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English Lakes Hotels | Level 2

Hours of work:

37.5 hours per week


£10,296 to £20,319 pa


English Lakes Hotels, Low Wood

Closing date:

30th June 2024

Vacancy Details

Welcome to English Lakes Hotels, a family run hotel group with hotels in the Lake District & Lancashire. Lake District Hotels English Lakes offers two stunningly located hotels in the lake district, UNESCO world heritage site. Low Wood Bay Resort & Spa on the shores of Windermere, the longest of the lake district's lakes, The Wild Boar a traditional Lakeland coaching inn nestled in 72 acres of private woodland in the Gilpin Valley, near Windermere. Lancashire Hotel Lancaster House is perfect for exploring the coast & countryside of North Lancashire, the historic city of Lancaster and the fells and lakes of the southern Lake District. This is an opportunity to train whilst also being employed by English Lakes Hotels, Resorts & Venues. Successful applicants will work alongside our Head Chefs at one of our Lake District hotels or Lancashire hotels. This element of in situ training is an invaluable way of introducing the students to professional life in the kitchen of a 4* hotel. They will be part of a team delivering high end dishes in our restaurants and bars. One day each week the students will attend a specific training session, whether that is a supplier visit, culinary demonstrations, skills day at college, or theory-based learning. Each day you will work within the team at the hotel you work, you will be shadowing the skilled chefs in all areas of the kitchen, from preparing starters, cooking fresh foods for A la carte dishes and being involved in service periods. All aiding in your learning. You will be expected to · Arrive on time ready to work / study · Be in full uniform which is provided for you · Work as part of a team and support the department to achieve business KPIs · Be open to learning and have a hands-on approach.

You will work as part of a kitchen brigade to ensure the quality of food items meet the required standards, including completing food safety documentation. You will oversee a section in a kitchen, & will receive, check & store deliveries, including report on stock levels. You should be experienced in all areas & comfortable managing your section.

What you will do in your working day

  • Commis Chefs will work as part of a kitchen brigade to ensure the quality of the food items meets brand, organisational and legislative requirements, including completing food safety management documentation.
  • You will receive, check, and correctly store deliveries and check and report food items and stock levels.
  • Commis Chefs contribute to improving the culinary offer of their organisation.

The training you will be getting

  • Commis Chef Level 2 Apprenticeship

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Upon successful completion of the Qualification and meeting satisfactory employment terms and conditions apprentices can progress on to level 3 with the organisation as well as gain a permanent full-time contract.

How to apply:

You can find more information & apply for this position on the National Apprenticeship website, which can be accessed by clicking the ‘Apply now’ button.

Be sure to take your time when completing this application, and ensure you consider all the required skills and responsibilities and what you can offer. If you would like support in completing this application, you can access support from our Student Services team.

t 01539 814700

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