Apprentice Chef The Dog House Hotel

Old English Inns have some of the most welcoming, fun-filled, family friendly pubs in the country. We’re looking for an enthusiastic and passionate individual to join their team as an Apprentice Chef.

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

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Closing date: 21 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £166.50

  • Working week

    30 hours p/w incl. Evenings and Weekends

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    28 Aug 2017

  • Date posted

    24 Mar 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001194556

  • Positions

    1 available

Old English Inns provide a vast range of tasty pub favourites as well as a traditional daily carvery with a fantastic choice of fresh vegetables and succulent roasted joints of meat. Their generous, eye catching cakes are regarded as their unique selling point, displayed in cabinets in the centre of their business to create a real talking point for customers.  

Old English Inns aim to provide the best dining and drinking experience for customers of all ages, including a distraction zone for children to keep them occupied. They aim to be the first choice for families. You’ll find personal touches throughout their pubs and in everything they do.

The teams at Old English Inns are the people who make their pubs so special, creating the warm and friendly atmosphere they’re renowned for. Old English Inns are passionate about developing the skills of their people. That’s why they’re offering an award winning apprenticeship programme. The scheme provides opportunities for new team members to achieve an apprenticeship through 12 month training programmes designed to perfectly match roles in the licensed hospitality sector.
 
Reach your full potential! Old English Inns career pathway has been designed specifically to promote development. Through their apprenticeship programme, you’ll gain professional qualifications from entry Level 2 through to management Level 4. Plus, as part of Greene King, you’ll reap the benefits of working for one of the leading pub companies in the UK with the biggest apprenticeship programme in the hospitality sector. As such, you’ll have opportunities to work within other Greene King businesses once you’re qualified. 

This is an amazing opportunity to work in a fun and challenging environment to gain the skills, knowledge and experience you need to kick start your Hospitality Career as a L2 Apprentice.

Day-to-day duties:

  • Maintenance of a safe, hygienic and secure working environment
  • Working effectively as part of a hospitality team
  • Cook vegetables
  • Prepare hot and cold sandwiches
  • Maintain an efficient use of resources in the kitchen
  • Present menu items according to a defined brand standard
  • Maintain food safety when storing, preparing and cooking food
  • Produce cold starters and salads
  • Maintain an efficient use of food resources:
  • Complete kitchen documentation
  • Set up and close kitchen

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Pride in delivering excellent customer service
  • Good teamwork ethic
  • Strong communication skills
  • The ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • Organised multitasker 
  • Creativity and imagination for food presentation

Personal qualities

  • Passionate about developing your skills in the hospitality sector
  • A willingness and desire to learn
  • A smart and tidy appearance
  • Tact and diplomacy for dealing with demanding customers
  • High standards of cleanliness and hygiene 
  • A flexibility to work weekends and evenings

Qualifications required

No previous qualifications required.

Future prospects

Ongoing training and development encouraged by the employer which will give the applicant the opportunity to move on to a full time job.

Things to consider

•Earn while you learn in a job you can be passionate about •Gain a nationally recognised qualification •Receive support throughout your apprenticeship •Gain additional skills through enhanced learning opportunities •Enjoy fantastic career opportunities •Be part of a fun and exciting brand!

About the employer

Nestled in the heart of the countryside, the unconventionally named The Dog House hotel has a colourful history. Originally built and used as stables and kennels for wealthy farming gentry, the hotel has now been reconstructed to host 20 en suite bedrooms. Superb food from the seasonal menu is served in the restaurant and conservatory, with a traditional bar and large garden to relax in with a great range of cask ales, premium lagers and fine wines.

Employer

The Dog House Hotel

Address

Struan

Faringdon Road

Frilford Heath

Abingdon

OX13 6QJ

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Training provider

Commis Chef Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship standard

Hospitality > Commis Chef

Training provider

LIFETIME TRAINING GROUP LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lifetime Training Ltd


Employer's Application Instructions

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

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Closing date: 21 Aug 2017