Professional Cookery Apprentice PICKLE SHACK LTD

A creative food catering company are looking to expand its team of Chefs. The Pickle Shack pride themselves on bespoke menus and delicious food for any event.

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Closing date: today

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £122.50

  • Working week

    35 hour week

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    22 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    03 Mar 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC091040149

  • Positions

    1 available

Would you like to be part of a fast paced team delivering creative catering and events across Devon, Somerset, Dorset and Cornwall? From intimate dinner parties to pop-up restaurants, corporate events to weddings. This is the role for you!

Your main duties would include:

  • Food preparation
  • Involvement in the ever changing menu development
  • Cooking all produce from scratch, including breads.
  • Maintaining hygiene standards at all times
  • Providing a great dining experience for customers

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Fast paced approach to work
  • Good communication skills
  • Flexibility in working hours
  • Hard-working
  • Team player

Personal qualities

  • Real interest in food and creating delicious dishes
  • Keen to try everything
  • Professional outlook
  • Adaptable (Rarely use the same menu twice - bespoke approach)
  • Outside catering company, will be required to travel sometimes

Qualifications required

Applicants must have a minimum of 4 GCSEs at Grade A*-D or equivalent including Maths and English.

Future prospects

After the successful completion of the Intermediate Apprenticeship you may consider progressing onto the Advanced Apprenticeship. There may also be an opportunity to become a permanent member of staff on completion of the Apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Hospitality does require that you work anti-social hours, including weekends, evenings and bank holidays. There are buses and public transport available to Greendale business park - please consider how you would get to and from work before applying. Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.40 per hour from 1st October 2016. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

About the employer

Pickle Shack is a young and ambitious food company delivering creative catering and events across Devon, Somerset, Dorset and Cornwall. From intimate dinner parties to pop-up restaurants, corporate events to weddings.

Employer

PICKLE SHACK LTD

Address

Unit 26

Greendale Business Park

Woodbury Salterton

EX5 1EW

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Training provider

The qualifications you will work towards are:

  • NVQ Diploma in Professional Cookery (Level 2)
  • Certificate in Hospitality and Catering Principles
  • Functional Skills (Level 1)
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship framework

Catering and Professional Chefs

Training provider

EXETER COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Exeter College

Contact

Charlotte Wylie


Employer's Application Instructions

If you are interested in applying for this vacancy then please click on the 'Apply Now' link and complete our Application Form.


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

Apply now

Closing date: today