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Apprentice Production Chef

Hospitality Catering09

Job description

Debbie Bryan a place to meet, shop, eat and be creative. Debbie Bryan is looking to recruit an creative and motivated apprentice to assist in the development of recipes and delivery and marketing of their tearoom service and events program.

The role also involves helping to create content for online marketing and social media and liaising with customers for bookings and event enquires.

Additional training will be provided by us to support you in this part of the role

The kitchen makes from fresh, baking and making vegetarian/vegan soups, pies, cakes and scones, with their vegan scone recipe in 2 cookbooks in 2019.

The tearoom has an excellent reputation for Afternoon Tea; the company also works with partners to deliver cultural events that involve food and drink, notably ongoing collaborations with chefs Craig Floate and Little Ramen Shop.

This would suit a person interested in working with a creative independent business that prides itself on delivering excellent customer service.

For the right person, training opportunities will be available for professional development beyond the production chef apprenticeship. Present employees have attended food, drink, marketing and creative workshops at the School of Artisan Food, Food & Drink Forum, courses at Lakeside Arts, Nottingham Trent University, University of Nottingham and Nottingham College.

The role will include the following duties:

  • Customer service
  • Product knowledge
  • Personal, food and kitchen hygiene control and housekeeping
  • compliance to procedures, menu specifications and recipes
  • Research and development and market research of new ideas for recipes, menu and events
  • Stock control of food, drink and consumables
  • Sales & cash flow
  • Orderings and Invoicing
  • Merchandising of
  • Costing and purchasing
  • Portion control
  • Production schedules
  • Booking schedules and management
  • Legalities and compliance to regulations
  • Marketing and Social Media

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: 13/07/2020

Possible start date: 20/07/2020

Skills required

  • The post holder will be able to demonstrate strong organisational and team working skills
  • Good general knowledge of ICT packages and demonstrate a good level of spoken and written literacy
  • Has good communication skills
  • Has excellent time keeping skills
  • Has good time management skills
  • Has a interest in working in a indie business

Qualifications required

GCSE's (or equivalent) at grade D/3 or above including maths and English.

Candidate requirements

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

Future progression

Potential progression onto level 3 after successful completion of Level 2.

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 access the city centre easily?

Employer information

Here at Debbie Bryan, we're an award winning, independent creative retailer. With our own in-house design studio, creative space and award winning Tea Room - we're a haven of gift giving, eating, drinking and things to do.

Address details:

Debbie Bryan Limited
St. Marys Gate

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Reference number VAC001587313
Working week Shifts range from 8.00am - 6.00pm over the 7 days per week, exact days and hours TBC.

(30 hours per week)

Expected duration 18 months
Apprenticeship level Intermediate
Related course Production Chef - Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2)
Salary £117.00 (Weekly)

Wage explained

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