Chef De Partie Apprentice.

Ilsington Country House Hotel & Spa Newton Abbott

for a Chef who is qualified to Commis Chef level looking to take the next step to Chef De Partie. You will need to be passionate about food. Training at Chef De Partie Level covers complex culinary skills, knife skills, knowledge of ingredients, and use of commercial equipment, kitchen procedures and food handling.

Apprenticeships > Level 3 (Advanced) Apprenticeship Catering & Hospitality

  • GMFJ Reference
  • Wages
    £8.65 p/h
  • Hours
    40.00 per week
  • Date Posted
  • Start Date

  • Location
    Newton Abbott
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Catering & Hospitality
  • Employment Type
    Advanced Level 3
  • Employer
    Ilsington Country House Hotel & Spa

Description of Opportunity

We are currently recruiting for a Chef De Partie to join our kitchen team at the Ilsington Hotel, Haytor, Dartmoor.

You will assist in creating wonderful dishes inspired by local and seasonal products too.

We are looking for a passionate staff who have a love for food and are looking to build their careers in the hospitality industry. Perched in the heart of Dartmoor the Hotels’ restaurant boasts panoramic views of Haytor Rock.

We have a small longstanding team who cater to a wide range of customers and includes fine dining. The ideal candidate will work well in a close-knit team and be a pro-active individual that is willing to learn and develop their current skills, as well as being dedicated to preparing a high standard of food.

The job role includes: •

Preparing and cooking dishes to a high standard and assisting in all sections of the kitchen as directed by the Head Chef

Maintaining high levels of service

Assisting and monitoring stock, including stock rotation

Ensuring minimum kitchen wastage

Keeping all working areas clean and tidy and ensure no cross contamination

Learning skills and recipes from other members of the department and applying them

Complying with all company policies and procedures and all statutory regulations and food hygiene policies.

Ensure that food storage areas are maintained in accordance with the company’s Food Hygiene, Healthy and Safety and Environmental policies and procedures

Any other reasonable duties required by the Head Chef or General Manager The ideal candidate will have the following attributes:

Self-motivated and proactive

Strong organisational skills

Enthusiasm and willingness to learn

Great attention to detail

Ability to work in a high pressure, fast paced environment

Great communication skills

Willingness to follow instruction

Relevant training and culinary qualifications

Transport is essential due to our location. We are 4 miles from A38 and Bovey Tracey/Trago Mills in a rural location.

There is no live-in accommodation with this position The hotel is based on Dartmoor and is not accessible by public transport. The successful candidate will need to have their own transport

For more information about this vacancy please contact HIT Training on 02382 149390 (Ref ID: 127001)

To be experienced / qualified to at least Commis Chef level

Grades c (4) or above in maths and English is an advantage but not essential. This will be assessed at the start of the qualification

Level 2 Commis Chef

Provided by HIT Training and Head Chef on site
punctuality/attention to detail, willing to learn. It would be beneficial to have had previous experience in a similar environment and used to producing quality food. Must be passionate about food, willing to learn and a good team player.

Continuation of employment and training

Progression to Level 4 Culinary art

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Opportunities with HIT Training

HIT Training is the leading specialist training and apprenticeship provider for the UK’s Catering & Hospitality industry.

At HIT Training we have a positive vision of what apprenticeships can do: improve individual's skills and therefore their life chances; make businesses more efficient; and boost the economy. People are at the centre of everything we do; that goes for our own staff as well as those we serve. We take pride in helping people become the best they can be.

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