Job Title : Apprentice Commis Chef
Employer : Stepping Out Inns (2017) Ltd trading as The Bedford Arms
Location : Oakley, Bedfordshire, MK43 7RH
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship Framework and Level : Catering and Professional Chefs - Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
Sector : Catering / Hospitality
Vacancy Reference - : VAC-11150
Vacancy Short Description : The Bedford Arms in Oakley is a popular family ran restaurant offering local and fresh cuisine. They are looking for an Apprentice Commis Chef to work alongside our Head Chef gaining experience in all areas of the kitchen.
Qualifications Required : You will need a minimum of three GCSE's at grades A*-D or 9-3 (or equivalent), including English and maths.
Vacancy Full Description : The Bedford Arms in Oakley is a popular family ran restaurant offering local and fresh cuisine. They are looking for an Apprentice Commis Chef to work alongside our Head Chef gaining experience in all areas of the kitchen.
In this role you shall experience all sections of the kitchen from larder to patisserie, using fresh products that are delivered on a daily basis from local produce. Here at the Stepping Out Inns we are a fine dining gastro pub, producing British / European A la carte dishes to a high quality standard. We are looking for a highly enthusiastic, well driven Apprentice Commis Chef to join our fast growing family business, as we have just opened our second premises "The Bedford Arms" in Oakley.
If you are an Apprentice Commis chef looking to kick start your career, then this is the opportunity to do so. In this role you shall experience all sections of the kitchen from larder to patisserie, using fresh products that are delivered on a daily basis from local produce. You shall have the opportunity to come up with ideas for specials on the weekend and menu ideas
As an Apprentice Commis Chef you will carry out the following duties:
Learn to prepare and cook fresh produce
Develop the skills required to work in a fast paced environment
Work alongside skilled professionals
Develop a knowledge of health and safety as well as food hygiene
Become part of a team providing excellent customer service
Number of Positions Available : 2
Working Week : 40 hrs pw, Thurs to Sat 9am to 3pm&5.30pm to 10pm. Sundays 9am to 6pm.
Salary : £288.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 04/03/2018
Possible Start Date : 19/03/2018
Personal Qualities : - Very good with working in a team.
- Able to take constructive criticism
- Fast learning
- A keen interest and flare for cooking!
Skills Required : - Be able to speak and understand English language
- Work in a fast paced environment
- Take instructions and be able to lead when needed
- Forward thinking and undertaking tasks
- Having basic knife skills will be beneficial
Future Prospects : The applicant shall hopefully progress and eventually become either sous or head chef in one of our premises.
Training to be Provided : During this course you will study to achieve the following qualifications:
NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Professional Cookery
Level 2 Certificate in Hospitality and Catering Principles (Professional)
Functional Skills in English Level 1
Functional Skills in Maths Level 1
Employment Rights and Responsibilities.
Other Information : Candidates must attend an initial interview with a member of the Bedford College Apprenticeship Recruitment Team and complete an online Maths and English test which will be sent out prior to your initial interview if you meet the entry criteria. Please note this is part of the recruitment process and must be completed in order for your application to be progressed to the next stage.
Things to consider : This role will involve shift work including split shifts, you will need to make sure you have thought about your travel arrangements before applying.
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