Chef Trainee / Commis - Bognor Regis, West Sussex
About the Role
We are looking for Trainee and Commis Chefs to join our Catering team here at Butlin's. We truly believe that variety is the spice of life and in this role, you'll have the opportunity to work and develop your skills not in one kitchen but in a selection of kitchens with a variety of cooking styles across our resorts.
A Butlin's resort is the home of getting stuck in and our venues include The Beachcomber Inn our traditional pub, Firehouse Grill for great chicken, Papa Johns our pizza and pasta restaurant, The Diner for great shakes and burgers along with our large family buffet restaurants serving guests on a dinner, bed and breakfast dining package. Finally, no trip to the seaside would be complete without great Fish & Chips and we offer this to every guest every time.
This role will provide you with the opportunity to train and take the first steps in your career to becoming a chef.
If this is something that interests you, this is what we're looking for -
* Firstly, you will need to be hard working and determined, a reliable person who likes to get things done and who will look for better ways to consistently deliver our brand standards.
* We are looking for candidates who are energetic and enthusiastic, high spirited and fun loving and who will understand their role and the value they can add to the guest and the team experience.
* We think our chefs at Butlin's are something special and we know our guests love to keep returning to our restaurants as part of their holiday experience so the cherry on the cake for the successful candidate is for them to be fun, keen to join in and work as part of a team, and is interested in ensuring our guests have a great time, every time.
We will provide you with all the necessary training in order to start your journey in becoming a chef. This will include:*Level 2 food safety in catering*Health and safety awareness for catering and hospitality.*Introduction to personal workplace skills.*Prepare and cook food by boiling, poaching and steaming.*Prepare and cook food by stewing, braising, deep frying and shallow frying.*Regeneration of pre-prepared food*Cold food preparationIn addition to this you can also enjoy a variety of benefits when you work with us:*Funded qualification development opportunities from Level 2 to Masters Degrees*Free use of our pool and many other leisure facilities*20% off food in our restaurants and take away*Apply for free tickets for our box at the 02 Arena*Subsidised food and drinks in our team diners*Holidays Discounts of 20% for all your family & friends in Haven, Butlin"s & Warner Hotels*Live in accommodation may be available to those 18 years old and over and if relocating to the area*Regular team incentives with great rewards.*Opportunity to earn up to 1,000 when you refer friends to join our great team *Access to the Employee Assistance Programme including support for your wellbeing and free access to advice and expertise on financial and legal matters etc*Fantastic discounts on loads of high street and online brands*Team Member of the Month Awards*Instant Recognition schemes with great rewards through our busiest times*Long Service awards