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Apprentice Chef COTE RESTAURANT GROUP LTD

We’re looking for Apprentice Chefs to come and join us at Côte. Come and work in a kitchen where you’ll enjoy flexible working hours and find great fun and serious Chef skill in equal portions—it all goes into making great food you’ll be proud to put your name to.

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

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Closing date: 28 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £15,054.00

  • Working week

    30 Hours per week, various shifts including evenings and weekends

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    01 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000071457

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

We’re looking for Apprentice Chefs to come and join us at Côte. Come and work in a kitchen where you’ll enjoy flexible working hours and find great fun and serious Chef skill in equal portions—it all goes into making great food you’ll be proud to put your name to.

If you are willing to be curious with food, own your learning journey, share success with your team members and make it special for our guest, then we can show you exactly what it takes to become a Côte star

 Duties include

  • Working alongside our Kitchen Team
  • Learning food preparation techniques
  • Cooking and presenting meals to a high standard
  • Working under pressure to ensure meals are served on time
  • Helping with general cleaning required in the kitchen
  • Adhering to hygiene and health and safety standards

What's in it for you

  • Gain a Level 2 Commis Chef qualification
  • Be supported by Apprentice Mentors, a Babcock Coach and your Line Manager
  • Off job training which include bespoke Master Classes, webinars and business focused fun projects
  • Face to face and remote learning

The good stuff

  • Awesome pay rates including service charge with flexible hours available
  • We pay all our teams fortnightly because who doesn’t love a payday?
  • Every shift you work, we’ve got you covered with meals from our employee menu (thanks Chef)!
  • Treat yourself, family and friends to 50% discount off our food at any Côte
  • We love meeting new people who share our passion of making it special, which means you can earn up to £3,000 for referring people to join Côte
  • Discounts up for grabs with over 200 retailers and brands via Perk box
  • We take well-being seriously, so you’ll have access to Smart Health, which offers a 24/7 support
  • We’re here for the curious, so it’s no surprise there are loads of opportunities when it comes to internal development programmes, we have some big plans coming this year!
  • Company pension scheme & life assurance scheme

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

As an Apprentice you will be completing a Level 2 Commis Chef Apprenticeship with Babcock Training. 

To become an apprentice, you must:

  • be 16 or over
  • not already be in full-time education

You can start an apprenticeship whether you’re starting your career, want a change or you're upskilling in your current job. You can have a previous qualification like a degree and still start an apprenticeship.

As an apprentice you’ll:

  • have regular one to one sessions with a dedicated trainer either remotely or through visits to your workplace
  • learn and train for a specific job
  • get paid and receive holiday leave
  • get hands-on experience in a real job
  • study for at least 20% of your working hours
  • complete assessments during and at the end of your apprenticeship
  • be on a career path with lots of future potential
  • be entitled to an NUS card https://www.apprenticeextra.co.uk/

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This vacancy is for at least the length of the apprenticeship programme. On successful completion of the apprenticeship you may be offered a permanent position with Côte with the opportunity to progress within the company.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Team working, Ability to work under pressure, Interest in food and cooking, Willingness to learn

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

Due to the nature of the business you will be required to work various shifts including evenings, weekends and bank holidays.

About the employer

Bonjour, we’re Côte. We believe life should be full of flavour. Yes, we’re foodies – but we’re actually in the business of making memories. Founded in Wimbledon in 2007 with a mission to deliver quality, French-inspired food, extraordinary service, and a whole-hearted enjoyment of life, we now have a 3,000-strong team and 85 restaurants (and counting) across the UK. There are so many reasons to join Côte. We’re on an exciting new journey – and our team will play a huge part in making it happen. That means when you’re with us, every day is an opportunity to aim higher. Because we’re invested in your development, so you’ll get out as much as you put in. And we encourage you to bring your unique flavour to work, because we value the diversity of our teams. Best of all, the work you do brings joy to others. Sound good? Maybe you belong with us.

Employer

COTE RESTAURANT GROUP LTD

Address

5 Sunwin House

Albert Street

Harrogate

HG1 2QU

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Training

Training provider

BABCOCK TRAINING LIMITED

Contact

Louise Abram

louise.abram@babcockinternational.com

Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

For further information on this vacancy and to apply please click ‘apply’. At this point you will enter the Babcock International website where you can review the Job Vacancy in more detail and apply. Please complete the application form. Your details will be sent to the Employer.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 28 Aug 2022