Without pot washers, restaurant kitchens would grind to a halt.

A kitchen can’t survive without the pot washer, yet we rarely give them a second thought. Being a pot washer, dishwasher or kitchen porter as it’s variably known, can be the first rung on the restaurant ladder towards becoming a chef. Vasilis Katsio, who works in London, told us about doing the job.

Hear more about pot washers on The Food Chain from BBC World Service, available on BBC Sounds now.

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