How old do you have to be to work in a kitchen UK.
16 Age restriction.
Subject to local by-laws, children aged 14 and above can do 'light work' that is not harmful to their safety, health and development nor to attendance at school or participation in work experience. Generally, due to licensing restrictions children under 16 tend to work in kitchens, not front of house.
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