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Chef

Competitive Salary
  1. Part Time
  2. Chef
  3. Ember Inns
  4. Other role
  5. Wembley

Location:

Preston, Wembley, HA9 8NG
Closing date11.05.2021
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As a part-time chef at the Preston, you will master our menu, with your food being the reason guests keep coming through our doors! You’ll thrive in a fast-paced service, pulling together as a team, because it’s the people that make it all worthwhile.

Join us at Ember Inns, we’re a home away from home. Think real ales, traditional pub grub and roaring log fires: we’re the local to be proud of. So, if you want to be at the heart of the neighbourhood, we want to hear from you.

WHAT’S IN IT FOR ME?
• Love dining out? You'll love it even more with a massive 33% discount across all our brands. Whether its date night at Miller & Carter or family roast at Toby Carvery, we’ve got you covered.
• With Mitchells & Butlers, your first role isn’t usually your last. Last year, over 200 Chefs were promoted to Head Chef.
• Never a dull moment - fun, laughs and lifelong friends!
• Flexible shifts - to fit around the other important things in life
• Lifelong learning - Funded qualifications up to degree level

On top of this, we offer a pension; 28 days paid holiday; high-street shopping discounts; and we even give you free shares! There's also a free employee helpline- to support you with whatever life throws at you.

WHAT WILL I BE DOING? AS A CHEF YOU’LL…
• Be a champion of brand standards
• Keep your kitchen clean
• Prepare everything that is needed before a busy shift
• Maintain the highest standards of cleanliness and safety
• Cook to spec and know the menu inside out

WHAT DO I NEED?

It takes a mixture of ingredients to make the perfect dish, and our teams are no different. You’ll...
• Have a passion for hospitality (if you know, you know!)
• Have a great eye for detail
• Be super organised 
• Be a team player 

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Hear what chef apprentice Callum has to say about his time with us

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Apprenticeship

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8/1/2020

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Callum Jones completed his chef apprenticeship at an Ember Inns pub, The Horse and Jockey, in Aylesbury. Securing a Commis Chef level 2 certificate, Callum wants to share his experience for anyone considering a chef apprenticeship with M&B. Here's what he had to say: What was an unexpected benefit of the programme?Filleting fish and preparing meat generally What do you like best about working for M&B?Opportunities that the company give us like attending pride recently. What attracted you to a M&B apprenticeship?I wanted to further my skills in the kitchen and learn more. What has been your highlight of the apprenticeship experience?Going to pride awards and cooking for the GMs. WHat What is your favourite part of your job role?I love cleaning down and having a spotless kitchen at the end of service. Has the apprenticeship made you view your job role differently?It has – most notably my presentation. Were they any challenges in your role, if so how did you overcome them?De-jointing the meat – practice and support from the tutors Would you recommend an apprenticeship to your team or friends?Yes I would 100% What would you tell someone considering starting an M&B apprenticeship?Keep your portal stuff up to date. What is your next career goal?I want to secure a role where I can use this fresh cooking more often. If Callum's story has inspired you to apply, you can find out more about an apprenticeship when you visit our Apprenticeship hub.

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Could you be a chef? The answer might surprise you

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Kitchen

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8/19/2020

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A chef job isn’t just for those trained at fancy French cookery schools, or those who have been whipping up pastries since before they could walk. In fact, you could be a chef right now – but do you have what it takes? If you tick any of the boxes below, you could be well on your way to landing a job as a kitchen assistant, chef or head chef in one of the most exciting industries there is – hospitality. You’re the best cook in your flat shareYou don’t mean to brag, but you’re kind of a big deal... If you’ve got the crown of the best cook in your household, why stop there? Take your domination a step further and test out your skills in a commercial kitchen. Imagine how much fierier your fajitas could be if you had more than two feet of counter space to work with!You love hosting dinner partiesFriends say your dinner parties are the best in the business, and you tend to agree with them. There’s nothing quite like that feeling of feeding the people you love, especially when they’re still raving about your risotto for weeks afterwards, and being a professional chef can give you those warm fuzzies every day.You’re at your best when you have a planYou wouldn’t call yourself a control freak, but you also won’t give anyone your extra special chocolate mousse recipe because you’re not convinced they’d do it justice. If you’re protective over your pots and pans, refuse to start cooking until you’ve read to the end of the recipe, and start thinking about your dinner plans before you’ve even had your morning coffee, a chef career could be right up your street. It’s the kind of job where order and planning are as important as creativity and flexibility – shout out to all you list makers!Lunch was your favourite subject at schoolYou don’t have to love food to be a chef, but it definitely helps! Whether you’re a full-time foodie with the Instagram account to match, or you’re happiest losing hours in the kitchen tinkering away with new recipes, having a love of food is one of the best ways to get a job as a chef. Cooking puts you in your happy place, so why wouldn’t you want to make a career out of it?Make your dreams come true with a chef jobWhether you start out as a kitchen assistant and work your way up, or you’re ready to hit the ground running as a head chef right now, M&B is ready to welcome you to the family of 44,000 friendly faces. We have some of the nation’s favourite brands under our belt, including Harvester, Nicholson’s, Browns and O’Neill’s, and love helping people develop with us. With 1600 business across 13 brands, there are plenty of opportunities to cook up a rewarding career. Make sure to sign up to job alerts so your the first to know about our next Chef or Kitchen Assistant opportunity.

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