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Apprentice Chef

Hospitality Catering04

Job description

A rare opportunity has become available at one of Nottingham’s favourite restaurants who have expanded to a new restaurant. Pudding Pantry are looking for an apprentice chef to learn the ropes and create delicious homemade dishes from scratch.

Within this role you will gain skills and qualifications pivotal to becoming a professional chef. Working in a fast paced and busy kitchen you will gain hands on experience in the day to day duties involved in working in a professional kitchen.

Duties and topics covered across the role will include:

  • Modern cooking techniques
  • Knife skills
  • Plating and presentation skills
  • Preparing stocks, soups, sauces and garnish
  • Dealing with deliveries, stock control & ordering
  • Assisting on prep days and preparing ingredients for senior staff
  • Learn stock control, ordering and how to design delicious menus

How to apply for this vacancy

You can apply for this vacancy through the National Apprenticeship Service. If you require any assistance with applying for this vacancy please contact us on 0115 945 7260 or email the apprenticeship team.

Application deadline: 17/03/2020

Possible start date: 02/04/2020

Skills required

The post holder will be able to demonstrate strong organisational and team working skills. They will be able to demonstrate a good level of spoken and written literacy.

Qualifications required

A*-D 9-3 maths and English or equivalent at GCSE desirable but not essential

Candidate requirements

The current National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.90 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 18 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

Please note that anyone under the age of 18 will only work a maximum of 40 hours per week. Any role which exceeds these hours on advert will be amended accordingly to fall in line with the legislation *

Please note that if the successful applicant is found prior to the closing date the vacancy maybe withdrawn early *

This apprenticeship is work based learning therefore most of the time you will be working at the employers address. Depending on your training you will only need to attend college in Nottingham for initial assessments, enrolment and a few other rare occasions.

Training provided

  • Production Chef Level 2 Standard
  • Functional Skills Level 1/2
  • End Point Assessment

This apprenticeship is 1 day per week at the college term time only 9am – 5pm with the other days based at the work place.

Future progression

Potential opportunity for a permanent role within the company following successful completion of the apprenticeship

Additional questions for candidates

During the application process you will be asked the following additional question(s) below. To prepare yourself, have a think about how you might answer them.

Additional question
Can you easily access the city centre?

Employer information

The Pudding Pantry brings together a small passionate team with an insatiable desire to provide the kind of food and coffee that will keep you coming back.

Address details:

Pudding Pantry The
Trinity Square

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Reference number VAC001603274
Working week Monday – Sunday 07:30-18:00, Some possible evening work (18:00-23:00)

(40 hours per week)

Expected duration 15 months
Apprenticeship level Intermediate
Related course Production Chef - Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2)
Salary £156.00 (Weekly)

Wage explained

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).