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Kitchen Apprentice County Hotel

Our Chefs and Kitchen Porters have an interesting role within the Daish’s Group Kitchen. The job requires many basic skills needed to start your career to becoming a Chef in your own right. Preparing vegetables, cooking off meats, the lead for our popular breakfast menu and a set of cleaning tasks are some of the duties.

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Closing date: 30 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £165.00 - £227.00

  • Working week

    30 hours over 5 days including a learning day. Working days and times will vary but rotas will be available a week in advance. Split shifts will be required. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    14 months

  • Possible start date

    13 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    11 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties include:

  • Producing food as directed by the head chef and additionally having the potential to produce your own dishes independently, and also as part of the team in the kitchen
  • Assist in the implementation of menus with new or existing creations, ensuring variety and quality of servings for our guests
  • Work in conjunction with the Head Chef to maintain equipment required for the delivery of service standards. Assist with monthly stocktaking if required
  • Assist with daily stock replenishment if required
  • To undertake all aspects of cleaning of equipment, walls, floors, fixtures and fittings and light equipment using cleaning products as instructed, and at a time according to the cleaning rota or as directed
  • To wash, sort and store all items of kitchen equipment, utensils and cooking implements
  • In conjunction with the Head Chef, maintain all required legislative records such as the SFBB log, and labelling systems so that internal and external inspections can be carried out at any time

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Enthusiastic, confident and competent
  • Ability to multi-task and not lose performance level under pressure
  • Learn and continue the values of the organisation and a wish to contribute to them

Personal qualities

  • Able to work well in a team

Desired qualifications

Any formal training that assists you with this busy role such as Welcome Host Customer care training

Future prospects

  • Fully trained employee
  • Full-time contracts
  • Level three apprenticeship

Things to consider

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Can be a hot working environment

About the employer

Daish's Holidays is a family run hotel and holiday operator predominantly catering to the retired market. The company has grown substantially over the last five years, and now includes multiple hotel locations around the UK and a fleet of 25 luxury coaches.

The company is one of the industry leaders in providing the best value for money holidays in the market. Routinely winning awards for customer service excellence, it has also been recognised as one of the top fastest growing companies by the Financial Times in the last couple of years.


County Hotel


Station Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Locomotivation Ltd


Judith James 01202 567204

Level 2 Hospitality Team Member Apprenticeship Standard, which includes:

  • Induction training
  • Level 2 apprenticeship
  • 1 Learning day per week
  • Online hospitality training
  • One to one coaching

Apprenticeship standard

Hospitality team member

Level 2 (GCSE)

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