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Apprentice Chef

Hospitality Catering11

Job description

Oliver's Pub & Kitchen is a successful and busy bar/restaurant based in Eastwood, and are looking to offer an opportunity for someone looking to begin their career within the hospitality industry as an apprentice chef.

Within this role you will gain skills and qualifications pivotal to becoming a chef. Working in a fast paced environment you will gain practical experience in the day to day duties involved in working in a professional and busy kitchen. This is a fantastic opportunity if you are passionate about pursuing a career as a chef and have a genuine interest in the hospitality sector.

Duties will include:

  • Assist and support with day to day food preparation
  • Receive and prepare produce and ingredients to the required standard
  • Assist in the preparation of finished dishes to the required standard
  • Play your part in the good order and management of the kitchen
  • Clean kitchen and equipment in accordance with Oliver's Pub and Restaurant Standards
  • Work within all current food safety regulations (as documented in FM sheets)
  • Monitor and report daily stock levels and receive deliveries
  • Check all food deliveries for accuracy and quality
  • Adhere to stock rotation standards
  • Inform manager of stock levels
  • Assist with kitchen Legal Compliance

Assist with documenting compliance with all current company and legislative requirements including:

  • HSE/Fire Safety
  • FSA
  • Insurance requirements

How to apply for this vacancy

You can apply for this vacancy through the National Apprenticeship Service. If you require any assistance with applying for this vacancy please contact us on 0115 945 7260 or email the apprenticeship team.

Application deadline: 27/01/2020

Possible start date: 10/02/2020

Skills required

The post holder will be able to demonstrate strong organisational and team working skills. They will have a good general knowledge of ICT packages and demonstrate a good level of spoken and written literacy.

Qualifications required

A*-D maths and English (9-3) or equivalent at GCSE desirable but not essential.

Candidate requirements

Candidate must be able to travel to the workplace according to working hours and be willing to work public holidays in accordance with the role.

Please note that anyone under the age of 18 will only work a maximum of 40 hours per week. Any role which exceeds these hours on advert will be amended accordingly to fall in line with the legislation.

Please note if the successful applicant is found prior to the closing date the vacancy maybe withdrawn early.

This apprenticeship is work based learning, therefore most of the time you will be working at the employer's address, however you will attend college once a week at Clarendon College.

Training provided

  • Commis Chef Level 2 - 18 months
  • Level 2 Commis Chef Standard
  • Functional Skills English, maths and ICT Level 1 if required

This apprenticeship is 1 day per week at the college term time only 9am - 5pm with the other days based at the work place. Training will be day release one day a week (Wednesday) to Clarendon College Cookery School.

Future progression

Potential opportunity for a permanent role within the company following successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Employer information

Inspired by D.H. Lawrence and his contemporaries, Oliver’s Pub & Kitchen is the newest bar and restaurant experience in Eastwood Nottingham NG16. Between the refined upstairs dining experience, the pub-like atmosphere downstairs, weekly specials, and live music, we’re happy to provide something for everyone. Oliver’s is exactly what Eastwood has been missing. Our team of chefs are delighted to bring you a truly exciting, innovative culinary take on pub fare.

Address details:

Oliver's Pub & Kitchen
Nottingham Road
NG16 3NQ

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Reference number VAC001570113
Working week Monday - Sunday shift work from 9.00am - 10.00pm

(35 hours per week)

Expected duration 18 months
Apprenticeship level Intermediate
Related course Commis Chef - Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2)
Salary £136.50 (Weekly)

Wage explained

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).