Apprentice Chef Castle & Ball Hotel (Marlborough)

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: 30 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,710.00

  • Working week

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

    Total hours per week: 25

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    02 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000248617

  • 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, where the drinks are always flowing and the plates are piled high, our pubs bring families and friends together. From footy days to family time, a swift drink after work, to a quarterly pool tournament - there's always something going on. Beyond our delicious food and drink, we also love to serve up community spirit by getting behind the causes that matter most to our customers.

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% of 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

The training you will be getting

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

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Upon completing your apprenticeship, you will have opportunity to continue onto further apprenticeships or follow other routes to progress your career within Greene King through our career pathway.

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 2,700 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

Castle & Ball Hotel (Marlborough)

Address

High Street

SN8 1LZ

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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: 30 May 2024