Apprentice Chef Britannia (-Northampton)

Greene King are looking for an individual with a relentless passion for delivering an outstanding customer experience, to join their team as an Apprentice Chef! You will prepare, cook and present food to company specification, keep kitchen clean, tidy and hygienic at all times and work safely around kitchen equipment and monitor and deal with any maintenance issues.

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

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Closing date: 25 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,393.00

  • Working week

    Minimum of 30 hours per week. Exact shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Dec 2023

  • Date posted

    04 Oct 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000203437

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

As a Chef apprentice, your passion for all things food and the desire to make the perfect dish every time is what sets you apart. With a keen eye for maintaining the highest standards and thriving during a fast pace service, you'll soon become an invaluable member of the kitchen team.

Join us at Chef & Brewer, a collection of unique country-style pubs set in beautiful locations across the country which are welcome escapes for our customers, that feel like a home away from home. Our relaxed pubs with beautifully decorated interiors, seriously good pub food and expertly chosen drinks ranges are the perfect places for our customers to enjoy any occasion.

We're all about rewarding our teams hard work, that's why you'll receive a competitive salary, pension contribution as well as: 

  • The chance to further your career across our well-known brands - As one of the industry's top apprenticeship providers, we can provide training and development at each level of your career 
    Discount of 33% for you and 15% for your loved ones on all of our brands - so you enjoy your favourite food and drink at a discount 
  • Wage Stream - Access your wage before payday for when life happens 
  • Retail discounts - Receive up to 30% off at Superdrug, exclusive discounts with three mobile along with many more 
  • Discount of 50% for you and 25% for your loved ones at our Greene King Inns and hotels. - so you can enjoy a weekend away without breaking the bank 
  • Free employee assistance program - mental health, well-being, financial, and legal support because you matter! 

As a Chef apprentice, you will: 

  • Prepare, cook and present food which meets specs and customer expectations 
  • Maintain hygiene levels and safety regulations in the kitchen to help to guarantee the safety of your entire team and visitors 
  • Communicate clearly with your team in order to provide high-quality meals to customers on time 
  • Keep up to date with new products, menus and promotions 

What your apprenticeship includes: 

  •  A mixture of face to face and skype/phone catch ups every 4 - 6 weeks to discuss feedback and progress 
  • A mixture of on and off the job training, including workshops and webinars 
  • Reviews every 12 weeks with your line manager and apprenticeship trainer 
  • The chance to get Functional Skills in English and maths (if you don't already have GCSE) 
  • A chef apprenticeship qualification once you have completed the 15-month programme 

Attend 4 masterclasses to further develop your chef skills 

The training you will be getting

  • Chef Academy Production Chef L2
  • Functional Skills in maths and English
  • On and off the job training and location to be confirmed

What to expect at the end of your 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

The key dates are to be used as a guide only. Should the right candidate be found, this vacancy may close early.

About the employer

The Britannia is an attractive, historic tavern nestled on the banks of the winding River Nene, a couple of miles from the centre of historic Northampton, and conveniently close to many of Northamptonshire's most impressive and important attractions. The Britannia lies less than two miles south of the spectacular Abington Park. Just west, towards the town's impressive centre, is Northampton Museum & Art Gallery which celebrates the town's proud shoemaking history, and the museum contains the wh

Employer

Britannia (-Northampton)

Address

Bedford Road

NN4 7AA

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Training

Training provider

LIFETIME TRAINING GROUP LIMITED

Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Production chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 25 Dec 2023