Catering and Hospitality Apprentice

Dine Contract Catering are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to undertake a catering and hospitality apprenticeship

Number of Positions Available


About Employer

We are an independently owned and award winning contract catering company. We have a successful 20 year track record of doing things differently, delivering exceptional food prepared with flair and total regard for the health and well-being of our customers. We operate 205 client's catering facilities across the UK in the business & industry sector and have an annual turnover of £35 million.

Detailed Job Description

Working in all aspects of the hospitality industry the successful candidate will learn a wide range of food preparation and cooking skills. In addition, the apprentice will serve customers displaying fantastic customer service and communication skills.
The apprentice will be trained in all aspects of a professional catering environment including:
Food preparation and cooking
Customer service
Health and Safety
Team work
Time management
Working in a team
Preparing and cooking a range of hot and cold foods
Following food safety and health and safety procedures
Arranging the service area to present food in a professional manner
Receiving deliveries
Serving customers
Handling cash

Skills Required

Good time management
Excellent communication skills
Good coordination
The right attitude, a positive work ethic and the ability to communicate with a range of people are the most important skills.

Personal Qualities

A positive attitude
excellent communication skills

Qualifications Required

None needed but maths and english will be assessed as part of the interview process.

Future Prospects

After completing this apprenticeship you will be able to progress within the industry and continue to develop your skills.

Other Information

All of our apprentices complete the Duke of Edinburgh's Award. This is done in work time and supported by the company.

Training to be Provided

Level 2 Food Production
Functional skills (maths and english) if needed.

Expected Duration

12 months

Working Week

Monday-Friday 35hrs

Things to consider

You will be dealing with customers and will be working on your feet for significant periods of time.