer season. Really looking forward to have someone new join our small team. 



Role description

Do you love ice cream as much as us? Are you a self starter with a can do attitude? Do you have KP or basic kitchen experience but want to gain more skills in a quality pastry kitchen?

We are looking for reliable, self motivated person to join our team at Happy Endings as a part time kitchen assistant from June until September with a view to continuing on with us after. 

Part - time hours- up to 21 hours per week over 3 days.

We are looking for someone who is keen to learn, is really good at keeping a kitchen clean, cares about the upkeep of our equipment, has attention to detail, is efficient, has experience in a fast paced environment, likes 80's music, delicious food and doesn't mind cooking a staff meal every now and then. 



  • General cleaning duties, washing dishes, equipment
  • Temperature recording to Food Safety Regulations 
  • Help keep kitchen clean and organised
  • Cooking biscuits and basic components for our ice cream sandwiches 
  • Assembling and dipping ice creams 
  • Helping package our ice creams 

Ideal candidate

  • Our ideal candidate will have some basic kitchen experience in a fast paced environment.
  • Have a love of food, and cooking, be interested in desserts. 
  • Attention to detail and be very clean, organised and reliable.
  • We really want people who treat each other with respect and kindness.
  • We have zero tolerance for shouting and aggressive behaviour. 
  • Open minded, inclusive.

Desired experience/skills

Some kitchen experience as a KP and would love some pastry experience but not essential. 

Perks, incentives or benefits offered

Flexible working hours, we are very happy to discuss the hours and peoples circumstances 

2 staff meals a day, breakfast and lunch. 

Paid breaks 

Ice cream to take home 

Ice Cream Birthday cake

M - F, no weekends 

London Living Wage 

Holiday Pay (calculated pro rata for each hour worked)





Specific training offered or provided for this role, if any.

Level 2 - food safety certificate, On the job pastry training

Preferred starting date

Jul 01, 2019