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River Beat
Job Title : Apprentice Chef
Employer : River Beat
Location : Newcastle Upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE8 2BJ
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Sector : Chef
Vacancy Reference : VAC-01587
Brief Description : River Beat are seeking an outstanding candidate with aspirations to develop their skills at the very highest level


Qualifications Required : None required, however, Maths and English will be assessed as part of the interview process.
You have to be aged 16 years or over and you also need to be a resident in England and not taking part in full-time education.
This vacancy is not suitable for an apprentice who already has already achieved a Level 2 qualification within the industry, including professional cookery or food production.
Vacancy Detail : The apprenticeship advertised represents a fantastic opportunity to be part of the award winning River Beat Asian Tapas restaurant. Located on the Quayside, a popular location for foodies in and around Newcastle.

Chef de Patron Andy Drape has travelled across Asia to bring authentic tastes and flavours back to Newcastle. Travelling though Singapore, Vietnam, Hong Kong, China, Japan and Malaysia, Andy has been influenced by the dishes of each region. So this really is a one of opportunity to develop your skills and knowledge of Asian cuisine

Full training and support will be given, both through the apprenticeship and at site level, the successful applicant will work towards gaining a Level 2 Commis Chef Qualification.

The role will be varied, exciting and innovative.

Duties to include:
• Ingredient preparation
• Cooking meals through various different cooking methods
• Plating up and presentation of food
• Taking instruction from senior chefs
• Cleaning and clearing down work stations
• Working in a safe manner at all times
• Portion control
Number of Positions Available : 2
Working Week : 35 Hours a week
Salary : £136.50 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 16/09/2019
Possible Start Date : 20/09/2019
Personal Qualities : Someone who is comfortable and familiar in a kitchen
Passionate about discovering new cuisine and taste
Fun and happy outlook
Skills Required : Able to work as part of a team
Able to take instructions
Able to work under pressure
Future Prospects : We are looking for someone keen to develop and stay with the business
Training to be Provided : Commis Chef apprenticeship Level 2
Maths and English if required
Other Information : The employer is willing to negotiate wage for someone with experience.
Things to consider : Business offers a good tip system paid to employees pro-rata
Will include working weekends
35 hours per week, Tuesday - Saturday 12pm - 10pm. Flexibility around these hours required
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