Apprentice Kitchen Assistant - National Theatre

COMPASS GROUP, UK AND IRELAND LIMITED

London, SE1 9PX

Closes in 11 days (Wednesday 31 July)

Posted on 2 July 2024


Summary

You do not need to have any experience to apply for this vacancy as full training will be provided as part of the Apprenticeship! On completion of the Apprenticeship you will achieve the Commis Chef L2 and become a qualified Commis Chef. Due to contractual requirements candidates must be aged 18+.

Annual wage
Competitive

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Commis chef (level 2)
Hours
40 Hours per week / variable. Shifts to be confirmed.

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Saturday 31 August

Duration

1 Year

Positions available

1

Work

As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • Commis Chef Level 2 qualification
  • National Theatre, London, England SE1 9PX
  • 40 hours per week / variable 

Where you’ll work

National Theatre

Upper Ground

London

SE1 9PX

Training

An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation

HIT TRAINING LTD

Your training course

Commis chef (level 2)

Equal to GCSE

Course contents
  • Contribute to reviewing and refreshing menus in line with business and customer requirements
  • Use technology for the development and production of dishes and menu items in line with business procedures and guidelines to achieve the best result
  • Check food stocks, report on shortages, prioritise food that is close to expiry and keep the storage areas in good order
  • Prioritise tasks, ensuring food items meet the required quality standard and in the required time frame
  • Measure dish ingredients and portion sizes accurately
  • Use a range of craft preparation and basic cooking skills and techniques to prepare, cook and finish dishes and menu items in line with business requirements
  • Use correct knives and knife skills when preparing food and use the correct equipment when preparing, cooking and finishing food
  • Correctly store and use food items and commodities when preparing, cooking and finishing dishes to deliver a quality product that is safe for the consumer
  • Apply correct preparation and selection methods when using fresh produce in dishes
  • Complete preparation and cooking tasks to a high standard, delivered on time and presented as described within the recipe specification
  • Maintain a clean and hygienic kitchen environment at all times, complete kitchen documentation as required
  • Work with others to ensure dishes produced are of high quality, delivered on time and to the standard required
  • Choose methods of communication that achieve effective team working
  • Develop own skills and knowledge through training and experiences
  • Deal with team challenges and problems constructively to drive a positive outcome
  • Effectively manage resources to meet specifications and control waste
  • Follow safe systems of work reporting risks in the appropriate manner
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.

    Requirements

    Desirable qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English (grade 4)
    • Maths (grade 4)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.

    Skills

    • Communication skills
    • Organisation skills
    • Team working
    • Good Culinary Skills
    • interpersonal skills

    About this company

    We’re the people behind the food, hospitality and support services that power your day, make you smile and put a spring in your step. That’s just one of the reasons why we’re the UK and Ireland’s top contract catering, hospitality, and business support services provider.

    After this apprenticeship

    On completion of the Commis Chef Level 2 apprenticeship the apprentice will have the opportunity to embark onto a Level 3 apprenticeship to further their skills development through internal training programmes.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    HIT TRAINING LTD

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000261918.

    Apply now

    Closes in 11 days (Wednesday 31 July)

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