Kitchen Helper Mock Interview

To help you prepare for your Kitchen Helper interview, here are 24 interview questions and answer examples.

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Question 1 of 24

What do you know about our restaurant?

Be sure to research the restaurant before your interview. You will want to see what their online reviews look like and what people are saying.

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24 Kitchen Helper Interview Questions & Answers

  • 1. What do you know about our restaurant?

  • 2. What high pressure, stressful situations have you been working in the kitchen in? How did you handle this?

  • 3. Have you ever made improvements to the kitchen flow before? What were they and how did this benefit the kitchen?

  • 4. How do you make sure food is used before expiration?

  • 5. Tell me about food safety, your training in it, and why it is very important.

  • 6. In what areas of the kitchen, could you learn more or something new at?

  • 7. Why is this job important for you to get?

  • 8. Tell me about a time when someone has criticized your work. How did it make you feel?

  • 9. Do you communicate well with others?

  • 10. Do you enjoy working with other people?

  • 11. Were you taught any kitchen safety lessons at your last job?

  • 12. What task in the kitchen, do you have the most difficulty doing?

  • 13. How do you handle stressful situations?

  • 14. What do you dislike the most about working in a kitchen?

  • 15. What do you like the most about working in a kitchen?

  • 16. Have you ever called off work before? If so, what was your reason?

  • 17. How often are you on time for work?

  • 18. Where did you get most of your kitchen working experience at?

  • 19. What Chef or Kitchen Leader taught you the most?

  • 20. This may seem like a rude question, but is your personal hygiene important to you, on a consistent basis? How so?

  • 21. How important is cleanliness to you?

  • 22. Do you hope to be a chef one day?

  • 23. What kitchen experiences do you have?

  • 24. What's your ideal company to work for?