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Job Title : Apprentice Chef - Gatehouse - Newcastle Under Lyme
Employer : Gatehouse - Newcastle
Location : Staffordshire, ST5 3HR
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship Framework and Level : Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
Sector : Hospitality
Vacancy Reference : VAC-32671
Vacancy Short Description : Greene King's Fayre & Square brand are looking for a confident, reliable and ambitious individual with a relentless passion for delivering an outstanding customer experience, to join their team as a Kitchen Development Apprentice and Commis-chef!

 

Qualifications Required : No previous qualifications required.
Vacancy Full Description : Whether you fancy whiling away an afternoon with a good book and a delicious light lunch or an evening catching up with friends over seasonal specialties, you’ve come to the right place. Our fabulous classic country pubs are perfect for every occasion, proudly serving great food in the most relaxed surroundings.

Our passion for great food is clear to see in our freshly prepared menu, made from the best seasonal products and cooked to perfection by our highly skilled chefs.

All our employees play a crucial part in delivering an exceptional guest experience and ensuring every guest leaves with a Smile. In Fayre & Square our people embrace the Greene King behaviours and display authentic and engaging leadership qualities in all aspects of working life, making Fayre & Square an exciting, vibrant and fun place to work.

We’re passionate about bringing out the best in people. We provide some of the most exciting training opportunities in the industry! At Fayre & Square we can offer you an entrance to a fantastic career pathway in the Hospitality sector, with dedicated and tailored support and training throughout each step of your career with us! This is all rounded off with a great benefits package which will cater to your individual needs.

This is a great opportunity to work in a fun and challenging environment to gain the skills, knowledge and experience you need to kick start a career in the Hospitality sector.

Responsibilities included in this role:
• Prepare, cook and present food to company specification
• Keep kitchen clean, tidy and hygienic at all times
• Work safely around kitchen equipment and monitor and deal with any maintenance issues
• Keep up to date with new products, menus and promotions
• Adhere to company policies and procedures and licensing laws
• Be involved and contribute at all team meetings
• Carry out instructions as given by management and head office

BENEFITS

• 33% off meals at any Greene King Managed Site
• Pension scheme
• Save As You Earn (Share scheme)
• Donate to charity of your choice through payroll – donations taken before tax.
• Up to 28 days paid holiday
• Refer a friend and receive up to £1,000 (£500 AM/KM & £1000GM)
Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 25 Hrs p/w + Incl. Evenings & Weekends
Weekly Wage : £168.00
Application Deadline Date : 24/04/2018
Possible Start Date : 01/05/2018
Personal Qualities : • Passionate about developing your skills in the hospitality sector
• A willingness and desire to learn
• A smart and tidy appearance
• Tact and diplomacy for dealing with demanding customers
• High standards of cleanliness and hygiene
• A flexibility to work weekends and evenings
Skills Required : • Pride in delivering excellent customer service
• Good teamwork ethic
• Strong communication skills
• The ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment
• Organised multitasker
• Creativity and imagination for food presentation
Future Prospects : Ongoing training and development encouraged by the employer which will give the applicant the opportunity to move on to a full time job.
Training to be Provided : Hospitality Team Member Apprenticeship - Food Production Level 2
Functional Skills in Maths
Functional Skills in English
Functional Skills in ICT
Other Information : The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship.
Things to consider : This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment
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