Apprentice Chef Chocablock Limited

This diverse Chef role will include: • Preparing, cooking and presenting food in line with standards • Keeping preparation at the right level • Making sure that food is served promptly • Monitoring food production to ensure consistent quality and portion size • Stock control following relevant hygiene, health and safety guidelines.

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Closing date: 08 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £168.75

  • Working week

    Currently open Monday-Saturday, 9am-5pm Working shifts: 8am-4pm or 10am-6pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    13 months

  • Possible start date

    16 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    15 Mar 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001186864

  • Positions

    1 available

The company is dedicated to providing outstanding customer service and a friendly atmosphere. Responsibilities include:

  • Providing excellent customer service to all customers
  • Fulfilling your role on each given shift
  • Ensuring the kitchen is cleaned regularly and meets the required health and hygiene standards
  • Preparing, cooking and presenting food in line with required standards
  • Keeping preparation at the right level
  • Making sure that food is served  promptly
  • Monitoring food production to ensure consistent quality and portion size
  • Stock control following relevant hygiene, health and safety guidelines.

A willingness to learn and maintain the company’s excellent standards and reputation may lead to progression opportunities.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Previous knowledge/experience of cooking desirable
  • Customer Service Skills
  • Communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Confident personal manner
  • Enthusiastic
  • Positive/Good attitude
  • Punctual
  • Passionate about food
  • Team player
  • Attention to detail

Qualifications required

All applicants will be welcome, however, a functional skills test will be carried out at interview to assess the level of Maths and English.

If successful and hold grade A*-C at GCSE or equivalent – you will be exempt from Functional Skills whilst on programme.

If you do not hold the above qualifications, you will be required to study Level 2 Functional Skills. 

Future prospects

This position is for the term of the Apprenticeship programme but the right candidate will have the opportunity to progress onto a full-time position and possible progression opportunities within the company.

Things to consider

• Varying shifts/Flexible • Possibly relocating to Southsea/ opening hours will change- 8am-11pm

About the employer

Chocolatier Michael Collins produces handmade, top quality chocolates using the finest, natural ingredients to your own specification and for any occasion. They can be packaged and posted to any destination. The Chocolate lounge also serves award winning coffee, Portsmouth teas, handmade cakes and snacks, New Forest ice cream, freshly baked baguettes, sandwiches, jacket potatoes as well as full afternoon teas and much more…

Employer

Chocablock Limited

Address

323 Copnor Road

Portsmouth

PO3 5EG

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Training provider

  • Apprenticeship in Professional Cookery
  • Bespoke off the job to meet the need of the framework delivered at the College site
  • Regular visit and support from the assessor in the workplace

Apprenticeship framework

Catering and Professional Chefs

Training provider

SOUTH DOWNS COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by South Downs College

Contact

Danielle Harding 02392 797979 dharding@southdowns.ac.uk


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Closing date: 08 Oct 2017