Apprentice Chef The Dickens Tavern

Greene King Locals are looking for an individual with a relentless passion for delivering an outstanding customer experience, to join their team as an Apprentice chef!

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 23 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £168.00

  • Working week

    25-30 hours per week incl. Evenings and Weekends

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    17 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001298833

  • Positions

    1 available

Greene King’s Local Pubs boast some of the most breath-taking, fun-filled and relaxing pubs in the country. Found in towns and cities across England and Wales, from a scenic Dorset pub to a city centre spot to meet friends – Greene King will have something that fits the bill.
If you have a desire to gain experience with an industry respected pub brand and you have the hunger to develop yourself and further your career, this apprenticeship position may be just what you’re looking for.
Greene King are offering an award winning apprenticeship programme. The scheme provides opportunities for new team members to achieve an Apprenticeship through 12month training programmes designed to perfectly match roles in the licensed hospitality sector. 
You will be paid the National Minimum Wage for your age.
Reach your full potential! Greene King’s career pathway has been designed specifically to promote development. Through their apprenticeship programme, you’ll gain professional qualifications from entry Level 2 through to management Level 4. Plus, you’ll reap the benefits of working for one of the leading pub companies in the UK with the biggest apprenticeship programme in the hospitality sector. As such, you’ll have opportunities to work within other Greene King businesses once you’re qualified. 
This is an amazing opportunity to work in a fun and challenging environment to gain the skills, knowledge and experience you need to kick start a career in hospitality.
Responsibilities included in this role:
•    Prepare, cook and present food to company specification 
•    Keep kitchen clean, tidy and hygienic at all times
•    Work safely around kitchen equipment and monitor and deal with any maintenance issues
•    Keep up to date with new products, menus and promotions
•    Adhere to company policies and procedures and licensing laws
•    Be involved and contribute at all team meetings
•    Carry out instructions as given by management and head office


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

•    Pride in delivering excellent customer service
•    Good teamwork ethic
•    Strong communication skills
•    The ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment
•    Organised multitasker 
•    Creativity and imagination for food presentation

Personal qualities

•    Passionate about developing your skills in the hospitality sector
•    A willingness and desire to learn
•    A smart and tidy appearance
•    Tact and diplomacy for dealing with demanding customers
•    High standards of cleanliness and hygiene 
•    A flexibility to work weekends and evenings

Qualifications required

•    No previous qualifications required.

Future prospects

Ongoing training and development encouraged by the employer which will gaive the applicant the opportunity to move on to a full time job.

Things to consider

• Earn while your learn in a job you can be passionate about • Gain a nationally recognised qualification • Receive support throughout your apprenticeship • Gain additional skills through enhanced learning opportunities • Enjoy fantastic career opportunities • Be part of a fun and exciting brand! 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.

About the employer

Don’t be fooled by Dickens quaint exterior, this traditional London pub is known by the locals as ‘London’s longest pub’. As proposed by the name, Dickens celebrates a Charles Dickens theme throughout. If you have to be reminded who he was, he is regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian period, and creator of some of the world’s most memorable fictional characters. We’re proud to say our menu is packed with Great British pub food classics, including iconic dishes like our hand-battered fish and chips, pie and mash and succulent burgers. Our drinks include a great range of real ales and an extensive wine list. Our cask ales range has some of the best in British beers, including the new 1730, our very own special pale ale. The team at the Dickens look forward to welcoming you soon at this fantastic traditional London pub in Paddington.

Employer

The Dickens Tavern

Address

25

London Street

London

W2 1HH

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Training provider

Hospitality Team Member Apprenticeship in Food Production Level 2
Functional Skills in Maths
Functional Skills in English
Functional Skills in ICT

Apprenticeship standard

Hospitality > Hospitality Team Member

Training provider

LIFETIME TRAINING GROUP LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lifetime Training Ltd


This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 23 Oct 2017