Apprentice Chef

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A great opportunity has arisen to work in a well established pub/restaurant kitchen as part of a small team, therefore quick progression is possible. Working as a key member of staff in the kitchen and reporting directly to senior chef at The White Swan.

Number of Positions Available

1

About Employer

We are a modern family run country pub & inn, on a mission to blend the modern with the traditional. Located in the beautiful village of Gilling West, a couple of miles from Richmond and Scotch Corner. We opened The White Swan in 2013, a week before the birth of our second daughter. Following an ambitious refurbishment project, we sympathetically brought the old grade two listed building into the modern age. The newly finished building was not just a pub, but a home for our young family to put down roots and grow.

Detailed Job Description

The White Swan are a modern family run country pub & inn, on a mission to blend the modern with the traditional.
An exciting position has become available for an enthusiastic individual who is looking to develop their skills and knowledge in catering and hospitality. Working in this busy kitchen you will be responsible for preparing, cooking and plating up dishes from the menu. You will be trained and supported with all areas of the role including food safety, stock control and rotation and hygienic practices. Alongside this, the successful applicant will work towards gaining a Level 2 Commis Chef Qualification.
Duties will include:
• Ingredient preparation
• Cooking meals through various different cooking methods
• Plating up and presentation of food
• Taking instruction from senior chefs
• Cleaning and clearing down work stations
• Working in a safe manner at all times
• Portion control

Skills Required

• Ability to work in a team
• Basic Knowledge of food preparation & food hygiene
• Ability to work under pressure

Personal Qualities

Have a high standard of personal hygiene
Passion for food and cooking
Must have good time keeping skills

Qualifications Required

None required, however, Maths and English will be assessed as part of the interview process.

Future Prospects

There is a possibility for a full time position once the apprenticeship has been successfully completed.

Other Information

The wage advertised is negotiable depending on experience.
Over 4 days - Monday 10am - Sunday 11pm

Training to be Provided

Training to be given in Hospitality Team Member Apprenticeship at Level 2, Food Production route.
In house training to also be provided along with Maths and English if required.

Expected Duration

12 - 13 months

Working Week

Minimum 30 hours

Things to consider

This vacancy is around 2 miles from Richmond centre, so reliable transport to and from work would be essential.