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Job Title : Apprentice Chef
Employer : Sodexo - Runcorn
Location : Runcorn, Cheshire, WA7 3BE
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Sector : Chef
Vacancy Reference : VAC-01362
Brief Description : Sodexo @ Diageo in Runcorn have a new opportunity to appoint a Commis Chef Apprentice, The working hours are fantastic for a trainee Monday - Friday from 07.30 -14.30pm for a full Commis Chef qualification in partnership with HIT Training


Qualifications Required : None needed however maths and english will be assessed as part of the interview process.
Vacancy Detail : Led by our Catering Team leader and working with and alongside our Chef, the successful applicant with be involved with both hot & cold food production and service, across our Main Restaurant & Satellite assisted self-help Grab & Go offer.

The main duties will consist of but not be limited to

Preparation and service of a full cooked Breakfast.
Assisting our Chef and the wider Catering team with fresh food preparation, working to recipe cards and a Menu Cycle.
Assisting in the preparation of our daily Salad Bar.
Supporting the planning & production of our fresh daily Baguette offer.
Fresh season produce will be used, so the apprentice should be passionate about food quality & presentation.
Various cooking processes will be used so an understanding of different cooking methods and procedures will be required.
A tidy work ethic will be required as some of our preparation areas are customer facing.
The successful applicant will receive full training and be required to work to strict Food Hygiene Standards & Health Safety polices / procedures.
Our apprentice will support our Chef with food orders and stock, so after training needs a good understanding of stock control, stock rotation, stock taking, ordering and general kitchen compliance / processes.
The apprentice will be expected to use all our Catering equipment such as blenders, mixers, slicers, fryers, combination ovens, steamers, grills, induction hobs, hot counters & bain-marie's etc. So a mature attitude towards working safely is essential.
A good customer approach & good communication skills are also essential.
Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 35 hrs p/w 07.30-14.30hrs Mon- Fri
Salary : £150.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 28/03/2019
Possible Start Date : 08/04/2019
Personal Qualities : Hard working and positive.
Have a can-do attitude.
Good timekeeping and attendance.
Confident enough to handle and resolve issues, to the required outcome.
Passionate about standards and have good attention to detail.
A willingness to learn.
Pride in personal appearance.
Skills Required : Team player.
Flexible approach.
Good communication skills.
Able to work unsupervised and able to use own initiative.
Able to keep and work calmly under pressure.
A General interest for good and pride in their work and appearance.
Be able to work to and meet deadlines.
Future Prospects : Progression to assistant chef
Catering support manager
Catering manager
Training to be Provided : Level 2 Commis Chef standard qualification.
Things to consider : The position involves early morning starts so the successful candidate must be able to commute to and from the location as punctuality is essential.
This is a busy kitchen and will require applicants to be on their feet for the whole shift.
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