Apprentice Chef

Stones

If you have a passion for food and cooking and are looking to start your career in the catering industry then this is the perfect opportunity for you. Working closely with Chef you will prepare, cook and serve traditional foods to the highest standards

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Closing date: 08 Mar 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage

£136.00

Working week

Split Shifts Tuesday to Saturday 09.30 – 14.00 17.00 – 10.30

Total hours per week: 40.00

Apprenticeship duration

13 months

Possible start date

15 Mar 2017

Date posted

10 Feb 2017

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number

VAC001169153

Positions

1 available

Your role will include;

  • Assisting Chef in preparing all foods
  • Assisting Chef in cooking food to the restaurant standard.
  • Presenting food to required standards and ensuring food is severed promptly
  • Accepting deliveries and placing away in stockroom
  • Ensuring stock ordering is kept up to date
  • Maintaining a clean and tidy kitchen.
  • Liaising with waiting staff
  • Following relevant hygiene, health and safety guidelines

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Confident and good communicator
  • Able to work from instruction and use your initiative
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Organised
  • Have attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • Friendly
  • Team player
  • Good sense of humour
  • Professional

Qualifications required

  • None required

Future prospects

Following on from the Apprenticeship there may be full time job opportunities for the right candidate

Things to consider

A fast paced environment and the restaurant has a reputation for excellent standards. The National Minimum Wage (NMW) for Apprentices is £3.40 per hour. This applies to 16 - 18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the Apprentice National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent in training. For more information visit: www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates.

About the employer

Tucked away in the heart of Matlock, Stones is a cosy and eclectic restaurant with a stylish and welcoming decor and a superb modern British menu. Stones Restaurant is jointly run by Kevin Stone Head Chef, wife Jade and sister Katie Temple. Our philosophy is to provide a fantastic dining experience in a relaxed setting. The dining room, which is popular with couples, locals and visitors to the area offers a perfect place for romantic, family or business meals. We also have a beautiful riverside terrace, where you can relax, dine and unwind with a glass of wine from our extensive wine list.

Employer

Stones

Address

Bridge House

1 Dale Road

Matlock

DE4 3LT

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Additional location information

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Training provider

Catering Level 2 NVQ includes technical certificate and functional skills. PLTS, ERR workbook. Candidate will have full rights and responsibilities as standard employee

Apprenticeship framework

Catering and Professional Chefs

Training provider

CHESTERFIELD COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Chesterfield College

Contact

Emma Elhassan emma.elhassan@learningunlimiteduk.com

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Closing date: 08 Mar 2017