Apprentice Chef - New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel

As an Apprentice Chef you will learn all aspects of the hotel kitchen and receive training to support you achieving your Level 2 and Level 3 qualifications. This Apprenticeship offers accommodation. Due to working hours this vacancy is only for applicants aged 19 years plus.

 

Employer
Set amidst the lake districts most dramatic fells in the picturesque langdale valley The New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel nestles beneath the langdale pikes and pavey ark. The hotel sits in 6 acres of mature gardens and pastures. The hotel is of historical interest being built on a medieval settlement and it enjoys the most breathtaking views of langdale at every point of the compass. The New Dungeon Ghyll hotel is a family owned and run hotel ,with a passion for friendly and quality service. We offer excellent accommodation with a choice of 4 poster, superior, standard and family rooms all in a stunning location and each boasting the most fantastic view.

Vacancy description
As part of your Apprenticeship you will be involved in all details of the section within the kitchen including:

•    Bread
•    Pastry
•    Some butchery
•    Preparations of all sections

The working environment is friendly with obvious load points at service. You will work with people who are hardworking and have a common goal.

Accommodation

You will have your own bedroom with a shared bathroom. You will be required to pay a weekly amount for food, lodgings, washing etc

Support is available with uniform and equipment

You will have use of a Leisure Club with free wifi access, 2 miles down the road

 

Working week
No less than 40, but more likely 45-50. You will be paid for all hours you work. 5 working days per week Spilt (7am-1pm 5pm -9.30pm) and straight shifts (12-9.30pm)

 

Personal qualities:

We are looking for someone who is:
•    Professional
•    Team worker
•    Good communication skills
•    Hard working

 

Future prospects

To be more involved with the day to day running of the kitchen, to learn about margins, buying (market runs to Manchester) and control of sections within the kitchen, with a permanent position.

 

Things to consider

The hotel is situated in a valley with a daily bus service, but it is 6 miles from Ambleside so a little remote but a good place to be able to save some money. Internet access is slow.

 

Training to be provided

Your training will include NVQ training, Technical Certificate and Functional Skills (English and Maths). You will be assessed in the workplace and cover off the job training in college. You will build a portfolio of evidence that you will collect from the everyday tasks relating to your job.  You will be assessed in the workplace and cover off the job training in college. You will build a portfolio of evidence that you will collect from the everyday tasks relating to your job.

Hours of work:

40 Hours per week

Wage:

£240 per week - Under 21 years £6.00 per hour. Over 21 years £7.00 per hour. Wage increases reviewed

Location:

Great Langdale, Ambleside

Closing date:

11 Aug 2017

How to apply:

To apply for this Apprenticeship, email Rebecca Manley at enquiries@dungeon-ghyll.com


If you are asked to complete and application form it’s important to complete this form in full, answering all questions to the best of your ability, take your time and don’t rush your application. If you’re unsure and need support you can contact the Kendal College Apprenticeship Team on apprenticeships@kendal.ac.uk or 01539 814725