Chef Apprenticeship Red Lion - Solihull - High Street

Join us at Ember Inns, we're a home away from home. Think real ales, traditional pub grub and roaring log fires: we're the local to be proud of. You will be cooking to spec and working with recipes, maintaining a clean and hygienic kitchen environment, plus more. So, if you want to be at the heart of the neighbourhood, we want to hear from you.

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

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Closing date: 07 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,416.00

  • Working week

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

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    14 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    10 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000250108

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

As an apprentice Chef at Ember Inns, we will help you master our menu, with your food being the reason guests keep coming through our doors! You'll thrive off the hustle and bustle of a fast-paced kitchen, with the support of a close-knit team, because it's the people that make it all worthwhile.

Responsibilities:

  • Be a champion of brand standards
  • Keep your kitchen clean
  • Prepare everything that is needed before a busy shift
  • Cook to spec and work with recipes

You don't need any experience as we can teach you everything! If you are willing to learn and be proud to work with us, we can show you exactly what it takes to become a vital team member in any kitchen.

You'll take on a full-time role in the kitchen under the supervision of passionate chefs alongside your training. Not only do you gain a Level 2 Production Chef Apprenticeship, but you will also be able to support the running of our kitchens, creating some amazing moments making sure that quality never slips for our guests!

What your apprenticeship includes:

  • A mixture of face to face and skype/phone catch ups every 4 - 6 weeks
  • A mixture of on and off the job training, including workshops and webinars
  • Reviews every 12 weeks with the Apprentice, Line Manager and Lifetime Trainer
  • Feedback sessions to discuss progress
  • Obtain Functional Skills in English and maths (if you don't already have GCSE or equivalent)
  • 30 hours paid work every week

BENEFITS FOR M&B STAFF:

  • Love eating out? You'll love it even more with a massive 33% discount across all our brands. Whether its date night at Miller & Carter or family roast at Toby Carvery, we've got you covered
  • Never a dull moment - fun, laughs and lifelong friends!
  • Funded qualification up to degree level
  • Charity is important to us. From the company charities to the one which is close to your heart; you can choose how to give something back
  • Enjoy a 33% discount off a cosy stay at our Inn Keepers Lodges
  • On top of all this, we offer a pension; 28 days paid holiday; high-street shopping discounts; and we even give you free shares!

Wage will be:

  • 16-20 year olds: £8.60 per hour
  • 21+ year olds: £11.44 per hour

At Mitchells and Butlers, you will be working towards a Production Chef Level 2 Apprenticeship standard over the course of 15-months.

The training you will be getting

Production Chef Apprenticeship Level 2 including Functional Skills in maths and English.

  • A mixture of face to face and skype/phone catch ups every 4 - 6 weeks
  • A mixture of on and off the job training, including workshops and webinars
  • Reviews every 12 weeks with the Apprentice, Line Manager and Lifetime Trainer
  • Feedback sessions to discuss progress

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Ongoing support and development. The qualifications and experience gained from this apprenticeship will allow you to apply for further roles within this sector.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Team Working, Organisation Skills

Qualifications

Other None required (Grade None required) Desired

Things to consider

The closing date is just a guide, if a suitable candidate is found before the closing date then the vacancy may close early. 16-20 years old - £7.49 an hour - £224.70 a week 21-22 years old - £10.18 an hour - £305.40 a week 23+ years old - £10.42 an hour - £312.60 a week

About the employer

You already know Mitchells & Butlers, even if you don't realise it! That's because we run many of the UK's most famous restaurant and pub brands, including: All Bar One, Sizzling Pubs, Vintage Inns, Harvester, Ember Inns, Toby Carvery, Crown Carveries, Castle, Nicholson's, Premium Country Dining Group, O'Neill's, Alex, Village Pub & Kitchen, Miller & Carter, Browns, Innkeeper's Lodge, Orchid Pubs and The Oak Tree.

Employer

Red Lion - Solihull - High Street

Address

1672 High Street

B93 0LY

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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: 07 Jun 2024