Waiting Staff Food and Beverage Hospitality Apprentice Cote Restaurant Winchester

Cote Brasserie is currently recruiting for Waiting Staff Apprentices to join our award-winning teams. No experience is necessary, just a passion for people and the desire to succeed!

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

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Closing date: 03 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    30 hours per week, shift work including evening and weekends

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    10 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    24 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

As an Apprentice Waiter/Waitress for Côte Brasserie you will be working for an award-winning restaurant inspired by the brasseries of Paris. As a restaurant, Côte are renowned for championing relaxed all-day dining and serving authentic French classics made from great quality, fresh ingredients.

Sounds good, right?!

You will be welcomed into a role that requires dedication and precision. The team are fun, hardworking and ensure they work closely together to carry out a service that is of the highest standard for Côte guests.


As an Apprentice Waiter/Waitress you will be working on the restaurant floor and interacting with guests; guaranteeing their visit to Côte is exceptional.
For guests to experience quality service, not only do you have to look smart; you must also be polite, approachable and ensure they have everything they need.

Does this sound like something right up your street?

Here are some key responsibilities your job as an apprentice will entail:

You, alongside your team, must ensure:

  • The restaurant dining area is always clean and tidy.
  • That you are organised and have everything you need to carry out the quality of service expected of you.
  • You take food and drinks orders.
  • That food and drinks are brought to guests’ tables swiftly, and tables are cleared and reset when guests leave, ready for someone new.

Not only will you be gaining essential transferrable skills by working for Côte such as customer service, you will also gain experience in:

  • Implementing the complaint handling procedure, and report to your manager regarding complaints, incidents, accidents and any other irregularities.
  • Attending general staff meetings.
  • Training sessions.
  • Knowledge in the legal required standards for safety, hygiene and cleanliness.
  • Adhere to the cash handling procedures as per the company policies and procedures.

What will you get in return?

  • Unrivalled career development – Côte are always on the lookout for their next Operations Managers.
  • Learn from experienced individuals in the business.
  • Gain industry recognised qualifications on the job, whilst you earn.
  • A dedicated tutor from Lifetime Training who will support you throughout your 12-month Apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Must be courteous and focused on providing a consistently high standard of customer service.

Personal qualities

Have excellent self presentation.

Qualifications required

No qualifications required

Future prospects

On going training and development encouraged by the employer which will give the applicant the opportunity to move onto a full time job.

Things to consider

The key dates are to be used as a guide only. Should the right candidate be found, this vacancy may close early.

About the employer

There’s nowhere quite like a Côte Brasserie. Our restaurants are inspired by the bistros of Paris; their relaxed atmosphere, their authentic classic dishes and their stylish service standards are designed to exceed all expectations. Our guests love us. And our people love working with us. We’re one of the UK’s fastest-growing restaurant groups with incredible career development opportunities. From day one you’ll enjoy tailored training to ensure that you can make the most of your potential “whether that’s progressing through to supervisor and management roles or gaining expertise within our Cote Wine Academy. We’re committed to investing in our people, identifying talent and ensuring that you can take your hospitality career with us in any direction you want. To start, you’ll need a genuine passion for customer service gained in a restaurant role, the ability to work well in a busy, buzzing environment, excellent spoken English and eligibility to work within the UK. In return, you’ll enjoy not just the chance to grow your skills alongside our business but benefits including free meals on shift, fantastic staff discounts and 28 days’ holiday per year [pro-rata].


Cote Restaurant Winchester



High Street


SO23 9DA

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Training provider

  • Hospitality Team Member Apprenticeship - Food and Beverage Service
  • Functional Skills in Maths
  • Functional Skills in English
  • Functional Skills in ICT

Apprenticeship standard

Hospitality > Hospitality Team Member

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lifetime Training Ltd

Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply

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

Apply now

Closing date: 03 Oct 2017