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Kitchen Apprentice - Professional cooker


Fairmont Hotels
Location: St Andrews
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Kitchen and Catering
Category: Kitchen Porter Jobs
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Kitchen Apprentice - Professional cooker

Primary Location
: United Kingdom-St Andrews-Fairmont St Andrews

Employee Status
: Regular

Kitchen Apprentice - Professional Cooker

Set on a 520 acre estate with a unique coastal setting in the Home of Golf, Fairmont St Andrews is the perfect location to turn any holiday into a treasured memory whilst offering a resort experience steeped in the history of the area and traditions of Scotland. The Resort includes 211 luxurious guest bedrooms, 6 diverse dining outlets, 2 golf courses and a tranquil Spa & Leisure facility.

What’s in it for you?

Gain a SVQ Professional Cookery Qualification at SCQF Level 5 by joining our 2 year apprenticeship programme. The programme has been designed for dynamic individuals who are passionate about providing engaging service.

You will also become competent in completing the following job duties

* Product knowledge and raw materials

* Process of vegetables, fish, shellfish, meat, poultry, game, soups and sauces

* Process of ice cream, frozen goods, chocolate products, garnish, decor, hot & cold dessert, mousse, creams, basic pastry production, dough making and baking

* Storage of food and storage procedure

* Handing dangerous equipment

* Gaining awareness on chemical, cleaning material, deterging and PPE

* Handling and storage of Chinawear and glasswear

* Understanding and applying the Standard Operation Procedure and P&P in the operation

* Anticipating food safety within the operation

* Working as part of a team

* Participating in breakfast and dinner service

* Understanding how to manage "The Pass"

* Build communication skills

Who is our ideal candidate?

We are looking for individuals with a passion for hospitality and the skills and qualifications listed below:

* A desire to learn and grow in hotel operations
* Excellent communication skills in English
* The ability to commit full time for the duration of the course
* Legal eligibility to work in the UK

Tell us about yourself!

With your application, please include the items listed below:

* Your up-to-date CV
* Your cover letter indicating why you are applying

ABOUT FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS

At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That’s why you'll find exceptional work opportunities—throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific—as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London’s The Savoy, New York’s The Plaza, and Shanghai’s Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!

Job Level
: Colleague

Schedule
: Full-time

Shift
: Rotating / Shift Work

Closing Date
: 31.Oct.2020, 3:59:00 AM

Job Number:
FAI07359
Kitchen Apprentice - Professional cooker

Primary Location
: United Kingdom-St Andrews-Fairmont St Andrews

Employee Status
: Regular

Kitchen Apprentice - Professional Cooker

Set on a 520 acre estate with a unique coastal setting in the Home of Golf, Fairmont St Andrews is the perfect location to turn any holiday into a treasured memory whilst offering a resort experience steeped in the history of the area and traditions of Scotland. The Resort includes 211 luxurious guest bedrooms, 6 diverse dining outlets, 2 golf courses and a tranquil Spa & Leisure facility.

What’s in it for you?

Gain a SVQ Professional Cookery Qualification at SCQF Level 5 by joining our 2 year apprenticeship programme. The programme has been designed for dynamic individuals who are passionate about providing engaging service.

You will also become competent in completing the following job duties

* Product knowledge and raw materials

* Process of vegetables, fish, shellfish, meat, poultry, game, soups and sauces

* Process of ice cream, frozen goods, chocolate products, garnish, decor, hot & cold dessert, mousse, creams, basic pastry production, dough making and baking

* Storage of food and storage procedure

* Handing dangerous equipment

* Gaining awareness on chemical, cleaning material, deterging and PPE

* Handling and storage of Chinawear and glasswear

* Understanding and applying the Standard Operation Procedure and P&P in the operation

* Anticipating food safety within the operation

* Working as part of a team

* Participating in breakfast and dinner service

* Understanding how to manage "The Pass"

* Build communication skills

Who is our ideal candidate?

We are looking for individuals with a passion for hospitality and the skills and qualifications listed below:

* A desire to learn and grow in hotel operations
* Excellent communication skills in English
* The ability to commit full time for the duration of the course
* Legal eligibility to work in the UK

Tell us about yourself!

With your application, please include the items listed below:

* Your up-to-date CV
* Your cover letter indicating why you are applying

ABOUT FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS

At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That’s why you'll find exceptional work opportunities—throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific—as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London’s The Savoy, New York’s The Plaza, and Shanghai’s Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!

Job Level
: Colleague

Schedule
: Full-time

Shift
: Rotating / Shift Work

Closing Date
: 31.Oct.2020, 3:59:00 AM

Job Number:
FAI07359
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