Higher Apprentice Kitchen Manager

Slug And Lettuce (The)
9g, The Waters Edge, B1 2HL
£34,000.00 annually
10 Sep 2019
10 Oct 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
Do you have strong leadership skills and experience of supervising or managing a large kitchen team?

Slug & Lettuce Birmingham (Stone Gate Pub Company) have fantastic opportunity for a someone who has experience working in a busy kitchen environment aspiring to become a Kitchen Manager.

You need to be awesome!Being an awesome Kitchen Manager, atruly great Kitchen Manager is the heart of the kitchen.

Experience in recruitment, inductions, training and team development would be an advantage, although full training and mentoring support will be provided, but most of all doing what you love to do...cooking!

Does that sound like you? Well, if so, read on as we might have just the job for you. We are the largest privately-held pub operator in the UK and we're looking for an experienced Kitchen Manager to join our team at Stonegate.

Stonegate Pub Company can offer you a career that's fast moving, ever changing, guaranteed to be challenging each and every day and never, ever dull! Passionate, fun, entrepreneurial, driven to be the best, obsessed with delivering service and standards? Stonegate will give you the opportunity to develop important skills such as:
  • Communication skills by listening to customers, engaging and building a rapport with your team and by dealing with challenging people and situations
  • Experience of working under pressure including managing a workload at busy times
  • Building a commercial awareness and the experience of working in a commercial environment as well as becoming the best you can in your area of expertise
  • Working with regulations such as health & safety, auditing, and making sure that colleagues understand

Duties will include:
  • Order materials, supplies, and ingredients based on demand
  • Supervise kitchen employees and organise food orders
  • Oversee the food preparation and cooking process
  • Recruit and train kitchen employees in designated stations
  • Schedule work shifts for employees
  • Store all food products in compliance with health and safety regulations
  • Ensure the kitchen is clean and organised
  • Maintain weekly and monthly cost reports

In return, we can offer you a competitive package with uncapped bonus scheme, 25% discount off all of our sites, a pension scheme, private healthcare and an award winning development programme.We can also give you an environment where you will be empowered to run your kitchen as if it were your own with great support and amazing rewards.

As an Apprentice you will be included on a Higher Apprenticeship Level 4 Hospitality Manager. Your qualification will be delivered by an Award Winning Training Provider who will support your learning and development throughout your Apprenticeship. This will involve a Regional Trainer coming to visit you on a regular basis to deliver the training and guide you through your Apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Culinary experience
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Experience in supervising or managing a large kitchen team (10-12 people)
  • Organisational skills
  • The ability to work under pressure and make quick decisions
  • The ability to stay calm and overcome any food production problems
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience with delegating tasks

Personal qualities

  • Understand budgets and competent working with figures
  • Punctualwitha flexible approach to work
  • Drive for results
  • Leader

Desired qualifications

  • None specified

Future prospects

This is a full time Kitchen Manager position with Stonegate.

Things to consider

This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received.
Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment.
You will be contacted shortly by your Apprentice Recruitment Advisor to discuss your application for this Apprenticeship; if they can't get hold of you they will text you their contact details.

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