Apprentice Chef Assistant

Herne Bay, Kent
£112.50 per week based on a 30 hour working week paid at £3.75 per hour.
12 Apr 2018
10 May 2018
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Employer Description

At Charles Bistro we offer breakfast, lunch and dinner including tapas using the best ingredients throughout the year and it is essential to us that we source fresh local produce where possible. Our restaurant offers beautiful water front views, with first class service.

Description of Vacancy

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual with a real passion for food to join our busy team. You should have a friendly; people focused approach and have a desire to succeed within a catering environment.


You will have a varied role and do what is necessary to help ensure the smooth running of the restaurant.

  • Working alongside existing head chef to create enjoyable meals
  • Learning and influencing the menu and specials board
  • Preparing vegetable, fish and meat produce on a day to day basis ahead of service
  • Maintaining a clean kitchen and counter
  • Replenishing stock & assisting with orders
  • Learning all aspects of working and running an industrial kitchen
  • Achieving Level 2 Food Safety Qualification

This is a friendly, local bistro that welcomes regular customers and new alike. An interest in catering is a necessity as there are opportunities for advancement for the right candidate.


£112.50 per week based on a 30 hour working week paid at £3.75 per hour.


30 working hours per week across 7 days a week.

Shifts will include evenings and weekends.

Qualifications Required

Minimum GCSE grades A-D (or equivalent) in English and Maths.

Skills Required

Desire and willingness to learn. Self-motivated and able to use initiative.

Personal Qualities

We are looking for a hard working, dedicated and cheerful individual who is keen to learn new skills.

Training Provided

On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Framework - consisting of the Intermediate NVQ Level, Technical Certificate and Functional Skills if appropriate.

Regular work based assessments/observations carried out by Kent Training & Apprenticeships Tutor Assessor, to determine competency and meet with Awarding Body standards.