Commis Chef Apprentice Newcastle-Under-Lyme Golf Club Ltd
An exciting new opportunity for an individual to work alongside a within a kitchen team. You can help to support the business growth, the company wish to recruit and train an apprentice commis chef, who can learn within their job role, and become a valued part of the hospitality team.
Closing date: 05 Jun 2022
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Total hours per week: 30.00
Possible start date
13 Jun 2022
26 Mar 2021
Level 2 (GCSE)
- Preparing and serving food items
- Cleaning of work areas and equipment
- Set up and close down of work areas/sections
- Maintaining health and safety in the work area
- Maintaining food safety in all aspects of job role
- Maintaining workplace records
- Correct use of stock and equipment
- Deliveries and Stock rotation
Requirements and prospects
- Some understanding or experience of a catering environment
- Good time management and punctuality
- Excellent Team working
- Good organisation
- Excellent communication skills
- Enthusiastic, and keen to learn
- Excellent hygiene standards
- Friendly and approachable
- Energetic, enthusiastic and well-motivated to achieve excellent outcomes
- Flexible approach to work requirements
- Able to work well in a busy environment
Maths and English at Grade 9-4 (A-C) desirable; lower grades will need to study for Functional Skills to achieve L1 Maths and English) before End points assessments can be taken.
If successful, this could lead to a permanent position.
Things to consider
The Golf Club is in the process of re-opening after lockdown, and there are exciting plans for growing the catering services. Applicants will need to be flexible in their approach to working hours over 7 days, including evenings, and weekends, in order to support the business need.
The role will include learning, and developing practical skills in the preparation and service of food. Menus are extensive offering breakfasts, of traditional bar meals and snacks, desserts, cakes and bespoke menus for customer bookings, ranging from working lunches to full wedding breakfasts for up to 120 covers. In addition, other duties will include maintaining a clean and tidy work area, stock rotation and checks, and completing records
The successful candidate will need to be up for hard work, and show commitment to the small team, and in return, they will have a great opportunity to learn, and to become part of the successful team.
The candidate should check travel arrangements and ensure they have the ability to travel safely to/from work
About the employer
Newcastle Golf Club is approximately one mile west of the market town centre of Newcastle, with easy access from Junction 15 off the M6 Motorway, the town centre and the wider area of Stoke-on Trent and North Staffordshire. The Club was founded in 1908, and the greens are an 18 hole classic English parkland course.
The comfortable clubhouse is at the heart of the catering facilities, with two bars and dining areas, which provide splendid views over the putting green and course, serving delicious homemade food and a range of beers, lagers and wines. Opening of these areas is to be extended to the wider public, so it is anticipated that customer numbers will increase dramatically. There is a beautiful lounge and dining area, that caters for corporate events, weddings and parties, seating up to 120 for a full wedding breakfast.
The Golf Club is now planning for re-opening following lockdown, and the management see a great opportunity for an apprentice Commis Chef to join the business at this exciting time, with the intention that they become an integral part of the Club team. The apprentice will have the opportunity to develop skills across the kitchen sections, under the guidance of the Head Chef, with the added opportunity to train at Stafford College one day a week. It is essential that the apprentice has an a real commitment to their craft, with an enthusiastic approach to learning, and be fully committed to the work of the whole team.
Newcastle-under-Lyme College & Stafford College
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Newcastle-under-Lyme College & Stafford College
The Apprenticeship Hub 01785 275661 firstname.lastname@example.org
Commis Chef Apprenticeship standard. This is delivered with workplace training, day release at NSCG Stafford College, and assessor support sessions to develop overall knowledge, skills, and behaviours to meet the apprenticeship standards and prepare for the apprenticeship exams.
Functional Skills maths and English to be achieved at L1, also taking a L2 test in each subject. (unless exempt by prior achievement). This will be delivered by specialist tutors either at Stafford, or Newcastle College campus or remotely.
Level 2 (GCSE)
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