De Vere Horsley Estate
Just outside Guildford, Horsley Estate is a truly beautiful and quirky hotel steeped in heritage and history. So it should be no surprise it’s been used as a filming location for famous TV dramas such as The Crown!
Our team at Horsley Estate gets involved in brilliant colleague events and activities including the annual family summer BBQ party, colleague wellbeing yoga classes, badminton club and there is also the offer of free gym membership. And it’s because we value our colleagues at Horsley Estate that we focus on training and development: so whether you choose bars & restaurants, front of house, kitchen or housekeeping, there’s an exciting and rewarding career in hospitality waiting for you here.
Apprentice Chef de Partie
What is the main purpose of the role?
Our Apprentcie Chef de Partie colleagues really are vital members of our kitchen brigades; that’s why we offer an incredible £750 Welcome Bonus* to all new CDPs joining De Vere.
Or, if you're moving for a role, we also offer a £1500 relocation bonus** plus a free two night stay for yourself or family to visit.
Our Apprentice CDPs achieve a Level 3 Chef de Partie apprenticeship qualification when they complete our programme. You'll need to manage your time well, as you'll be working and learning as part of your development. You'll need to be hardworking, flexible and committed to the apprenticeship programme. A Chef career with De Vere means variety, industry leading professional development, fun at work and career prestige, because you’ll be working for one of the brightest brands in hospitality.
As an Apprentice Chef de Partie you will prepare, cook and present dishes within your speciality and support and mentor / train any Demi-Chef de Parties or Commis Chefs in the brigade. You'll assist the Sous Chef and Head Chef to develop new dishes and menus whilst ensuring your team have highest of standards of cleanliness, food hygiene and health and safety. You’ll work in a busy and hardworking team environment, where you’ll continually learn and develop, and have the opportunity to join our Chef Development Programmes.
Our Apprentice Chefs are seriously passionate about food, but we want you to love your career just as much. We have a superb Chef Academy, offering a variety of qualifications that run up to Sous Chef and Head Chef level.
Our hotels are vibrant and inviting, and so is our food offering across our venues such as our fabulous 1705 Restaurant & Bar at De Vere Beaumont Estate, 1560 Restaurant & Bar at De Vere Wokefield Estate, and 1853 Restaurant & Bar at De Vere Tortworth Court.
*Subject to Tax and NI
**Cannot be taken in conjunction with Welcome Bonus. Subject to Tax and NI.
- A competitive salary
- 28 days holiday each year, including bank holidays (this increases annually up to a maximum of 33 days)
- Hotel based incentive and recognition schemes
- Access to our Exclusively Yours, Voluntary Benefits portal, which includes discounts on some travel, leisure time activities, health, retail and motoring
- Discounted accommodation with competitive colleague rates at our other hotels
- Long service awards which increase with length of service
- Excellent training and development opportunities within the hotel, the Company and our online e-learning portal
- Financial rewards for delivering sensational service
- Free meals on duty
- Free uniform provided
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