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Apprentice Kitchen Assistant/Service Chef

Job description

Why not begin a career in hospitality? Josephine's Tea Room are looking to recruit an apprentice to join their elegant tea room and bistro and join their kitchen team. The successful candidate will be mentored and supported by the team to achieve the apprenticeship.

Day to day tasks to include:

  • Preparation of sandwich fillings, baking off pies and quiches
  • Making own dishes to in-house recipes
  • Stock control and management
  • Portioning and vac sealing of products ready for use
  • Date labelling and checking
  • Cleaning and food safety checks
  • Plate prep and service using high speed ovens, microwaves, grills
  • Presentation of food to company standards
  • Allergy and intolerance understanding and checks

This position is paid at National Minimum Wage for age. The successful candidate will also receive a fairly allocated portion of the tips received.

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: 13/12/2021

Possible start date: 20/12/2021

Skills required

  • Good communication skills
  • Punctual
  • Works well as part of a team

Qualifications required

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

Training provided

Production Chef level 2 -

Functional Skills English and maths (Level 2 is required).

Please note that as this is an apprenticeship standard you will be required to sit an end point assessment.

Please refer to above link for more information.

Future progression

Will lead to a full time position and a career path leading to kitchen & restaurant management for the right candidate.

Additional questions for candidates

During the application process you will be asked the following additional question(s) below. To prepare yourself, have a think about how you might answer them.

First question
Why do you want to become a chef?

Second question
How will you be travelling to and from work?

Employer information

Josephine's is a quaint, traditional English tea room. We bake our beautiful cakes that we produce ourselves and we are known for our delectable afternoon tea!

Address details:

Destination Cafe's Limited
49 Upper Parliment Street

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Reference number VAC001787549
Working week Range of shifts between Monday - Sunday, working hours TBC

(40 hours per week)

Expected duration 15 months
Apprenticeship level Intermediate
Related course Production Chef - Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2)
Salary £174.00 - £328.40 (Weekly)

Wage explained

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

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