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Chef Academy Apprenticeship SSP - Stansted Airport Bars - Bottega and The Camden

SSP are looking for a full time Chef Apprentice to join our Bottega Premium Bar and The Camden Bar and Kitchen at London Stansted Airport. Don't worry if you don't have any experience as we will teach you everything you need to know to do well in this role.

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

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Closing date: 16 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £19,609.00

  • Working week

    Hours will be varied between 4.00am - 11.00pm, worked over 5 days with 2 days off in a row, no splits - 30 hours per week minimum. Exact shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    23 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    19 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000098638

  • Positions

    5 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

SSP in partnership with Lifetime Training are offering an exclusive Chef Academy opportunity when you join the SSP team. Not only will you gain an Apprenticeship Standard in Production Chef Level 2 but, you will also get a direct learning experience to broaden your kitchen skills in a supportive and encouraging environment surrounded by talented Chefs and Coaches with years of sector and industry experience.

The SSP Chef Academy will incorporate master-class delivery throughout the learning journey. Apprentices will have the opportunity to escape their daily routine and explore new ways of working in Lifetime's innovative kitchens with Chef and TV presenter Joe Hurd.

Masterclass topics include:

  • Meat and Poultry
  • Fish and Shellfish
  • Vegetarian
  • Pastry, Cakes, Sponges and Desserts

During these Masterclasses you will get the opportunity to create a variety of dishes which include Seafood Risotto, Crustless Quiche, Steak and Ale Suet Pudding and Fruit Tartlets.

We are looking for someone who will:

  • Assist with food preparation process under supervisors' instructions
  • Maintain the highest standards of cleanliness, safety and food rotation
  • Help with the deliveries and restocking the kitchen
  • Can keep high standards and works well under pressure.

There are some amazing benefits that come with work with SSP that include:

  • £500 Joining bonus
  • A free meal on shift
  • Paid parking whilst at work
  • Travel support to and from the airport
  • Refer a friend scheme - get rewarded with £400 every time you successfully refer a friend
  • Award winning training and development with access to apprenticeships and further learning
  • Up to 75% employee discount on a variety of SSP brands and franchises across the UK including M&S, Starbucks, Burger King, Caffe Ritazza plus many more!
  • Tax free airside shopping available

Please note that due to some responsibilities required for the role all suitable candidates will be 18+ and be required to provide references for the last 5 years and undergo a Criminal Record Check in line with Airport Security Regulations.

You will be working towards the Production Chef Level 2 over the duration of 15 months alongside your daily roles and responsibilities.

Your hourly wage will be from £12.57, your weekly wage will vary dependant on unsociable hours and hours worked per week.

You don't want to miss out on this opportunity as there are only a small number of positions available. Apply now!

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

Production Chef Level 2. Functional Skills maths and English.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Ongoing training 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

Please note that due to some responsibilities required for the role all suitable candidates will be 18+ and be required to provide references for the last 5 years and undergo a Criminal Record Check in line with Airport Security Regulations. The key dates provided should be used as a guide only, should the right candidate be found the post may c

About the employer

You may be wondering who are SSP? Well, we're on of the best kept secrets in Hospitality and Retail. You may not know us by name, but you will know us from our brands. We are the leading operator of restaurants, bars, cafes, food courts and retail stores in airports train stations, motorway service areas and other leisure locations.

Employer

SSP - Stansted Airport Bars - Bottega and The Camden

Address

Stansted Airport Ltd

CM24 1QW

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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: 16 Dec 2022