Apprentice Chef Hideout (Taunton)

As an Apprentice Chef you don't need to have tons of experience in a kitchen! This is a fantastic opportunity to learn and earn at the same time and complete masterclasses along the way to develop your Chef skills. All you need is a willingness to learn, a genuine love for all things food and the passion to create amazing dishes.

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

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Closing date: 17 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,310.00

  • Working week

    Shift work including bank holidays, evenings and weekends. Exact shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 25

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    24 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    19 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000245990

  • 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 past service, you'll soon become an invaluable member of the kitchen team.

Join us at Greene King pubs, where we have always been the beacon for communities, wherever people want to come together. Our collection of community pubs are the heart and soul of the local area around them, helmed by a local hero and crewed by a team always ready with your favourite tipple. Our pubs embody the true meaning of a local pub, acting as a central hub where locals can enjoy one of our events, a feast of lovingly cooked food or a quick catch up with friends over a drink.

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

Alongside working full time as an Apprentice Chef, you will also be joining our unique Chef Academy, where you will have the opportunity to attend four masterclasses designed to teach you expert knowledge and technical skills involved in 4 different areas of cooking.

At Greene King, you will be working towards a Production Chef Level 2 Apprenticeship Qualification over the course of 15 months.

The training you will be getting

  • Chef Academy Production Chef Level 2 including Functional Skills in Maths and English, if required.

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

Greene King is the country's leading pub retailer and brewer, running over 3,100 pubs, restaurants and hotels in towns, villages and city-centre high streets across England, Wales and Scotland. With a rich heritage of over 200 years, we brew award-winning beers and operate managed, tenanted, leased and franchised pubs from our headquarters in Bury St. Edmunds.

Employer

Hideout (Taunton)

Address

Castle Green

TA1 4AE

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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: 17 Jun 2024