In partnership with Westminster Kingsway College we have developed our amazing 15 months apprenticeship programme. Here at Harvey Nichols we are daring to be different at every step and that is exactly what we are looking for in our future talent.
What you will be doing
During the programme you will work 4 days on site and 1 day at Westminster Kingsway College; where you will learn everything about being a chef from knife skills through to being able to create amazing food;
You will be working with a great team of qualified and inspiring chefs whilst developing your culinary skills;
You will be exposed to and learn about great ingredients and products;
You will learn how to use kitchen equipment in a safe and correct way, following Health and Safety procedures;
You will constantly learn about allergens and intolerances and the procedures to ensure we are compliant at all times.
You will be actively contributing to our corporate social responsibility projects such as reducing food waste and decreasing the environmental impact of our menus.
Skills and experience you need
No chef experience is required, but a desire to learn;
Maths and English Level 2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A*-C or 9-4) is desirable;
Cooking is a science, so having an eye for details is a plus;
Strong communication skills.
You will be passionate about food and quality;
You thrive under pressure;
You love working in a team;
You are eager to develop your skills.
With three amazing venues situated on the eighth floor of one of the most iconic landmarks in London, OXO offers our fearlessly stylish customers a destination with unprecedented dining and drinking. Working alongside some of the most experienced professionals, very few places offer both our customers and our team members such a combination of experience, passion and commitment.
We are proud to support the wider community, we currently hold a Green star from Michelin as well as 3 Stars from the Sustainable Restaurant Association.
Benefits at OXO - Harvey Nichols
Discounted Travel card zones 1-6
Free meals when you’re at work
40% off food in our restaurants for you and your loved ones
40 % on all Own bought Harvey Nichols fashion and 30% on sunglasses, beauty and wineshop
Generous Clothing allowance
28 days annual leave including Bank Holidays
3 extra days holidays on completion of 5 years service
Generous Service Charge
Social activities for you and your loved ones
Fabulous learning and development opportunities with qualifications
Possibility to grow within the Company in other sites
Access to counselling with retail trust, legal advice and more
Where do I sign?
If you are already thinking of new recipe ideas, then click here to apply
The process from here is simple;
Your application will be reviewed by a specialist in our HR Team;
If suitable you will be called and asked a few simple questions and if expectations match, we will invite you for an interview and trial shift (which we do pay for) ;
You will be in contact at all times with your HR contact so you can ask as many questions as you like!
If you are interested in this position and have the full right to work in the UK, please send us a copy of your CV and cover letter