Apprentice Production Chef

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a keen apprentice chef to join the small and friendly team at the Penguin Pub in Plymouth, learn the trade and gain a Level 2 Production Chef Qualification.

Number of Positions Available

1

About Employer

The Penguin is a fantastic and friendly family run pub. Everyone is made to feel like a regular.

We absolutely love anything food and drink and always strive to serve up the best.

Our friendly team literally welcome everyone and their dog (yes your furry friend is very welcome here too).

Detailed Job Description

The Penguin is a fantastic and friendly family run pub. Everyone is made to feel like a regular. They absolutely love anything food and drink and always strive to serve up the best.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a keen apprentice chef to join the small and friendly team at the Penguin Pub in Plymouth, learn the trade and gain a Level 2 Production Chef Qualification.
The ideal candidate will work well in a close-knit team and be a pro-active individual that is willing to learn and develop their current skills, as well as being dedicated to preparing a high standard of food.
The job role includes:
• Preparing and cooking ingredients necessary and assisting in all sections of the kitchen as directed by the
Head Chef
• Maintaining high levels of service
• Assisting and monitoring stock, including stock rotation,
• Ensuring minimum kitchen wastage
• Keeping all working areas clean and tidy and ensure no cross contamination
• Learning skills and recipes from other members of the department and applying them
• Complying with all company policies and procedures and all statutory regulations and food hygiene policies.
• Ensure that food storage areas are maintained in accordance with the company’s Food Hygiene, Healthy and
Safety and Environmental policies and procedures
• Any other reasonable duties required by the Head Chef or General Manager

Skills Required

Some previous experience is prefered
• Ability to work in a high pressure, fast paced environment
• Willingness to follow instruction

Personal Qualities

Self-motivated and proactive
• Strong organisational skills
• Enthusiasm and willingness to learn
• Great attention to detail
• Great communication skills

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent in Maths and English grade C/4 or above is an advantage but not essential. Maths and English will be assessed as part of the interview process.

Future Prospects

continuation of employment

Training to be Provided

Level 2 Food Production Chef Apprenticeship.
Maths and English if required.

Expected Duration

12 Months

Working Week

30 hours per week to include weekends and evenings

Things to consider

Are you able to commute to and from work.