Chef Apprentice - Intermediate (Level 2)

Whitbread (Employer)

Lifetime Training Group (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £240.00
30.0 hours per week Shift work including weekends. Shifts TBC.
15 months (duration)
12 July 2021(start date)
Production Chef (apprenticeship standard)
5 July 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

If you’re keen to build a career in the kitchen, this is the perfect place to start. You don’t need previous experience to join us in this role, it’s all about what you can bring as a person.

Responsibilities

You’ll help to make sure our kitchen delivers great food for every customer – Assisting in all kind of ways. From preparing, cooking and presenting food to the highest of standards. Taking responsibility for starters and desserts, you’ll create an unforgettable first impression for all customers before delivering an awesome end to their meal. You’ll do this by: Having an eye for detail, striving to deliver a great product in a fast-paced environment whilst taking great pride in washing up and keeping the kitchen and all equipment clean and maintained. 

Like all of us, you really care about our customers – On hand to adapt and assist when things get busy making sure our food is always tasty, safe & well-presented. It’s a hands-on role however with your strong team player approach you’ll always be ready for a challenge. Naturally, you’ll strive to achieve and maintain a spotless kitchen in line with key health & safety/ food & hygiene standards.

If your committed to learning and improving all the time, you’ll soon be able to climb the ranks within our kitchens or even within the restaurant itself. Being an organised and strong communicator whilst remaining focused to follow processes and brand standards is important. You’ll have a can-do attitude with a motivation for delivering an incredible customer experience every time.

Your Rewards and Benefits -
Along with a structured induction plan and training to do your role there are numerous of other benefits. Some of the big ones below, but feel free to explore more on our Whitbread careers page.

  • Working more than 16 hours a week with us, you can choose to study for an apprenticeship to give you a nationally recognised qualification
  • A wide range of discounts retail and leisure discounts including gym membership, cinema ticket and 02 price plans (which can be shared across 5 family members or friends)
  • Whitbread Privilege Card 25% Discount across our Restaurants, and up to 50% on hotel rooms
  • Opportunity to work flexible shift patterns across mornings, afternoons & evenings to create a balance for other commitments outside of work
  • Discounted ‘Premier Inn famous’ Hypnos mattresses and beds
  • Pension scheme with employer contribution
  • 50% off food whilst on shift

We believe in equal opportunity. That’s why we offer opportunities for absolutely everyone. No matter who you are – if you have heart, that’s the start of something great.

Whitbread is an inclusive employer, strongly believing that everyone is unique and there should be no limits to ambition. We welcome your application whatever your background or situation. We are open to flexible working and, where possible, will try to support this.

Future Prospects

Ongoing training and development.

Reality Check

The key dates are to be used as a guide only. Should the right candidate be found, this vacancy may close early.

Skills Required

  • Good Communication skills 
  • World class customer service skills
  • Ability to work in a team and on an individual basis

Qualities Required

  • Hard working
  • Enthusiastic and happy to take on extra responsibility where needed
  • Shows real interest and determination 
  • Sustains optimism & drive in the face of short-term setbacks
  • Flexible and adaptable in your approach to work 

Qualifications Required

No previous qualifications required.

Training Provided

  • Production Chef Level 2 
  • Functional skills in maths and English 
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About the employer

Whitbread plc is a British multinational hotel and restaurant company headquartered in Houghton Regis, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom. The company has its origins in brewing. Its largest division is Premier Inn, which is the largest hotel brand in the UK with over 785 hotels and 72,000 rooms.

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