I'm in desperate need of advice. I'm a first-year Apprentice and in the kitchen I work at, there is only me and one Chef. Unfortunately, a few weeks ago he gave his one month notice of his resignation and he finished up at the end of this week. We've advertised for a new Chef but unfortunately, we haven't found one and I'm not sure what to do.
I have no idea how long it will take the business to find a new chef and if we don't find one within say the next two weeks, I don't know what will happen to me.
The advice I'm asking for is whether I should start taking my resume around town and trying to find somewhere who will take me on (it's heading into the beginning of winter, so it's not a busy or even average time of year for hospitality in my town), should I stay where I am for a bit longer and see what the new chef is like when we find them? I'm not sure what to do as I'm only 3 months into my first year and no where has advertised that they are hiring. I've thought about moving to Melbourne (Victoria, capital city near me) and trying to find work there but unfortunately I don't think I'll be able to finance myself if I move.
Thank you all in advance!