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Apprentice Commis Chef (£1,000 bonus on completion of the apprenticeship) Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa

Appreciate the importance of hospitality behaviours such as personal conduct, being adaptable, using initiative and communicating with a diverse range of people. Love working as part of a team.

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Closing date: 09 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £18,720.00

    Substantial discount on rooms across the Macdonald Hotels & Resorts group • Complimentary leisure club membership worth £745 • 25% discount on food and drink within our hotels and resorts/all spa treatments.

  • Working week

    Monday to Sunday - 8-hour shifts (Exact shift pattern TBC and some Saturday and Sunday working will be required). Max of 40 hours a week.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    23 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    03 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000041159

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As part of the kitchen team, creating memorable experiences for guests, you will gain qualifications, confidence and skills for your culinary career.

* Kitchen basics - cleaning, dishwashing, dealing with waste and recycling, food packaging and labelling and helping with food deliveries.

* Learn the importance of food and health safety as well as gaining practical skills - knife handling, using kitchen equipment, food preparation, cooking and stock control.

*Progress to create your own recipies.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

The candidate will follow a Level 2 Apprenticeship programme and study towards a full Level 2 Standard in Commis Chef. This training will be structured and delivered by Cheshire College – South & West. If the candidate does not hold GCSE grades A-C (9-4) or equivalent, they will be required to complete a Level 1 Functional Skill in the relevant subject.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Progression to Executive Chef.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Team working

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Level 4/Grade C or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Level 4/Grade C or above) Desired

Things to consider

Location is in rural location so consideration of transport. Live in can be considered.

About the employer

4-star resort hotels

Employer

Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa

Address

Parkgate Road

Ledsham

Ellesmere Port

CH66 9PB

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Training

Training provider

CHESHIRE COLLEGE SOUTH AND WEST

Contact

Claire Garner

claire.garner@ccsw.ac.uk

Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)


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