Apprentice Commis Chef Hotels 9988

Type: Apprentice
Region: South East

programme duration 15 months

Programme name Level 2 – Production Chef

Kew Green Hotels is a rapidly expanding global company, with a diverse portfolio across leading hotel chains, including IHG Hotels & Resorts, Marriott International, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts and Hilton, what unites us all is our values. Please view our website for more details.

Job description 1

Kew Green Hotels / Holiday Inn Express Stansted is presenting an opportunity for a candidate to enrol in a production chef apprenticeship as part of their job application. In this role, you will be responsible for producing all menu items efficiently and consistently while following company specifications and always adhering to Health & Food Safety requirements.

Main duties and responsibilities:

Supporting your kitchen team, you will be responsible for delivering an efficient, effective and profitable kitchen service, with a primary focus on a key assigned area of responsibility and ensuring brand standards are met. As part of the apprenticeship program, you will have the opportunity to work alongside an experienced kitchen manager.

Tasks could include but are not limited to:

Supporting your kitchen manager in ensuring that all Health and Safety and Food Safety regulations are adhered to and that audits are successfully passed.

Preparing food items by using the required methods.

Cooking food items by grilling, frying, sautéing, and other cooking methods to specified recipes and standards.

Maintaining cleanliness and complying with food sanitation requirements by properly handling food and ensuring correct storage.

Managing wastage through correct product measurement.

Ensuring you are always working towards all kitchen SOPs.

Performs inventory checks and completes food storage logs.

Apprenticeship Highlights:

You will gain a nationally recognised Level 2 Chef qualification.

You will receive on-site training with an award-winning training provider who will support and guide you throughout your apprenticeship journey.

Gain essential life skills.

Gain confidence.

To become an apprentice, you must:

Be 16 or over

Not already be in full-time education

You can start an apprenticeship whether you’re starting your career, want a change. You can have a previous qualification like a degree and still start an apprenticeship.

As an apprentice you’ll:

Have regular one to one sessions with a dedicated trainer either remotely or through visits to your workplace

Learn and train for a specific job

Get paid and receive holiday leave

Get hands-on experience in a real job

Study for at least 20% of your working hours

Complete assessments during and at the end of your apprenticeship

What is an apprenticeship?

An apprenticeship is a real job where you learn, gain experience and get paid. You’re an employee with a contract of employment and holiday leave. By the end of an apprenticeship, you’ll have the right skills and knowledge needed for your chosen career.

Future Prospects 1

This vacancy is for a permanent position with Kew Green hotels.

Staff benefits

– We pay equal wages regardless of age!

– Attractive discounts across many major retailers, restaurants, and events – you can save up to £500 a year on your grocery shopping!

– Complementary Employee, Family and Friends discounts in hotels across the Kew Green Hotels portfolio and at partner hotels worldwide!

– 50% off food and beverage while you stay in our hotels

– 24/7, 365 days Employee Assistance Line for mental health and wellbeing support, financial and legal advice

– FREE and UNLIMITED access to our Leisure Clubs (gym, pool, steam rooms)

– Robust career development opportunities and support for personal growth

Skills required 1

The successful candidate will have to have great:

– Communication skills

– Attention to detail

– Organisation skills

– Problem-solving skills

– Presentation skills

– Team working

– Initiative

Qualifications required 1

Non Specific

Personal qualities 1

This role is well suited to, someone who is self-motivated, passionate about food preparation and presentation, enthusiastic and hardworking individual

Things to consider 1

Due to the nature of the business, you will be required to work evenings, weekends and bank holidays and will often be on your feet for the entirety of the shift. Please note you could be asked to interview earlier than the date given, as we are looking to fill the position as soon as possible. Please ensure you apply early.

This vacancy may close before the closing date if a suitable candidate is found. All published dates can therefore be flexible and will be dependent on suitable candidates coming forward and registering appropriate interest.

Whilst on an apprenticeship an apprentice is entitled to an TOTUM – The #1 UK student discount card and app

Application instructions 1

To continue please click apply. At this point you will enter the Inspiro website where you can review the job vacancy in more detail and apply. Please complete the application form. If you have any enquiries or problems applying, please ring Debbie Pennington on 0116 504 0275.

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