Chef

Apprentice Production Chef

Skern Lodge
Devon

About the vacancy

Skern Lodge are an outdoor activity and development training centre based in Appledore, North Devon. Established in 1976, Skern Lodge provides education, learning and fun through adventure.
A chance has arisen for a keen apprentice to join the kitchen team at Skern Lodge, learn the trade along with working to gain a Level 2 Production Chef Qualification.

Duties to include:
• food preparation inc. packed lunches, breakfasts, light meals & salads
• assisting the Chef as required inc food preparation and desserts
• assisting the chef in the cooking of the evening meal when required
• Serving breakfast, lunch and dinners to customers and colleagues
• General kitchen duties inc. washing up & cleaning duties
• Serving of alcohol in our bar where required (if over 18)
• Knowledge of dishwasher
• Basic cooking skills
• To hold an undated basic Food Hygiene certificate
• First aid knowledge
• Knowledge of who is who
• Knowledge of Dining room and kitchen systems
• Customer service
• Waiting on tables during functions or weddings
• Ability to assist in food service and preparation when needed
• To work in the pot wash sinks
• To be concerned about good quality standards of food and service
• To be aware of stock rotation
• Calmness, when under stress
• To have knowledge of all kitchen equipment
• To have knowledge of fire drill
• To prepare home-made sweets when necessary
• To provide a salad bar with each evening meal
• To keep cleaning schedule updated
• To assist with cover for sickness or holiday
• To report all problems to the Catering Manager
• Knowledge of cleaning system, and cleaning products
• To complete cleaning schedule
• To assist as Chef
• Participate in team meetings.
• General kitchen duties to include, cleaning, and washing up.

• Must be able to work on own as well as part of a team
• Punctuality
• Clean uniform at all times
• Knowledge of dishwasher
• Basic cooking skills
• To hold an undated basic Food Hygiene certificate
• First aid knowledge
• Knowledge of who is who
• Knowledge of Dining room and kitchen systems
• Customer service
• Waiting on tables during functions or weddings
• Ability to assist in food service and preparation when needed
• To work in the pot wash sinks
• To be concerned about good quality standards
<br/>GCSE's Grade C (or equivalent) in Maths and English is an advantage, however, Maths and English will be assessed as part of the interview process.

Salary (p/w)£117.00
30 hours per week
Start date27/09/2019
Closes in 61 days
Reference: VAC-01494
Qualifications required: 
GCSE's Grade C (or equivalent) in Maths and English is an advantage, however, Maths and English will be assessed as part of the interview process.
Personal qualities: 
Friendly Reliable Good with people of all ages Punctuality Clean uniform at all times
Things to consider: 
Are you able to commute to and from work 5 days per week to include weekends and evenings.
Skills required: 
Great communication skills Able to work as part of a team
Future prospects: 
Continuation of employment

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