Commis Chef Apprenticeship with Wilson Vale, Catering Management Wilson Vale Catering Management Ltd

Preparation and Cooking of meat, fish, poultry, vegetables, breakfast, hospitality lunches, cakes and desserts, dinners. You will learn basic kitchen skills and in addition learn about food hygiene, health & safety, storage and cleaning.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £206.00

  • Working week

    This site is mainly Monday to Friday with only a few weekends and evenings. We are employed as contractors on a prestigious Clients site providing catering for conferences and meetings. 4 Days per week in the workplace one day at college per week.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    30 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001288610

  • Positions

    1 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, hospitality lunches, cakes and desserts, dinners. You will learn basic kitchen skills and in addition learn about food hygiene, health & safety, storage and cleaning. This site is mainly Monday to Friday with only a few weekends and evenings. We are employed as contractors on a prestigious Clients site providing catering for conferences and meetings.


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 / 3-9 (or equivalent).
  • GCSE, or equivalent, Cookery/Food Tech desirable.

Future prospects

Progression within your job role and organisation with the potential to complete further Apprenticeships and training relevant to your role as you progress.

Things to consider

• Remember you will be active all day! • You will be working in a hot and busy kitchen • Also, you will work a rota which may require you to work occasional weekends and evenings. • Early starts. • As we are employed on a Clients site as a contractor good behaviour is extremely important. •Please also consider your commute in terms of cost and time.

About the employer

Wilson Vale is a privately owned niche catering company, established by Andrew Wilson and Carolyne Vale in 2002. As a quality-led, bespoke, fresh-food business, we have quietly developed a reputation for delivering excellent standards. Our work is mainly within the conferencing, B&I and independent education sectors. What unites us all is a genuine interest in looking after people; we view catering as a crucial part of a welfare strategy, enhancing motivation and retention through the wonderful medium of food. Our core values are quite simple: we enjoy serving fresh food from locally sourced ingredients. Our teams are highly skilled, and we always encourage individuality and flair. Our clients continually tell us that our refreshing approach has created a significant impact within their business.

Employer

Wilson Vale Catering Management Ltd

Address

The Conference Centre

Broad Sanctuary

London

SW1P 3EE

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Training provider

  • On the job training 4 days a week and also 1 day a week at WKC.
  • Commis Chef Apprenticeship standard.
  • Functional Skills English and maths at Level 1, progressing to level 2.

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 WKCApprenticeshipEnquiries@gmail.com


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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017