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Apprentice Chef

Job description

Colwick Hall are offering a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to begin their career as an apprentice chef. Award winning rosette restaurant serving afternoon tea and a selection of dishes for lunch and dinner.

Within this role, you will gain skills and qualifications pivotal to becoming a professional chef. Working in a fast paced and busy kitchen you will gain practical experience in the day-to-day duties involved in working in a professional kitchen.

Duties and topics covered across the role will include:

  • Modern cooking techniques
  • Knife skills
  • Plating and presentation skills
  • Preparing stocks, soups, sauces and garnish
  • Dealing with deliveries, stock control & ordering
  • Assisting on prep days and preparing ingredients for senior staff
  • Baking and homemade desserts
  • Preparing meat, fish and poultry

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: 09/09/2019

Possible start date: 10/09/2019

Skills required

  • The post holder will be able to demonstrate strong organisational and team working skills
  • They will be able to demonstrate a good level of spoken and written literacy

Qualifications required

English, maths, (Grade A*-D (9-3) or above) or equivalent.

Candidate requirements

Candidate must be able to travel to the workplace according to working hours. Candidate must be able to travel to the workplace according to working hours.

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Please note if the successful applicant is found prior to the closing date the vacancy maybe withdrawn early.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. Depending on your training you will only need to attend college in Nottingham for initial assessments, enrolment and a few other occasions.

Training provided

Commis Chef Standard Level 2 - 18 months.

  • Level 2 Commis Chef
  • 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 to Clarendon College Cookery School.

Future progression

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

Employer information

Colwick Hall Hotel is a magnificent Palladian style Georgian country house mansion nestling in over sixty acres of parkland. A historic building dating back to Saxon times and once the ancestral home of Lord Byron.

Address details:

Colwick Hall Hotel
Racecourse Road
Nottingham
NG2 4BH

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Reference number VAC001555340
Working week Shifts pattern 11:00am - 4:00pm and 5:00pm - 9:00pm
days TBC.
(30 hours per week)
Expected duration 18 months
Apprenticeship level Intermediate
Related course Commis Chef - Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2)
Salary £117.00 (Weekly) Minimum wage rates