Apprentice Chef - £206.25+ per week - Nutfield nr Redhill

£206.25 per week or higher depending on experience
22 May 2019
19 Jun 2019
Account Executive Thomas Coombes
Contract Type

Lecturer, Samantha Carey, explains the benefits of studying Hospitality and Catering at Crawley College.

The Inn on The Pond are looking for someone who is passionate about food and has the ambition to succeed. Someone who has a friendly and polite personality with a good work ethic.

They are a small team of experienced chefs looking for an apprentice to train up to become a team member. They have lots of ideas and visions for the business and need an extra pair of hands to succeed.

The ideal candidate will be keen to learn and able to handle a fast pace during service.

Duties will include:

  • Food preparation
  • Stock control
  • Maintaining a high level of kitchen cleanliness
  • Learning the changing menu and understanding how it's put together
  • Cooking a variety of food - starters, mains and desserts

Training to be Provided:

A commis chef is the most common starting position in many kitchens and in principal the most junior culinary role. A commis chef prepares food and carries out basic cooking tasks under the supervision of a more senior chef. The primary objective of the commis chef is to learn and understand how to carry out the basic functions in every section of the kitchen. Therefore having the opportunity to experience, consider and value each section with a view to choosing an area where they feel most inspired. The learning journey of any chef will vary considerably from one individual to the next; however it is necessary to understand and have experience in the basics that this role provides in order to progress to any future senior chef role.

Please be advised that training is completed at Crawley College.

Expected Duration:

18 months

Skills Required:

Must be able to handle a fast past environment

Qualifications Required:

Maths and English GCSE grade C/4 preferred but not essential.

Any catering qualifications would be an advantage.

Personal Qualities:

Friendly, team player, keen to learn

Future Prospects:

Opportunity to progress onto a higher level and gain a full time position

Other Important Information:

All applications must be made through Apprenticeship vacancies. Do not contact the employer direct as this may result in your application not being considered. The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.70 per hour effective from 1st April 2018. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

Reality Check:

Subject to DBS check

Own transport an advantage

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