Chef Apprentice

07 Nov 2018
05 Dec 2018
Start Date
Job Title: Chef Apprentice

Employer: Atalian Servest Catering Academy

Location: Cheshire, WA4 4HS

Position Type: Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship Framework and Level: Advanced Level Apprenticeship

Qualifications Required: GCSE Maths and English, Basic Food Hygiene and Allergen awareness would be advantageous but not essential.

Working week: 35 hours per week, Monday - Friday.

Salary: GBP195.00 Per Week

Are you passionate about food and looking for a fantastic opportunity to become a Chef? As an Apprentice Chef you will be training under the guidance of one of our very talented Head Chefs working in a busy environment. You will need to be prepared to work hard and demonstrate your passion and flair for food working under our company ethos of Personally Delivering Excellence at all times.

Over the period of your Apprenticeship you will learn traditional basic culinary skills preparing seasonal, fresh, traditional and speciality style menus, whilst working towards an industry recognised qualification.

This role is based in a modern office building within an onsite restaurant and coffee shop, serving approximately 300 customers per day.

Key Duties/Responsibilities:

-To assist with preparation of all food, ensuring that the highest standards of ingredients are maintained.
-To ensure that correct food and beverages are ready and available at service time
-Working alongside the Head Chef and kitchen team to produce exciting dishes within set parameters.
-Following procedures, ensuring due diligence and food hygiene practises are adhered to at all times
-Building customer relations.

Personal Qualities and Skills required:

-Must have the ability to communicate effectively in a verbal and written format. This is essential in order to fully understand allergy requirements and to complete on site paperwork on a daily basis.
-Be naturally outgoing and energetic with a willingness to learn
-Basic knife skills are needed.
-Demonstrate confidence with a can do attitude
-Be a real foodie with passion and enthusiasm for fresh food and great service
-Be driven by excellence and attention to detail
-Be both creative and innovative demonstrating current food service trends
-Clean and tidy appearance
-Desire to succeed and want to be the best
-Learn from mistakes and be able to take instruction and constructive criticism
-Good timekeeping


-Uniform provided.
-Competitive apprenticeship wage.
-Meals on duty provided.
-Daytime hours, Monday - Friday.
-Excellent opportunities for development.

Future prospects:

-For the right candidate to move up within an established company with many avenues to explore either locally or throughout the country.
-Known for promoting from within, this is an exciting opportunity where hard work and commitment will be recognised.

Things To Consider:

-The job requires physical exertion, lifting, carrying, bending and stretching
-This position will involve all aspects of kitchen duties and may involve early starts.
-Own travel arrangements must be made and some flexibility would be required around business demands

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