Apprentice Chef, The Victoria and Belmont Hotels

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Apprentice Chef

An opportunity has arisen to join the kitchen brigade at The Victoria Hotel which is part of the renowned Brend Hotels Group

Qualifications Required :
None needed - however maths and English will be assessed as part of the interview process.
Must be eligible for the apprenticeship scheme.

Vacancy Detail :
Brend Hotels offer apprenticeships in all areas and disciplines of the hospitality industry. With this opportunity the successful candidate will work towards a Kitchen/Professional Cookery discipline combining practical skills with written evidence and portfolio. The successful candidate will be assigned a Trainer Assessor, who will monitor progress throughout the apprenticeship.

The main responsibilities of the job role are to:
Learn all aspects of cooking starters, main courses and desserts in a busy hotel environment
Learn about food safety and will be able to visit suppliers to learn where the produce comes from.
Learn methods and procedures that are vital to kitchen knowledge
Work with your head chef to develop and improve your skills within the industry.

Personal Qualities :
Hard-working
Enthusiastic
Willing to go that extra mile
Polite
Friendly
Good communication skills

Skills Required :
Time management
Flexible approach to work
A desire to learn about cooking and becoming a professional chef

Future Prospects :
This role has a lot of development prospects including moving onto a Level 3 qualification. With eleven hotels in the same group there is potential to progress by either staying at the same hotel or moving to another.

Training to be Provided :
Level 2 Commis Chef Standard
Function skills (maths and English) if required.

Other Information : Shifts will be split and straight, working hours are 40 per week over 5 days including weekends and Bank Holidays. Times vary as per rota.
Things to consider : This role will be based in a busy kitchen environment which will require long periods of standing.

 

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