Apprentice Chef

Cha Lounge Ltd
West Yorkshire

About the vacancy

No experience necessary but a desire to learn and a love of cooking and food are important. In return you will join a small team of dedicated staff at Cha Lounge and learn all aspects of how a kitchen works. The position includes early starts, weekends and sometimes evenings (if we have an event).

Cha Lounge serves Fairtrade, high quality coffee; unique leaf teas from around the world; local draught ales; speciality wines; relaxed and sociable atmosphere!

Along with learning the trade you will be working towards gaining your level 2 qualification.

Duties will include:
• Learn to work safely and effectively serving Customers in a timely and polite manner and ensuring the area is to a high standard of housekeeping and hygiene standards.
• Present a high standard of personal hygiene when working with food
• Proactively assist with the delivery of hospitality events and evening functions in line with set policies and procedures
• Service food efficiently and safely when required or requested
• Understand and contribute to the back of house catering operation and team
• Contribute safely to appropriate food preparation and learn about safe preparation methods
• Learn about and practically implement safe ways of working with food
• Accurately follow safe working practices and ensure any equipment faults are reported to your Supervisor immediately
• Carefully follow cleaning schedules as directed by your supervisor
• Support the kitchen team by making sure equipment is clean and available when needed.
• Using the pot wash and keeping the kitchen tidy.
• Knife skills – the most basic of all chef techniques. Preparing veg is the only real way to hone your skills to enable the necessary coordination, accuracy and speed.<br/>None required, however, Maths and English will be assessed as part of the interview process.

Salary (p/w)£133.00
30 hours 5 days out of 7
Start date29/04/2019
Closes in 3 days
Reference: VAC-01313
Qualifications required: 
None required, however, Maths and English will be assessed as part of the interview process.
Personal qualities: 
• Team Work • Flexibility in tasks and roles • Cares about not wasting food • Enthusiasm • Multi tasker • Approachable • Motivated
Things to consider: 
Skills required: 
• Able to work as part of a team • Able to take instructions • Able to work under pressure
Future prospects: 
Continuation of employment

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