Food and Beverage Apprentice

The Sidmouth Arms is located in the picturesque village of Upottery, just 5 miles from Honiton. They are looking to find an enthusiastic person to join their small team who serve delicious seasonal delights and local beverages.

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About Employer

The Sidmouth Arms is a family owned and run village pub based in Upottery on the outskirts of Honiton. Due to their high quality range of local dishes they have been rated as Excellent by Tripadvisor

Detailed Job Description

The Sidmouth Arms is located in the picturesque village of Upottery, just 5 miles from Honiton in the glorious East Devon countryside.
The Sidmouth Arms is looking to recruit someone willing to train to work Front of House serving their freshly prepared dishes and local beverages. Their small team of chefs create a varied menu of traditional dishes cooked to the highest standard using the best local, fresh produce available. The right candidate will need to be committed and passionate as well as being able to work well under their own initiative and will be responsible for working alongside the Restaurant Manager . Alongside this, the successful applicant will also work towards gaining a Level 2 Hospitality Team Member - Food and Beverage.
Duties will include:
Assist in creating a warm and welcoming environment for our customers
 Ensure that customers are seated and provided with menus promptly
 Ensure that all customer requests and queries are responded to promptly and effectively and an exceptional service is delivered to customers at all times
 Familiarise yourself with the menu and as much information about the food and beverage offering available in order to answer any questions our customers may have
 Take food and beverage orders and ensure that orders are communicated to the kitchen and bar promptly and accurately
 Ensure an efficient and safe delivery of all food and beverage orders in line with customer expectations ensuring an exceptional level of service is maintained at all times
 Set up, clear and promptly service tables after use to ensure that guests can be seated in a timely
 Ensure the restaurant areas are clean and well presented at all times and assist with cleaning and housekeeping duties as required
 Deal with guest complaints in a friendly and efficient manner, ensuring guest satisfaction at all times and ensure that any guest complaints and comments are reported to management
 Ensure all cash, charge, float and till procedures

Skills Required

A passion for working with fresh produce and learning new skills
Able to take instructions
Able to work under pressure
Able to work as part of a team

Personal Qualities

Hard working

Qualifications Required

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

Future Prospects

Continuation of employment and possible progression to level 3

Other Information

The salary for this position is varied depending on experience and age

Training to be Provided

Hospitality Team Member apprenticeship Level 2
Maths and English

Expected Duration

12 Months

Working Week

40 Hours per week

Things to consider

Upottery is 5 miles outside Honiton and is not on a bus route. Are you able to get to and from work.
5 days per week to include weekends and evenings. 40 hours per week