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Chef Apprenticeship

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Location
Bristol
Salary
0 k - 0 k
Posted
04 Nov 2016
Closes
07 Feb 2017
Job Type
Full Time

Chef apprentices have the unique opportunity to develop their hospitality skills and knowledge, throughout a 12-month structured training programme, whilst taking on an entry level, full time position.

As a Chef Apprentice, you're an essential part of running of the business, so we are looking for applicants who are passionate about working their way up within a professional kitchen and delivering the best possible guest experience and products.

WHAT YOU’LL DO IN THIS ROLE

  • Learning from more experienced team members how to work/run a busy section within a professional kitchen
  • Work your way up to be able to manage different elements of working in a kitchen
  • Prepare, cook and present food to company specification
  • Keep kitchen clean, tidy and hygienic at all times by completing various regular cleaning duties
  • Supporting the kitchen team by making sure equipment is clean and available when needed, by using the pot wash and keeping the kitchen tidy
  • Work safely around kitchen equipment
  • Keep up to date with new products, menus and promotions
  • Adhere to company policies and procedures and licensing laws
  • Be involved and contribute at all team meetings
  • Carry out instructions as given by Management and Head Office

GAINING YOUR QUALIFICATION

In addition to your role, you will be given tasks and training to help you achieve Level 2 Certificate in Food production and Cooking (all learners need to achieve Functional Skills L1/L2 in English and Maths to proceed with the course).

SKILLS AND QUALITIES REQUIRED:

  • Pride in delivering excellent guest service
  • Good teamwork ethic
  • Strong communication and listening skills
  • The ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Organised multitasker
  • Ability to follow instructions and work well in a team
  • Attention to detail and creativity for food presentation

PERSONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Keen to develop your skills in the hospitality sector and enthusiastic to learn
  • A smart and tidy appearance with high standard of cleanliness and hygiene
  • Flexibility to work weekends, evenings and holidays - this is a MUST in any hospitality role
  • Be aged 16 - 24
  • Have the right to work in the UK
  • Not be in full time education or hold a degree or same level qualification
  • Not have any criminal convictions

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

  • No previous experience or qualifications are required, we are looking for your potential and personality.

COMPETENCIES & BEHAVIOURS:

  • Guest Obsessed

Acts with the guest in mind and goes the extra mile. 

  • Win with Our People

 A supportive, hard-working, and positive individual with a ‘one team’ attitude and outlook. 

  • Drive for Results

Driven to exceed business targets for self and team balancing the need for results and quality standards. 

  • Communicating with Clarity

Communicates clearly and articulately and adapts communication style to suit their audience. 

  • Handling Pressure & Problems

Operates well under pressure, using initiative and remaining positive when confronted with problems.