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Apprentice Chef

Employer
The Tess Group
Location
EX5 1FB, Exeter
Salary
129.00 weekly
Closing date
19 Nov 2021

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Specialism
Catering
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship
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Apprentice Chef

Saffron Catering

Brief overview of the role

To assist the kitchen team in the day to day operation and develop skills and knowledge as a chef

Applications for apprenticeship

Apprenticeship summary

  • Working week

  • Monday to Friday. Working week to be confirmed by employer.

  • Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Weekly wage

    £129.00

  • Apprenticeship level

  • Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Vacancy description

  • Assist senior chefs in all food preparation 
  • Responsible for executing allocated dishes on time to the required standard
  • Work as part of the kitchen team under the direction of the head chef, sous chef and chef de parties to support the demands of the kitchen
  • Assist in cleaning and tidying kitchen areas as per the daily/weekly/monthly cleaning schedules 
  • Maintain fridges – keep clean, organised and all products dated, with stock rotation implemented
  • Maintain dry store area – keep clean, organised and clearly labelled, with stock rotation implemented 
  • Communicate with Chefs regarding stock requirements 
  • Attend college and complete 2 year apprenticeship
  • Work in a clean and tidy manner
  • Demonstrate a willingness to learn from senior chefs 
  • Undertake training as required
  • Maintain a positive and proactive attitude at all times
  • Actively seek to improve skills and achieve personal development
  • Comply with all health and safety regulations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management
  • Comply at all times with the Saffron Company Handbook.
  • Comply with the provisions of your contract and any of our Company Policies and set an example for more junior members of staff.
  • Seek to ensure at all times that all visitors or guests on our sites have the best experience possible.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

 Brief overview about you (Employer):                                                                                Saffron Outside Catering has crafted an excellent reputation providing friendly, bespoke and indulgent catering throughout the Midlands. Using the very best of local and seasonal produce from the local area, our team of talented staff provides bespoke menus adapting to each clients’ varying ideas and concepts.

Whether it be for a wedding, BBQ or even a buffet for hundreds or a unique and intimate social evening at home we can provide the perfect menu and food for you and your guests. Our team of chefs pride themselves on creating memorable food for every occasion and are renowned for using the finest ingredients in delicious, creative ways.

As an Apprentice Chef you are required to demonstrate knowledge of the following - 

Occupational Health and Safety Act 

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information Systems (WHMIS) 

Federal and Provincial regulations on food handling and serving 

FIFO (First In, First Out) Food Storage procedures 

Sanitation and Food Safety 

Food Preparation 

Food Presentation 

Resource Management 

Menu Management 

Use of Wines, Liquors and Spirits in cooking 

Property Management 

Communication skills 

Personal qualities

Experience within the hospitality industry would be beneficial

You have a strong willingness and optimistic attitude, to grow within this role

You have a genuine desire to please clients and deliver the WOW factor at each and every event

You are highly professional and positive in your thoughts, words, action and appearance

You are extremely organised and efficient and deliver on results even under pressure

The work you produce is consistently neat and presentable and you have an excellent eye for detail and accuracy

You will fully live the vision, mission and culture of Saffron  

You enjoy working independently as well as in a team and have an eye and passion for perfection in everything you do

You must have the ability to manage client’s high expectations with confidence and empathy

You must have a positive attitude towards your work, with your clients and work colleagues

You are accomplished at using Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and Internet Explorer 

You have a valid driving license with less than 3 penalty points and agree to drive the company vehicles if requested 

You understand and with a cheerful positivity accept that this role at times involves unsociable hours

Dedication to create a strong team around you, training according to our own high standards and expectations

Effective working as part of the senior management team and feeling confident to contribute accordingly 

Desired qualifications

GCSEs or equivelent 

Future prospects

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as a strong sense of self-assurance

A positive attitude and a strong work ethic are required.

It gives me great pleasure to deliver high-quality results.

Outstanding organisational and administrative abilities

Disability Confident

Employer is not registered as Disability Confident

Description

Saffron Outside Catering has crafted an excellent reputation providing friendly, bespoke and indulgent catering throughout the Midlands. Using the very best of local and seasonal produce from the local area, our team of talented staff provides bespoke menus adapting to each clients’ varying ideas and concepts.

Whether it be for a wedding, BBQ or even a buffet for hundreds or a unique and intimate social evening at home, we can provide the perfect menu and food for you and your guests. Our team of chefs pride themselves on creating memorable food for every occasion and are renowned for using the finest ingredients in delicious, creative ways.

Address

Jubilee Farm

Snarestone Road

Swadlincote

DE12 7AJ

Training

Training provider

The Tess Group

None specified. This message will not appear on the vacancy when it goes live

Training to be provided

Commis chef level 2

Training will be provided for saffron catering (commis chef).

Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

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