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Apprentice Chef

Bishop and Young Ltd
Do you have a passion for food and cooking? If so this is an exciting opportunity to learn and earn by gaining an Apprenticeship in Food Production and Cooking with Babcock Training whilst working at The Blue Ball Inn. Apply Today!

Bishop and Young Ltd - Employer

The Blue Ball Inn at Triscombe is known as one of the best rural venues to dine in Somerset and was announced at The Royal Bath and West Show as the winner of Somerset Life’s Best Dining Pub of the Year for 2006. We pride ourselves in preparing our dishes from only the freshest ingredients to give our customers a memorable and unhurried dining experience for either lunch or evening dinner.



12 months

This position is now closed and no additional applications are being taken. If you have any questions please contact the provider who is managing the position.

Job Summary

GBP 220.00
Catering & Hospitality
Bishop and Young Ltd

Detailed Job Description

Bishop and Young Ltd are looking to recruit an enthusiastic Trainee Chef to work alongside our two professional chefs at The Blue Ball Inn-a country pub in Triscombe . We are looking for someone who is passionate about training to be a chef and who will want to take the lead in the kitchen when given the opportunity. We work with local suppliers to produce a menu that are not only fresh but different to our local competitors. The Team are young and vibrant and will welcome someone with the same passion as they have.Your duties will include;•Preparing and finishing classic sauces•Cooking with our ‘Josper’ oven•Make homemade ice cream and puddings•Knife skills, preparation of veg & fruit•Meat & fish preparation and cooking to include roasting, frying grilling etc.•Ensure procedures and schedules are followed •Maintain clean and sanitized food preparation/storage areas •Ensure that any equipment is clean and maintained •Ensure the smooth running of the kitchen during service•Be aware of and follow emergency, safety and first aid procedures.As an Apprentice you will be included on a Professional Cookery NVQ level 2. Your Qualification will be delivered by an Award Winning Training Provider who will support your learning and development throughout your Apprenticeship. This will involve a Vocational Learning Advisor coming to visit you on a regular basis to deliver the training and guide you through your Apprenticeship.

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

Previous cooking skills would be an advantage but full training will be given.

Skills required

Must be:• On time and reliable• Wanting to develop a career within Catering or Hospitality• Hungry to learn and develop new skills• Willing to work a variety of shifts• Able to follow instructions• Able to work under pressure

Personal Qualities

We are looking for someone who has a passion and flair for great food! You must be a team player with a can do attitude, strong communication skills and good work ethic.

Future prospects

The successful candidate will hold a Professional Cookery qualification at the end of the programme. There is also potential for this to be a permanent position for the right candidate.

Additional Information

Training provided

Aside from the practical experience gained, you will also work towards a nationally recognised qualification. This is a Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Food production and Cooking!

Babcock Training Limited - Learning Provider

In today’s competitive marketplace, developing the right skills can help you to get ahead and stay ahead. Apprenticeships are a great way to achieve qualifications and earn money whilst also gaining the work experience employers look for. 

Choose an apprenticeship with Babcock and they will help you to take your first step to an outstanding career.  As one of the UK’s largest work-based training providers Babcock has the employer partnerships to offer apprentice job vacancies in your area.

For more information about this vacancy please contact Babcock Training Limited on 0800 731 8199 or email: (Ref ID:71647)
Babcock Training Limited

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