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Apprentice Chef - Sexy Fish

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8 Sep 2022

Apprentice Pastry Chef- Sexy Fish - Earn & Learn!

£10.50 per hour

40 hours per week - Monto Friday 8-4pm (for first 6 months)

(5 shifts a week 1 dayCollege release per week - paid)

We have a fantastic opportunity for a passionate Apprentice Pastry Chef to join the team of one of our iconic Mayfair Restaurants - SexyFish London, part of Caprice Restaurants. We can provide you with thefoundations that you need to reach for the Michelin Stars.

Caprice Restaurants is a market leadingprestigious restaurant group, with a rich history and long-standing reputationin the hospitality industry, we have grown from strength to strength openingour iconic restaurants across in London and now internationally. As we continueto expand, we offer structured career paths & hospitality training at everylevel to ensure your development and confidence grows with the group.

A team of world-classChefs, Sommeliers and Mixologists have designed an outstanding array of menus,cocktail, and wine lists. Expertly sourced, seasonal ingredients, wines andspirits are brought together using traditional and subversive techniques tocreate truly unique dining and drinking experiences.

Launched in 2015 and nowcelebrating 7 incredible years, Sexy Fish is an Asian restaurant inMayfair and bar located on the corner of Berkeley Square, servingJapanese-inspired sushi, sashimi, seafood, fish and meat cooked on a Robatagrill.

Chef Director, BjoernWeissgerber is a true master of his art. A perfectionist, this eccentricGerman-Swede has trained with some of the greats in the industry. Awarded aMichelin star at 27 when he was running Ca's Puers in Mallorca in 2002,Bjoern's experience is vast, diverse and led him to us at Sexy Fish.

Leading a team of 54, hisethos is simple. As a man who loves to eat, he believes in creating healthyfood that tastes good and looks Sexy. He strives for balance and perfection inhis flavours, textures and ingredients.

We are proud to be partneredwith Westminster Kingsway College, which in May 2022 has been named as one ofthe top five culinary schools in the world to gain the skills and technicalexpertise needed to become a chef. The college was recognised alongside otherillustrious institutions, namely the Culinary Institute of America in theUnited States, Le Cordon Bleu in France, Apicius in Italy and the Business andHotel Management School, Switzerland.

As an Apprentice Pastrychef, you will attend College one dayper week and the other 4 days of the week you will be an integral part of theKitchen team, learning how the kitchen runs, working in your section keeping itclean and tidy, and efficiently carrying out the orders and specifications setby the Chef de Partie or senior chef. You will help produce high quality dishes from scratch whilstmaintaining the high standards and expectations of the restaurant. You willlearn from highly experienced, passionate chefs, work with amazing product andbe taken on apprentice 'trips'

Throughout your apprenticeship you will be working with the finestingredients and will be mentored by your Chef to develop your skills andexperience. This role could lead into afull time Commis Chef or Demi Chef de Partie position at one of Caprice's Restaurants.

We offer our ApprenticePastry Chef:

Work 5 Shifts aweek - Monday to Friday - 8am-4pm for the first 6 months (1 of those days is atcollege with is also paid for)

A complete set ofChef starter knives

Provision of chefwhites and shoes

A highlycompetitive starting salary

Increased salary as you develop andprogress in your role

Extensive career development andtraining opportunities

Staff discounts

Meals on duty

Fitness First discount

Life assurance cover

Employee events

Access to pension scheme

Access to our Cycle to Work scheme

Wagestream - a financial wellbeingbenefit that provides you access to your pay as you earn it

Weare ideally looking for candidates who:

Have apassion for food

Have goodattention to detail

Are self-motivatedand have a keen desire to learn

Have goodcommunication skills

Take pridein their work

Areexcellent team players

Wepromote a working environment in which equal opportunity and diversity isrecognised, valued and encouraged.

Onlythose eligible to work in the UK or have a valid UK work permit/visa will beconsidered for the above position.

If you have a real passion for food, are looking to develop your career,and want to gain exposure to different cuisines in a vibrant and dynamic environment,then we can offer this! We would love to hear from you.

Apply now as spaces are for our much-coveted Apprenticeships are limitedand filling up fast. We are interviewing now for immediate start, with enrolmentat Westminster College this October 2022.

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  • Job Reference: 707319180-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Caprice Holdings Ltd
    Caprice Holdings Ltd
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Hospitality & Tourism
  • Job Type: Permanent