All we ask from you is that you have love and enthusiasm for hospitality and in return, we will provide you with all the skills needed to excel in the industry. Within just a few years you could be fully equipped to manage your own kitchen or move front of house and run the restaurant in its entirety - the opportunities are endless.
Our Chefs are the artists behind the dishes we serve our guests. Our Chefs are passionate about all things food and take great pride in only serving the tastiest plates.
What makes a great Chef?
MAKE IT MAGIC: You deliver great-looking food at pace, serving dishes that delight our guests and keep them coming back for more.
KEEP IT FRESH: You are always looking for ways to make service and operations better, coming up with new ideas that help the business grow.
BE SHARP: You are an expert on all things: policies, processes and specs, maintaining the kitchen that meets the highest levels of safety and hygiene standards.
OWN IT: You understand the key performance indicators your restaurant is measured against and work hard to positively influence these whilst on shift.
DO IT TOGETHER: You are fun to be around and easy to work with, always helping a colleague in need.
What you will receive...
Great training through our apprenticeship programme will set you up for success
28 days paid annual leave
3% pension contribution
Participation in our annual Share Save Scheme
30% discount across all of The Restaurant Group brands
Membership to our Employee Assistance Programme
Free meal on shift
Plenty of career progression opportunities
I WILL LEARN TO. . .
MAKE IT MAGIC BY:
Understanding how my role affects the guest experience
Knowing how to prepare, cook and assemble food to spec
Being able to produce dishes to suit guests individual needs
KEEP IT FRESH:Being aware of portion and waste control
Knowing why and how technology is used
Understanding the importance of protecting the environment
DO IT TOGETHER BY:
Communicating with others effectively
Showing how to work as a team and offering support
Knowing how to use feedback to make improvements
OWN IT BY:
Setting goals and pushing yourself to achieve them
Leading by example at all times
Understanding different learning styles and identifying your own
BE SHARP BY:
Using kitchen tools and equipment safety
Understanding food safety laws and processes
Knowing how to complete documentation correctly
Future ProspectsOur programmes are designed to help our chefs evolve from chef to Kitchen manager and beyond. You can complete as many of the apprenticeship programmes in order as you like. It is also up to you to decide on how quickly or slowly you would like this to happen. If you start with us as a chef and then want to gain some Front of house experience this is also an option - the pathway can be as flexible as you want.
Strong communication skills both verbal and listening
Able to follow instruction and direction clearly
Attention to detail
enthusiastic and willing to learn
Coachable, reflective and open to feedback
Resilient and adaptable
Commis Chef Apprenticeship - Level 2.
You will have a dedicated industry expert to guide and coach you through components of your programme and you’ll experience a range of different learning opportunities;
Meetings with your dedicated trainer
Interactive Online Workshops
Peer to peer mentoring
Personal development planning
Manager progress reviews