Chef Apprenticeship at The Langham (Level 2) Langham Hotel

Apprenticeship within our four kitchens – Roux at The Landau, Palm Court (Palm Court all-day dining lounge and Artesian bar), Banqueting, Pastry. Chef Apprenticeship position available to learn the preparation and cooking of all fresh ingredients on site. You will learn basic kitchen skills, food hygiene, health & safety, storage and cleaning.

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Closing date: 28 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £162.00 - £282.00

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage rates are £4.05 an hour for 16 - 17 year olds, £5.60 an hour for 18 - 20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship(usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    4 days per week with 1 day at college. Shifts may include working weekends and evenings.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    14 Mar 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001186530

  • Positions

    2 available

The apprentice will be a member of our dedicated and passionate team of chefs and will need to demonstrate similar attitude towards work and our aim to create great memories for our guests.  Our kitchens are a creative and inspiring environment.  As such, the opportunity to learn and develop is endless.  At the end of the apprenticeship, you will have the opportunity to be a full-time member of the team, so this is your chance to shine. Chef Apprenticeship position available to learn the preparation and cooking of all fresh ingredients on site. This will include meat, fish, poultry, vegetables, breakfast, banqueting and desserts. You will learn basic kitchen skills and in addition learn about food hygiene, health & safety, storage and cleaning.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

• Excellent personal presentation
• Reliable
• Ability to work under pressure
• Flexible to the needs of the job/industry
• Willing to learn

Personal qualities

• A strong interest in food - preparing and cooking ingredients.
• This a practical position
• Excellent organisational skills
• Motivation is key

Qualifications required

• GCSE English and Maths grades A-D (or equivalent)
• GCSE Cookery/Food Tech desirable

Future prospects

Upon successful completion of level 2 intermediate apprenticeship you may be able to progress to level 3 advanced apprenticeship.

Things to consider

• Remember you will be standing all day! • You will be working in a hot and busy kitchen • Also, you will work a rota which may require you to work weekends and evenings Please consider your commute in terms of time and cost.

About the employer

Other relevant information The apprentice will be a member of our dedicated and passionate team of chefs and will need to demonstrate similar attitude towards work and our aim to create great memories for our guests. Our kitchens are a creative and inspiring environment. As such, the opportunity to learn and develop is endless. At the end of the apprenticeship, you will have the opportunity to be a full-time member of the team, so this is your chance to shine.

Employer

Langham Hotel

Address

1C Portland Place

London

W1B 1JA

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Training provider

On the job training 4 days a week and also 1 day a week at WKc. NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Professional Cookery, plus Technical Certificate and Functional Skills at Level 1.

Apprenticeship framework

Catering and Professional Chefs

Training provider

WESTMINSTER KINGSWAY COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Westminster Kingsway College - Hospitality 'Workforce Development

Contact

Susan Milbank 02078028355 susan.milbank@westking.ac.uk


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Closing date: 28 Aug 2017