APPRENTICE CHEF HIGH SPIRITS LEISURE GROUP LIMITED

This is an exciting opportunity to work in the fast paced kitchen at the The Flying Pig, preparing high quality dishes with the support of the Head Chef. You will have the opportunity to achieve a professional cookery qualification in preparation for your own careers in hospitality.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £140.00

    Wages explained

    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).

  • Working week

    40 hours per week including college release.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    29 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001303069

  • Positions

    1 available

This is an exciting opportunity to work in the fast paced kitchen at the The Flying Pig, preparing high quality dishes with the support of the Head Chef.  You will have the opportunity to achieve a professional cookery qualification in preparation for your own careers in hospitality.   

Key responsibilities:

  • Maintaining high standards of hygiene
  • Preparing the ingredients for a more senior chef
  • Measuring dish ingredients and portion sizes accurately
  • Dealing with deliveries and stock rotation. 

 

TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION:

Please apply by email with C.V to rachel@highspiritsleisure.com, Rachel Akister is also availabke for informal discussions if you have any questions about the position.  


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Commitment to learn from existing experienced staff already with in the business.
  • Passion for food
  • Commitment to attend college and complete study

Personal qualities

  • Sense of humour
  • Hard working
  • Good communication skills
  • Confident
  • Must be able to work as part of a team in a busy environment

Qualifications required

  • None required.

Future prospects

We are seeking people to grow with our business. Hard work and loyalty will be rewarded with appropriate advancement within the Company’s venues and linked to continued successful commitment to study and attainment of qualifications ongoing.

About the employer

High Spirits Leisure are owners and operators of some of the most exciting venues in the Lake District. Run with passion, providing great food and customer experience. Winners of 2 Cumbria Tourism awards. We have four existing venues, with a fifth opening late Autumn. The position advertised will be based at the The Flying Pig, Rayrigg Road, Boweness on Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 2BZ.

Employer

HIGH SPIRITS LEISURE GROUP LIMITED

Address

Rayrigg Road

Bowness-on-Windermere

Windermere

LA23 3BZ

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Training provider

PROFESSIONAL COOKERY, LEVEL 2 APPRENTICESHIP

The Hospitality Apprenticeship is a 12-18 month programme. 

The Apprenticeship has a variety of routes for people working within the Hospitality Industry. The Apprentice Framework includes the Level 2 Diploma in Professional Cookery, Food and Beverage Service, Housekeeping, Hospitality Services or Front of Office which are competency based qualification. The Diploma has a variety of mandatory units including Health, Safety and Security, Effective Working Relationships, Food Safety, and Customer Care. The learner then chooses from a selection of optional units relevant to their chosen route and workplace. 

The Framework also includes a Technical Certificate which is the Level 2 Certificate in Hospitality Practices and Principles.

Part three of the framework includes Functional Skills in English and Maths are also part of the framework . (Previous qualification in English and Maths can form exemptions for the function skills).

What will I learn?

Skills and knowledge will be delivered in the following areas:

- Health Safety and Security
- Effective working Relationship
- Customer Service

Specific skills will also be developed in your chosen route:
- Professional Cookery
- Food and Beverage Service
- Front of House
- Housekeeping
- Hospitality Services

The Hospitality Apprenticeship is a 12-18 month programme.  The Apprenticeship has a variety of routes for people working within the Hospitality Industry. The Apprentice Framework includes the Level 2 Diploma in Professional Cookery, Food and Beverage Service, Housekeeping, Hospitality Services or Front of Office which are competency based qualification. The Diploma has a variety of mandatory units including Health, Safety and Security, Effective Working Relationships, Food Safety, and Customer Care. The learner then chooses from a selection of optional units relevant to their chosen route and workplace.  The Framework also includes a Technical Certificate which is the Level 2 Certificate in Hospitality Practices and Principles. Part three of the framework includes Functional Skills in English and Maths are also part of the framework . (Previous qualification in English and Maths can form exemptions for the function skills).

Apprenticeship framework

Catering and Professional Chefs

Training provider

KENDAL COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Kendal College

Contact

Kendal College Apprenticeship Team 01539 814725 apprenticeships@kendal.ac.uk


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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017