Commis Chef Apprentice GREY GOOSE GILMORTON LTD

Are you passionate about food? Are you looking for a career as a Professional Chef? The Grey Goose in Gilmorton have a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to join their team as a Commis Chef Apprentice.

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Closing date: 17 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £180.00

  • Working week

    40 hours per week 5 days per week (including weekends and evenings)

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    20 Apr 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001213345

  • Positions

    2 available

As a member of the kitchen team the successful candidate will learn all aspects of working within a busy kitchen under the supervision of the Head Chef.

You will be required to cook and prepare as per company requirements while maintaining high standards of cleanliness in all of the areas of the kitchen.

You will be trained in cooking, stock management, and other aspects of running a complex kitchen in a challenging environment.

We cook everything from scratch using fresh locally sourced ingredients.

Key Responsibilities of the Role include:

  • Preparing and cooking our menu to a high standard as per Company specification.
  • Maintaining food hygiene and health & safety standards at all times
  • Receiving deliveries and maintaining the correct storage of food
  • Maintaining a clean and safe kitchen environment.

The successful candidate will have a genuine passion to become a chef and will want to grow and learn all aspects of the industry.

This position will give the top candidate the chance to progress right up the career ladder and we will invest a great deal of time and effort to support the best individual.

In the longer term, and for the right person, this may lead to substantial opportunities for the apprentice to progress through within the sector.

Consequently we are looking for a capable and motivated individual who takes a great deal of pride in their work and demonstrates a ‘can do’ attitude towards their responsibilities.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Organisational skills and an ability to work as part of a team Flexibility in terms of tasks undertaken

Commitment to personal development

Must be a good communicator

Personal qualities

  • Passionate about food
  • Attention to detail
  • Hard working and self-motivated
  • Confident and eager to learn new skills
  • Good interpersonal/communication skills
  • Pleasant and welcoming
  • Reliable, responsible and honest
  • Energetic and highly motivated to succeed
  • Ability to use own initiative.

Qualifications required

No formal qualifications required, however GCSE Grade A-C in Maths and English (or equivalent) would be advantageous. An initial assessment would take place prior to the start of the Apprenticeship training programme.

Future prospects

Most employers working with Leicester College are keen to offer permanent employment to a reliable, hardworking individual based on their performance throughout their Apprenticeship.

Things to consider

This role involves working evenings and weekends. The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

About the employer

The Grey Goose offers a contemporary and modern experience for both dining and drinking. With a lavish bar and open fire, you are invited to enjoy drinks in a pleasant atmosphere before your meal. We cook elegant, honest food using carefully chosen ingredients that excite your senses from classic, nostalgic flavours to new, inspired dishes cooked by our super-skilled chefs. For drink we have an extensive wine list, a large selection of draught beers or a cocktail prepared by one of our bartenders.

Employer

GREY GOOSE GILMORTON LTD

Address

Lutterworth Road

Gilmorton

Lutterworth

LE17 5PN

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Training provider

Commis Chef Apprenticeship Standard (Level 2)

Apprenticeship standard

Hospitality > Commis Chef

Training provider

LEICESTER COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Leicester College

Contact

Recruitment Team 0116 2295512 apprenticeships3@leicestercollege.ac.uk


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Closing date: 17 Sep 2017