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Level 3 Senior Production Chef Apprentice, Longleat Forest Center Parcs

Are you a current Chef who is looking to develop their knowledge, gain new skills and move into a leadership role?Then this is an exciting opportunity to join one of our friendly kitchen teams as a Line Cook (Junior Chef de Partie) whilst undertaking a Level 3 Senior Production Chef Apprenticeship qualification.

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

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Closing date: 27 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £368.63

  • Working week

    Shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    26 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001813229

  • Positions

    2 available

In this role, you will prepare, cook and present menu items to agreed standards. You will assist the Kitchen Managers with the general supervision and coaching of the Kitchen Assistants and deputise for the Kitchen Managers in their absence; maintaining the smooth running of the kitchen.
During your first 12 – 18 months you will blend learning activities into your normal working hours to enable you to grow your food knowledge, to deliver a great food product to our guests and to achieve the Senior Production Chef qualification.

You will be given all the help and support you need to succeed; you’ll receive full training and will be supported by your Manager and ‘HIT’ - our Hospitality Industry Training provider.

Your duties will include:

  • The preparation, cooking and presentation of food to menu specifications
  • Learning about stock control, portion control and food wastage
  • Understanding dietary requirements
  • How to use specialist kitchen equipment safely and correctly
  • Keeping a safe and hygienic working environment
  • Keeping the kitchen clean, tidy and organised

Working straight-shifts, you’ll be contracted to work 150 hours per 4-week period on a flexible basis. This means that your hours and days of work could vary each week, but you will always receive your contracted hours each period

Center Parcs is open 365 days a year so you will be required to work a mixture of shifts, including evenings, weekends and bank holidays on a rota basis

This is a permanent position during which an apprenticeship programme will be delivered. On completion of the programme you can continue to grow and develop in your role as a Line Cook or through further Chef Development and Manager programmes

Center Parcs is a fantastic place to work and the benefits are as impressive as they are unique.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Good organisational skills 

Personal qualities

  • The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, able to motivate a team and have excellent communication skills

Desired qualifications

  • Preferably a level 2 Commis Chef qualification

Future prospects

  • This is a permanent position, future opportunities could include working across different units or progressing to a Senior Cook level role

Things to consider

Here are just a few:

  • Colleague Bonus Scheme
  • Pension Scheme with Life Assurance
  • Colleague Recognition and Reward Scheme – offering a choice of Center Parcs and High Street vouchers
  • Free use of our leisure facilities
  • Discounted Center Parcs breaks
  • 20% discount in our restaurant and retail outlets
  • Access to Perks at Work Portal - offering a wide range of retail and leisure discounts
  • An Employee Assistance Program - providing support on financial, health and legal matters
  • Excellent opportunities for career development and progression with the opportunity to gain externally recognised qualifications

About the employer

Around each Center Parcs village, the Food and Beverage department employs around 350 team members across nine different restaurants, cafés and bars, as well as a production kitchen. There’s also a further five concessionary units including well-known brands such as Bella Italia and Café Rouge. From American grills to authentic Indian cuisine, or for those wanting a relaxing drink after a busy day, there’s something to suit all appetites at Center Parcs.

Employer

Center Parcs

Address

Warminster

BA12 7PU

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Training

Training provider

HIT TRAINING LTD

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by HIT Training Ltd

Contact

Zoe Lawrence 02392981727 zoe.lawrence@hittraining.co.uk

  • Senior Production Chef Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard

Apprenticeship standard

Senior production chef

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply now' and you will be redirected to the GetMyFirstJob website where you will be required to submit an application. If this is your first visit to GetMyFirstJob you will be required to register on the website, please complete all fields upon registration and ensure you attach a copy of your CV

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

Apply now

Closing date: 27 Jun 2022