Was ok, just wasn't for me.
I had the position of kitchen assistant, which I assumed was just a pot washer or helping with deserts/side dishes based from the ad. My contracted hours were 10/week as I was at university.
They were training me as a chef, which for some people would be a dream but for me ideally I just wanted a simple part time job. The learning curve was what - more ... I'd consider steep and the workload was demanding. I was told how to make several things at once (how, what to use, equipment etc) then expected to remember it from that. Expect to be thrown in at the deep end as it gets extremely busy and stressful ... - less
ProsFree food after shifts, great people, advancement prospects, lots of hours
ConsLong hours, unsociable shifts, stressful, disorganised