Job Title : Commis Chef Apprentice
Employer : Waresley Garden Centre
Location : Sandy, Bedfordshire, SG19 3DB
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship Framework and Level : Catering and Professional Chefs - Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
Sector : Catering / Hospitality
Vacancy Reference - : VAC-11306
Vacancy Short Description : We have an opportunity for an Apprentice Comis Chef to join us and learn all aspects of working within a busy professional kitchen. You will join our family ran, award winning garden centre located in the village of Waresley in Bedfordshire.
Qualifications Required : Grade A* - D (9 - 3) in Maths and English GCSE (or equivalent).
Vacancy Full Description : We have an opportunity for an Apprentice Comis Chef to join us and learn all aspects of working within a busy professional kitchen. You will join our family ran, award winning garden centre located in the village of Waresley in Bedfordshire. We serve seasonal fresh ingredients to creating food/dishes that are continually changing.
Duties will include:
- Preparing dishes such as homemade scones, homemade soups, homemade salads and sandwiches.
- To work on dishwasher working within a team.
- Moving to hot food with time and support.
- Ensuring cleaning is up to date to maintain a 5 star rating.
- Clean as you go process, ensuring temperatures are achieved for safe food for customers.
Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 40 hours per week; 8am to 4pm - you will work 5 out of 7 days on a rota.
Salary : £212.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 24/06/2018
Possible Start Date : 02/07/2018
Personal Qualities : We are looking for someone with a positive attitude, hard work, reliable, able to communicate and willing to learn.
Skills Required : You must be a hard worker, have a keen interest in food, be able to communicate, able to work under pressure, able to work within a team and reliable.
Future Prospects : Promotion to commis chef or/further with right attitude and ability.
Training to be Provided : You will be working towards your NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Professional Cookery and Level 2 Certificate in Hospitality and Catering Principles (Professional) as well as Employment Rights and Responsibilities, Functional skills in English and Maths.
Other Information : Candidates must attend an initial interview with a member of the 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 : You will be expected to work alternate weekends with one day off during the week. Flexibility to work longer with seasonal increase in trade -at times such as Christmas and during Spring. Occasional late night opening.
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