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Food & Beverage Apprentice BUXTON CRESCENT LIMITED

We are looking to recruit a Food & Beverage Apprentice for the recently opened Buxton Crescent Hotel, who would enjoy working in a luxury Historic Hotel. Working within the Restaurant and Bar areas to exceed guests’ expectations by consistently providing professional efficient 5-star service which exceeds guest expectations.

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

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Closing date: 11 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Wage

    To be agreed upon appointment

  • Working week

    Days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 32.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    15 Apr 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available


  • To ensure restaurant checks have been received in the kitchen
  • To check that restaurant tables are correctly laid up according to the standards of the restaurant before any dishes are served to a guest
  • To assist in the service of drinks when instructed by the Head Chef or supervisor
  • To ensure tables are cleared and debris removed in the agreed manner
  • To have complete knowledge of all menus, wine lists and specialities offered in the restaurant and to be able to advise guests as necessary
  • To assist when required to take guests food orders
  • To carry out any other reasonable duties as deemed appropriate by the Headwaiter or supervisor
  • To deal with guest comments or complaints and to pass on any relevant information to the Head Chef or Supervisor
  • To be responsible for restaurant mise-on-place (setting-up), which will include the following; polishing glassware, silver and china; stocking the hot and cold buffets; cleaning and stocking the sideboards; ensuring correct levels of linen, crockery, cutlery and silver is available throughout service; cleaning and replenishing of the cruets/condiments; returning used linen and collecting fresh
  • To be responsible for the cleanliness of all equipment used in the restaurant and ancillary areas
  • To adhere to any cleaning rotas and to sign them off when completed


  • Assist guests in a friendly and courteous manner, demonstrating a good knowledge of the beverage products on offer and taking every opportunity to upsell
  • Prepare bar areas for service in accordance with Company standards and procedures
  • Serve guests with drinks and meals in accordance with hotel standards and procedures and taking every opportunity to upsell
  • Rotate bar stocks and maintain bar displays according to hotel guidelines
  • To ensure that the cellar facilities are maintained to the required standard
  • To assist in the smooth running of the bar function by serving guests, both resident and non-resident drinks and meals as ordered
  • Have knowledge of and operate hotel cash handling/accounting, security, and emergency procedures
  • Be aware of and follow all liquor licensing laws
  • Clean bar areas after service in accordance with Hotel standards and procedures

Full training is given as part of your apprenticeship for all areas to achieve the skills, knowledge, and behaviours to complete all below duties confidently

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Experience of working in a Food & Beverage environment is advantageous but not necessary
  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Reliable, efficient, and pro-active
  • Passion for the industry is a must
  • High levels of personal presentation and grooming

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects

There is potential for permanent employment upon successful completion of this apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Please consider how you will get to work each day. This role will involve some evening and weekend work on a rota basis.  Uniform is provided and a meal whilst on duty. 

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). 

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About the employer

The Buxton Crescent Hotel & Thermal Spa is in situated an idyllic location within Buxton, the historic Spa town is nestled in beautiful surrounding countryside within Derbyshire. Close to the county boundary with Cheshire to the west and Staffordshire to the south, Buxton is described as “the gateway to the Peak District National Park”.

The recently opened Buxton crescent is an Historic iconic grade 1 listed building, it is one of the most architecturally significant buildings in the country. “The crescent was the centrepiece of the Fifth Duke of Devonshire’s plans to establish a fashionable Georgian Spa town in Buxton, originally having two hotels and lodges. The Hotel has a stunning Restaurant, bar and incorporates the magnificent Assembly rooms, Card room, and conference meeting rooms for business meetings and Weddings. Buxton Crescent Hotel & Thermal Spa offers our guests an ultimate luxury 5* experience.





The Crescent


SK17 6BQ

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by University Of Derby


Kath Ferns 0800 0740099

Level 2 Hospitality Team Member apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Apprenticeship standard

Hospitality team member

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please apply directly through Buxton & Leek College using the link provided.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 11 Aug 2022