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Apprentice Chef Crazy Kingdom

An opportunity to join a successful company and learn the skills of the catering trade, you will assist the experienced chefs who are keen to share their knowlege learning culinary skills as you go

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £225.00

  • Working week

    37.5 hours a week, including weekends. 2 days off. Hours generally between 9 am - 6pm some evenings until 8.30 pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    14 May 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001711860

  • Positions

    1 available

Principal Responsibilities: 

  • Learn different procedures of food preparation 
  • Prepare ingredients for dishes upon the instructions of the Chef
  • Assist in operating commercial cooking equipment such as stoves, cookers, ovens and fryers 
  • Make sure that food supplies are stored properly and used resourcefully 
  • Ensure that food items are properly rotated in refrigerators and dealt with according to the restaurant’s policies 
  • Help the Chef in cooking activities by providing input and managing work 
  • Set up food stations by following Chef’s orders 
  • Make sure that recipes are followed properly during food preparation and cooking time
  • Handle portion control requirements and presentation standards
  • Arrange food items aesthetically on serving plates
  • Make sure that the kitchen is clean and organised at all times 
  • Ensure that best food practices and kitchen hygiene protocols are adhered to 
  • Provide guidance to kitchen staff in upholding high culinary standards 
  • Make sure that all leftover food is stored properly
  • Assist in checking food deliveries for both quantity and quality standards
  • Provide input into stock rotation activities and make sure that food inventory is in check
  • Learn and employ the basics of food aesthetics in sync with the restaurant’s set instructions
  • Maintain a “clean as you go” work ethic
  • N.B. This Job Description is designed to give you an overall view of the job and is not a definitive list of tasks

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication
  • Aptitude to learn
  • Punctuality
  • Basic literacy
  • Basic numeracy
  • Work in a team environment.

Personal qualities

  • A basic knowledge of food
  • A strong interest in food is most preferable
  • friendly personality with a good work ethic, resiliant and trustworthy

Desired qualifications

  • You will be required to attend a virtual interview at Darlington College, having maths and English GCSE grade C/4 and above or equivalent would be an advantage

Future prospects

Assisting toward developing the business and in the future taking on a role themselves, growing with the business and benefiting from the opportunities that arise. We are looking for somebody who is eager to learn and progress!

Things to consider

The kitchen is often very hot and stressful. The candidate will show stamina and commitment to achieving their apprenticeship.

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


About the employer

Crazy Kingdom is a large soft play area, with mouthwatering food served fresh everyday.  A family run business based in Northallerton they bring the community together  to eat, play and party

Employer

Crazy Kingdom

Address

2

Standard Court

Northallerton

DL6 2XH

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Training

Training provider

DARLINGTON COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Darlington College

Contact

Kay Sherwen 07483103284 ksherwen@darlington.ac.uk

  • Full training in all aspects of the job will be given as you work towards Level 2 Commis Chef apprenticeship.

Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)


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