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Apprentice Chef Reservoir

Hungry Horse are looking for a confident, ambitious and reliable applicant, with a relentless passion for delivering an outstanding customer experience, to join their team as a Apprentice Chef.

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

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Closing date: 28 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £138.60 to £267.30

    Wages explained

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

    Minimum Wage Rates
  • Working week

    Shifts TBD.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    65 weeks

  • Possible start date

    04 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    07 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001762040

  • Positions

    2 available

At Hungry Horse, their mission is to be the best they can. That's why we are looking for enthusiastic, passionate people.

Hungry Horse is a fun and vibrant brand which is really going places! They offer a challenging yet rewarding environment and a supportive team. They pride themselves on the culture of their teams and helping everyone to bring the best out in one another to deliver an amazing service to customers.

As the UK's leading pub retailer and brewer, we have some exciting plans for ours and your future. We are passionate about investing in our 40,000 people and as we grow, we will need more exceptional talent to help us continue to pour happiness into people's lives. Working in one of our 1,700 managed pubs, hotels or restaurants, the role provides an amazing opportunity to work in a fun and challenging environment to gain the skills, knowledge and experience you need to start a career in hospitality.  

Our award-winning apprenticeship programme has been specifically designed to promote development along the Greene King Career Pathway where you will gain a nationally recognised qualification. You will be employed by Greene King from day one with the scheme providing opportunity to achieve an Apprenticeship through a 12-15-month training programme. Upon completion you will have the opportunity to progress to the next level.  The career pathway starts at Level 2 and goes up to Level 7 and all of our apprenticeships are designed to match roles in the licensed hospitality sector.  

As an Apprentice Chef you don't need to have tons of experience in a kitchen, though it can help. We'll teach you everything you need... All you need is a willingness to learn, a genuine love for all things food and the passion to create amazing dishes.

It's our people that make our pubs special and we think the best hospitality comes from people who can be themselves and show customers their personality.

Responsibilities included in this role:

  • Prepare, cook and present food to company specification
  • Keep kitchen clean, tidy and hygienic at all times
  • Work safely around kitchen equipment and monitor and deal with any maintenance issues
  • Keep up to date with new products, menus and promotions
  • Adhere to company policies and procedures and licensing laws
  • Be involved and contribute at all team meetings
  • Carry out instructions as given by management and head office

Benefits:

  • 33% staff discount at Greene King managed pubs
  • Friends and Family discount at Greene King managed pubs
  • Discounts off high-street retail brands
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme
  • Enrolment into the company pension scheme (if eligible)
  • Access to Wagestream - providing a variety of financial tools to support money management
  • Up to 28 days holiday

What your apprenticeship includes:

  • A mixture of face to face and skype/phone catch ups every 4 - 6 weeks
  • A mixture of on and off the job training, including workshops and webinars
  • Reviews every 12 weeks with the Apprentice, Line Manager and Lifetime Trainer
  • Feedback sessions to discuss progress
  • Obtain Functional Skills in English and maths (if you don't already have GCSE)

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Pride in delivering excellent customer service
  • Good teamwork ethic
  • Strong communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Passionate about developing your skills in the hospitality sector
  • A willingness and desire to learn
  • A smart and tidy appearance
  • Tact and diplomacy for dealing with demanding customers
  • High standards of cleanliness and hygiene
  • A flexibility to work weekends and evenings
  • The ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Organised multitasker
  • Creativity and imagination for food presentation

Desired qualifications

None 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

Just wait until you see our menu. How's this for a line up? Whether you fancy a burger or breakfast, a pie or a steak, a curry or a delicious dessert - we have it covered. Everyone who arrives at the Hornet feeling hungry, goes home feeling happy - guaranteed! We like to look after your wallet, too. Whenever you come to The Hornet you can get a great deal, as well as a great meal. There's a different deal every day of the week. You don't have to head home when you've had your fill, either. The Hornet is in a great location, if you fancy exploring any of the following places: Touchstones, Rochdale Pioneers Museum and Burrs Activity Centre.

Employer

Reservoir

Address

Earlswood Common

Solihull

B94 5SL

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Training

Training provider

LIFETIME TRAINING GROUP LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lifetime Training Ltd

Contact

recruitment@lifetimetraining.co.uk

  • Production Chef level 2
  • Functional skills maths and English (if required)

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: 28 Dec 2021