Professional Chef Apprenticeship (Level 2) ZEN CHINA RESTAURANT LIMITED

Chef Apprenticeship position available to learn the preparation and cooking of all fresh ingredients on site. This will include meat, fish, poultry, vegetables, breakfast, banqueting and desserts. You will learn basic kitchen skills and in addition learn about food hygiene, health & safety, storage and cleaning.

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Closing date: 04 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £160.00

  • Working week

    4 days work, 1 day college per week. Shifts determined week by week. Up to 40h per week

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    20 Apr 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001213793

  • Positions

    3 available

Chef Apprenticeship position available to learn the preparation and cooking of all fresh ingredients on site. This will include meat, fish, poultry, vegetables, breakfast, banqueting and desserts. You will learn basic kitchen skills and in addition learn about food hygiene, health & safety, storage and cleaning.

 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

• Excellent personal presentation
• Reliable
• Ability to work under pressure
• Flexible to the needs of the job/industry
• Willing to learn

Personal qualities

• A strong interest in food - preparing and cooking ingredients.
• This a practical position
• Excellent organisational skills
• Motivation is key

Qualifications required

• GCSE English and Maths grades A-D (or equivalent)
• GCSE Cookery/Food Tech desirable

Future prospects

On completion of level 2 intermediate apprenticeship you may be able to progress to level 3 advanced apprenticeship.

Things to consider

• Remember you will be standing all day! • You will be working in a hot and busy kitchen • Also, you will work a rota which may require you to work weekends and evenings. Please also consider your commute in terms of time and cost. The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): From April 2017 the ANMW was set at £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

Zen China Restaurant established in 2010. Now we have changed the trading name to Bao Fa Garden Restaurant and Bar. Because of the recent expansion and renovation. We are working with the restaurant which has the same brand name in China. Bao Fa Garden has been honoured by the Chinese government as one of the oldest (100 years) and one of the best restaurants in China. Bao Fa Garden Restaurant and Bar in London has over 200 seats, with an open kitchen upstairs and main kitchen down stairs and a brand new bar. Besides serving Chinese cuisine, we have developed fusion cuisine. Head Chef, Jinsheng has over 14 years of working experience in a French restaurant in Canada but before this he had worked in Bao Fa Garden restaurant in China.

Employer

ZEN CHINA RESTAURANT LIMITED

Address

Riverside Building

County Hall

Westminster Bridge Road

London

SE1 7PB

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Training provider

On the job training 4 days a week and also 1 day a week at WKc. Commis Chef Standards, plus Technical Certificate and Functional Skills English and Maths at Level 1.

Apprenticeship standard

Hospitality > Commis Chef

Training provider

WESTMINSTER KINGSWAY COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Westminster Kingsway College - Hospitality 'Workforce Development

Contact

Susan Milbank 02078028355 susan.milbank@westking.ac.uk


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Closing date: 04 Sep 2017