Commis Chef L2 Apprentice

Location
The Black Horse Inn, The Green, Kirklington
Salary
153.55 a week
Posted
16 Nov 2020
Closes
16 Dec 2020
Specialism
Other
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Immediate
Duration
12-18 months

Vacancy description

READY FOR AN IMMEDIATE START:

We are looking for a commis chef apprentice, who has the ambition to become a chef, can learn on their feet and be passionate about food. They will require their own transport and must be available to work Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday approximately 37 to 40 hours per week from 13.00 to 21.00 but must be flexible with the hours.

As well as the listed job duties and the knowledge, skills and behaviours that you will learn whilst on your apprenticeship, we also offer you the chance to work with our head chef who was formally the private dining chef to Castle Howard and Earl Spencer and also Gastro pub winner 2016 (Good Pub Guide) with thirty five years experience.

If you are passionate about food and giving others the chance to enjoy the gastronomical dishes on offer at our establishment then please don't hesitate to apply - this could be the position you've been waiting for!

Duties will include:

Maintaining high standards of hygiene:

  • Preparing the ingredients for the senior chef
  • Measuring dish ingredients and portion sizes accurately
  • Dealing with deliveries and stock rotation
  • Industry principles, equipment and health and safety procedures

How to prepare and cook the following foods:

  • Fruit and vegetables
  • Meat and poultry
  • Fish and shellfish
  • Pasta, noodles, rice, eggs and vegetable protein
  • Game and offal
  • Stocks, soups and sauces
  • Bread, dough and pastry
  • Cakes, sponges, biscuits and scones
  • Cold and hot desserts

Requirements and prospects:

Desired Skills:

No desired skills are required, just a passion for food and learning!

Personal qualities:

  • Hard working
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Ability to work to deadlines/under pressure
  • Able to follow orders but have the strength to work using own initiative
  • Friendly yet professional

Desired qualifications:
No previous qualifications required but a good standard of English and maths at Level 1 would be desirable.

Future prospects:
The potential to progress within the business or undertake further learning.

Things to consider:

  • Must have your own transport or the easy ability to travel to and from work
  • Be flexible with your working hours where necessary
  • Able to work Wednesdays - Sundays from 1pm - 9pm
  • Be prepared to learn new skills and knowledge whilst you work

Training to be provided:

A commis chef is the most common starting position in many kitchens and in principal the most junior culinary role. A commis chef prepares food and carries out basic cooking tasks under the supervision of a more senior chef. The primary objective of the commis chef is to learn and understand how to carry out the basic functions in every section of the kitchen.

Areas covered on this apprenticeship will include:

  • Industry principles, equipment and health and safety procedures

How to prepare and cook the following foods:

  • Fruit and vegetables
  • Meat and poultry
  • Fish and shellfish
  • Pasta, noodles, rice, eggs and vegetable protein
  • Game and offal
  • Stocks, soups and sauces
  • Bread, dough and pastry
  • Cakes, sponges, biscuits and scones
  • Cold and hot desserts

Employer Description:

Located in the village of Kirklington in North Yorkshire, The Black Horse Inn is an Olde Worlde country pub with log burning fires, overlooking the village green. A child and dog friendly, non-smoking eatery, within easy access to the A1 and the Yorkshire Dales.

They have a varied menu of homemade food ranging from starters, main courses to delicious desserts, sourcing local produce, alongside real local ales.

With a lovely beer garden and room for large groups to relax and enjoy themselves, The Black Horse Inn is a 5 star restaurant and pub who love to welcome guests near and far.

Application deadline: 22/10/2020

Job Types: Full-time, Apprenticeship

Salary: £153.55 per week

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