Apprentice Chef

Pevensey, East Sussex
£175.00 - £210.00 per week
03 Apr 2019
23 Apr 2019
The Moorings
Contract Type
Apprenticeship, Permanent
Full Time

Great opportunity for someone who would like to work in the hospitality industry, and learn to be a chef, to join the friendly team of this busy restaurant.

You will be supporting our team of chefs and will be involved in the preparation of lunch and dinner.  We offer good quality food using seasonal produce and locally sourced ingredients and pride ourselves on making a lot of our dishes from scratch.

All our food is freshly cooked to order and for the successful applicant duties will include:

  • Preparation, presentation and serving of meals as set out on the menu
  • Assisting with the preparation and cooking of starters, main meals and desserts
  • Assisting with making home-made sauces, soups and gravies from scratch
  • Butchery skills – some of the meat we purchase requires a small amount of butchering, e.g. game
  • Filleting fish
  • Putting away deliveries of food stocks and other supplies and understanding stock rotation
  • Maintaining high standards of hygiene, health and safety in the kitchen areas
  • Cleaning of cookers, fridges, freezers and other kitchen equipment
  • Some washing-up

Our menu changes to reflect seasonal produce. A uniform will be provided as well as meals and drinks during your session

East Sussex College are the Training Provider for this apprenticeship

Full training will be given

Requirements and prospects Desired skills

You should have

  • The ability to be adaptable and to work with other kitchen staff
  • Good time keeping skills
  • Good communication skills
  • The ability to work under pressure

Personal qualities

You should be:       

  • Hardworking
  • Enthusiastic
  • Friendly
  • Willing to learn
  • Committed
  • Reliable
  • Interested in cooking

Desired qualifications

GCSE English & maths grade C / 4or above (or equivalent qualifications) desirable

Future prospects

Potential permanent full-time employment on successful completion of the apprenticeship

Things to consider

The wage is based on age e.g.

16-17  £175 per week

18+     £210 per week

About the employer

The Moorings is a traditional English restaurant located on the beach in Pevensey.   We offer a variety of fish dishes, together with a selection of steaks and popular dishes such as roasts, desserts and more.

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