M05hoys Apprentice Production Chef
Employer Description We are a local family run business with a retro feel and relaxing atmosphere. A place to meet up with family and friends, share some food and chill out.
Salary £4.15 per hour, £124.50 per week. Pay raise on performance Hours Of Work 30 hours per week, varied shift pattern, flexible shifts
Position Type Apprenticeship Age Range 16+
Qualification Production Chef Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard. This is a work-based qualification, with Monthly college attendance. Term time only. College attendance may be required for Functional Skills.

Vacancy Description

We are looking to recruit an aspiring Production Chef who is passionate about food and experimenting with flavours.  You will be joining a creative, forward thinking team who will encourage you to put forward ideas and try new flavour combinations.  We offer a small plate menu with influence's drawn from a wide variety of cuisines including Asian, Spanish and Italian.

Role and Responsibilities

A job as a Production  Chef is the most popular starting position in many kitchens and a junior culinary role can start your career in the Hospitality industry.  A Production Chef prepares food and carries out basic cooking tasks under the supervision of a more senior chef.  The primary objective of the Production Chef is to learn and understand how to carry out the preparation functions in every section of the kitchen.  You will have the opportunity to experience, consider and value each section with a view to choosing an area where you feel most inspired.  The learning journey of any chef will vary considerably from one individual to the next, however, it is necessary to understand and have experience in the basics that this role provides in order to progress to any future senior chef role.  You will need to be able to work well under pressure; our kitchen is busy and vibrant and the rest of the chef team will be there to support you.  You will also need to have a genuine passion for cooking fresh food and a keenness to learn the business.  We are looking for reliable, punctual, people with a 'can do' attitude and drive and ambition for progression.  During your Apprenticeship you will also attend events and gain industry recognised qualifications such as:

  • Food Safety L2 Certificate
  • Food Allergens
  • HACCP Systems

Qualifications and Education Requirements

GCSE grade 4 (C) in English and Maths preferred but a willingness to undertake Functional Skills is essential if you do not have these qualifications.

Preferred Skills

  • Some previous kitchen experience and basic knife skills are preferred. This could have been gained in either previous employment or through a College course.
  • Pay attention to detail and work consistently to achieve standards.
  • Show commitment to developing skills and knowledge; trying out new ingredients and dishes; practicing and reflection on different preparation and cooking techniques
  • Demonstrate care and attention when using knives and equipment

Personal Qualities

  • Demonstrate high personal hygiene standards
  • Follow safe working practices when storing, preparing and cooking ingredients to maintain their quality and safety
  • Take pride in own role through an enthusiastic and professional approach to tasks
  • Imaginative, creative and curious when it comes to food
  • Must be reliable with excellent time-keeping skills

Future Prospects

There may be an opportunity to progress on successful completion of the initial apprenticeship


Vacancy Code: M05hoys

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