Kitchen apprentice

We are currently looking for a full-time kitchen apprentice to assist the kitchen in the day to day operation and develop skills and knowledge as a chef.

The role

Job title
Kitchen apprentice

Watergate Bay

40 hours per week: mixture of earlies, mids, lates, between 7.00am and 11.30pm

£5.72 per hour

Job type
Apprenticeship - Starting September 2019, 2 year fixed-term contract

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What you will be doing on a weekly basis:

  • Assist more senior chefs in preparing meals in either part or in full
  • Responsible for executing allocated dishes on time to the required standard
  • Work as part of the kitchen team under the direction of the head chef, sous chef and chef de parties to support the demands of the kitchen
  • Attend college and complete a two-year apprenticeship
  • Work in a clean and tidy manner
  • Undertake training as required
  • Maintain a positive and proactive attitude at all times
  • Actively seek to improve skills and achieve personal development
  • Comply with all health and safety regulations
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management
  • Comply at all times with the Staff Code of Conduct
  • Comply with the provisions of your contract and any of our Company Policies
  • Seek to ensure at all times that all visitors or guests on our sites have the best experience possible


What you offer:

  • Ability to grow with the job
  • Good communicator
  • Strong customer service skills – mainly for internal customers, but sometimes guest facing
  • A flexible and positive approach
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Self-motivation and a passion for cooking
  • Good work ethic and a commitment to learning
  • Must have own transport​
Venison In Zacry's Restaurant

Why you should choose Watergate Bay

Watergate Bay Hotel is a relaxed professional place to work in a beautiful location right on the beach

Excellent career prospects in an ever expanding organisation.

Special rates for you and your friends & family to stay at Watergate Bay Hotel

Staff discounts on treatments in Swim Club

Discounts for you and your friends & family at Zacry’s, The Beach Hut, Living Space, Watchful Mary and Fifteen Cornwall

Staff discounts at Shop on the Beach and other partner businesses

Free surf lessons and free use of surfboards and wetsuits from the Extreme Academy

Social events throughout the year