Ilsington Country Hotel

Chef Apprentice - Intermediate (Level 2)

Ilsington Country Hotel (Employer)

Hit Training Ltd (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £182.00
40.0 hours per week Monday to Friday Shifts TBA
12 months (duration)
17 October 2020(start date)
Commis chef (apprenticeship standard)
3 October 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

The fantastic team at the Ilsington Hotel are looking for an apprentice commis chef to join them. You will need to be passionate about food. Training for an Apprentice Chef covers basic culinary skills, knife skills, knowledge of ingredients, and use of commercial equipment, kitchen procedures and food handling.

Responsibilities

We are currently recruiting for a Commis Chefs to join our kitchen team at the Ilsington Hotel, Haytor, Dartmoor.

You will assist in creating wonderful dishes inspired by local and seasonal products. We are looking for a passionate staff who have a love for food and are looking to build their careers in the hospitality industry.

Perched in the heart of Dartmoor the Hotels’ restaurant boasts panoramic views of Haytor Rock. We have a small longstanding team who cater to a wide range of customers and includes fine dining.

The ideal candidate will work well in a close-knit team and be a pro-active individual that is willing to learn and develop their current skills, as well as being dedicated to preparing a high standard of food.

The job role includes:

  • Preparing and cooking ingredients necessary and assisting in all sections of the kitchen as directed by the Head Chef
  • Maintaining high levels of service
  • Assisting and monitoring stock, including stock rotation,
  • Ensuring minimum kitchen wastage
  • Keeping all working areas clean and tidy and ensure no cross contamination
  • Learning skills and recipes from other members of the department and applying them
  • Complying with all company policies and procedures and all statutory regulations and food hygiene policies
  • Ensure that food storage areas are maintained in accordance with the company’s Food Hygiene, Healthy and Safety and Environmental policies and procedures
  • Any other reasonable duties required by the Head Chef or General Manager

Future Prospects

Continuation of employment continuation of employment and training

Skills Required

The ideal candidate will have the following attributes:

  • Self-motivated and proactive
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Enthusiasm and willingness to learn
  • Great attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a high pressure, fast paced environment
  • Great communication skills
  • Willingness to follow instruction
  • Relevant training and culinary qualifications

Qualities Required

The ideal candidate will have the following attributes:

  • Self-motivated and proactive
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Enthusiasm and willingness to learn
  • Great attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a high pressure, fast paced environment
  • Great communication skills
  • Willingness to follow instruction
  • Relevant training and culinary qualifications

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent Grades c (4) or above in maths and English is an advantage but not essential. This will be assessed at the start of the qualification.

Training Provided

  • Level 2 Commis chef
  • Provided by HIT Training and Head Chef on site
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