Apprentice Chef

Trainee Commis Chef/Apprentrice

Salary - Starting at £7.38 per hour

Crowne Plaza Harrogate, Harrogate, North Yorkshire. HG1 1XX

In this role you will be working for Valor Hospitality Europe which is part of a leading US hotel management company with over 17 properties in the UK operating a number of recognised worldwide brands and exciting expansion plans to add more hotels in the UK and Europe..

Main Duties:

The Trainee (Apprentice) Commis Chef is a unique opportunity to learn from the best! You will be shown how to prepare and present dishes to a set specification under the guidance of an experienced kitchen team. The Trainee Commis Chef will learn about dishes for a variety of dining areas including the restaurant, room service, conferences, banqueting and weddings as well as learning about food safety and food hygiene. The role should be approached with enthusiasm, a willingness to learn and develop and flexibility in working hours.

Key Personal Attributes

To join the Valor team we need individuals who are caring and take pride in all that they do. Who are personable, reliable, inspirational, driven and enthusiastic by nature.

Key Performance Behavioural Indicators

The key performance behavioural requirements of the Trainee Commis Chef role include:

• Acquiring skills and knowledge relating to the job role.
• Providing clear and timely information to internal and external contacts.
• Anticipating potential problems and solutions within the planning process.
• Promoting effective relationships with individuals and other departments.
• Showing a sense of urgency on behalf of customers and actions requests quickly.
• Striving for excellence by paying attention to important detail.
• Demonstrating a systematic approach to organisation and administration.
• Ensuring promises are kept by following through on requests.

Previous experience

The successful applicant should have a good general education, food hygiene awareness, team work skills, enthusiasm, and willingness to learn and able to work flexible hours on any day of the week. Previous experience within a hotel, hospitality or customer service related role is an advantage.

Benefits Package:

• Award winning employer
• Competitive Salary
• Worldwide team member benefit programme
• 50% F&B Discount at any UK Valor hotel
• Team member of the month incentive
• Free meals on duty and uniforms provided
• Many Team member celebration events throughout the year
• Incremental holiday allowance based on service
• Apprenticeships available
• Healthcare options
• Pension options
• Complimentary car parking

Hotel Description:

With 214 rooms, our stylish hotel is conveniently located in the heart of beautiful Harrogate and is a popular choice for those visiting the 'Harrogate Convention Centre'.
The hotel hosts a mixture of leisure guests, those on business and those attending a meeting or celebration for up to 320 people, which our team organise with clockwork precision.
Our guests can stay energised with a visit to our Fitness Centre, or enjoy a visit to the newly refurbished 'Springs Restaurant' serving a sunning menu of fresh, local ingredients. This contemporary hotel is a great place to work!

Valor Hospitality Europe

Valor Hospitality Europe will establish itself as a respected, successful and dynamic management company, known for having highly engaged people, delivering great levels of hospitality with commercial expertise second to none.

Please visit http://www.valorhospitalityeuropejobs.com to learn more about our existing hotels, other exciting job opportunities and our company.

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