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Assistant Canape Chef Apprentice By Word of Mouth Ltd

Reporting to the Head of Canapes, you will use your creativity, skill and eye for detail to prepare and finish canapes for high profile events. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate.

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

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Closing date: 22 Feb 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £450.00

  • Working week

    08:30 – 16:30 Monday – Friday with 30 minutes for lunch.  Overtime will be paid for any extra hours worked.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Mar 2022

  • Date posted

    22 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001741688

  • Positions

    1 available

Reporting to the Head of Canapes, you will use your creativity, skill and eye for detail to prepare and finish canapes for high profile events. 

The role is based in one of the most creative and precise sections of the kitchen, preparing canapes for a range of evens from receptions and dinners to weddings and celebrations.

The job involves:

  • Preparing ingredients for mise en place
  • Building canapes ahead of the events
  • Attending events alongside other members of the Brigade to finish and plate the canapes to perfection ready to serve to the guests

The kitchen brigade at By Word of Mouth is an ambitious, friendly and collaborative team that works hard and maintains the highest standards. The role of the apprentice is in the Canape Section is a supportive but very important role on a busy section.

 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Essential to the role is exceptional basic chef skills

Personal qualities

  • Excellent time keeping
  • A good eye for detail
  • A sense of creativity and a passion for producing exceptional flavours
  • Attention to detail
  • Team Player
  • Ambition

Desired qualifications

  • 2 years catering college minimum
  • Food Safety Level 2

Future prospects

The right person will have the opportunity to carve out a niche for themselves in our kitchens and to develop as a canape chef to the point where they are leading on events and taking on sole responsibility.

Things to consider

This is a role that will, on occasion, require you to work at anti-social times of the day/week (e.g. evenings and weekends).  

Whilst the role is mainly based in Wandsworth SW18, there will be times when you are required to travel to events throughout London and the wider UK.  This is an essential part of the job and requires flexibility.


About the employer

For over three decades, By Word of Mouth has been a leading name and pioneer in the events industry as both a luxury catering and event management specialist.  We are known for delivering exceptional detail, creativity and style, along with unmatched levels of knowledge and experience.

We are busy planning events, weddings and celebrations ready for their imminent return and have a range of options available for your entertaining, this summer and beyond.

Our team would be delighted to chat over your requirements and to share their knowledge to help you create an unforgettable event.

Employer

By Word of Mouth Ltd

Address

22

Kimber Road, Glenville Mews

London

SW18 4NJ

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Training

Training provider

LIFETIME TRAINING GROUP LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lifetime Training Ltd

  • Level 2 Production Chef
  • Maths and English Functional Skills

Apprenticeship standard

Production chef

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 22 Feb 2022