The Greenman (The Old Brewery) Public House and Restaurant is an exciting new pub and dining establishment in the heart of the market town of Ashbourne, just on the edge of the Peak District. The pub is a flagship for Nyetimber Wines and features classic offers like Timothy Taylor’s, a small but well-chosen wine list of 40 bins and a wide range of spirits, as well as the international favourites like Estella Damm and Maeloc. In the dining room, expect refined, unpretentious cooking with wonderful ingredients. With just forty covers, and set back from the bustling bar, diners can enjoy a meal in a secluded and cosy atmosphere. This dining room is overlooking the expansive open plan kitchen where you can watch the highly skilled team at work. The kitchen boasts the latest in culinary equipment, which the chefs use to their full advantage to create the food on offer. The menu is entirely seasonal, so will be varied and change often, but the emphasis is on simplicity, with local, seasonal, top quality produce at the heart.
Address; 10 St John Street, Ashbourne, DE6 1GH
BRIEF OVERVIEW OF THE ROLE
Working under the supervision of the Executive Chef, Head Chef & Sous Chef, you must be able to work under pressure in order to succeed in your role. Duties and responsibilities working as a Commis Chef involves learning a lot of different skills in a short amount of time and then practicing those skills by implementing them in actual tasks throughout the kitchen. The most successful Commis Chefs are fast learners who actively develop their skills and are not afraid to ask Senior Chefs as many questions as necessary.
Helping prepare ingredients and do any tasks the Chefs need assistance with. Helping carry & unpack deliveries and learn where everything goes. Learn about general day to day running of the kitchen. Measuring out ingredients and portion sizing. Preparing vegetables. Assist and learn about stock rotation. Ensuring good food hygiene and health and health and safety at all times. Keeping Chefs stations clean and organised.
Basic knife skills would be advantageous.
- Complete focus
- a real passion for the job
- a thirst for learning
- excellent time keeping
- a positive attitude
- a good work ethos.
Ideally candidates will have good numeracy, literacy and ICT skills (grade C/4 or above) You may be able to study these alongside your apprenticeship – to be discussed at college interview.
There is strong potential for permanent employment and/or further training on completion of this apprenticeship dependant on your performance throughout.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Working hours will include evenings, weekends and bank holidays. Transport, you should consider how you will to and from work each day.
30 hours per week including college on a shift basis that will include evenings, weekends and bank holidays.