Apprentice Chef

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HF Holidays are looking to recruitment an Apprentice Production Chef at their stunning 'Peveril of the Peak' Hotel. As an Apprentice Chef you will need to have drive, a passion for fresh food and enthusiasm as you are trained on all areas of the menu.

Number of Positions Available

1

About Employer

HF Holidays is a co-operative society owned by it's members. It began in 1913 and exists primarily to provide holidays in the great outdoors. Our mission is to provide shared holiday experiences, which inspire friendship, fun and an active enjoyment of the great outdoors. Because we believe that among the things that matter most in today's busy world is an appreciation of natural beauty, a love of the open air, and the joy of fellowship with one another. We aim to achieve our vision by applying the following values :
Trusted, Collaborative, Exceptional experiences, ownership, Inspiring, passionate and fun.

Detailed Job Description

An opportunity for an enthusiastic and career minded apprentice chef has arisen at HF Holidays. The purpose of the role is to provide an exceptional service to all of their guests. Alongside learning the trade, the successful applicant will work towards gaining a Level 2 Production Chef Qualification.
The Peveril of the Peak, named after Sir Walter Scott’s novel, is set in extensive grounds in the village of Thorpe. This quaint Country House is less than a mile from the famous stepping stones at the entrance to Derbyshire’s Dovedale gorge – perfect for all levels of adventure seekers!
The Country House provides full board to its guests, as an Apprentice Chef you will be cooking breakfast, lunch and evening meals.
Dutie will include:
Produce food and levels of service that wow our guests.
Present and deliver our food offering in line with company standards.
Produce the food offer in line with budget requirements.
Comply with all health and safety and food safety regulations, process and procedures.
Preparation and service of breakfast.
Prepare sweet courses.
Preparation of all garnishes for courses.
To engage with guests in a way that promotes a warm and friendly atmosphere within the house.
Work as part of the catering team supporting each other to deliver a great service.

Skills Required

Ability to work as part of a team.
Ability to take instruction.
Ability to work under pressure.
Passion for fresh food and great ingredients with some Kitchen/Hospitality experience.

Personal Qualities

Willing to learn.
Can work in fast paced environment.
Reliable and Committed.
Enthusiastic.

Qualifications Required

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

Future Prospects

Permanent position

Other Information

To be successful you will need to demonstrate an understanding of our values, an enthusiasm for providing great food in a fast - paced environment, creativity, initiative and a positive attitude to team work. Full training will be given.

Training to be Provided

Production Chef Level 2
Maths and English if required

Expected Duration

1 year

Working Week

39 hours

Things to consider

Applicants must be able to work a variety of shifts and be able to commute to and from the location.
HF Holidays is a co-operative society owned by its members. It began in 1913 and exists primarily to provide holidays in the great outdoors. Our mission is to provide shared holiday experiences, which inspire friendship, fun and an active enjoyment of the great outdoors. Because we believe that among the things that matter most in today’s busy world is an appreciation of natural beauty, a love of the open air, and the joy of fellowship with one another.
We aim to achieve our vision by applying the following values:
Trusted, Collaborative, Exceptional Experiences, Ownership, Inspiring, passionate and fun.