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Chef Apprentice - Brighton Beach Riddle and Finns

Earn up to £26000 training with an award winning restaurant kitchen team. Working across all kitchen departments, you will be given comprehensive training on how a commercial kitchen works. Once the apprenticeship is completed you will be trained to the level of Senior Commis. Excellent opportunity for a talented chef to progress their career.

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Closing date: 01 Aug 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £26,000.00

    Wages will be reviewed on a quarterly basis.

  • Working week

    5 day working week from Monday to Sunday. Chefs will work some day 9am-4pm and evening shifts 4pm-11.00pm

    Total hours per week: 45

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Aug 2023

  • Date posted

    12 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000064007

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Undertaking food preparation and service at both Brighton venues.
 Maintaining high levels of hygiene and food standards across the       restaurant.
Working amongst a team to ensure customer experience is of the upmost quality.
 Working predominantly with seafood, bringing high standards to all dishes.
 Learning to create balanced dishes for the menu.
Training in all elements of food allergens .
Managing a kitchen section to ensure smooth and effecient service.
Understanding basic food hygiene requirements

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Training to conducted in restaurant kitchens and in house training facility.
The qualification you will get at the end of the training will be
Commis Chef Level 2
The restaurants are located in Brighton Lanes district and on Brighton Seafront.

Training will be 5 days a week in the restaurants with 3-4 days per month in our dedicated training facility.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Succesful apprentices will be in a position to move to the level of Senior Commis Chef to Chef de Partie.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Cooking & Nutrition (Grade (Grade 5-C) desirable) Desired

Things to consider

The work at times will be physically demanded so it is important for the apprentice to be resiliant.

About the employer

We are an independent restaurant that has developed a reputation for serving the best fish and shellfish in Brighton for over 16 years. We have two restaurants located in Brightons historic Lanes and Seafront. We are open 7 days a week from 12.00pm to 11.30pm . Both restaurants can seat 40 covers internally and up to 60 covers externally.

Employer

Riddle and Finns

Address

12B Meeting House Lane

BN1 1HB

Contact

Adam Brian

adam@riddleandfinns.co.uk

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Training

Training provider

STRAIGHT A TRAINING LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)


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