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Are you looking for a career in hospitality? Start as an Apprentice Chef with Marston's and gain a Chef Academy Production Chef Level 2. This is work based learning and your training will be provided by Lifetime Training.

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

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Closing date: 17 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,424.00

  • Working week

    Exact shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    24 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    11 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000094711

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

We are looking for a motivated, passionate individual to join our team as an Apprentice Chef

You will be responsible for assisting in the preparation, cooking and presentation of food with the aim to delivering an excellent customer experience. You would also be required to undertake all reasonable duties as assigned by the Head Chef.

- Ensuring all menu items and specials are prepared, cooked and presented to company specification

- Maintaining portion control and ensuring wastage is kept to a minimum

- Receiving and checking food deliveries

- Assisting the Head Chef with orders, stock taking, food hygiene, training and development of the team

- Ensuring that all kitchen equipment is maintained and is working correctly

- Maximising the full sales potential of the restaurant and ensuring high standards are maintained

You must have basic cooking skills and have the desire to learn new ones. You will have a good working attitude and enjoy the buzz of working in a busy kitchen environment.

As part of this apprenticeship you will work towards a Chef Academy Production Chef Level 2 qualification. The training will be delivered in the form of work-based learning and will include functional skills.

The Apprenticeships last for 12 - 15 months and will enable you to develop through a structured training programme. As an Apprentice with Marston's, you will gain a nationally recognised Standard giving you an ideal grounding for a career in the hospitality industry. Learning is all on-site, so there is no need for our apprentices to attend college, however, we do have the option for our apprentices to attend Chef Academy masterclasses at central venues where they will dig deeper into culinary skills revolving around meat, poultry, vegetarian, vegan, fish and shell fish dishes which take place 6 times within a year.

Throughout your Apprenticeship you will be supported by your Manager and our Apprenticeship provider too, so you will be given all the help and advice you need to succeed. Upon completion of the Marston's Apprenticeship Programme, you will be set up to develop further through the Marston's career path.

 

Ideal candidate

We are looking for enthusiastic, committed individuals with a desire to develop and succeed. You will be required to deliver a high standard of customer service. Able to work under pressure, you must also be able to resolve any customer complaints to achieve a satisfactory outcome. You'll also ensure high standards of cleanliness whilst ensuring at all times that legal requirements are strictly adhered to. You must be able to work a minimum of 30 hours per week.

 

The Benefits and Rewards

As you'd expect from a name like Marston's the rewards and benefits are competitive to say the least, but perhaps more importantly there's ample scope and opportunity to make your mark, plus the genuine prospect of running your own pub sooner rather than later. For starters we can offer:

 

- A competitive hourly salary

- The chance to work in a fun and friendly environment

- 20% Discount Card* (across our managed estate) and 30% discount at work

- Childcare voucher, stakeholder pension and save as you earn schemes (after a qualifying period)

- Marston's Rewards online discount scheme

- Long service awards

- Ability to develop through our Keyholder, Chef Development and Deputy Manager Programmes

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

Chef Academy Production Chef Level 2

Maths and English Functional Skills if required 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Ongoing support and development


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Team Working, Organisation Skills

Qualifications

Other None required (Grade None required) Desired

Things to consider

If you would like to find out more information about the chef academy along with the opportunities it can bring with Marstons and obtain a brochure then please email Marstons@lifetimetraining.co.uk to request your copy.

About the employer

We've been running pubs and brewing beer in one form or another for more than 185 years - a heritage that we're incredibly proud of! Today we operate more than 1,400 pubs, bars and hotels which is our complete focus. Our separate joint venture completed in 2020 with Carlsberg (Carlsberg Marston's Brewing Company) gives us access to more than 60 of the country's best loved ales and lagers which all play key parts in our ongoing success.

Employer

MARSTON'S PLC

Address

Burringham Road

DN17 2AB

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Training

Training provider

LIFETIME TRAINING GROUP LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Production chef

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 17 Jan 2023