Apprentice Chef

Hydro Hotel Eastbourne Plc


9am - 2pm 6pm - 9pm split shiftMonday- Sunday, 2 consecutive days off

12 months



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Closing date: 22/10/2019

Job Description:

We are recruiting for an apprentice chef to join our Kitchen brigade to work both within our Crystal restaurant, Conservatory, Lounges and to help cater for private dining events and weddings at the Hydro hotel Eastbourne.

Our apprentices work a minimum of 40 hours per week over 5 days to include weekends. 

Our menus have dishes put together with individuality and creativity by the Head Chef and brigade born out of passion for providing incredible food. 

We look for Chefs with creativity and passion  - 

The successful applicant will

  • Be passionate about delivering outstanding food to our guests and colleagues
  • Have a friendly and genuine personality - an approachable manner is essential
  • The Hydro hotel is a country house hotel by the sea,  with welcoming and charming service delivered in inspirational surroundings, our guests are encouraged to feel at home.
  • Rotating around the 6 different sections of the kitchen the successful applicant will gain valuable experience within a busy kitchen whilst learning new skills and proven promotional opportunities

Skills and Requirements:

Desired Skills

  • Willingness to learn
  • Good communicator
  • Hard worker
  • Smart in appearance and good time keeper
  • Work well within a team, Calm under pressure

Required Qualifications

maths and English A/9- D/3

Future Prospects

Promotion within the Kitchen Brigade – last year’s apprentice is now a commis in the team

Training to be delivered

Catering and Professional Chefs Level 2

  • Professional Cookery level 2
  • Functional Skills if required

Smart Training & Recruitment to deliver Apprenticeship, to include Functional Skills if required.

About the Employer:

Employer name

Hydro Hotel Eastbourne Plc

Employer description

The 4-star Hydro Hotel, Eastbourne is located in an ideal elevated setting within private grounds with outdoor pool. The view from the hotel makes a particularly special backdrop with its far-reaching sea views. Ideal for the grand hotel wedding, We offer afternoon tea, dining, wedding venue and accommodation.   We have a silver service restaurant and an beautiful conservatory serving light lunches and afternoon tea.


Mount Road
BN20 7HZ

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Closing date: 22/10/2019