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Chef Apprentice Whitbread Group PLC

If you’re keen to build a career in the kitchen, this is the perfect place to start. You don’t need previous experience to join us in this role, it’s all about what you can bring as a person.

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

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Closing date: 13 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £240.00

  • Working week

    Shift work including weekends. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    20 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    09 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001721309

  • Positions

    1 available

You’ll help to make sure our kitchen delivers great food for every customer – Assisting in all kind of ways. From preparing, cooking and presenting food to the highest of standards. Taking responsibility for starters and desserts, you’ll create an unforgettable first impression for all customers before delivering an awesome end to their meal. You’ll do this by: Having an eye for detail, striving to deliver a great product in a fast-paced environment whilst taking great pride in washing up and keeping the kitchen and all equipment clean and maintained. 

Like all of us, you really care about our customers – On hand to adapt and assist when things get busy making sure our food is always tasty, safe & well-presented. It’s a hands-on role however with your strong team player approach you’ll always be ready for a challenge. Naturally, you’ll strive to achieve and maintain a spotless kitchen in line with key health & safety/ food & hygiene standards.

If your committed to learning and improving all the time, you’ll soon be able to climb the ranks within our kitchens or even within the restaurant itself. Being an organised and strong communicator whilst remaining focused to follow processes and brand standards is important. You’ll have a can-do attitude with a motivation for delivering an incredible customer experience every time.

Your Rewards and Benefits -
Along with a structured induction plan and training to do your role there are numerous of other benefits. Some of the big ones below, but feel free to explore more on our Whitbread careers page.

  • Working more than 16 hours a week with us, you can choose to study for an apprenticeship to give you a nationally recognised qualification
  • A wide range of discounts retail and leisure discounts including gym membership, cinema ticket and 02 price plans (which can be shared across 5 family members or friends)
  • Whitbread Privilege Card 25% Discount across our Restaurants, and up to 50% on hotel rooms
  • Opportunity to work flexible shift patterns across mornings, afternoons & evenings to create a balance for other commitments outside of work
  • Discounted ‘Premier Inn famous’ Hypnos mattresses and beds
  • Pension scheme with employer contribution
  • 50% off food whilst on shift

We believe in equal opportunity. That’s why we offer opportunities for absolutely everyone. No matter who you are – if you have heart, that’s the start of something great.

Whitbread is an inclusive employer, strongly believing that everyone is unique and there should be no limits to ambition. We welcome your application whatever your background or situation. We are open to flexible working and, where possible, will try to support this.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good Communication skills 
  • World class customer service skills
  • Ability to work in a team and on an individual basis

Personal qualities

  • Hard working
  • Enthusiastic and happy to take on extra responsibility where needed
  • Shows real interest and determination 
  • Sustains optimism & drive in the face of short-term setbacks
  • Flexible and adaptable in your approach to work 

Desired qualifications

No previous qualifications required.

Future prospects

Ongoing training and development.

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

Whitbread is known for offering the UK’s best-loved and best-known restaurant brands. Over the years we’ve grown to have restaurants across the nation. We’re proud to make everyday experiences special for millions of customers and create excellent career opportunities for people like you! Apply today to start your Whitbread journey.

Employer

Whitbread Group PLC

Address

Premier Inn

Spring Street

Chipping Norton

OX7 5NN

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Training

Training provider

LIFETIME TRAINING GROUP LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lifetime Training Ltd

  • Production Chef Level 2 
  • Functional skills in maths and English 

Apprenticeship standard

Production chef

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

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

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Closing date: 13 Oct 2021