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Job Title : Apprentice Chef - Village Hotel Club - Basingstoke
Employer : Village Hotel Club - Basingstoke
Location : Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 4EQ
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Sector : Hospitality
Vacancy Reference : VAC-51237
Vacancy Short Description : Can you cook up a storm? Ever wanted to cook professionally or share you culinary talents with hundreds of people every day? Well now is your chance!


Qualifications Required : No Qualifications Required
Vacancy Full Description : It’s our talented Chefs who are responsible for delivering mouth-watering menus filled with our customer’s favourites including juicy burgers, skewers, steaks, fish 'n' chips, sandwiches, wraps and more. We are all about relaxed all day dining done well. Our Apprentice Chefs are a critical part of the brigade. Supporting the kitchen team, you will make sure that all the preparation is done to allow service to run smoothly, prepare, cook and plate the required dishes whilst ensuring you keep your kitchen area clean & tidy and making sure that every dish your prepare that leaves the kitchen with perfection.

We will teach you on the job everything you need to know and you’ll even get an apprenticeship L2 qualification too! What’s not to love? But the best thing of all, you will join a team of amazing chefs who want to teach you and watch you grow a wonderful Chef career.

Work it, Live it, Love it! Here at Village Hotel Club we are all about embracing personality, individualism and fun. Forget stuffy hotels built around formality, pomp and ceremony. We create lively, modern spaces for our guests to work, eat, relax, play and exercise. With 30 fabulous hotels and leisure clubs across the UK and more opening soon, we rely on you to deliver service that puts us head and shoulders above the competition.

Join us and we can offer you benefits such as…

• Competitive pay
• Free leisure club membership
• 30% discount on all overnight stays at Village Hotels
• Up to 50% discount on food and drink at any Village Hotel
• Excellent training and development
• Health & Wellbeing platform
• Discounts and cashback offers on many high street brands
• A fun, supportive and inclusive work environment
Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 30-37.5 hrs per hour
Weekly Wage : £184.50
Application Deadline Date : 06/02/2020
Possible Start Date : 13/02/2020
Personal Qualities : • A passion for food and cooking
• Live and breath the Village way, ensuring that brand standards are delivered
• Be versatile and open to learning new skills
Skills Required : • Ability to work as part of a team and an appetite to grow and develop
• Able to follow the hotel cleaning procedures and schedules and use cleaning chemicals and equipment in line with the COSHH regulations
• Put our customers at the heart of everything you do
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 : Production Chef Apprenticeship L2
Functional Skills in Maths
Functional Skills in English
Functional Skills in ICT
Other Information : The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.90 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 £6.15 an hour for 18-20-year olds, £7.70 for anyone aged 21 to 24 and £8.21 for those over 25. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). These rates apply from 1st April 2019.
Things to consider : The key dates are to be used as a guide only. Should the right candidate be found, this vacancy may close early.
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