As the UK's leading pub retailer and brewer, we have some exciting plans for ours and your future. We are passionate about investing in our 40,000 people and as we grow, we will need more exceptional talent to help us continue to pour happiness into people's lives. Working in one of our 1,700 managed pubs, hotels or restaurants, the role provides an amazing opportunity to work in a fun and challenging environment to gain the skills, knowledge and experience you need to start a career in hospitality.
Our award-winning apprenticeship programme has been specifically designed to promote development along the Greene King Career Pathway where you will gain a nationally recognised qualification. You will be employed by Greene King from day one with the scheme providing opportunity to achieve an Apprenticeship through a 12-15 month training programme. Upon completion you will have the opportunity to progress to the next level. The career pathway starts at Level 2 and goes up to Level 7 and all of our apprenticeships are designed to match roles in the licensed hospitality sector.
As an Apprentice Chef you don't need to have tons of experience in a kitchen, though it can help. We'll teach you everything you need... All you need is a willingness to learn, a genuine love for all things food and the passion to create amazing dishes.
It's our people that make our pubs special and we think the best hospitality comes from people who can be themselves and show customers their personality.
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
-33% staff discount at Greene King managed pubs
-Friends and Family discount at Greene King managed pubs
-Discounts off high-street retail brands
-Access to our Employee Assistance Programme
-Enrolment into the company pension scheme (if eligible)
-Access to Wagestream - providing a variety of financial tools to support money management
-Up to 28 days holiday
What your apprenticeship includes
- A mixture of face to face and skype/phone catch ups every 4 - 6 weeks
- A mixture of on and off the job training, including workshops and webinars
- Reviews every 12 weeks with the Apprentice, Line Manager and Lifetime Trainer
- Feedback sessions to discuss progress
- Obtain Functional Skills in English and maths (if you don't already have GCSE)